177th Fighter Wing cuts ribbon on new HQ and ASOS buildings

From left to right, State Senator James Whelan, Rep. Frank A. LoBiondo (R.-2nd Dist.), U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, Col. Robert C. Bolton, Commander, 177th Fighter Wing, Maj. Gen. Glenn K. Rieth, The Adjutant General of New Jersey and Maj. Gen. Maria Falca-Dodson, Commander, New Jersey Air National Guard, prepare to cut the ribbon during a ceremony at the 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard on August 11, 2011. Federal and state officials joined with senior New Jersey National Guard commanders and 177th Fighter Wing Airmen in Egg Harbor Township, NJ for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Wing’s new Headquarters and 227th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) buildings. The new headquarters provides space for the commander and staff, conference rooms, and a training classroom, while the 227th ASOS facility has offices for flight operations and mission planning, along with maintenance, weapons and other storage areas. The 227th is assigned to provide direct support for the New Jersey Army National Guard’s 50th Brigade Combat Team and Pennsylvania National Guard’s 2/28th Brigade Combat Team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen
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