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  • Low Pressure, Heavy Lifting – CDDAR

    New Jersey Air National Guard maintainers from the 177th Fighter Wing's Crash Damaged Disabled Recovery (CDDAR) team trained at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum in Cape May, N.J. May 22, 2016.A primary objective of the CDDAR program is to return any runways involved in a mishap to operational status as soon as practical.Unit members
  • 177th EOD Blows It Up

    Explosives Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians from the New Jersey Air National Guard finished their annual EOD cleanup week at the Warren Grove Range with a bang, exploding previously dropped practice bombs at the facility in Ocean County, New Jersey on April 29, 2016.The 177th Fighter Wing EOD Techs were joined for the week by civil engineers
  • Cutting Cars; Air National Guard Units Conduct Basic Vehicle Extrication Training

    Airmen from Connecticut, Maine, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Vermont Air National Guard Fire Departments conducted basic vehicle extrication training exercises here at the 165th Airlift Wing's Regional Fire Training Facility in Savannah, Ga. on April 6, 2016.The training provided practical, hands-on exercises focusing on softening, a term used to
  • Feeling the burn; Air National Guard Fire Departments Train at 165th Airlift Wing Regional Fire Training Facility

    Airmen from Connecticut, Maine, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Vermont Air National Guard Fire Departments conducted joint live aircraft fire training here at the 165th Airlift Wing's Regional Fire Training Facility in Savannah, Georgia, on April 4, 2016.The training, which is an annual requirement, enables airmen to practice various firefighting
  • Training with NATO allies promotes standardization

    German armed forces Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs) trained with JTACs from the 227th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) at the Warren Grove Bombing Range and at the 177th Fighter Wing of the New Jersey Air National Guard on Feb. 25, 2016.The five day combined training event included familiarization briefs, hands-on Combat Air Support
  • From sunrise to sunset: New gym equipment offers more options for strength and conditioning

    New Jersey Air National Guard members will now have an alternative to the on-base gym when it comes to fitness upkeep while at the 177th Fighter Wing.The completion of six new workout stations, Jan. 6, located alongside the new on-base track, offers members an additional means of staying fit to fight.New workout stations include: the back
  • Legion of Merit awarded to member of NJ Air National Guard

    The Legion of Merit was awarded to the outgoing 177th Mission Support Group (MSG) commander during a change of command ceremony here, Dec. 5.Col. Michael Love was presented with the award culminating the end of his illustrious 25-year career."I am deeply humbled and honored to receive this recognition," said Love. "You could almost change it to the
  • CDDAR Heavy Lifting

    More than 20 members of the 177th Fighter Wing Crash Disabled Damaged Aircraft Recovery team participated in training, Sept. 19, 2015, involving crane lifting an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, New Jersey.The training is necessary for completing a tri-annual certification, and the real-world use is in the event
  • Lending a hand

    The 177th Security Forces Squadron has new augmentees lending a hand around the Wing.Airmen from different squadrons including civil engineering, medical, and maintenance have volunteered and taken the necessary steps to serve alongside our security forces Airmen.For Staff Sgt. Ryan Fogarty, a fire protection specialist at the 177th FW, it didn't
  • Community-based initiative sets wing record with more than 100 blood donors

    More than 100 Airmen from the New Jersey Air National Guard gathered, Aug. 29, to donate blood as part of a blood drive sponsored by the Community Blood Council of New Jersey.The blood drive was coordinated by U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Diana Brown, deputy mission support group commander at the 177th Fighter Wing, alongside Tony DeLuccio, director of
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