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  • 139th Airlift Wing History

    139th Airlift Wing History By Col (Ret) Vernon W. James The '''139th Airlift Wing''' (AMC) is located at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base in Saint Joseph, Missouri. It is the home of the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center. The 139th AW is one of the two flying wings currently in the Missouri Air National Guard. The flying unit is the 180th
  • 180th Airlift Squadron History

    180th Airlift Squadron History By Col (Ret) Vernon W. James The 180th Airlift Squadron is located at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base, Saint Joseph, Missouri. It is part of the 139th Airlift Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, and operationally flies the Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft. It was among the first Air National Guard units that received
  • 241st Air Traffic Control Squadron History

    241st Air Traffic Control Squadron HistoryBy SMSgt Benjamin A. Taube MissionIt is the mission of the 241st to deploy, operate, and maintain Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems (ATCALS) in support of the state of Missouri, Air National Guard or United States Air Force Requirements.The 241st is one of only ten ANG Air Traffic Control Squadrons
  • Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center

    The mission of the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center (AATTC) is to increase the war fighting effectiveness and survivability of mobility forces. The AATTC is in its third decade of providing advanced tactical training to airlift aircrews from the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve Command, Air Mobility Command, Air Combat Command, Air
  • C-130 Fact Sheet

    The C-130 Hercules primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission. The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is the prime transport for airdropping troops and equipment into hostile areas. The C-130 operates throughout the U.S. Air Force, serving with Air Mobility Command, Air Force Special Operations Command, Air Combat Command, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Pacific Air Forces, Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve Command.
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