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179th Airlift Wing Becomes First Cyberspace Wing in the Air National Guard
September 13, 2023
The 179th Airlift Wing, an Ohio Air National Guard unit, is redesignated as the 179th Cyberspace Wing during a ceremony

179th AW to host 1st Air National Guard cyberspace wing
September 17, 2021
A site survey team visits the 179th Airlift Wing in Mansfield, Ohio, as part of the Air Force site selection process for a cyber warfare wing. The Air Force announced the selection of the base for the Air National Guard's first cyber wing Aug. 25, 2021.

179th Airlift Wing recognizes Cybersecurity Awareness Month
October 10, 2019
Senior Master Sgt. Nick Wirwille, superintendent of the Cyber Systems Operations shop with the 179th Airlift Wing Communications Squadron, Mansfield, Ohio, works on a computer Oct. 6, 2019. Cyber Systems Operations specialists design, install and support systems to ensure they operate properly and remain secure from outside intrusion.

Ohio Airman helps combat opioid epidemic
October 8, 2019
Staff Sgt. Carolyn Kinzel, C-130 Loadmaster assigned to the 164th Airlift Squadron and Ohio Air National Guard Counterdrug Task Force criminal analyst, in front of an overdose map she created Aug. 1, 2019, at the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in Cleveland. The Ohio National Guard Counterdrug Task Force supports law enforcement and community organizations to help counter the drug threat.

179th AW increases interoperability at Silver Arrow 2019
October 3, 2019
Soldiers from the U.S. Army's 173rd Infantry Airborne Brigade prepare for an airdrop during Saber Junction 2019 (SJ19) September 18, 2019, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. SJ19, an exercise involving nearly 5,400 participants from 16 ally and partner nations and the U.S. Army's Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels Training Areas, is designed to assess the readiness of the U.S. Army's 173rd Infantry Airborne Brigade to execute land operations in a joint environment and to promote interoperability with allies and partner nations.

Airman heads south for Operation Deep Freeze
October 4, 2018
Staff Sgt. John S. Worcester, Communications Navigations and Defensive Systems Technician at the 179th Airlift Wing, works to maintain the LC-130 in support of Operation Deep Freeze Jan. to Feb., 2018,