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  • 130th Airlift Wing Force Support Squadron Change of Command

    Lt. Col. David Lester relinquished command of the 130th Force Support Squadron (FSS) to Lt. Col. Christian Capece during a formal change of command ceremony held August 5, 2018, at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, Charleston, West Virginia.
  • 130th Airlift Wing promotes newest Chief

    The 130th Airlift Wing added a new Chief to its ranks August 4, 2018, at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, Charleston, W.Va.
  • Chief's Corner - August

    In the Air force we often hear the term “Quality of Life” used in many different situations. We as leaders must always be concerned with our Airmen’s quality of life, but sometimes I think we lose focus on the true meaning of this statement. I feel we often forget that readiness always comes first and sometimes what we do as Airmen isn’t pleasant or fun. Our work may make us hurt; our shifts may be long and sometimes we don’t experience the best living conditions. We must remember that readiness is why we’re here and our mindset makes all of the difference on how we perceive our environment!
  • 130th Airlift Wing student rocks the 154th school house

    A flight engineer, who is an enlisted member of the aircraft’s flight crew, monitors and operates the aircraft’s complex systems. To become a flight engineer, an Airman must first have a feeder Air Force specialty code in one of many maintenance career fields within the Air National Guard. The service member must also be selected over peers to participate in the program. The entire course is approximately 11 months, with six of the months at Little Rock Air Force Base for academic and flying training. From C-130H simulator training to performing on the actual aircraft, Corker broadened her perception and knowledge of the flight engineer career field.
  • Chief's Corner - May

    4 Reasons to Find a Mentor If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability," said Henry Ford, one of the nation's great inventors and entrepreneurs. The U.S. armed forces can provide the experience and ability, but it is up to every Soldier, Sailor and Airman to seek knowledge. Continuing education is one way to follow Ford's advice. Educational mentors can help service members find their way in a confusing world of college courses, catalogs, and credits.
  • 130th Airlift Wing’s Vance earns new military photographer of the year award

    Airman 1st Class Caleb Vance, a photojournalist with the 130th Airlift Wing, earned national level recognition by being named the “New Military Photographer of the Year” from the Air National Guard.
  • Airmen complete African Partnership Flight Senegal

    CAPTAIN ANDALLA CISSÉ AIR BASE, Senegal -- African Partnership Flight Senegal came to an end after a closing ceremony at Captain Andalla Cissé Air Base, Senegal, March 23.
  • 130th Airlift Wing Unveils Remodeled Dining Facility

    The 130th Airlift Wing unveiled its newly remodeled dining facility March 4, 2018, alongside West Virginia Army and Air National Guard leadership and command staff from the 130th AW.
  • Wing celebrates 37-year career of Vice Wing Commander

    Col. Randy Huffman, former 130th Airlift Wing vice commander, was celebrated for his long-serving career in the Air Force during a retirement ceremony held March 3, 2018 at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, Charleston, W.Va.
  • 130th Airlift Wing Recognizes Airmen of the Year

    The 130th Airlift Wing honored its top performers during an annual awards celebration held March 4, 2018, at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, Charleston, West Virginia.