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Col. Edward Evans Jr., commander of the 186th Air Refueling Wing (ARW), attaches an Outstanding Unit Award streamer to a ceremonial guidon held by Command Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Arthur, command chief of the 186th ARW, at Key Field Air National Guard Base, Meridian, Mississippi, Dec. 1, 2018. The award was presented during a ceremony to recognize the unit's meritorious service. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jessica Fielder)
Col. Edward Evans, commander of the 186th Air Refueling Wing, addresses the 186th Maintenance Group as part of Safety Down Day at Key Field Air National Guard Base, Meridian, Miss., May 19, 2018. Safety Down Day allows members to see the importance of safety in and around the workplace. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Adam Vance)
Airmen with the Mississippi and Alabama Air National Guard conduct annual explosive device training at Key Field Air National Guard Base, Meridian, Miss., May 2, 2018. Certifiers from Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana instructed Airmen in using grenade simulators and smoke munitions. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Adam Vance)
Airmen with the Mississippi and Alabama Air National Guard conduct annual explosive device training at Key Field Air National Guard Base, Meridian, Miss., May 2, 2018. Certifiers from Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana instructed Airmen in using grenade simulators and smoke munitions. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Adam Vance)
Airmen with the Mississippi and Alabama Air National Guard conduct annual explosive device training at Key Field Air National Guard Base, Meridian, Miss., May 2, 2018. Certifiers from Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana instructed Airmen in using grenade simulators and smoke munitions. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Adam Vance)
Senior Master Sgt. Tim Garrison, boom operator with the 153rd Air Refueling Squadron, operates the boom operator simulator system (BOSS) at Key Field Air National Guard Base, Meridian, Miss., Oct. 25, 2017. The BOSS allows boom operators to practice air-to-air refueling to maintain training currencies. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Sabrina Dalton)
Tech. Sgt. Aubrey Pogue, joint terminal attack controller (JTAC) with the 238th Air Support Operations Squadron, sits in the role playing station of the Air National Guard advanced JTAC training system (AAJTS) at Key Field Air National Guard Base, Meridian, Miss., June 22, 2017. The AAJTS is a virtual reality simulator which allows JTACs to practice calling in air strikes and to use other equipment such as infrared and weapons. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Sabrina Dalton)
Tech. Sgt. Kole Nail, joint terminal attack controller (JTAC) with the 238th Air Support Operations Squadron, sits in the first-person student station of the Air National Guard advanced JTAC training system (AAJTS) at Key Field Air National Guard Base, Meridian, Miss., June 22, 2017. The AAJTS is a fully-immersive simulator which supports JTAC's training and qualification requirements. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Sabrina Dalton)
Staff Sgt. Jessie Fairchild, with the 248th Air Traffic Control Squadron (ATCS), trains Airman 1st Class Kyle Austin, an apprentice with the 248th ATCS, on the Tower Simulator System (TSS) at Key Field Air National Guard Base, Meridian, Miss., July 11, 2017. The TSS allows controllers with the 248th to practice working live aircraft traffic. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Sabrina Dalton)
186th Air Refueling Wing (ARW) Chief Master Sergeants stand at ease on Key Field Air National Guard Base, Meridian, Miss., Aug. 12, 2017. The Airmen, from all squadrons of the 186th ARW, attended a meeting conducted by Chief Master Sgt. Ronald C. Arthur, the Wing Command Chief Master Sergeant assigned to the 186th ARW. (U. S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. Richard L. Smith)

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601-484-9000

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601-484-9213
1-800-354-9892

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601-484-9714

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601-484-9623

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601-484-9639   601-484-9612


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Public Affairs Office

186 ARW Public Affairs

Public Affairs does not act as an operator service. They do not have the capability to redirect incoming calls to other offices. Please contact the base operator for these services.

Base Operator 601-484-9000

186 ARW
6225 M Street
Meridian, MS  39307-7112

601-484-9803, 601-484-9422 or 601-484-9580

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