158FW News

  • Road to Combat: Part III

    New Years 2022 will be welcomed with the 158th Fighter Wing of the Vermont Air National Guard exiting a three year conversion process to be a fully operational F-35A Lightning II wing.
  • VTANG Bids Farewell to Operations Group Commander

    After 26 years of service, Col. Nathan Graber, 158th Operations Group commander, is slated to retire March 1, 2022.
  • Road to Combat: Part II

    With many personnel working from home and Airmen of the Vermont Air National Guard conducting their drills virtually, there was still a landmark event to prepare for.
  • 158th FW Welcomes New Vice Commander

    Col. David Shevchik, commander of the 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, is saluted by Col. Daniel Finnegan as he assumes the role of vice commander during a ceremony where the wing welcomed the new vice commander at South Burlington Air National Guard Base, South Burlington, Vermont, Nov. 7, 2021. Col. Adam Rice, who is moving onto a
  • Lightning and Raptors Fly Over the Green Mountains

    Four F-22 Raptors assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, prepare to depart to train with F-35A Lightning IIs from the 134th Fighter Squadron, Vermont Air National Guard at the South Burlington Air National Guard Base, South Burlington, Vermont, Nov. 7, 2021. This integrated training opportunity with the F-35s and
  • Road to Combat: Part I

    The lineage of the Vermont Air National Guard goes back to 1942 with a storied history of always being ready for any challenge, with incredible support from home.
  • Royal Netherlands Air Force Visits VTANG

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Anthony Marek, deputy commander, 158 Operations Group, Vermont Air National Guard, welcomes Maj. Pascal "Smiley," F-35 pilot, Royal Netherlands Air Force, to the Vermont Air National Guard base, South Burlington, Vermont, Oct. 25, 2021. "Smiley" and others members of the RNAF are visiting the base as an intermediate stop for
  • Vermont Air Guardsmen Return, Reflect on Deployment

    Marking the safe return for these Green Mountain Boys, more than 70 Airmen from the 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, have officially arrived back home from their overseas deployments.
  • VTANG Partners with USDA for Rabies Vaccine Study

    Rabies is a preventable viral disease often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. The rabies virus infects the central nervous system of mammals, and, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), if left untreated, causes disease in the brain and eventually death.
  • Freedom – That’s the Best Part

    Meet Airman 1st Class Komalpreet Saini, a personnel specialist with the 158th Fighter Wing, who was unaware he could join the U.S. military. That’s because Saini is from India, and in 2016, he immigrated to the United States.