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  • 165th Airlift Wing hosts services Skill Enhancement Courses

    Airmen from 15 Air National Guard units across the United States perform search and recovery exercises as part of the week long Skill Enhancement Course conducted by the National Guard Bureau, April 18, 2013 at Savannah Air National Guard base. Instructors conducted training scenarios for 25 National Guard Airmen to recover, document, and collect
  • 165th AW Security Forces Sweep Awards

    The 165th Airlift Wing's Security Forces Squadron swept all three categories for Airman of the Quarter, NCO of the Quarter and Senior NCO of the Quarter. Chief Master Sgt. Hewshal Thornton, 165th Command Chief recognized the Senior Master Sgt. Daniel Florin, Tech. Sgt. Angela Kalb, and Senior Airman Jeffrey Weaver for outstanding performance for
  • Robertson Represents GA ANG at Carver Elementary Career Fair

    National Guard Major Douglas Robertson represented the Georgia Air National Guard at Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School's annual career fair. Robertson presented a video titled, "A Day in the Life of Georgia Air National Guard's 165th Airlift Wing" and answered questions about careers in the Air National Guard from students in Mrs.
  • 165AW and Savannah CRTC host Military Legislative Assistants for Chambliss and Scott

    Military Legislative Assistants (MLA), retired Col. Todd Harmer and Mr. Matt Hodge visit Savannah to obtain information about the 165th Airlift Wing, Savannah CRTC, 165th Air Support Operations Squadron, 117th Air Control Squadron, and 224th Joint Communication Support Squadron. Harmer, MLA to Senator Saxby Chambliss and Hodge, MLA to
  • 165th Air Support Operations Squadron Moves to Savannah

    Originally the 165th Air Support Operations Squadron, Georgia Air National Guard, started as a small flight working out of a trunk of a car in an old maintenance building on St Simons Island in the late 80's. After a few months working in those conditions, the squadron made it across the causeway to Brunswick and settled in their new home for the
  • 165th ASOS Jumps at Leapfest 30

    The 165th Air Support Operation Squadron (ASOS) traveled to West Kingston, R.I. to participate in the 2012 Leapfest on August 3rd and 4th, 2012. It is the largest, longest standing, international static line parachute training event and competition. A team consists of four members that have to jump out of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter from an altitude
  • Tennessee Guardsman visits Savannah with Message of Hope

    Staff Sgt. Russell Logan approached the podium with a smile as he looked over the room full of Georgia Air National Guard Airmen. His walk did not divulge the amputated leg about which he would soon speak. Logan described how he was investigating a local farmer outside the wire at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan on May 8, 2011 when he stepped on a
  • 117th ACS successfully operates on reduced vehicle footprint

    Since Sept. 11, 2001, members of the 117th Air Control Squadron, Georgia Air National Guard, have provided surveillance and control for the skies over the Southeastern United States, the Nation's Capitol, and Iraq. Using radar, computers and electronics to access military satellites, operations personnel analyze and interrogate aircraft in their
  • 165th Airlift Wing takes lead in Operation Crisis Reach inspection

    GULFPORT, Ms. - The Georgia Air National Guard's 165th Airlift Wing successfully completed Air Mobility Command's Operational Readiness Inspection at the Gulfport Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Miss., Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2012.Operation Crisis Reach was a test to determine a wing's ability to support contingency operations around the