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  • Blacksnakes Commander Promoted to Chief of Staff

    FORT WAYNE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ind. – Following the announcement of senior leader position changes in the Indiana Air National Guard, Indiana National Guard Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Courtney P. Carr, has promoted Col. Patrick “Rude Dog” Renwick, 122nd Fighter Wing Commander, to the rank of Brigadier General, Wednesday, 11 April 2018. Renwick will now serve as Chief of Staff, Indiana Air National Guard, at Joint Forces Headquarters, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Blacksnakes take joint training to new heights

    More than 200 Airmen and ten A-10C aircraft from the 122nd Fighter Wing recently completed Operation Guardian Blitz, a two-week joint training exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida, which included air-to-air refueling, training alongside Navy rotary assets and Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs).
  • 122nd Fighter Wing returns from Exercise Slovak Warthog

    Airmen from the 122nd have been conducting training and familiarization events along side our NATO ally, Slovakia. A complete flying package of eight A-10C Thunderbolt II “Warthog” aircraft from the 163rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron were deployed for the joint training exercise titled Slovak Warthog. Cross-boarder training with other U.S. Air
  • Airman competes in armed forces triathlon

    Lt. Cody Bohachek, 122nd Fighter Wing Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Officer in Charge, recently placed fifth overall and first for the Air Force in the 2015 U.S. Armed Forces Triathlon Championship at Wolf Lake Memorial Park, Hammond, Indiana on June 7, 2015.Becoming a gifted athlete is not an easy task. For most it takes time, dedication, and
  • 122nd Security Forces thanks Indiana University East

    Indiana University East's Student Veterans Organization received a community support award from the 122nd Security Forces Squadron, March 7, 2015 at the 122nd Fighter Wing, Fort Wayne, Indiana.The SVO made the trip up from Richmond, Indiana to meet some of the recently deployed members that received the group's care packages sent during their
  • New era begins in Fort Wayne

    September 13, 2014, the 122nd Fighter Wing welcomed its newest leader of the proud Fort Wayne Air National Guard Base, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Col. Patrick R. Renwick, while simultaneously saluting former Wing Commander, Col. David L. Augustine following his retirement. The symbolic passing of the torch between the commanders was overseen by Maj. Gen.
  • Defenders Return to the Fort

    The 122nd Fighter Wing welcomed home more than two-dozen members from the 122nd Security Forces Squadron, as they returned from a six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, January 23, 2015 at the Fort Wayne International Airport.Twenty-six Blacksnakes mobilized for this deployment and were assigned to the 379th Expeditionary
  • Fort Wayne ANGB supports community ties through parade

    Thousands of people lined the streets of downtown Fort Wayne, eagerly anticipating the beginning of the city's largest summer festival. Kids stood patiently with empty shopping bags, thrilled for the chance to receive loads of candy while parents sat comfortably in lawn chairs. Numerous others blanketed the sidewalks and lawns in front of Fort
  • Father, son enlist during Armed Forces Weekend at Indy 500

    The opportunity to serve your country is not a chance that everyone gets. However, for Patrick and Taylor Affolder the opportunity was one they could not pass. The father and son duo from Decatur, Indiana and recent enlistees of the 122nd Fighter Wing were proud to be part of a group of Indiana military recruits that joined to serve their country
  • 122nd Fighter Wing promotes first female command chief in its 67 year history

    The 122nd Fighter Wing held a Command Chief change of authority and promotion ceremony, Sept 14, 2013, ushering in the unit's first female command chief in its 67 year history. Christine A. Hutchins was promoted to Chief Master Sgt. and Chief Master Sgt. James E. Salway II passed the responsibilities of the position of the 122nd Fighter Wing's
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