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  • Red Tails Participate in ACE Exercise

    The 187th Fighter Wing participated in a combat exercise Nov. 1-6, 2021, throughout the southeast United States.Southern Lightning Strike, designed around Agile Combat Employment, included over 20 Air National Guard and Army National Guard units, displaying their ability to mobilize rapidly and

  • Williams becomes Command Chief for Dannelly Field

    DANNELLY FIELD, Ala. -- Chief Master Sgt. Mataya C. Williams assumed the duties of the 187th Fighter Wing Command Chief during a change of authority ceremony at Dannelly Field, Ala., on June 6, 2021.Williams assumed the title of command chief following the transition of Chief Master Sgt. Bernadette

  • Romanian Visit Continues Partnership With Dannelly Field

    DANNELLY FIELD, Ala. (June 4, 2021) — Fifteen members of the Romanian Air Force participated in the Alabama State Partnership Program here May 23-June 5, 2021.The program enhances interoperability for military members of both nations who maintain the F-16 Fighting Falcon. The partnership with

  • Brig. Gen. Sparrow Retires After 36 Years

    Brig. Gen. William Sparrow, Alabama National Guard Assistant Adjutant General - Air, was honored at a retirement ceremony May 15, 2021, at Dannelly Field, Ala.

  • Mundell assumes command of 187th Medical Group

    Lt. Col. Amy Z. Mundell assumed command of the 187th Medical Group during a change of command ceremony at Dannelly Field, Ala., May 15, 2021. During the ceremony, Col. Tara D. McKennie, who will go on to serve as the Chief of Staff of the Alabama Air National Guard at Joint Forces Headquarters,

  • Red Tails train with Marines in Yuma

    DANNELLY FIELD, Ala.—About 260 airmen and 13 F-16C+ Fighting Falcons are participating in Marine Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 2-21 March 25 through April 21, 2021, at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz.

  • Persistence: 232nd CCS Airman Overcomes Life Obstacles

    DANNELLY FIELD, Ala. — He grew up in a small town in southwest Alabama. He had hismother and father, his brother and sister. Motivated in his academics and playing soccer, life wasperfect and the future was open to endless possibilities, then whiplash and that childhood doorslammed shut, and he had