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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Katie Farrell, an aerospace medical technician with the 167th Medical Group, currently assigned to the West Virginia National Guard’s Task Force Medical – East, administers a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination to an airman as part of COVID-19 relief efforts in the 167th Airlift Wing dining facility, Martinsburg, West Virginia, Apr. 11, 2021. The vaccine is administered in two shots, with the second shot administered no more than six weeks after the first
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ian Miller and Master Sgt. Matthew Stickley, aerospace medical technicians with the 167th Medical Group, currently assigned to the West Virginia National Guard’s Task Force Medical – East, prepare Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations for military members and families in the 167th Airlift Wing dining facility, Martinsburg, West Virginia, Apr. 11, 2021.
Martinsburg STARBASE and the Winchester STARBASE Academy staffs, photographed here in a Martinsburg STARBASE classroom April 8, 2021, collaborated recently to deliver their science, technology engineering and math lessons to students in Virginia and West Virginia. Typically students travel to the STARBASE locations, in Martinsburg, West Virginia, and Winchester, Virginia, but various COVID-19 pandemic policies in the schools created limitations on how the curriculum could be presented.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Coffman and Senior Airman Justin Ashby, firefighters for the 167th Civil Engineering Squadron, recently saved a man’s life, pulling him out of a burning house. The firefighters credit the feat to their intensive training.
Staff Sgt. Mitchell Alerding is a lead firefighter for the 167th Civil Engineering Squadron and the 167th Airlift Wing’s Airman Spotlight for April 2021.
U.S. Air Force Col. Marty Timko, left, wing commander, 167th Airlift Wing, West Virginia National Guard, and Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, director, Air National Guard, speak in the cargo area of a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during Loh’s visit at Shepherd Field Air National Guard Base in Martinsburg, West Virginia, March 9, 2021. During his visit, Loh received updates on the unit’s current operations and response to the COVID-19 pandemic
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, director, Air National Guard, addresses Airmen with the 167th Operations Group, 167th Airlift Wing, West Virginia National Guard, during a visit at Shepherd Field Air National Guard Base in Martinsburg, West Virginia, March 9, 2021. During his visit, Loh received updates on the unit’s current operations and response to the COVID-19 pandem
Sherra Triggs, left, director of STARBASE Martinsburg, speaks with U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, director, Air National Guard, and his wife Diane Loh, about teaching STARBASE curriculum through the COVID-19 pandemic, during their visit to the 167th Airlift Wing, West Virginia National Guard, at Shepherd Field Air National Guard Base in Martinsburg, West Virginia, March 9, 2021. During his visit, Loh received updates on the unit’s current operations and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brig. Gen. Holt visits WV Troops Prior to Middle East Deployment. (Courtesy photo provided)
Brig. Gen. Holt visits WV Troops Prior to Middle East Deployment. (Courtesy photo provided)
Brig. Gen. Holt visits WV Troops Prior to Middle East Deployment. (Courtesy photo provided)
Members of the West Virginia National Guard met with personnel from the West Virginia Emergency Management Division, Mar. 10, 2021, in Dunbar, West Virginia, to discuss the upcoming Vigilant Guard exercise to be held in the Mountain State later this summer. The meeting was an opportunity to brainstorm and coordinate ideas for exercise goals and mission requirements, identify participating agencies who currently are scheduled to participate and those who might wish to engage, and to build a common operating picture for the upcoming event. (U.S. Army National Guard photos by Edwin L. Wriston)
Members of the West Virginia National Guard met with personnel from the West Virginia Emergency Management Division, Mar. 10, 2021, in Dunbar, West Virginia, to discuss the upcoming Vigilant Guard exercise to be held in the Mountain State later this summer. The meeting was an opportunity to brainstorm and coordinate ideas for exercise goals and mission requirements, identify participating agencies who currently are scheduled to participate and those who might wish to engage, and to build a common operating picture for the upcoming event. (U.S. Army National Guard photos by Edwin L. Wriston)
Members of the West Virginia National Guard met with personnel from the West Virginia Emergency Management Division, Mar. 10, 2021, in Dunbar, West Virginia, to discuss the upcoming Vigilant Guard exercise to be held in the Mountain State later this summer. The meeting was an opportunity to brainstorm and coordinate ideas for exercise goals and mission requirements, identify participating agencies who currently are scheduled to participate and those who might wish to engage, and to build a common operating picture for the upcoming event. (U.S. Army National Guard photos by Edwin L. Wriston)
Official photo of Private 1st Class Marc Siegler. (Courtesy photo)
U.S. Air Force Col. Chris Sigler, commander, 167th Operations Group, 167th Airlift Wing, West Virginia National Guard, briefs Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, director, Air National Guard, on recent airlift operations at Shepherd Field Air National Guard Base in Martinsburg, West Viriginia., March 9, 2021. During his visit, Loh received updates on the unit’s current operations and response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Sherra Triggs, left, director of STARBASE Martinsburg, speaks with U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, director, Air National Guard, and his wife Diane Loh, about teaching STARBASE curriculum through the COVID-19 pandemic, during their visit to the 167th Airlift Wing, West Virginia National Guard, at Shepherd Field Air National Guard Base in Martinsburg, West Virginia, March 9, 2021. During his visit, Loh received updates on the unit’s current operations and response to the COVID-19 pandemic
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. William Crane, the Adjutant General for the West Virginia National Guard, passes the flag representing the 2,100 members of the West Virginia Air National Guard to U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Ray Shepard during a change of command ceremony held at the 167th Airlift Wing, Shepherd Field, Martinsburg, West Virginia, March 7, 2021.
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Christopher Walker, outgoing Assistant Adjutant General- Air for West Virginia National Guard makes remarks before relinquishing command to Brig. Gen. Ray Shepard during a change of command ceremony held at the 167th Airlift Wing, Shepherd Field, Martinsburg, West Virginia, March 7, 2021
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Ray Shepard, the Assistant Adjutant General- Air for West Virginia, left, and Command Chief Master Sgt. David Stevens, West Virginia Air National Guard Command Chief, right, present Airman 1st Class Pujaba Chudasama, with the James Kemp McClaughlin trophy during the 167th Airlift Wing’s Outstanding Airman of the Year ceremony March 7, 2021.