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  • 177th Fighter Wing Communications Flight Updates Defense

    Members of the 177th Communications Flight (177th CF) at the 177th Fighter Wing, here, have bolstered the Wing’s defenses by undergoing invaluable training that pertains to cybersecurity, administration certifications, security certifications, field-related collegiate training and many more versatile tools and techniques.
  • U.S. Army Joint Professional Military Education offers growth, experiences, diversity in the age of COVID-19

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Joseph W. Leonard, 177th Fighter Wing Maintenance Group commander, graduated from U.S. Army War College during a virtual ceremony July 24, 2020.
  • 177th Fighter Wing off NJ COVID-19 response mission

    On July 23, 2020, the 177th Fighter Wing commander briefed members of his leadership team that all Jersey Devils were off of the NJ COVID-19 Response mission. The over four-month long odyssey of support for the state ran the gamut from helping to set-up and run community-based, mobile COVID-19 testing sites, to helping NJ Joint Task Force 57 with creating additional medical capacity by setting up Federal Medical Stations in conjunction with numerous organizations, including the FEMA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Health, the Office of Emergency Management, and the New Jersey National Guard.
  • NJ Guard supports Menlo Park Veterans Home

    First thing you will see when you arrive at the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park is the staff being temperature tested before entering the Home. New Jersey Army National Guard Soldiers are doing the testing.
  • 177 FW Sews Face Masks for Mission-Essential Personnel

    The 177th Fighter Wing Aircrew Flight Equipment shop began sewing and distributing face masks for mission-essential personnel April 8, 2020, at the Atlantic City Air National Guard Base, N.J.
  • 177th FW continues defending the nation’s borders during pandemic

    The 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, continues defending the nation’s borders and preparing for combat deployment during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
  • 177 FW Conducts Virtual Unit Training Assembly

    ATLANTIC CITY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.J. – The 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, is conducting a virtual Unit Training Assembly for many Airmen this weekend in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 177th Fighter Wing Wins Maintenance Effectiveness Award

    The 177th Fighter Wing Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) won the Category 1 Maintenance Effectiveness Award for 2019, recognizing it as the top maintenance unit in the Air National Guard. The Maintenance Effectiveness Award is presented annually to the unit that has best met the objective of providing safe, serviceable and available equipment for sustained use in peacetime and wartime, and has best managed resources.
  • 177th Fighter Wing Airmen receive First Aid Training for Mental Health

    Airmen with the 177th Fighter Wing of the New Jersey Air National Guard received mental health first aid training Feb. 12-13 at the Atlantic City Air National Guard Base. The two-day class was designed to address some of the unique aspects of military culture and give unit members the tools to help fellow Airmen who are facing mental health issues.
  • 177th Fighter Wing leaders experience Defenders' proficiency fire course

    The recent announcement by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein that the Year Of The Defender will transition to the Year of Integrated Defense, led the leadership of the 177th Fighter Wing to spend several hours at the Transportation Security Administration firing range in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. on Nov. 5, 2019, qualifying on the M4 rifle and M9 pistol and also taking the security forces proficiency fire course, to try and get a feel for what the a base defender’s job entails.
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