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  • Wing announces economic impact to community

    The 139th Airlift Wing announced its economic impact in the local community at a Chamber of Commerce meeting here on Oct. 25.The calculation for fiscal year 2016 is $183,539,421.59This figure includes employee salaries, benefits, education benefits, construction, operations and maintenance (O&M), military personal expenditures, fuel, and weapon
  • Wing receives Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    The 139th Airlift Wing received the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for meritorious service from Nov. 1, 2013 - Oct. 31, 2015.The award is given to units that have performed exceptionally and stand out among other Air National Guard units."This is a great honor that is a testament to the hard work that each and every one of you do on a daily
  • Korean War veteran speaks to Airman at Rosecrans

    Lt. Col. Dale H. Hueske, a Nebraska native and Korean War veteran, spoke to Airmen of the 139th Operations Group this morning at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base in St. Joseph. Hueske recounted his time at flight school, his time in the Korean War and how everything has changed.  He recounted bombing bridges in Korea, how intelligence has changed
  • Airmen Spotlight – Flight Engineer Instructor

    Staff Sgt. Taylor Schoen of the 180th Airlift Squadron recently completed Flight Engineer Instructor School as one of the youngest ever to graduate.Schoen joined the Air National Guard at Rosecrans ANG Base at age 17 back in 2009.  He spent four years as a crew chief, became a flight engineer in 2013.  Schoen was selected for instructor school two
  • Missouri Airmen perform annual training in England

    Over 50 Airmen from the Missouri Air National Guard's 139th Airlift Wing performed their deployment field training (DFT) at Royal Air Force (RAF) Mildenhall, England, June 29 - July 11, 2016.Members of the 139th Communications Flight (CF), Force Support Squadron (FSS), Chaplains office, Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS), and Public Affairs (PA)
  • Airmen tee off for charity

    Over 100 Airmen from the 139th Airlift Wing, along with family and friends, participated in the Rosecrans Chiefs Association's annual golf tournament here on June 17, 2016.The association is made up of chief master sergeants at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base.Proceeds from the event will go to local charities and the wing's Airman and Family
  • Innovative Readiness Training shapes volunteer resources into infrastructure for Boy Scouts

    More than 30 Airmen with the 139th Airlift Wing's Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) arrived at Camp William Hinds in Raymond, Maine, on the evening of May 22. They were greeted by an established operation, complete with long term services personnel, a meeting hall, and air conditioned tents. They stepped out of those tents, into the crisp morning air,
  • Mission support group gets new commander

    The 139th Airlift Wing hosted a change of command ceremony for its mission support group at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base on June 4 in the fuel cell.Col. Gordon Meyer, commander of the 139th Mission Support Group, relinquished command to Lt. Col. Bryony A. Terrell, commander of the 167th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, West Virginia Air National
  • Training highlights hands-on skills of civil engineer Airmen

    Engineer Airmen bring various hands-on skills to the mission. Over 30 Airmen from the Missouri Air National Guard's 139th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) brought those skills to Raymond, Maine, to help build part of a Boy Scouts camp from May 22 - June 3.Master Sgt. Joe McMullen is a water and fuel systems maintenance craftsman with 139th CES at
  • Airmen help rebuild Boy Scout camp

    Airmen from the 139th Airlift Wing are helping to rebuild a Boy Scout camp in Raymond, Maine.The airmen are from the 139th Civil Engineer Squadron, commanded by Lt. Col. Tracy Beattie, and arrived at the camp for a two-week work rotation on May 22, 2016.The squadron brings experience and a diverse talent pool to the on-going project, including