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  • 130th Airlift Wing Honors New CCAF Graduates

    On June 4, 2017, the West Virginia Air National Guard held its inaugural graduation ceremony for five recipients of the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) associate degree in multiple subjects.

  • 130th Airlift Wing adds two new Chiefs to its ranks

    Two members from the 130th Airlift Wing, John Lowe and Patrick “Wayne” Hughes, reached the pinnacle of the enlisted rank structure by becoming Chief Master Sergeants June 3, 2017 at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, Charleston, W.Va.

  • Stand Down for Safety

    Falls and slips are common throughout the workplace. According to the Air Force Safety Center, between the years of 2012 and 2016 there were almost 3,500 falls with 13 fatalities on duty. Fortunately, many of these mishaps could have been prevented.

  • Finally home: A look back at the history of the 167th AES

    Why is there a 167th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at the 130th Airlift Wing? This questions is posed by many people when they discuss the storied legacy of the 130th Airlift Wing. It seems odd to them that at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, there would be a unit with the same numerical

  • Message from the SARC

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. This year our theme is “Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission.” It is also an opportunity to explain a few key points that are important for members to know. While we take time to prevent sexual assaults we know they unfortunately take

  • Powell achieves enlisted corps' higest rank of Chief Master Sergeant

    Michael Powell, 130th Communications Squadron chief enlisted manager, was promoted to the rank of chief master sergeant during a promotion ceremony held March 4, 2017 at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, Charleston, West Virginia.Lt. Col. Stacy Shade, 130th communications flight commander,