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  • Flight Line to Cockpit: Maintainers Earn Pilot Slots

    “If you had told me three or four years ago that I would have this opportunity, I would have said you were crazy,” said Staff Sergeant Patrick Holmes during a short break in flying operations at a recent drill weekend here.
  • 187th SFS Chief Awarded Bronze Star Medal

    Chief Master Sgt. David E. Sellers, 187th Security Forces Squadron manager, deployed as the Security Forces manager with the 455th Expeditionary SFS, was presented the Bronze Star Medal, March 2, 2019, in the Wing Auditorium on base.
  • Red Tails Posturing for Fifth Gen Mission

    The Red Tails have begun a structural modernization movement to set the stage for the Red Tails’ upcoming F-35A mission at Dannelly Field, Alabama.
  • Tuskegee Airman Flies Again With Virtual Reality

    Retired Air Force Lt. Col. George Hardy (center), a former Tuskegee Airman, flies the 187th Fighter Wing's new Virtual Reality flight simulator. Hardy, a decorated veteran with combat flights in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, was one of the first people to test the simulator that the wing will use to promote service in the Air
  • Red Tails conduct readiness exercise

    The 187th Fighter Wing participated in a base-wide readiness assessment November 2-3, 2018, here.
  • Red Tails Embrace Mentorship

    The 187th Fighter Wing hosted the first speed mentoring opportunity for interested Red Tails here, yesterday.
  • Tuskegee Airmen Legacy Soars Over Alabama

    Flashes of red can regularly be seen streaking through the skies around lower Alabama as pilots from the Alabama Air National Guard fly their F-16 Fighting Falcons, honing their skills in routine training flights. But keen-eyed observers searching the skies on Thursday, September 6th, 2018 could have seen a unique tribute to the past, present, and future of the Tuskegee Airmen legacy that was born here more than 77 years ago.
  • Alabama Air Guard officer leads Tropic Care medical training mission

    Lt. Col. James Jones, the officer in charge for the Tropic Care Maui County 2018 Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) mission, first learned about the IRT program from members of the Alabama Air National Guard who had participated in previous missions around the country. Jones is the bioenvironmental engineer officer for Alabama’s 187th Medical Group at Dannelly Field Air National Guard Base in Montgomery. On the civilian side, he works as a maintenance manager at the Michelin Tires plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. And this year, Jones has devoted countless hours to leading the planning and operations for Tropic Care Maui County 2018.
  • 187FW Commander Highlights Priorites at All Call

    The 187th Fighter Wing held an all call for wing members August 5, 2018 outside the main hangar here.
  • 100FS Change of Command

    A new commander took charge of the 100th Fighter Squadron “Red Tails” during the squadron’s change of command ceremony here August 3, 2018. Maj. Robert Stimpson accepted responsibility of the squadron in front of Airmen, local leaders and family.