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  • 111th Attack Wing welcomes new commander

    The 111th Attack Wing, headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania, welcomed Col. Deane E. Thomey as their new wing commander during an assumption of command ceremony here June 13, 2021.The Commander of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard, Brig. Gen. Michael Regan, presided over the ceremony recognizing

  • 111th Attack Wing bids farewell to former commander

    BIDDLE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Pa. – The 111th Attack Wing said farewell to its former commander here today, in a ceremony honoring him for his service to the Pennsylvania Air National Guard. Col. William R. Griffin officially retired on April 1, 2021, when he reached his mandatory retirement

  • 111th Med Group vaccinates wingmen, achieves top readiness rank

    The 111th Medical Group here has administered more than 900 total doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to airmen and department of defense civilians on base between Jan. 27, 2021 and May 20, 2021 while maintaining their top ranking for operational readiness in the Air National Guard.COVID-19 presented its

  • PA Air Guard member honored at NHL game

    A member of the 111th Operations Support Squadron here was recognized for both his military and community service by his favorite hockey team recently.Maj. Michael Gielbeda, a cyber operations officer with the 111th OSS at Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, was recognized as

  • Highest enlisted rank gains new giant

    Senior Master Sgt. Lauren Paul, the 111th Force Support Squadron superintendent, was promoted to the highest enlisted rank of Chief Master Sergeant during a ceremony on Saturday, May 1 at Biddle Air National Guard Station.During the ceremony, Lt. Col. Brian Wilson, 111th Force Support Squadron

  • Rookie 111th SFS member meets military idol

    Airman 1st Class William Guilfoyle, a native of Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, serving with the 111th Security Forces Squadron here, stayed frosty when his military idol, John Gretton “Jocko” Willink, a retired Navy SEAL officer who rose to fame as a best-selling author and podcaster, rolled through the

  • 111th ATKW participates in DoD-wide extremism stand down

    The 111th Attack Wing conducted a “stand down” here during its regularly scheduled drill on April 12, 2021, as part of a Department of Defense program to address extremism in the ranks. Across the Defense Department, in units large and small, commanders and leaders held stand downs which were

  • Centenarian pilot visits 103rd Attack Squadron

    A 100-year-old U.S Air Force retiree’s visit to the 103rd Attack Squadron here proved you can take the pilot out of aviation, but you can’t take the aviation out of the pilot. Retired USAF Lt. Col. William P. Bonelli, a Pearl Harbor survivor who went from being an aviation mechanic to flying a B-17