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  • Fit-to-fight Airmen compete in 111th ATKW Commander’s Cup

    Game was on during October’s regularly scheduled drill (RSD) as the 111th Attack Wing held a Commander’s Cup here on Oct. 14, 2023.Tug of war, a sprint medley, pull ups, volleyball, basketball, corn hole, weightlifting made up the events. Each squadron at the 111th ATKW that participated leveraged

  • 111th Operations Group welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air National Guard Lt. Col. Alex Van Zant, the new 111th Operations Group Commander, assumed command of the 111th OG during an assumption of command ceremony at Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, Sept. 27, 2023.U.S. ANG Col. Lynn Lee, 111th ATKW Commander, who previously

  • 111th MSG welcomes new commander

    The Pennsylvania Air National Guard’s 111th Mission Support Group held a change of command ceremony Sep. 9, 2023, at Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania.PAANG Lt. Col. Brian A. Silver officially assumed command of the 111th MSG with Col. Lynn Lee, 111th Attack Wing Commander,

  • 111th ATKW welcomes its first female commander

    For the first time in its 80-year history, the 111th Attack Wing welcomed a female commander, Col. Lynn M. Lee.Lee assumed command of the 111ATKW from Col. Deane Thomey during a ceremony here on September 9, 2023.“It’s bittersweet to leave because this is the best job I’ve ever had in my life,” said

  • PA Air National Hall of Fame inducts former 111th ATKW member

    Retired Col. Elwood H. Hippel, Jr. was inducted into the Pennsylvania Air National Guard Hall of Fame on June 4, 2023, at Biddle Air National Guard Base, Horsham, Pennsylvania, in recognition of his many years of outstanding service to the Pennsylvania Air National Guard.Hippel distinguished himself

  • 270th EIS changes command

    The Pennsylvania Air National Guard’s 270th Engineering Installation Squadron, a subordinate unit of the 111th Attack Wing and the 111th Mission Support Group, both headquartered here, held a change of command ceremony on base Sept. 18, 2022.Lt. Col. Brian C. Carr relinquished command of the 270th

  • PA Guard Senior Enlisted Leader visits 111th ATKW Student Flight

    Pennsylvania National Guard Senior Enlisted Leader Command Sgt. Maj. Jon Worley spoke with the 111th Attack Wing's Student Flight here on June 11, 2022. During the visit with these newly enlisted Airmen, Worley spoke about the importance of their service.

  • 111th ATKW members don denim during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Members of the 111th Attack Wing observed Denim Day, a part of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, by trading their traditional duty uniform for jeans April, 27, 2022.Vivian Claud, 111th ATKW Sexual Assault response coordinator, and her team of volunteer victim advocates made sure to

  • 111th Attack Wing Commander returns to duty

    The commander of the 111th Attack Wing and Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, Col. Deane Thomey, returned to duty March 30, 2022, after a lengthy period of rehabilitation and recovery resulting from a plane crash in October 2021 that took the life of his daughter. Thomey, who

  • 111th ATKW Airman receives academic accolades, NCO award for 2021

    A 111th Attack Wing Air National Guardsman here was recently recognized for his academic achievement at an Air Force school while also being selected as Non-Commissioned Officer-of-the-Year for 2021 in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard. Tech. Sgt. Michael D. is an Instructor/Sensor Operator with