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  • Airmen train for space operations during Vulcan Guard

    The Ohio Air National Guard’s 178th Wing hosted an iteration of the Vulcan Guard space exercise Aug. 10-11, bringing together personnel from all seven National Guard states that currently conduct space operations, U.S. Space Command and the Brazilian military.

  • 178th Wing Airman graduates FBI National Academy

    On a sunny March morning, 247 men and women gathered in Quantico, Virginia to graduate as the 285th session of the FBI National Academy. Senior Master Sgt. Christopher Distel, a member of the Ohio Air National Guard sat among them, the first of more than 54,000 overall graduates to be selected from

  • 178th Wing hosts Community Day

    The Ohio Air National Guards 178th Wing hosted a Community Day for local organizations on Thursday at the base.The event, which consisted of a briefing on the wing’s capabilities and a base tour, had record participation for recent years, said Elaine Bryant, executive vice president for aerospace

  • Airman receives citizenship at naturalization ceremony

    An airman was sworn in as a U.S. citizen during a naturalization ceremony on April 13 at Sinclair Community College. Airman Rahjay Morgan is originally from Jamaica. He joined the Air Force in 2022 and is currently assigned to the Ohio Air National Guard’s 178th Wing in Springfield, Ohio. He is a

  • Yoga Shield: Building Mental and Physical Resiliency

    More than 30 Airmen assigned to the Ohio National Guard’s 178th Wing and the Iowa National Guard’s 132nd Wing began a week-long, 60-hour yoga training program July 18 at the 178th Wing in Springfield, Ohio.The training is a part of a pilot program called Yoga Shield, which aims to teach Airmen to

  • 178th Chief serves community as Guard and Civil Air Patrol member

    The call to serve ones community does not always start with raising your right hand to join the military. Rather, it starts with an innate desire to give something of yourself to serve your community at large which can manifest in a variety of capacities. For Chief Master Sgt. Peter Bowden, 178th

  • 178th Airman Wins John L. Levitow Award

    Tech. Sgt. Seth Loppe, a sensor operator assigned to the 178th Operations Group, was awarded the John L. Levitow Award for excellence in professional military education. Loppe graduated from Noncomissioned Officer Academy (NCOA) in March of 2021 with an academic average of 100 percent. This