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  • New 111th SFS Commander brings badge, pilot wings to table

    Pennsylvania Air National Guard Lt. Col Alex VanZant, an Air Force pilot previously assigned to the 111th Operations Group, assumed command of the 111th Security Forces Squadron after accepting the unit’s colors from PAANG Col. Christine Munch, 111th Mission Support Group Commander, during a

  • 111th Med Group hosts Advanced Trauma Life Support Course

    More than a dozen Air National Guard members from six different states learned the ABCs during a medical course hosted by the 111th Medical Group here recently.Not the song written to teach preschoolers the alphabet, but the “ABCDE” approach to treating trauma patients.The 111th Medical Group hosted

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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 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