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  • 117 ARW Wins Omaha Trophy

    The 117th Air Refueling Wing was announced as the strategic aircraft winner of the 2018 Omaha Trophy here on June 3.U.S. Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of United States Strategic Command, announced the 117th as a winner in recognition of outstanding support to the strategic deterrence mission.The 117 ARW is the first Air National Guard tanker
  • Wreath Laying Commemorates Fallen Airmen

    A ceremony was held at Forest Hill Cemetery on April 18 by the 117th Air Refueling Wing to commemorate the Bay of Pigs mission that took the lives of four Alabama Airmen.During the ceremony Maj. Jason Carr, a pilot from the 106th Operations Squadron, placed a wreath at the gravesite of Thomas “Pete” Ray. Ray, a former member of the Alabama Air
  • Military dentists in high-demand during joint-service health care initiative in Missouri

    Dental care was in high-demand at the Operation Healthy Delta Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) exercise in southeastern Missouri. Known as the Bootheel, the region is one of the state’s more medically underserved areas.