• Deployment Gets Ebelhar off to a Running Start

    While on a recent overseas deployment, Technical Sgt. Chris Ebelhar used motivation to successfully handle new assignments and peak physical fitness levels.
  • Always Ready to Fight!

    The 172nd Civil Engineer Firefighters are constantly training, fulfilling their duel role to protect Thompson Field and the Jackson-Evers International Airport.
  • Maj Donna Phillips’ Head Turns Towards Contracting

    The 172nd Airlift Wing’s contracting officer Maj. Donna Phillips has the distinction of serving both in the enlisted and the officer corps for both the Mississippi Army and Air National Guard.
  • History of the rank, top one percent

    It has been 57 years since the first Airmen earned the rank of chief master sergeant. Chiefs weren't a part of the enlisted structure when the Air Force was created in 1947. In fact, it took 11 years and an act of Congress before the rank even existed and Jan. 28, Moody added seven of their own to the long lineage.
  • African American / Black History Month

    Booker T. Washington, an American educator, author, and advisor to President Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft, once said, “Success always leaves footprints.” This quote brings meaning to those who fought for African American rights and shows that no matter what comes out of the findings, there will always be evidence.