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  • West Virginia National Guard recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month

    Talking about mental health can be uncomfortable, but it is a conversation worth having.
  • 130th Airlift Wing selected as a preferred alternative for conversion to C-130Js

    Air Force officials announced today that the 130th Airlift Wing located at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base in Charleston, West Virginia, has been selected as a preferred alternative to convert to the C-130J-30 Super Hercules.
  • November Message from the Commander

    As we enter our ninth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, I would like to take a moment to thank each of you for your efforts and continued commitment to the mission. We have operated with uncertainty as we await a decision on J-model C-130s for our Wing. We have had over 125 Airmen working to support our State in their fight to protect our citizens. Our Operations and Maintenance Groups have successfully completed an AEF during this time. We have Airmen currently deployed from MSG and AES. Each of these deployments have had multiple changes to their timelines and the COVID-19 prevention protocols, often at the last minute, and we have still met or exceeded every expectation. Your performance, resiliency in the face of uncertainty, and mission focus have been exemplary.
  • Charlie West Spotlight June 2020

    The Charlie West Spotlight for June 2020 is Airman 1st Class Greg Worley, a Munitions System specialist, assigned to the 130th Maintenance Squadron (MXS).
  • Charlie West Spotlight May 2020

    The Charlie West Spotlight for May 2020 is Staff Sgt. Alex Rayburn, a Radio Frequency (RF) Transmissions Specialist, assigned to the 167th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron (AES).
  • W.Va. Guard update on COVID-19 response

    Today, the West Virginia Air National Guard’s 167th Airlift Wing and 130th Airlift Wing completed nearly 40 flyovers of West Virginia hospitals as a part of Operation American Resolve, which honors frontline COVID-19 healthcare workers and first responders.
  • Operation American Resolve: W.Va. Air National Guard to honor COVID-19 healthcare, first responders with local flyovers

    The 167th Airlift Wing, located in Martinsburg, West Virginia, and 130th Airlift Wing, located in Charleston, West Virginia, will honor front line COVID-19 healthcare and first responders with a flyover of hospitals in the region, May 13, as part of the Department of the Air Force’s Operation American Resolve.
  • Charlie West Spotlight April 2020

    The Charlie West Spotlight for April 2020 is Tech. Sgt. Ronald Davis, an Electrical Power Production technician, assigned to the 130th Civil Engineering Squadron (CES).
  • W.Va. Guard allotted increase in Title 32 support for COVID-19 response

    W.Va. Guard allotted increase in Title 32 support for COVID-19 response.
  • W.Va. Guard utilizes innovative decontamination process to sanitize public safety apparatus

    The West Virginia National Guard (WVNG) has established a COVID-19 decontamination and sanitation process for first responder apparatus utilizing a mobile Aerosolized Hydrogen Peroxide (AHP) system, and plan to sanitize more than 250 vehicles over the next few days. This is part of a long-term sustained effort across multiple county and state entities, in conjunction with Yeager Airport, to ensure first responder and patient safety during the ongoing global pandemic.