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  • The Charlie West Spotlight - May

    The Charlie West Spotlight for May is Tech. Sgt. Jessica Mullins, the 130th Fatality Search and Recovery Team (FSRT) Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC), assigned to the 130th Force Support Squadron (FSS).
  • 130th Airlift Wing welcomes a new commander

    Col. Bryan W. Preece, 130th Operations Group commander, assumed command of the 130th Airlift Wing from Col. Johnny M. Ryan during a formal change of command ceremony held May 4, 2019, at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base in Charleston, W.Va.
  • Soldiers, Airmen vie for the title of Best Warrior in West Virginia

    Twenty-two Soldiers and Airmen from the West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG), West Virginia Air National Guard (WVANG), and the District of Columbia National Guard (DCNG), took part in the 2019 West Virginia Best Warrior competition at Camp Dawson, Kingwood, West Virginia. April 26-28, 2019.
  • Charlie West Spotlight: April

    The Charlie West Spotlight for April is Senior Airman Haley Ryan, an Aerospace Evacuation Technician assigned to the 167th Aerospace Evacuation Squadron.
  • Meet your new W.Va. Air Guard State Command Chief

    Chief Master Sgt. David Stevens, former 167th Airlift Wing Command chief, is the new West Virginia Air National Guard State Command Chief.
  • We got an App!

    The 130th Airlift Wing is now available in the USAF Connect app. The app includes exclusive 130th AW content, features and is now available for download on personal smart devices. Features include, but are not limited to notifications, news, a base directory, a fitness calculator, resources, links and CAC-enabled features like the AF Portal, DTS, Web Mail and more.
  • Charlie West Spotlight- March

    The Charlie West Spotlight for March 2019 is Ansted, W.Va. native Staff Sgt. Corey Wilson, a Security Forces Patrolman assigned to the 130th Security Forces Squadron.
  • West Virginia Air Guard welcomes newest general officer

    The West Virginia Air National Guard welcomed its newest general officer to its ranks March 3, 2019, during a formal promotion ceremony for Brig. Gen. Ray Shepard held at the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg.
  • Chief’s Corner - March Excellent Customer Service

    Some of us are old enough to remember full-service gas stations. The type that as you pulled in someone came to your window to ask, “how can I help you today?” They would pump your gas, check your oil, clean your windshield, check your tire pressure, accept your money and bring you your change; you never had to leave your car!
  • West Virginia, Peru military and diplomatic leaders discuss State Partnership Program success

    West Virginia National Guard Leaders and members of the State Partnership Program – Peru met Feb. 19, 2019, in Washington, D.C., with delegates of the Embassy of Peru to review progress on the West Virginia – Peru partnership and to look ahead at future opportunities.