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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 Thomey, who officially assumed command of the 111th when he arrived here from the Pentagon in April of 2021.
  • 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 challenges over the past year. But, the 111th Med Group displayed their resiliency by finding a way to keep themselves and their fellow wingmen safe while training and fulfilling additional mission requirements.
  • 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 leaves the porchlight on for members, families

    Whether an 111th Attack Wing member is on active-duty status or a drill-status Guardsmen, military members and their families have constant support here.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 111th ATKW officer recounts 9/11 as reason to serve on the ground, in the skies

    Maj. Michael Gielbeda recounts his experience on 9/11 and how it impacted his service with the Air National Guard.
  • 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.