The Pennsylvania Air National Guard offers both part-time and full time career opportunities. With approximately 4,000 members, PaANG, a reserve component of the United States Air Force, plays an important role in the nation's defense and supporting the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in times of need.
Programs and operations for the Pennsylvania Air National Guard are overseen by the deputy adjutant general - Air (DAG-Air) based at Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, Pa. The DAG-Air monitors the organization, training and equipping of Pennsylvania's three wings, located at six separate bases across the commonwealth, to insure both federal and state missions are efficiently and successfully accomplished. The three wings are:
·The 111th Attack Wing
is based at Horsham Air Guard Station in Horsham, Pa. It serves as a control center for the MQ-9 remotely-piloted aircraft and provides engineering and electronics capabilities through specialized units. The wing also hosts several tenant organizations at the base including units of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and the U.S. Army Reserve, among others.
·The 171st Air Refueling Wing i
s based at the Pittsburgh International Airport in Coraopolis, Pa. It provides aerial refueling capability to U.S. and Allied forces worldwide using the KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft.
·The 193rd Special Operations Wing i
s based at the Harrisburg International Airport in Middletown, Pa., and provides the only aerial television and radio broadcasting capability in the Air Force using the EC-130J Commando Solo aircraft.
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