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  • 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 directed by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III in early February. A “stand down” provides time for military units to shift focus from operational or alert status, and focus on an important training issue facing the force.
  • 111th ATKW highest-enlisted leader passes baton during Feb. drill

    The 111th Attack Wing Chief Master Sgt. Robert Ferguson accepted authority as command chief master sergeant from 111th ATKW Commander Col. Bill Griffin during a ceremony here, Feb. 8. Command chiefs advise the unit commanders on all enlisted matters, including all issues affecting the command's mission and operations; and the readiness, training, utilization, morale, technical and professional development; and quality of life of all enlisted members in the organization.
  • Targeting a killer, 111th ATKW reminds community to be vigilant

    We have intelligence regarding a sleeper cell intent on killing from within. The threat does not distinguish between military and civilian targets. It strikes regardless of race, religion, social status, or even gender. And, it wants nothing more than to silently destroy as many as possible.
  • 111th ATKW official reminder: Substance abuse prevention requires constant attention

    Substance abuse can have a negative impact on one’s health, relationships, work, and for those who serve in the military, it can completely end their career. Although October was National Substance Abuse Prevention month, it is important that service members are always holding themselves accountable.
  • Energy awareness, Horsham Air Guard leading the way

    While the 111th Attack Wing commander isn’t going to chastise members for turning up the thermostat, he might suggest putting on another layer. As temperatures drop in the area, historically energy costs rise. In order to combat that increase, Horsham AGS Facilities Manager Chief Master Sgt. Chris Haas, is overseeing Federal Energy Management Program energy conservation efforts recommended for military installations.
  • Emergency Preparedness Month recognized at Horsham Air Guard Station

    To ensure airmen remain ready, the Horsham Air Guard Station Emergency Management Office is echoing the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s theme of “prepared not scared” here during National Preparedness month.
  • 111th ATKW chief, role-model bids farewell to ANG after 22-year career

    Chief Master Sgt. Robert, 111th Attack Wing Operations Group superintendent, retired from military service here, Feb. 9 after 22 years in the Air Force.
  • Over a decade later, 111th ATKW command post controller returns to her ANG family

    Every military member has a different story about why they joined, experiences while serving and the reason they stay - or chose to separate. But the narrative of Senior Airman Kelly Dozier, 111th Attack Wing command post senior controller, is even more original than most.
  • ANG director, command chief make a stop at Pa.’s resilient attack wing

    Air National Guard leaders met with 111th Attack Wing members to feel the pulse of the wing with possibly the most interesting story of resilience in the ANG.
  • Attack Wing tackles blood shortage, aids Red Cross

    Members of the 111th Attack Wing, (from bottom to top) Tech. Sgt. Scott Burr, Senior Master Sgt. Thomas Viselli and Capt. Timothy McManus, donate their time and blood to the Red Cross Feb. 11, 2018 at Horsham Air Guard Station, Pa. Recent winter weather conditions have lead to a significant shortfall in blood donations within the local area. (U.S.