• 172nd Airlift Wing receives AFOUA

    Major General Harold A. Cross, the adjutant general of Mississippi, attached the twelfth Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (AFOUA) streamer to the 172nd Airlift Wing unit flag on June 2, during a special ceremony at the base. Special Order G-0603, signed by Michael W. Wynne, Secretary of the Air Force, was awarded to the 172nd AW for
  • Air Force evacuates injured ABC News team to Germany

    A C-17 Globemaster III from the 172nd Airlift Wing and medical personnel from the 791st Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron evacuated a wounded ABC news team from Balad Air Base, Iraq, to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 30, for treatment at the nearby Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. ABC news anchorman Bob Woodruff, co-anchor of "World
  • Airmen of the Year named during annual NCO Association meeting

    Every quarter Mississippi Air National Guard bases select its top performing Airman, NCO, and Senior NCO for the quarter. Then, at the end of the year, all quarterly winners are judged and three will become the year's cream of the crop for the year, Airman of the Year, NCO of the Year and Sr. NCO of the Year, and presentations made during the