117 ARW MISSION PHOTOS

Colonel Scott Grant (far left), 117th Air Refueling Wing Commander, talks about the 4 airmen who received the Alabama Accomendation Medal as part of the Fatality Search and Recovery Team mission, at Sumpter Smith Air National Guard base, Birmingham, Ala., February 24, 2019. The members include Technical Sgt. Prentice Jones (left), Technical Sgt. Greg Scoggins (left center), Senior Airman Desmond McWilliams (right center) and Senior Airman Chandler Rich, 117th Force Support Squadron, who are all part of the FSRT Team for the 117th Air Refueling Wing. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Wesley Jones)
Brig. Gen. Jeff Newton, Director of the Joint Staff for the Alabama National Guard, Maxwell AFB, awards 4 airmen part of the Fatality Search and Recovery Team at Sumpter Smith Air National Guard base, Birmingham, Ala., February 24, 2019. The members include Technical Sgt. Prentice Jones (left), Technical Sgt. Greg Scoggins (left center), Senior Airman Desmond McWilliams (right center) and Senior Airman Chandler Rich, 117th Force Support Squadron, who are all part of the FSRT Team for the 117th Air Refueling Wing. Colonel Scott Grant, 117th Air Refueling Wing Commander, attended the ceremony as well.(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Wesley Jones)
Brig. Gen. Jeff Newton (right), Director of the Alabama National Guard, Maxwell Air Force Base, awards the Alabama Accomendation Medal to Technical Sgt. Prentice Jones, 117th Force Support Squadron, during an awards ceremony at Sumpter Smith Air National Guard base, Birmingham, Ala., February 24, 2019. Jones lead the Fatality Search and Recover Team during their aid in the Hurricane Michael relief effort. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Wesley Jones)
Brig. Gen. Jeff Newton, Director of the Joint Staff for the Alabama National Guard, Maxwell AFB, awards 4 airmen part of the Fatality Search and Recovery Team at Sumpter Smith Air National Guard base, Birmingham, Ala., February 24, 2019. The members include Technical Sgt. Prentice Jones (left), Technical Sgt. Greg Scoggins (left center), Senior Airman Desmond McWilliams (right center) and Senior Airman Chandler Rich, 117th Force Support Squadron, who are all part of the FSRT Team for the 117th Air Refueling Wing. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Wesley Jones)
Airmen asigned to the 117th Air Refueling Wing participate in the annual Shell 77 Memorial Run at Sumpter Smith ANGB, Birmingham, Alabama May 15, 2019. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Ken Johnson)
Airmen asigned to the 117th Air Refueling Wing participate in the annual Shell 77 Memorial Run at Sumpter Smith ANGB, Birmingham, Alabama May 15, 2019. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Ken Johnson)
Airmen asigned to the 117th Air Refueling Wing participate in the annual Shell 77 Memorial Run at Sumpter Smith ANGB, Birmingham, Alabama May 15, 2019. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Ken Johnson)
Airmen asigned to the 117th Air Refueling Wing participate in the annual Shell 77 Memorial Run at Sumpter Smith ANGB, Birmingham, Alabama May 15, 2019. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Ken Johnson)
Airmen asigned to the 117th Air Refueling Wing participate in the annual Shell 77 Memorial Run at Sumpter Smith ANGB, Birmingham, Alabama May 15, 2019. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Ken Johnson)
Airmen asigned to the 117th Air Refueling Wing participate in the annual Shell 77 Memorial Run at Sumpter Smith ANGB, Birmingham, Alabama May 15, 2019. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Ken Johnson)

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117 ARW Leadership

117 ARW Commander

Col. Scott Grant

117 ARW Vice Commander

Col. Allen King

117 ARW Command Chief

Command Chief Master Sgt. 
Aaron Davis
 

 

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117 ARW Mission

Provide quality worldwide air refueling, airlift, support, logistics, intelligence, and medical services in support of our community, state, and nation.

 

117 ARW Vision

A world-class team of empowered men & women committed to continuous improvement and excellence, operating as the model Air National Guard unit into the twenty-first century.