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  • Breaking Through Barriers

    Airmen with the 177th Fighter Wing here participated in a barrier painting event on base Thursday to promote putting an end to sexual assault in the military.Breaking Through the Barriers: Commit to End Sexual Assault, was sponsored by the 177th Fighter Wing Sexual Assault Prevention and Response team in recognition of April being National Sexual
  • Running for a Cause

    Airmen from 227th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) organized and participated in the third annual 24 Hour Run Challenge here at the 177th Fighter Wing track March 27-28.The challenge is a worldwide tactical air control party (TACP) event that honors fallen members of the career field, and raises money for aid to TACP members and their
  • 177th Fighter Wing receives force multiplier technology

    Pilots from the 177th Fighter Wing here received a new tool for their arsenal.The Airmen will begin using the Helmet Mounted Integrated Targeting (HMIT) system, a modular add-on for the existing Gentex HGU-55/P Light Weight Helmet.The HMIT is a high resolution glass eyepiece that is mounted onto the front of the helmet, and displays information and
  • Jersey Devils train at Operation Snowbird

    More than 200 members with the 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard arrived at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Feb. 18 to take part in training at Operation Snowbird.Unit members are training here in a variety of areas such as base and flight line operations, weapons assembly and loading, maintenance, life support and avionics.Operation
  • Snowbird Range Ops

    Using an array of technological equipment that most only experience in video games, a tactical air control party (TACP) airman calculates grid coordinates for a circling fighter aircraft. Only seconds later, a 500-pound bomb hits a target from miles away with the accuracy and precision that rivals even the best surgeons. Members from the New Jersey
  • 177th Airmen take part in Cajun Care 2014

    14 airmen from the 177th Medical Group are taking part in one of the largest Department of Defense community outreach efforts in the south, Cajun Care 2014. U.S. Navy and U.S. Air National Guard medical personnel will be providing free medical, dental, optometric, and pharmaceutical services to Abbeville, La. and its surrounding communities from
  • 177th Fighter Wing participates in Coast Guard mishap exercise

    Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City was a flurry of activity on Feb. 11, 2014 during the facility's annual mishap exercise. This year's exercise scenario included the rescue of an aviator from the 177th Fighter Wing, forced to eject over the frigid Atlantic Ocean, followed by an aircraft collision at Atlantic City International Airport. Maj.
  • Community, Guard leaders salute local hometown Airmen

    Military leaders, family, friends and elected officials applauded at least 115 Airmen from the Atlantic City Air National Guard Base here, Feb. 9 for their military service overseas.The Air National Guard's Hometown Heroes Salute ceremony held at Absegami High School recognized those who deployed for more than 30 consecutive days since 9/11 as well
  • Securing Super Bowl XLVIII

    While millions of Americans enjoyed Super Bowl XLVIII from the comfort of their living rooms, a select group of airmen from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing were tasked with providing safety and security at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 2. While F-16C Fighting Falcons circled high above, airmen on the ground secured checkpoints and
  • Deep Freeze

    While we dealt with inches of snow here in New Jersey courtesy of winter storm Hercules, the 177th Fighter Wing's own Tech. Sgt. Greg Mascaro has been measuring snow in feet at the bottom of the world. Mascaro, a Safety manager who works at Warren Grove Gunnery Range, is currently deployed as part of Operation Deep Freeze, a joint mission that sees
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