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  • Mississippi ATAG retires after 38 years of service

    Maj. Gen. Billy M. Nabors, the Assistant Adjutant General (ATAG) and Commander, Mississippi Air National Guard officially retired after 38 years of honorable service to our state and nation. His tenure at the Mississippi National Guard, Joint Force Headquarters (JFH) began in 2017, where he served

  • 186th Air Refueling Wing sharpens skills at Annual Training

    Members of the 186th Air Refueling Wing (ARW), from Key Field Air National Guard (ANG) Base, Meridian, Mississippi, participated in Annual Training (AT), also known as “Summer Camp,” at CRTC, July 10-17, 2021, in Gulfport, Miss.

  • Citizens Helping to Keep Key Field Airmen Safe

    ‘Service Before Self’ is one of three tenants of the Air Force Core Values. There are two ladies who are not in the military, but are serving with their time and talents to help keep the men and women of the 186th Air Refueling Wing (ARW) at Key Field Air National Guard Base (ANGB) in Meridian,

  • Mississippi National Guard supports community with COVID-19 testing

    KEY FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Miss. - Approximately 25 members of the Mississippi National Guard’s (MSNG), 186th Air Refueling Wing (ARW) and the 47th Civil Support Team (CST) assisted with COVID-19 testing, April 1, 2020, in Meridian, Mississippi, at the Bonita Lakes Mall COVID-19 mobile

  • Simulators shape the future at the 186th Air Refueling Wing

    Currently, there are three different simulators that provide VR training for the 238th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS), 248th Air Traffic Control Squadron (ATCS), and the 153rd Air Refueling Squadron (ARS). In years past, the base also housed a KC-135R aircraft simulator that was moved

  • Mississippi National Guard Senior Leaders Retrace their Roots

    National Guardsmen from around the state traveled over 3,000 miles in three days to witness history at its best and forge comradery among service members.  Over 100 Airmen and Soldiers with the Mississippi National Guard (MSNG) participated in the MSNG 2017 Senior Leader - Lexington, Concord, and

  • TACPs - Saving Lives on the Battlefield

         When envisioning images of military special operations, one typically goes down a list to include Navy Seals, Army Rangers and Marine Raiders.  Unbeknownst to many, Tactical Air Control Parties (TACPs) are one entity of the Air Force's special operations force.  TACPs have the enormous