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  • Second generation Dumas makes VaANG a family tradition

    Trainee Rick Dumas joins the Virginia Air National Guard on Sept. 27, 2019, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. His enlistment makes him the third member of his family actively serving in the 192nd Wing.
  • 192nd Wing command team tours JBLE

    The 192nd Wing command team took their first tour around the base on Aug. 13, 2019, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Comprised of Col. Mark D. Piper, 192nd Wing commander, Command Chief Master Sgt. Chris Amburn, 192nd Wing command chief, and Senior Master Sgt. Harold Childs, 192nd Wing first sergeant, the team emphasized the importance, value, and the interconnectivity of everyone’s efforts in the Wing.
  • 192nd Operations Group receives new commander

    The 192nd Wing, Virginia Air National Guard, held a change of command ceremony for the 192nd Operations Group Aug. 10, 2019, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Col. Darren P. Gray relinquished command of the 192nd OG to Col. Christopher G. Batterton, former 192nd Wing vice commander.
  • 192nd Wing change of command marks start of new era for VaANG

    The 192nd Wing welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony Aug. 11, 2019, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Ryan, Air Component Commander, Virginia National Guard, presided over the ceremony where Col. Frank J. Lobash relinquished command to Col. Mark D. Piper.
  • Ceremony recognizes dedicated crew chiefs

    Eleven Airmen from the 192nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron were appointed as dedicated crew chiefs during a ceremony July 14, 2019, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The DCC ceremony is a unique opportunity to recognize highly skilled tactical aircraft maintainers.
  • 192nd Wing Airmen deploy with 1st Fighter Wing to Qatar

    United States Air Force F-22 Raptors and Airmen from the 1st Fighter Wing and the Virginia National Guard’s 192nd Wing recently deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, from Joint Base Langley-Eustis. The F-22’s deployed to Qatar for the first time in order to defend American forces and interests in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
  • 185th Cyber Operations Squadron recognizes new commander

    The 185th Cyberspace Operations Squadron celebrated a reactivation and assumption of command ceremony June 1, 2019, in Hampton, Virginia. Lt. Col. Brock E. Lange assumed command of the 185th COS in front of leadership, family and squadron members. 
  • 149th Fighter Squadron welcomes new commander

    The 149th Fighter Squadron welcomed Lt. Col. Gregory Ebert, former 149th FS Director of Operations, as the new 149th Fighter Squadron commander during a change of command ceremony May 4, 2019 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
  • Virginia Air National Guard Airmen recognized for life saving actions

    JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. -- March is Women’s History Month, a time when many aim to highlight and recognize women who have made significant contributions at various points in time. The 192nd Wing, Virginia Air National Guard, is not an exception when it comes to service and excellence amongst our female leaders and service members. Women in the VaANG work hard with their teams to fulfill their missions and understand that they are Airmen both on and off duty. This notion was especially true for two female Airmen, Tech. Sgt. Keona Newsom and Staff Sgt. Noel Cullen, who each received recognition here on Jan. 9, 2019, for their efforts in saving a human life on separate occasions.
  • Ryan promoted, takes command of Virginia Air National Guard

    Col. Jeffrey L. Ryan was officially promoted to brigadier general Feb. 15, 2019, during a ceremony at the Virginia National Guard Sergeant Bob Slaughter Headquarters at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, and took command of the Virginia Air National Guard. Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, announced Feb. 6, 2019, that Ryan would succeed Brig. Gen. Marshall Kjelvik as the VNG Air Component Commander effective Feb. 5. Ryan most recently served as the vice commander of the 192nd Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton.
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