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158TH FIGHTER WING NEWS

  • CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT DARIN J. MAUZY

    Chief Master Sergeant Darin J. Mauzy is the Command Chief, 158th Fighter Wing, Burlington Air National Guard Base, South Burlington, Vermont. His responsibilities include serving as the Wing Commander’s primary advisor on operational effectiveness, professional development, readiness, training, utilization, health, morale, and welfare of 950 enlisted Airmen. The 158 Fighter Wing is known around the world as the “Green Mountain Boys”. The history of the organization dates back to 1775 and our nation’s founding. Today the 158th Fighter Wing prepares to employ the USAF’s second operational F-35 Lightning II fighting force.
  • COLONEL HENRY U. HARDER JR.

    Colonel Henry U. Harder, Jr. is the Vice Commander, 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, South Burlington, Vermont. As the Vice Commander, he oversees the Fighter Wing Staff, Manpower and Budget Programs for the Wing and assigned organizations within.
  • COLONEL DAVID A. SMITH

    Colonel David A. Smith is the Commander, 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, South Burlington, Vermont. He is responsible for ensuring the Wing is ready to defend, execute combat operations, and sustain follow-on forces. He is entrusted with operations, readiness, training, morale and welfare, installation support, and quality of life for 1,000 personnel assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing.
  • MISSION COMPLETE: Final F-16 Phase Inspection for the VTANG

    U.S. Air Force aircraft maintainers assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing, pose in front of the tail of an F-16 during a phase inspection at the Vermont Air National Guard Base, August 1, 2018. Aircraft 328 was the last F-16 to undergo a phase inspection as the unit transitions to the F-35 Lightning II in fall of 2019. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by 2nd. Lt. Chelsea Clark)
  • Past Meets Present: Green Mountain Boys Host World War II Combat Pilot

    96-year old WWII B-17 Pilot and Vermont Native shares experience with 134th Fighter Squadron.
  • Citizen Airmen answer call to service

    When the Airmen of the 158th Fighter Wing were tasked with a short-notice deployment in support of Operation Inherent Resolve in the fight against Daesh, otherwise known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, they had to leave their civilian lives behind to dawn the uniform and answer their nation's call.
  • Deployed brother, sister reunite after 10 years apart

    U.S. Service members ordinarily have to say goodbye to family as they head out for deployments, but one deployment brought a brother and sister together after 10 years of separation. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Mary Jane Palumbo and her brother, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Quincy Mora, were able to meet outside a military air terminal in Southwest Asia for a couple of hours as he forward deployed closer to the fight. Both brother and sister are currently deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve to militarily defeat Daesh, also referred to as Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
  • VTANG Airmen Bores Through Corrosion

    Not all airmen like to be recognized for good work, but that's what one Airmen got when he created a
  • VTANG saves time and money on the PHAst Track

    The 158th Medical Group says that on June 6 it outperformed itself for efficiency by processing more
  • Bosses fly high with the Air National Guard

    Soaring through the clouds, two KC-135 Stratotanker refueling jets were accompanied by three F-16
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