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Pennsylvania Air National Guardsman Honors the Fallen
December 20, 2023
Volunteers placed wreaths in front of headstones at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies as part of Wreathes Across America, Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, Dec. 16, 2023.

Pennsylvania Airmen Forge New Paths in Exercise Iron Keystone
September 7, 2023
Security Forces Airmen from all the Pennsylvania Air National Guard Wings simulate recapturing an airfield held by adversaries during Iron Keystone 2023, a joint exercise held at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, Aug. 5, 2023.

Dad Marshals Pennsylvania Air Guard Daughter's First Flight
September 7, 2023
Megan Hirlehey has wanted to be a pilot since she came to the base for family day as a kid with her dad, Kevin Clancy, a Master Sgt. in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard.

Pennsylvania Air Guard Gets New Special Ops Aircraft
August 11, 2023
A new MC-130J Commando II aircraft rolls onto the flight line at the 193rd Special Operations Wing during an arrival ceremony in Middletown, Pennsylvania, July 27, 2023. The 193rd SOW being is the first Air National Guard unit to receive the MC-130J Commando II mission.

Pennsylvania Air Guard Hosts Lithuanian Air Force Leaders
March 21, 2023
Lithuanian Air Force Col. Antanas Matutis, left, Lithuanian Air Force commander, is greeted by U.S. Air National Guard Col. Deane E. Thomey, commander, 111th Attack Wing, during a visit to Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, March 20, 2023. Matutis, and his senior enlisted leader, Command Sgt. Maj. Alvydas Tamošiūnas, were visiting as part of a broader Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program tour hosted by Brig. Gen. Michael Regan, the commander of the PAANG.

193rd Special Operations Wing Welcomes New Aircraft, Mission
February 7, 2023
An MC-130J Commando II arrives at the 193rd Special Operations Wing in Middletown, Pennsylvania, Feb. 2, 2023. The 193rd SOW is beginning to its new primary mission as the first and currently only Air National Guard unit to operate the Commando II.

Pennsylvania Airman Puts Military Medical Training to Work at Home
January 10, 2023
U.S. Air Force Master. Sgt. Kenneth Rivera-Ithier, left, a Deployed Aircraft Ground Response Element member with the 193rd Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, teaches Airmen how to dress wounds during a Tactical Combat Casualty Care course Jan. 8, 2023, in Middletown, Pennsylvania. Rivera-Ithier used his military training to help save the life of a family member over the holidays.

Airmen From 3 States Repair LC-130 Stranded at South Pole
December 20, 2022
From left, Staff Sgt. Grant Santese, Tech Sgt. Daniel Craig and Staff Sgt. Jonathan Hooker worked tirelessly for two days in extreme weather at the South Pole to get an LC-130 Skibird airborne after a mechanical malfunction at the end of November 2022.

171st Air Refueling Wing Keeps B-2 Stealth Bomber Airborne
December 12, 2022
Under the direction of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), two F-15s assigned to the Massachusetts Air National Guard and two CF-18 assigned to the Royal Canadian Air Force fly in formation behind a KC-135 assigned to the Pennsylvania Air National Guard during air-defense Operation NOBLE DEFENDER, Oct. 27, 2022.

Pennsylvania Air Guard Joins Operation Noble Defender
November 15, 2022
Under the direction of the North American Aerospace Defense Command , F-15s assigned to the Massachusetts Air National Guard, CF-18s assigned to the Royal Canadian Air Force, and a KC-135 assigned to the Maine Air National Guard fly in formation behind a KC-135 assigned to the Pennsylvania Air National Guard during air defense Operation Noble Defender Oct. 27, 2022.  The exercise validates the command’s capability to defend Canada and the United States.

Joint Exercises Increase Security Force Readiness, Lethality
November 3, 2022
Air Assault students prepare equipment and supplies for sling-load operations during training Aug. 6, 2022, in Annville, Pennsylvania. Airmen, Soldiers and Marines participated in a two-week Air Assault course at Fort Indiantown Gap.

Pennsylvania’s 111th Attack Wing Conducts Readiness Exercise
September 20, 2022
A member of the 111th Security Forces Squadron holds his weapon at the ready position while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear and body armor during a readiness exercise held by the 111th Attack Wing at Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, Sept. 17, 2022.

111th Operations Group Participates in Joint Force Training
September 9, 2022
A C-17 Globemaster III aircraft from the 305th Air Mobility Wing and its associate reserve unit, the 514th Air Mobility Wing, based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey,  practices flying a resupply mission into a hostile location while responding to simulated surface to air missiles at Bollen Range on Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, Aug. 22, 2002. The crew of the C-17 included two 111th Attack Wing personnel who helped integrate MQ-9 support.

Pennsylvania Guard, SPP Partner Lithuania Join NATO Exercise
July 22, 2022
From left, Pennsylvania Air National Guard Lt. Col. Frank Shoaf, Chief Master Sgt. Jason Everetts, Capt. Matthew Reed, Master Sgt. Frankie Perez, Chief Master Sgt. Andrew Mowry and Capt. Benjamin Kaufman with the 171st Air Refueling Wing’s 258th Air Traffic Control Squadron at Siauliai Air Base, Lithuania, during the Defender Europe 22 exercise, June 2022. The Pennsylvania Guard and Lithuania are partners under the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program.

Penn. Guard Maintainers Test Experimental Battlefield Concepts
June 30, 2022
Airmen with the 193rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, repair a hole in a wing of a C-130 during a training exercise at Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, Pennsylvania June 23, 2022. The training placed Airmen from various Air Force Specialty Codes in the squadron on four-man teams to repair portions of a battle-damaged wing.

Pennsylvania Air Guard Firefighters Train at Joint Base Andrews
June 13, 2022
Three 316th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters pull a gushing fire hose toward a simulated aircraft fire during interagency training at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 2, 2022. The team trained in a live-burn exercise to practice firefighting techniques and procedures in a realistic environment.

Pennsylvania Air Guard Leaders Visit SPP Partner Lithuania
June 1, 2022
Brig. Gen. Michael Regan Jr., deputy adjutant general-air, Pennsylvania National Guard, and other Pennsylvania Air National Guard leaders pose for a photo with leaders from Lithuania's Šiauliai Air Base May 24, 2022. The Pennsylvania National Guard and Lithuania are partners under the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program.

DC Air Guard conducts readiness exercise
March 24, 2022
Staff Sgt. Joshua Miolan, 213 Maintenance Squadron, 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, guards an entry control point while wearing his protective suit and mask during a readiness exercise at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, March 19, 2022. The exercise simulated a contested chemical weapons environment to train aircrews and other personnel to perform their role while wearing protective suits and masks.

111th Med Group hosts Advanced Trauma Life Support course
October 21, 2021
U.S. Air National Guard Maj. Sammar Atassi, an internal medicine physician assigned to the 130th Medical Group headquartered at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base in Charleston, West Virginia, intubates an infant training mannequin during the Advanced Trauma Life Support course at Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, Sept. 28, 2021. Sixteen service members from nine ANG units in six states participated in the class, which was hosted by the 111th Medical Group.

Pennsylvania Air National Guard helps fight West Coast fires
August 13, 2021
Master Sgt. Brent Hill, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, controls the IR imagery on an RC26 in support of burn operations on the Beckwourth Fire in California from western Nevada July 13, 2021. He is serving as part of a team of imagery experts providing live aerial video streaming to fire bosses working on the front lines of the devastating California fires.