This page features links to the biographical information on leadership of the 111th Attack Wing, Pennsylvania Air National Guard and Air National Guard chain of command. The information contained in these biographies provides a brief glimpse at the high level of dedication, sacrifice and excellence present within those who volunteer to protect and defend the nation and Commonwealth.

Colonel Deane E. Thomey

Col. Deane E. Thomey assumed command of the 111th Attack Wing on April 1, 2021 at Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania. As Wing Commander, he supervises the Wing and its subordinate units, which include but are not limited to the 111th Operations Group, the 111th Medical Group, the 111th Mission Support Group, and the 201st Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron (REDHORSE) Detachment 1. In total, Col. Thomey commands more than 900 ready Airmen in executing the Wing’s mission to support multi-domain global operations, safeguarding the homeland, and supporting Pennsylvania communities by building partnerships with local civil authorities. Continued...

Colonel Rebecca A. Gray

Colonel Rebecca A. Gray is the Vice Commander, 111th Attack Wing at Biddle Air National Guard Based in Horsham, Pennsylvania.  She is responsible for assisting the commander with supervising the wing and its subordinate units which include:  111th Operations Group, the 111th Medical Group, the 111th Mission Support Group and the 201st Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron (RED HORSE) Detachment 1. The wing supports multi-domain global operations, safeguarding the homeland and supporting Pennsylvania communities by building partnerships with local civil authorities. Continued ...

Chief Master Sgt. Robert S. Ferguson

Chief Master Sgt. Robert S. Ferguson is Command Chief, 111th Attack Wing, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, located at Biddle Air National Guard Base, Horsham, Pa. As the Command Chief, he reports directly to the Wing Commander on enlisted personnel issues to include the following: professional military education, enlisted promotions, mentorship, morale, family, community relations and esprit de corps. He acts as the conduit for information flow between commanders and enlisted personnel, ensuring enlisted members understand the commander’s policies, goals and objectives. Chief Master Sgt. Ferguson is the adviser to wing boards such as the Chief’s Council, First Sergeant’s Council, Rising Six and Top-3. Continued ...


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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