171st Air Refueling Wing
The Pennsylvania Air National Guard’s 171st Air Refueling Wing has a new leader.
More people from our area are heading out to help out some storm-ravaged states.
The 911th Airlift Wing and 171st Air Refueling Wing have been given new life – at least for now.
The battle over the proposed closure of the 911th Airlift Wing and downsizing of the 171st Air Refueling Wing is heating up.
The future of the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township looks bleak. It appears federal officials are not changing their stance about closing the base, which means the Pennsylvania Air Guard Refueling Wing is also expected to lose a number of jobs.
There was a change of command for the 171st Air Refueling Wing Sunday morning. The ceremony was held at the base in Findlay Township at 10 a.m. as Col. Anthony J. Carrelli took over as new commander. Several military dignitaries attended the ceremony.
Lt. Christopher Preffer dropped by Black and Gold Sunday to talk about the return of 171st air refueling wing.
There were hugs, kisses, tears and joy as members of the 171st Air Refueling Wing returned home from a mission to aid NATO forces in Libya.
Members of the 171st Air Refueling Wing have been deployed as part of Operation Odyssey Dawn. Their mission is to help maintain the no-fly zone over Libya.
FINDLAY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Members of the 171st Air Refueling Wing of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard were honored Sunday in Findlay Township as part of the “Hometown Heroes Salute Campaign.” Those receiving special recognition […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – With the NHL under a tight schedule before the Winter Classic on New Year’s Day, local military men and women were lending a helping hand today to finish some of the preparations. […]