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  • 146th ARS History

    The 146th Air Refueling Squadron traces its military history through more than 50 years of distinguished service at the Pittsburgh International Airport. The unit received its Federal Recognition on April 22, 1949, and began as the 112th Tactical Fighter Group, with 19 officers, 12 Airmen, and little more than tents and shacks for facilities. That
  • 147th ARS History

    The 147th Air Refueling Squadron boasts more than 50 years of distinguished service. The 147th Fighter Interceptor Squadron continued operating fighter aircraft while preparing to convert to an aeromedical transport squadron, equipped with C-119J transport aircraft, under the Military Air Transport Service, in May 1961. By late 1963 the C-121G
  • 171st Air Refueling Wing Heritage

    The 171st Air Refueling Wing (ARW) is accustomed to change. In its more than 50-year history, this unit has flown sixteen different aircraft and eight different missions. In 1947, an Air National Guard unit was formed at Pittsburgh Airport with the 146th and 147th Fighter Squadrons flying P-47 aircraft. In February of 1964, the 171st Air Transport
  • 2017 Tanker Fact Sheet

    An updated Tanker Fact Sheet for 2017
  • 2018 Hall of Fame Nomination Guidance

    Colonel Michael J. Regan Jr, Deputy Adjutant General – Air, is seeking nominations for the Pennsylvania Air National Guard’s Hall of Fame. Click the link on the right to read the official call for nominations and the official guidance to learn how to submit a name. Coordinator/POC for the 171st Lt. Col. Karen Bogdan karen.r.bogdan.mil@mail.mil 412-776-7878
  • Family Readiness

    Mission - The mission of the Family Readiness Coordinator is to support the 171st Air National Guard family in its understanding of the Air National Guard. This responsibility is coordinated through: the development of unit Family Readiness Groups.. the evaluation of family needs within the 171st Air Refueling Wing, Pennsylvania National
  • FORGING THE AIR NATIONAL GUARD

    The Air National Guard as we know it today -- a separate reserve component of the United States Air Force -- was a product of the politics of postwar planning and interservice rivalry during World War II. The men who planned and maneuvered for an independent postwar Air Force during World War II didn't place much faith in the reserves, especially
  • Historic Air Park

    Air Park Pamphlet 2017.pdf
  • The 258th Air Traffic Control Squadron

    The 258th Air Traffic Control Squadron is a geographically separated unit of the 171st ARW, and is located at the John P. Murtha Cambria County Airport in Johnstown Pennsylvania. Although the 258th only has 80 members, its mission is integral to the successful and safe operations of USAF, DOD, and allied aircraft at CONUS and OCONUS airfields.
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