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  • 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

  • 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

  • 117ACS Deploys to Control SW Asia Airspace

    The airmen of the 117th Air Control Squadron, Georgia Air National Guard deployed to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Nov. 13, 2013 at Savannah Air National Guard Base in Savannah, Ga. Lt. Col. Ron Speir, 117ACS Commander left with a mix of seasoned operators and maintainers

  • 117ACS Celebrates Air Force Tradition through Dining Out

    The 117th Air Control Squadron participated in a very old tradition, one that represents the most formal aspects of Air Force social life, Nov. 1, 2013 at the Richmond Hill City Center in Richmond Hill, Ga. Enhancing esprit de corps and reinforcing the ceremony and tradition that play an important

  • CMSgt. Roy Patterson assumes duty as 165AW Command Chief

    Chief Master Sgt. Roy Patterson was welcomed as the 165th Airlift Wing's newest Command Chief in a change-of-responsibility ceremony held November 2, 2013 at Savannah Air National Guard base in Garden City, Ga. Patterson replaced Chief Master Sgt. Hewshal S. Thornton who retired after a 38 year

  • 117th Air Control Squadron Receives New Commander

    The 117th Air Control Squadron participated in a tradition that predates the Norman conquest of England. The change of command ceremony held at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Ga. symbolized the formal change of leadership from Lt. Col. Victor M. Long to Lt. Col. Ronald N. Speir, Jr. through the

  • 165 ASOS Airmen medal at Fort Gordon's Schützenschnur

    Tech. Sgt. Michael Ashurst, Tech. Sgt. Tony Nickell, Staff Sgt. Matthew Wainwright, Staff Sgt. Robert Jacoby, Senior Airman Paul Cobb, Airman 1st Class Mark Eiden, and Airman 1st Class Joshua Crawford participated in the Schützenschnur (German Shooting Proficiency Badge) at Ft. Gordon near Augusta,

  • Operation Spartan Fury: 165th Defenders Train for the Fight

    Thirty-three members of the 165th Security Forces Squadron spent four days training for intense combat at Ft. Stewart's Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) site known as Colmar Village. The one-mile long and half-mile wide mock-up town comprised a two-story school, complete with wall

  • Georgia Guardsmen aid in mock Florida Disasters

    Members of the 165th and 116th Medical Groups assisted Guardsmen from Florida and Tennessee as part of the Vigilant Guard disaster response exercise, May 17-23, 2013, at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla. Collaborative efforts amongst southern states tested the mettle of citizen soldiers,

  • 165th Airmen support Sand Hill Elementary Transportation/Career day

    A roar of vehicles made their way toward Sand Hill Elementary School for the annual Transportation Day. This annual event is held to provide students an opportunity to explore careers, which involve the transportation industry. CSX Railroad, SafeKids USA, and JCB were present to discuss safety and