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  • F35s arrive to Dannelly Field

    The 187th Fighter Wing is scheduled to receive three F-35 Lightning II fighter jets at Dannelly Field, Alabama, December 5, 2023. The Red Tails are the third Air National Guard unit slated to transition to fifth generation fighter aircraft.

  • 187th Fighter Wing holds Mission Support Group Change of Command Ceremony

    U.S. Air Force Lt Col Charles P. Griggs assumes command of the 187th Fighter Wing Mission Support Group at Dannelly Field, Alabama, Aug. 5, 2023. Members of the wing bid farewell to the F-16 as the 187FW transitions to the F-35 Lightning II aircraft. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt.

  • Farewell to over 35 years flying the Viper

    The 187th Fighter Wing bid farewell to the F-16 Fighting Falcon on April 21, 2023.Viper Sunset gathered Red Tail alumni, local community leaders, and current members to honor over three decades of providing combat air power with the famous Red Tail F-16s.  The F-16s have been on numerous missions,

  • Alabama Big 10 Mayors visit Air University

    The mayors from the 10 biggest cities in Alabama visited Air University April 11, 2023, to get a deeper understanding on its impact to the region, state and throughout the Air Force.

  • 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