139th News

  • Upholding Effectiveness: A Week Long Inspection

    After the news of receiving the grade of “effective” on the Unit Evaluation Inspection (UEI), units throughout the 139th Airlift Wing knew their hard work and dedication from the last five years paid off. Around 67 inspectors from Air Mobility Command (AMC) arrived during the week of March 4-13,

  • 139th Airlift Wing executes 41-hour sortie

    The 139th Airlift Wing has set a new milestone by pushing the boundaries of the C-130H Hercules aircraft. From Feb. 13 - 15, multiple aircrews flew a mission in which the aircraft's cumulative flight time was 41.5 hours with the engines running continuously for 45 hours.

  • 139th hosts NGB production assessment team

    The 139th Airlift Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, hosted five members from the National Guard Bureau who are part of a production assessment team (PAT) Jan. 22-25, 2024 at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base.

  • 139th members remove snow from flightline, aircraft

    State employees assigned to the 139th Civil Engineer Squadron and crew chiefs from the 139th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base, St. Joseph, Missouri, demonstrated their commitment to maintaining operational readiness on Jan. 10, 2024.

  • Seven C-130 Hercules aircraft perform ‘elephant walk’

    Maintenance and aircrew Airmen assigned to the 139th Airlift Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, conducted a mass generation of seven C-130 Hercules aircraft at Rosecrans Air National Guard base, St. Joseph, Missouri, October 14, 2023. Some of the aircraft conducted airdrops at Rosecrans and some

  • Airman Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Huey

    In a society where women continue to shatter glass ceilings, Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Huey, 180th Airlift Squadron, sets an example of determination and leadership. Huey joined the Missouri Air National Guard in 2019 with a desire to help people and achieve a sense of purpose.

  • Airmen receive coins for efforts throughout Silver Arrow exercise in Germany

    [From second left] Senior Master Sgt. Stefanie Linville, Staff Sgt. Gabe Miller and Airman 1st Class Cullen McBride, all with the 139th Airlift Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, were coined by Col. Mansour Elhihi [right], Air National Guard advisor to the commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and

  • 139th signs medical training agreement with Mosaic

    The 139th Airlift Wing and Mosaic Life Care signed a training agreement on October 2, 2023 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, Missouri. The agreement will provide medical Airmen with another opportunity to maintain their clinical requirements as medics.