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  • 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.
  • Virginia Air National Guard recognizes top performers

    The Virginia Air National Guard's 192nd Wing recognized its top performers during an annual awards ceremony Jan. 12, 2019, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Col. Frank J. Lobash, 192nd Wing commander, presided over the ceremony in which various Airmen received awards at group, wing and state levels.
  • 192nd Support Squadron recognizes new commander in assumption of command ceremony

    The 192nd Support Squadron welcomed Lt. Col. Pamela R. Garner as the new squadron commander in an assumption of command ceremony Jan. 13, 2019, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Col. J. Stock Dinsmore, 192nd Mission Support Group commander, presented the guidon to Garner signifying her taking over the 192nd SS.
  • 200th Weather Flight cuts ribbon on new home facility

    The Virginia Air National Guard’s Sandston-based 200th Weather Flight, 192nd Wing, and its team of forecasters officially have a new home after a ribbon cutting ceremony Jan. 4, 2019 in Sandston, Virginia. The 200th, which provides detailed weather forecasts and analysis for the VNG’s air and ground operations, is moving into the new facility after several years of operating out of a trailer.
  • 149th Fighter Squadron partners with community to donate toys to local children’s hospital

    The 149th Fighter Squadron, Virginia Air National Guard, partnered with the Amber Ox Public House to collect over 600 toys and donate them to the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters on Dec. 18, 2018, in Norfolk, Virginia.
  • 192nd Wing earns Air Force Meritorious Unit Award

    The Virginia Air National Guard’s 192nd Wing has earned the Air Force Meritorious Unit Award, according to an announcement made Nov. 28, 2018, by Col. Frank J. Lobash, 192nd Wing commander. This is the first time the wing as a whole has received this award, which was first authorized by the Secretary of the Air Force in March 2004. The 192nd Intelligence Squadron received the award in 2015.
  • 192nd Medical Group Airmen train for CERFP mission

    The 192nd Medical Group, Detachment 1, performed readiness training and urban search and rescue training Nov. 1-2, 2018, in Sandston, Virginia, and at the Harry E. Diezel Virginia Beach Fire Department Training Center in Virginia Beach. The training prepared them for some of the wide variety of tasks they could be called to do as part of the detachment’s primary mission, CERFP.
  • Great American Smokeout emphasizes why to quit

    Health personnel at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, advocate tobacco and electronic cigarette users kick the habit for good in recognition of the Great American Smokeout Nov. 15. The American Cancer Society established The Great American Smokeout as a day to encourage tobacco cessation throughout the U.S.
  • Mayor of Hampton visits Langley

    The mayor of Hampton, Virginia, visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, on Oct. 31, 2018. Mayor Donnie R. Tuck toured several facilities at Langley Air Force Base to gain a better understanding of the F-22 aircraft and other missions that the United States Air Force, both guard and active duty components, is responsible for at JBLE.
  • 192nd AMXS welcomes new commander

    The 192nd Wing, Virginia Air National Guard, welcomes a new commander for the 192nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony held Oct. 14, 2018, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Presiding officer Col. Catherine M. Jumper, 192nd Maintenance Group commander, welcomed Maj. Frances Dixon with the ceremonial passing of the 192nd AMXS guidon.
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