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  • 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
  • Airmen from the 177th MDG assist 52nd MDG in simulated fuel spill on Spangdahlem AB

    Airmen from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Medical Group worked alongside more than 25 Airmen from the 52nd Medical Group in a scenario-based inspection at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 7, in order to ensure mission readiness.The exercise scenario was part of an annual Defense Logistics Agency requirement to observe the base's
  • 177th MDG deploys to Spangdahlem AB to work with active duty, ensure mission readiness

    More than 20 Airmen from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing Medical Group deployed July 30 to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, for a temporary duty assignment with the U.S. Air Force's 52nd Medical Group.Dentists and dental assistants, physicians, nurses, aerospace medical technicians, healthcare administrators, public health
  • New Jersey Air National Guard trains with Bulgarian air force at Thracian Star 2015

    Approximately 150 Airmen and eight F-16s from the 177th Fighter Wing of the New Jersey Air National Guard traveled overseas to participate in Thracian Star 2015, a Bulgarian-led training exercise at Graf Ignatievo Air Force Base, Bulgaria, from 13-24, July.Thracian Star is a bilateral, total force training event to enhance interoperability with the
  • 177th Fighter Wing participates in local school event

    Local first responders and military personnel visited Alder Avenue Middle School in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey to celebrate the school's Not All Heroes Wear Capes event on June 9, 2015.Airmen from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing and first responders brought equipment and set up display tables to teach the students about