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A U.S. Air Force Airman from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing in Egg Harbor Township, N.J., performs maintenance on an F-16 Fighting Falcon's weapons systems on Jan. 9, 2015. The 177th Airmen braved bitter winter temperatures and extended hours while participating in an aircraft generation exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amber Powell/Released) Unit members complete 48-hour exercise
Airmen from the 177th Fighter Wing participated in a 48-hour exercise here entitled JAN ME EX 15-01 which demonstrated the base's readiness to deploy. The exercise required extended working hours for personnel and a substantial increase in operations tempo throughout the base, all while working through unexpected low temperatures which remained
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U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 177th Fighter Wing Fire Department as well as local first responders extract a car crash victim and place him on a stretcher on Dec. 4, 2014 in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. The vehicle was involved in a head-on collision, and crashed into the airport fence. (Courtesy photo, Michael Ein, Press of Atlantic City) 177th Fire Dept. responds to crash
Airmen assigned to the 177th Fighter Wing's Fire Department, Station 24-2, responded to a two-car collision outside the main gate on Dec. 4 at 6:46 P.M.Responding personnel included Staff Sgt. Jason Adams and Airman 1st Class Patrick McColgan along with Assistant Chief Ron Wilkens and Ryan Brennan. Other emergency response units in the community
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Default Air Force Logo First-responder team trains in reclamation exercise
More than 20 Airmen from the 177th Fighter Wing Maintenance Group participated in a training Nov. 8 here, which refined skills used in the reclamation of an aircraft.The Crashed, Damaged, or Disabled Aircraft Recovery team trained in a number of requirements that supports their mission as a first-response unit in the event an aircraft goes down,
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U.S. Air Force Airmen from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Security Forces Squadron and local law enforcement officers move to the sound of gunfire during an active shooter exercise at Atlantic City Air National Guard Base, N.J., Oct. 24, 2014. The New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Security Forces Squadron hosted the training event, which was the culmination of Active Shooter and Tactical Combat Casualty Care classes attended by Security Forces Airmen as well as police officers from the local community. (U.S. Air National Guard photo illustration by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht) Exercise builds teamwork between ANG, local police
On Oct. 24, 2014, the sounds of gunshots, sirens, and explosions rang out here, as the 177th Fighter Wing and police officers from Egg Harbor and Hamilton Townships responded to an active shooter exercise. The exercise was the culmination of active shooter and tactical combat casualty care training that the Wing hosted for both Security Forces
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October, Energy Action month, provides an opportunity to promote energy and water conservation awareness as part of a national campaign led by the Department of Energy. (Courtesy graphic) Civil Engineers help raise Energy Awareness
Civil Engineers planned and implemented energy saving measures here at the 177th Fighter Wing in support of the Department of Defense Energy Awareness Month of October.Local energy saving initiatives include plans to decommission the central steam plant, fluorescent lighting ballast and bulb replacement, external light retrofit to light emitting
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Albanian Army Lance Cpl. Ervin Bajramaj, left, observes 1st Lt. Arlind Nushi’s progress during a practical problem – an EOD process that uses munition replicas to test future EOD technicians at Peze Helmes, Republic of Albania, Sept. 24, 2014. In September 2014, members of the 177th Fighter Wing Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, New Jersey Air National Guard, trained Albanian Army EOD soldiers to become level 1 EOD trainers. New Jersey National Guard Airmen and Soldiers have been training their Albanian counterparts for more than 20 years as part of the State Partnership Program between the state of New Jersey and the Republic of Albania. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen /Released) 177th FW EOD in Albania: Training the trainers
There have been many firsts in the 21-year State Partnership Program relationship between New Jersey and the Republic of Albania.The New Jersey National Guard assisted the Albanian military in preparing themselves for NATO membership.The first Albanian officer candidate class trained by the NJNG was also the first State Partnership Program country
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Torres from the 610th Security Forces Squadron instructs Air National Guard, U.S. Coast Guard, and local law enforcement officers on active shooter tactics at Atlantic City Air National Guard Base, N.J., Sept. 24, 2014. Torres is part of an Air Force Reserve mobile training team. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht/Released) 177th SFS hosts Active Shooter Training
The New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Security Forces Squadron played host to a mobile training team from the Air Force Reserve's 610th Security Forces Squadron this week at Atlantic City Air National Guard Base, N.J. The team of instructors from the 610th SFS, stationed at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, taught Active
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New Jersey State Trooper Dianna Wamsher fires sim rounds at targets while being shadowed by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jose Almeida during Tactical Combat Casualty Care training at the Anthony "Tony" Canale Training Center in Egg Harbor Township, N.J., Sept. 19, 2014. The course, which was taught by Almeida, included students from the 177th Security Forces Squadron, the 227th Air Support Operations Squadron and numerous police officers from southern New Jersey. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht/Released) Stay Aggressive: Battlefield Airman teaches Tactical Combat Casualty Care
"Stay aggressive! Stay engaged," yelled Master Sgt. Jose Almeida, to a room filled with security forces Airmen, tactical air control party Airmen, and law enforcement officers from all over Atlantic County, N.J. Almeida, a joint terminal air controller from the 227th Air Support Operations Squadron, is using his combat experience from Afghanistan
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jonathan Tuxbury, left, and Senior Airman Charles Agyemang, both from the Massachusetts Air National Guard's 212th Engineering Installation Squadron, prepare wiring for a job, Sept. 9, 2014, at Atlantic City Air National Guard base, N.J. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht/Released) ANG Airmen perform communications upgrades
Hundreds of miles from home, Airmen from the Massachusetts Air National Guard's 212th Engineering Installation Squadron are in South Jersey doing final telecommunications upgrades that culminate a ten year project. The unit, which is based out of Otis Air Force Base, Ma., is a specialized group that travels throughout the northeast region
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Austin Daniel, an Airman with the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing, flies with the Raiders Demonstration Team in his Yak-52 demonstration aircraft over the the beaches of Atlantic City, N.J. for the "Thunder Over the Boardwalk Air Show" on Aug. 13, 2014.  Daniel works as a traditional Guardsman, and is an F-16C Fighting Falcon crew chief.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht/Released) ANG paves way for Crew Chief with eyes on the sky
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Austin Daniel normally works as a crew chief for high performance fighters, but this year he was seen high over the skies of Atlantic City during the 2014 "Thunder Over the Boardwalk" Air Show as a demonstration pilot. Since Daniel was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to fly.  "For his 5th birthday, all he wanted
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