179th Airlift Wing
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179th Airlift Wing

C-130 aircraft

The 179th Airlift Wing fulfills airlift missions by transporting personnel and cargo throughout the United States and the world. In addition, the 179th Airlift Wing participates in disaster relief efforts and other domestic emergencies as required. It is ready to deploy to overseas bases when directed by higher headquarters.

• 164th Airlift Squadron
• 179th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
• 179th Civil Engineer Squadron
• 179th Communications Flight
• 179th Comptroller Flight
• 179th Force Support Squadron
• 179th Logistics Readiness Squadron
• 179th Maintenance Group
• 179th Maintenance Operations Flight
• 179th Maintenance Squadron
• 179th Medical Group
• 179th Mission Support Group
• 179th Operations Group
• 179th Operations Support Squadron
• 179th Security Forces Squadron

Geographically Separated Units
• 200th RED HORSE Squadron
• 200th RED HORSE Squadron Det 1

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HISTORY

Personnel from the 179th Tactical Fighter Group stand in formation outside of their hangar.

C-130 Hercules taking off.

VIDEOS

BUCKEYE GUARD ~ July 2022

Video by Staff Sgt. George Davis, Ohio National Guard Public Affairs

Celebrating the end of a flying legacy
C-130 Hercules took to the skies over Mansfield during a ceremonial final flight as the wing prepares to transition to a cyberspace mission.

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PHOTO GALLERY


A C-130H Hercules is sprayed with an arc of water by firefighters while on tarmac, Headline reads: 179th Airlift Wing Celebrates Flying Legacy.

04-23-2022 ~ “Flying Legacy” tribute ceremony celebrates

Airmen in tug-o-war contest: Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

04-10-2022 ~ Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Female Airman stands with arms crossed in front of fire engine and aircraft.

02-22-2022 ~ Airman tops in her class at basic training

Airmen de-icing C-130H.

02-05-2022 ~ C-130H de-icing keeps mission flying in Mansfield

Air Guard leadership stand in front of colors.

12-03-2021 ~ 179th Airlift Wing conducts change of command

Graphic of Air Guard uniform with headline and nbinary code.

08-25-2021 ~ 179th selected for first cyber warfare wing

Closeup of girl hugging her dad while other service members greet loved ones in background.

07-09-2021
Last rotations return

Airmen are greeted by fellow airmen as they dapart aircraft

05-05-2021
Airmen return from Middle East

Airmen in cockpit of C-130H.

10-08-2020
Air Data Test Set

Airmen stand in front of firetruck.

09-27-2020
Members Provide Lifesaving Aid

Headshot of airman in survival gear in forest.

08-25-2020
Annual Training

Profile of Brig. Gen. Gary McCue, the new director of the joint staff for the Ohio National Guard who was promoted during an Aug. 7, 2020, ceremony in Columbus, Ohio.

08-07-2020
Brig. Gen. Gary McCue

Kristina Lee and Col. Andrew Lee pose for photo on farm with barn in the background.

04-28-2020
Military Child of the Year

Group Airmen stand in line in front of room.

01-30-2020 ~
Welcome Home Ceremony

Football team runs across field with Air Guard Members.

12-06-2019 ~ Mansfield Senior High School Herc Challenge

Airmen beginning of run.

05-19-2019 ~ SAPR 5K

Airmen swings at whiffle ball.

09-15-2018 ~ Strike out Sexual Assault event

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A C-130H Hercules is sprayed with an arc of water by firefighters while on tarmac, Headline reads: 179th Airlift Wing Celebrates Flying Legacy. Airmen in tug-o-war contest: Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Air Guard leadership stand in front of colors. Airmen de-icing C-130H. Air Guard leadership stand in front of colors. Graphic of Air Guard uniform with headline and binary code. Closeup of girl hugging her dad while other service members greet loved ones in background. Airmen are greeted by fellow airmen as they dapart aircraft Airmen in cockpit of C-130H. Airmen stand in front of firetruck. Headshot of airman in survival gear in forest. Profile of Brig. Gen. Gary McCue, the new director of the joint staff for the Ohio National Guard who was promoted during an Aug. 7, 2020, ceremony in Columbus, Ohio. Kristina Lee and Col. Andrew Lee pose for photo on farm with barn in the background. Airmen beginning of run. Group Airmen stand in line in front of room. Football team runs across field with Air Guard Members. Airmen swings at whiffle ball.


STORY ARCHIVE


06.30.2015: Disaster Food Truck (video)