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  • 117th ACS Change of Command

    On June 10th, 2016 the 117th Air Control Squadron conducted a change of command ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield.Lt. Col. Ronald Speir relinquished command of the 117th ACS to move onto serve as the director or personnel for the Georgia National Guard Joint Force Headquarters in Marietta, Ga. Speir originally joined the 117th ACS in 1987 when he
  • 165th AW conducts water survival training

    Aircrew members from the 165th Airlift Wing, Savannah Air National Guard Base, Ga. participated in water-survival training at Hunter Army Airfield indoor swimming facilities, practicing skills that could one day save their lives.  The training is led and conducted by Master Sgt. Jorge Chavez and his team of qualified instructors from the 165th
  • Sentry Savannah - Because losing is not an option

    Imagine the world's best fighter jets and fighter pilots duking it out, roaring over the Atlantic Oceanjust off of Georgia's coast. Teams of Red Air and Blue Air fight to the death to meet a specific objective andaccomplish the mission.That is exactly the training the Air Dominance Center at the 165th Airlift Wing, in Savannah, Georgia aims
  • 165th AW gets Hercules Upgrades

    The 165th Airlift Wing, Georgia Air National Guard received the first of eight C-130 Hercules upgrades Oct. 15, 2015.The 165th AW will be replacing the C-130H2s to the C-130H2.5 and C-130H3 which are approximately fifteen years newer. The newer aircraft are expected to replace the current fleet throughout 2016."Basically, we're getting a newer
  • Georgia Guard Dawgs drop 82d Airborne and French Foreign Legion Paratroopers in Corsica

    Seventy years ago, U.S., British, French and other allied soldiers prepared for the historic landings in Normandy, France. The carefully planned invasion signalled the beginning of the final battles of World War II and eventually led to the downfall of Nazi Germany and the rebuilding of Europe. Today, Germany, France, and Britain, are three of our
  • Airmen from the 224 JCSS return from Operation Enduring Freedom/New Dawn

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 224th Joint Communications Support Squadron, Georgia Air National Guard returned to Brunswick after six months of providing critical communication support to various missions in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.The 224 JCSS is aligned to the Joint Enabling Capabilities Command's Joint Communications
  • 117th Air Control Squadron members train at Warner-Robins

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 117th Air Control Squadron, Georgia Air National Guard trained at the 116th Air Control Wing for three days during February. 117ACS Airmen attended mission planning and intelligence briefs during the first day of training.On the second day of training, they toured an E-8C Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar
  • Georgia Guardsman Breaks Four State Powerlifting Records and Sets Sights on Armed Forces Records

    Walk into the 165th Airlift Wing fitness center on Savannah Air National Guard Base at zero dark thirty and you will see a handful of Airmen exercising on treadmills, fitness machines, and free weights. Look toward the bench press, squat rack, and deadlift area and you will see Tech. Sgt. Michael Lloyd, a vehicle mechanic for the Georgia Air
  • 117ACS Airman run to support cancer research

    Airmen from the 117th Air Control Squadron, Georgia Air National Guard participated in the annual Savannah Bridge Run, Dec. 7, 2013 at Hutchinson Island in Savannah, Ga.Unit members participated in both the 5K and 10K, which took them on a course across the Talmadge Memorial Bridge between Hutchinson Island and downtown Savannah. The bridge is 1.4
  • 117 ACS becomes 727 EACS

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ronald N. Speir, Jr. from the 117th Air Control Squadron, Georgia Air National Guard received the guidon from Col. Timothy A. Gosnell, Nov. 17, 2013 at a deployed location in Southwest Asia. Speir took command of the 727th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron as duties transitioned from the 255 ACS, Mississippi Air National