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  • The 139th Airlift Wing Presents the 2019 Stars and Stripes Gala

    Save the date for the 2019 Stars and Stripes Gala, the 139th Airlift Wing’s annual military ball, on September 7 at the St. Joseph Civic Center. The gala will begin at 7 p.m. with a cocktail hour starting at 6 p.m.
  • Wing seeks ideas for innovation spending that increase mission effectiveness

    The 139th Airlift Wing is asking its Airmen for creative ideas on how to spend its $100,000 of innovation funds for 2019. The funds are part of an Air Force wide innovation initiative announced by Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein last year.
  • Commander's Corner

    “Be Part of Something Bigger” was splashed across my television screen as I watched my favorite football team, the Kansas City Chiefs, play on a Monday night this fall. This catch phrase was part of our wing’s first ever television commercial aired during an NFL game. I watched with pride as the images of our wing and our airmen in action rolled across the screen. In this annual report for fiscal year 2018, I am struck by the truth of these words. We are all part of a something bigger.
  • Airman recognized as Missouri Air National Guard Outstanding Airman of the Year

    U.S Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Dawn Bickford, the material management superintendent with the 139th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Missouri Air National Guard, was named the 2018 Outstanding Airman of the Year in the senior noncommissioned officer category on Jan. 3, 2019.
  • Lt. Col. Mark Ruehter assumes command of the 139th Mission Support Group

    The 139th Airlift Wing hosted a change of command ceremony for its mission support group at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base on January 5, 2019, in the Newlon Hangar.
  • Airmen celebrate the holidays with their families

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 139th Airlift Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, bring their families for the annual Children's Christmas Workshop at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base, St. Joseph, Mo., Dec. 2, 2018.
  • Missouri Guardsman named Air Traffic Controller of the Year

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Damien Williams, accepted the 2018 Air Force Air Traffic Controller of the Year Award from the Air Traffic Control Association, during a ceremony at National Harbor near D.C. on October 2, 2018.
  • ANG leads airlift mission at Saber Junction 18

    Members of the 139th Airlift Wing’s operation and maintenance groups traveled to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 12, 2018, to support the airlift portion of Saber Junction 18.
  • They come from above: Sound of Speed

    An estimated crowd of 70,000 visited the Sound of Speed Air Show and Open House the weekend of August 25 and 26, according to Col. Ed Black, commander of the 139th Airlift Wing of the Missouri Air National Guard. It turned out to be the most attended event ever in the history of Rosecrans Air National Guard Base.
  • Free financial services available to Airmen

    Whether a deployment or separating from service, Airmen encounter a wide range of life circumstances that require making financial decisions.