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  • Airman Spotlight: Col. Ed Black

    While working a high school job harvesting produce near St. Joseph, now-Col. Ed Black saw C-130 Hercules aircraft flying over and immediately knew he wanted to become a pilot.
  • Wing announces Outstanding Airmen of the Year

    The 139th Airlift Wing announced six Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2021.
  • Coping with Financial Issues of COVID-19 - Part 38

    Once you have made the commitment to start a savings plan, and you have decided into which banking institution to place your money, the crucial question you may ask yourself is, “Where am I going to find extra money to put away?”
  • Coping with Financial Issues of COVID-19 - #37

    Whether you are ready for it or not, the holidays are upon us! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and everyone in your family is healthy and safe. The holidays are certainly a special time for family and friends but prepare yourself with the following financial security tips for this time of year.
  • Maintenance Airman promotes to chief master sergeant

    “It was a team effort with everyone in maintenance,” said Senior Master Sgt. Kelly Kunkel, 139th Maintenance Operations Flight superintendent. “Without their support, without their teamwork and comradery, it wouldn't have happened. I give a lot of credit to them and I give a lot of credit to my family for supporting me through the tough times as well as the good.”
  • Wing names new medical commander

    Leadership from the 139th Airlift Wing announced Lt. Col. Jason Horn as the new commander of the 139th Medical Group on Dec. 1, 2020.
  • Airmen return home from overseas deployment

    Approximately 110 Airmen and two C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft from the 139th Airlift Wing are home after spending months deployed to the Middle East.
  • Coping with Financial Issues of COVID-19 - #36

    This will be an abbreviated Tidbit in view of Thanksgiving coming this Thursday so there will also not be any briefing this week.
  • Resiliency center hosts ‘mini tactical pause’

    Ms. Veteran America 2019, Naviere Walkewicz, was the guest speaker for a Mini Tactical Pause hosted by the 139th Airlift Wing’s Resiliency Center on Nov. 7, 2020. The event was conducted virtually to accommodate Airmen who were performing drill from home.
  • Coping with Financial Issues of COVID-19 - Part 33

    The most wonderful time of the year is upon us, bringing thoughts of family, friends and cherished traditions. That means different things to different people. Our traditions may differ, but they tend to run deep, tapping into childhood memories and strong emotions.