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  • Clean Sweep: 177th Fighter Wing Airmen donate time to roadside project

    Airmen from the 177th Fighter Wing worked an off-day Monday, volunteering their time to clean up the community on April 13.They participated in the Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) roadside cleanup event picking up debris along a section of Tilton Road outside the base's main gate in Egg

  • Women's History Month - Growing Stronger

    The Department of Defense is celebrating Women's History Month throughout the month of March. Ever since women were permitted to join the National Guard, around 1950, they have had a consistent presence. According to Air National Guard statistics, right now women make up approximately 18.5% of the

  • Youth Advisory Council Meets at 177th Fighter Wing

    A local youth advisory council met here on March 7 to discuss current events and issues in the United States with a member of Congress.The council was comprised of students from various high schools located within New Jersey's Second District and meet with U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo monthly for a

  • 177th Fighter Wing Change of Command

    Members of the 177th Fighter Wing gathered in the main hangar to take part in a change of command ceremony here on March 8.The event symbolized the passing of the torch from Col. Kerry M. Gentry, 177th Fighter Wing commander since March 2012, to the new commander of the 177th Fighter Wing, Col. John

  • JTAC awarded Bronze Star Medal

    A member of the 177th Fighter Wing received the Bronze Star Medal here today as recognition of their meritorious service in a combat zone.U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Christopher W. Donohue, a joint terminal attack controller with the 227th Air Support Operations Squadron, received the Bronze Star

  • 177th FW participates in outbreak exercise

    The 177th Fighter Wing has taken action against the threat of disease by conducting an Ebola Virus Exercise here today.The Air Force instructs each Wing to conduct a Public Health Emergency exercise each year and this year's emergency was exposure to the Ebola virus while deployed.As Airmen entered

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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