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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 171st Partners with Lincoln Police Dept. to Build Training Facility

    Pennsylvania Air National Guardsmen with the 171st Air Refueling Wing Civil Engineer Squadron recently deployed to Lincoln, Nebraska, to continue construction work on the Lincoln Police Department's new Law Enforcement Training Center.  The project, part of the Innovative Readiness Training program,

  • Priest Pilots Tour the 171st

    The National Association of Priest Pilots attended a tour of facilities and an aircraft at the 171st Air Refueling Wing on July 13.The group consisting of 30+ priests who are also pilots sharing enthusiasm for faith and aviation. These similarities bring them together from all across the country to

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