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  • Serving a Greater Purpose

    As nearly 400 members of the Ohio National Guard go to work each day packaging, transporting and distributing food and other essential items to the state’s most vulnerable populations, a logistics readiness officer assigned to the 178th Wing monitors the situation to ensure the guardsmen are safe.As

  • 178th recruiter wins Charlotte Ortiz Legacy Award

    Master Sgt. Charlotte Ortiz served in the Air National Guard for nearly two decades and touched hundreds of lives with her outgoing, fun demeanor.Ortiz was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and fought every day with her National Guard family by her side. On Aug. 12, 2019, Ortiz lost her battle

  • Ohio National Guard Airman receives Ohio Cross

    Ohio’s Lt. Governor Jon Husted awarded the Ohio Cross to U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Ryan K. Tucker, the operations compliance superintendent at the 178th Wing, during the Ohio National Guard’s Joint Senior Leaders Conference Feb. 14, 2020 in Columbus, Ohio.

  • 178th Wing Change of Authority Ceremony

    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – The 178th Wing welcomed a new Wing Command Chief Master Sergeant during a change of authority ceremony.Chief Master Sgt. Scott E. Ross assumed the role of Command Chief Master Sergeant of the Ohio Air National Guard’s 178th Wing from Chief Master Sgt. Heidi A. Bunker, Jan. 12, at

  • 269th CBCS plays a vital role in establishing communication

    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio-- All over the world, the Air Force builds and establishes bases to further their mission objectives and counter adversaries. The Airmen of the 269th Combat Communications Squadron located at Springfield-Beckley Air National Guard Base, Ohio play a vital and critical role in

  • 178th Airman's road to NPC Bodybuilding National Championships

    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio— A crisp, clear voice echoes throughout the auditorium. “Contestant number 133, please take the stage.” The audience goes quiet and the warmth of the bright, radiating stage lights encompass the competitors. This is the moment they have worked hard for; it is their moment to shine.

  • 178th IAA Airmen support Hurrican Dorian relief efforts

    SPRINGFIELD-BECKLEY AIR GUARD BASE, Ohio— Each year, hurricane season threatens the United States coastline. When hurricanes hit land, they often leave destruction in their paths and devastate cities. In these dark times, Airmen at the 178th Wing are able to use their specialized skills to lend a

  • 178th Airmen enhance their skills at Alpena CRTC

    ALPENA COMBAT READINESS CENTER, Mich.— More than 200 members assigned to the 178th Wing, Ohio Air National Guard participated in a 5-day annual training event at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center August 11 to August 16 in Alpena, Michigan.