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  • Legacy: 111th ATKW helps celebrate 74th Air Force birthday in Philadelphia

    More than a dozen 111th Attack Wing members stationed here represented the Pennsylvania Air National Guard during a 74th U.S. Air Force birthday celebration hosted by the Armed Services Council of the Union League of Philadelphia, Sept. 15, 2021.Maj. Gen. Randolph J. Staudenraus, Director, Strategy,

  • Sept 11th remembered at 111th Attack Wing

    Col. Deane E. Thomey, Commander 111th Attack Wing, speaks during in a memorial ceremony commemorating the 20 years since the 9-11 terror attacks, at Biddle Air National Guard Base, Pennsylvania, September 11, 2021. During the ceremony 111th Attack Wing members shared stories of their experiences

  • RED HORSE Ready! 111th squadron always set to ‘saddle up’

    With the shift in mission at the 111th Attack Wing from A-10 Thunderbolt II to the remotely-piloted MQ-9 Reaper, there are those in the community who are sometimes surprised that the Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, is still open for business.Then drill weekend hits, and the

  • 111th ATKW FRG leader lives the American dream

    Anna Richar believes in the American Dream because long before she was an award-winning woman in charge of family readiness, or a small business owner, she was a little girl whose family left the Old Country for New York City in search of a better life.  Richar, the daughter of Italian immigrants,

  • Long-time 111th Med Group member assumes command

    111th Med Group Commander Col. Adam Colombo received his unit’s colors from 111th Attack Wing Commander, Col. Deane E. Thomey, during an assumption of command ceremony at Biddle Air National Guard Base, August 8, 2021. Thomey presided over the ceremony recognizing Colombo's official assumption of


    Per the CDC’s COVID Data Tracker, Montgomery, Bucks, and Philadelphia counties have moved into the “Substantial Transmission” level of community transmission. Due to this increase in local transmission, and in accordance with the latest guidance from the Deputy Secretary of Defense, effective

  • 111th ATKW hosts PA State Representatives

    The 111th Attack Wing welcomed three Pennsylvania State Representatives to Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, for an update to discuss issues important to the Wing, the base and the local community. Col. Deane Thomey, 111th Attack Wing Commander, hosted State Representatives

  • PA TAG Visits 111th Airmen

    Senior leadership for the Pennsylvania National Guard deboard a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after landing at Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, July 14, 2021. The group, led by Maj. Gen. Mark J. Schindler, Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, visited to the 111th Attack Wing to

  • 111th Civil Engineer Squadron Re-Activates

    The 111th Civil Engineer Squadron held a ceremony at Biddle Air National Guard Base Horsham, Pennsylvania to re-activate after a 13-year hiatus, June 12, 2021.The 111th CES de-activated in 2008 when the base transitioned from a Joint-Reserve base to a Guard installation before eventually

  • Biddle ANG base sees future with fresh eyes, new vice commander

    A recent Department of Defense study cited that women make up only 20% of officers in the Air National Guard. And of that number, a mere 10% rise to the rank of colonel. Given those odds, Col. Rebecca Gray, the 111th Attack Wing’s current vice commander, kick started ANG’s vision for diversity—an