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  • 171st Visits Southwestern Veterans Center

    Guardsmen of the 171st Air Refueling Wing visited the Southwestern Veterans Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. Dec. 19, 2017 to visit with retired service members and wish them happy holidays.Joining the Guardsmen were the 171st Commander Colonel Mark A. Goodwill and The Adjutant General of Pennsylvania Major General Anthony J. Carrelli. The trip has become
  • 171st Air Refueling Wing Change of Command

    The 171st Air Refueling Wing participated in a Change of Command ceremony where Colonel Mark A. Goodwill took command of the 171st Dec. 2, 2017 near Pittsburgh, Pa.Colonel Michael J. Regan, Deputy Adjutant General - Air for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania officially passed the 171st guidon to Goodwill making him Wing Commander as Guardsmen stood
  • Pa. Air National Guardsmen Aid in Search and Rescue Mission at Sea

    Pennsylvania Air National Guardsmen from the 171st Air Refueling Wing in Pittsburgh were at the tip of the spear during a search and rescue mission in the Western Pacific Ocean when a fishing boat with seven fisherman on board capsized about 900 miles southwest of Guam, Nov. 21, 2017.
  • Flight Simulator Ribbon Cutting at 171 ARW

    Coraopolis, Pa.--   The 171st Air Refueling Wing hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, May 5, 2017, marking the grand opening of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft simulator that was installed there.The event consisted of remarks presented by The Adjutant General, Brig. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Wing Commander, Col. Gregg Perez; and Cliff Sanchez, KC-135
  • 258th Air Traffic Control Squadron Travels to Oregon for Training

    Pennsylvania Air National Guardsmen with the 258th Air Traffic Control Squadron traveled to Oregon to train with the 270th Air Traffic Control Squadron in Klamath Falls from Sept. 11, 2016 to Sept 19, 2016. Air Field System Maintainers, Air Traffic Control Specialists, and Power Production Specialists from the 258 ATCS and 171st Air Refueling Wing
  • 171st ARW Security Force Members Earn Civilian Police Accreditation from IUP

    171st Security Force members are utilizing a new program offered by police academies to earn their civilain police certifiaction.
  • PA Guardsmen Raise Funds for Charity

    Pennsylvania Air National Guardsmen of the 171st Air Refueling Wing participated in the 2016 Combined Federal Campaign fundraiser held November through December in western Pennsylvania.             Airman of the 171st ARW and their 46 pledges raised a combined amount of $15,777 for local charities through donation collection cans, events and
  • Air Mobility Command enables delivery of Israel’s first F-35s

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Air Mobility Command Airmen worked around the clock to ensure Israel’s first two F-35 aircraft were delivered Dec. 12, making the U.S. ally the only country in the Middle East flying a fifth generation fighter aircraft. The 618th Air Operations Center, based out of Scott AFB, Illinois, assigned the Tennessee Air
  • 171st ARW KC-135 Colors the Sky with Nose Art

    The 171st Air Refueling Wing renewed its tradition of decorating its planes with nose art on July 29, 2016. The artist of this project is Donna Mrdjenovich. She has been utilizing her craft at the 171st ARW since 1998."Lady Justice", the title of this nose art was chosen by the crew chiefs of the KC-135 Stratotanker, Master Sgt. Timothy A. Springer
  • 171st Medical Group Members Support Tropic Care

    The 171st Air Refueling Wing Medical Group participated in the Tropic Care humanitarian mission June 20-29 on the island of Kaua`i, Hawaii. Tropic Care was a joint task force mission that provided free medical, dental and optometry care to the communities of the island.  A team of 17 members that included a dentist, dental technicians, dental
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