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171st Air Refueling Wing

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Retired Colonel Accused Of Conspiring To Defraud Air Force

He was a colonel with sway over the entire 171st Air Wing. Federal prosecutors say Col. Gerard Mangis used it to enrich himself, allegedly conspiring with a co-defendant to defraud the Air Force of more than $200,000.

03/05/2014

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171st Air Refueling Wing Gets New Commander

The Pennsylvania Air National Guard’s 171st Air Refueling Wing has a new leader.

08/04/2013

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More Heading Out To Help Sandy Victims

More people from our area are heading out to help out some storm-ravaged states.

11/03/2012

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Local Bases Slated For Closure Given 1-Year Reprieve

The 911th Airlift Wing and 171st Air Refueling Wing have been given new life – at least for now.

07/02/2012

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Local Officials Stress Opposition To 911th Airlift Wing Closure

The battle over the proposed closure of the 911th Airlift Wing and downsizing of the 171st Air Refueling Wing is heating up.

03/09/2012

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Congressman Murphy Not Giving Up On 911th Airlift Wing

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.

03/06/2012

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Future Of 911th Airlift Wing Main Topic At Change Of Command Ceremony

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.

02/05/2012

Pennsylvania Air National Guard, Return Home, Libya

171st Air Refueling Wing Returns

Lt. Christopher Preffer dropped by Black and Gold Sunday to talk about the return of 171st air refueling wing.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/15/2011

Pennsylvania Air National Guard, Return Home, Libya

Pa. Air National Guard Members Receive Happy Homecoming

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.

05/07/2011

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171st ARW Part Of Military Work 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.

03/22/2011

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Local Airmen, Families Saluted At Special Ceremony

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 […]

01/09/2011

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Military Personnel Help NHL With Winter Classic Preps

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. […]

12/27/2010

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