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  • Gentry Takes Command of the 188th Operations Group

    EBBING AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, FORT SMITH, Ark. - The 188th Wing hosted a formal change of command ceremony Sunday Feb. 4 at Ebbing Air National Guard Base as Lt. Col. Jeremiah Gentry took command of the 188th OG.
  • Air Force Marathon to feature MQ-9 Reaper

    The MQ-9 Reaper has been selected as the featured aircraft for the 2018 Air Force Marathon
  • Fehrle takes command of 188th Medical Group

    EBBING AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ark. – Col. Bret Fehrle took command of the 188th Medical Group from Col. Misty Zelk during a formal change of command ceremony here Dec. 2, 2017.
  • Air National Guard strikes hard in first ‘Combat Hammer’ exercise

    Airmen from multiple units across the Air National Guard supported and flew MQ-9 Reaper aircraft during Operation Combat Hammer, the first operational air-to-ground weapons evaluation for the ANG to participate in with the MQ-9 Reaper mission set. ANG Airmen from Texas, New York, Iowa, Ohio, California, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Arkansas and North Dakota supported and flew the MQ-9 Reaper during the exercise.
  • CMSgt Allinder Crosses the Finish Line

    Chief Master Sgt. Tomie Allinder, Superintendent 123rd IS, bids farewell Nov. 4, 2017, during a formal retirement ceremony held at the 188th Wing.
  • Exceptional Airmen and Families get awards

    Airmen of the 188th were recognized, Nov. 4, 2017, Ebbing Air National Guard Base Ft. Smith, Ark., for distinguishing themselves among their peers and providing exceptional service to the wing.
  • Air National Guard Intelligence analysts aid Puerto Rico

    Air National Guard Intelligence Analysts with the 188th Wing are supporting hurricane disaster relief in Puerto Rico by providing situation reports and imagery of damage and potential risks so workers on the ground can more efficiently assist those affected.  
  • Kinney takes command of the 188th Wing

    The 188th Wing hosted a formal change of command ceremony Sat. Sept. 16 at the Fort Smith convention
  • New ISRG commander attains rank of colonel

    Stanley L. “Sonny” Stefancic, III was promoted to the rank of colonel and took command of 188th Wing’s Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group April 1, 2017.
  • Air National Guard director visits 188th Wing

    Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, director of the Air National Guard, and Chief Master Sgt. Ronald C. Anderson, ANG command chief master sergeant, visited the 188th Wing March 31, 2017.