186ARW Photos

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)
U.S. Congressman Gregg Harper, MS-03, Master Sgt. William Allen with the 186th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Master Sgt. William Defoor with the 238th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS), Staff Sgt. Clayton Welch with the 238th ASOS, and Col. Edward Evans, commander of the 186th Air Refueling Wing, were special guests at the annual Air Force Association (AFA) meeting at the Holiday Inn, Meridian, Miss., April 5, 2018. The AFA recognized the Outstanding Airmen of the Year (OAOY) award winners from Key Field Air National Guard Base. Allen received the OAOY award in the senior non-commissioned officer category. Defoor received the 2018 Charles L. Sullivan Award. Welch received the OAOY award in the Airman category. Not present was Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Benton, with the 248th Air Traffic Control Squadron, who received the OAOY award in the non-commissioned officer category. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Adam Vance)
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kelly Miller, commander of the 186th Operations Group, passes the guidon in a change of command ceremony to Lt. Col. Ross Goodin at Key Field Air National Guard Base, Meridian, Miss., Feb. 4, 2018. Goodin assumed command of the 238th Air Support Operations Squadron. (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)

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