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158TH FIGHTER WING NEWS

  • A Vermont Trailblazer Recognized

    “I can’t do what I do without the (personnel) team helping. This took a team of people to accomplish what was accomplished, it wasn’t just one person doing it all. In the end, it’s the strength of the personal relationships that you make and the strength of the team that you’re working with – through it all we take care of the Airmen at the end of the day,” said Veronneau.
  • VTANG Readies for F-35 Arrival

    SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. – Airmen across the 158th Fighter Wing gathered at the traffic management office (TMO) of the 158th Logistics Readiness Squadron to assist with the Green Mountain Boy’s landmark induction of support equipment for the F-35 mission. Aspects of data compliance and inventory procedural guidance are some of the required tasks in effort to effectively support the Vermont Air National Guard’s new mission in the upcoming months.
  • VERMONT AIRMEN & SOLDIERS PLACE MAC IN THEIR CROSSHAIRS

    Vermont Airmen and Soldiers recently teamed-up against five Air and Army National Guard units for a three-day regional marksmanship competition. From June 21st through the 23rd, guard members from across six states squared off to determine which marksmen will advance to the national level later this year.
  • Taking Charge of Your ANG Officer Career

    Commissioned officers, regardless of branch of service, must successfully complete PME coursework to become eligible for their targeted rank and grade. Philbrook was one of a student body of over 200 officers which were divided into groups of 14 to 16 students to discuss, examine and debate an array of topics that usually stemmed from a vast list of reading materials and lectures.
  • VTANG Conducts QRF Training

    Airmen of the 158th Fighter Wing recently participated in Quick Reaction Force (QRF) training to prepare for state domestic aid response. The Vermont National Guard trains annually to maintain competency in handling public disturbances and natural disasters.
  • Coming Together for a Good Cause

    Throughout early Spring, a dynamic team of Airmen collaborated with a Scouts of America youth camp in part of an ongoing community support initiative that was established in the mid-1990’s. During their time in the hills of the green mountains, Airmen of the Vermont Air National Guard focused their efforts and skills to update key facilities to give camp goers a better experience during their next visit.
  • Extreme. Deliberate. Austere: SILVER FLAG

    March 2019: Civil Engineering and Fire Fighter Airmen from the 158th Fighter Wing attend a 10-day guantlet of training in Germany; known as "Silver Flag."
  • Close Yet Far: A Rescue Story

    Typically, tragedy happens to someone else far away. We watch or read the unnerving stories that detail the most austere cases, often feeling pain and empathy for the victims. This is the usual perspective until something does happen close to home.
  • Viper Out: Vermont Ends 33 Years of F-16 Operations

    A crowd of nearly 2,000 members, family, retirees and freinds attended the Viper Out event at the 158th Fighter Wing, on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The F-16 mission have left the VTANG after 33-years of service as the Wing anticipates the arrival of the F-35 Lightning II in the Fall, 2019.
  • The Rocky Mountains Get A Little Greener

    Shortly after the turn of the New Year, leadership of the 158th Maintenance Group at the Vermont Air National Guard, were contacted by their Colorado Air National Guard counterparts. This correspondence described a circumstance that led to a handful of Green Mountain Boys spending several weeks in the Rockies. As conveyed, the Colorado Phase Dock element of the Maintenance Group reached out to like-units for support in preparing large scale aircraft.
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PRESS RELEASES

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158FW 19-10- Transient F-35s Landing
 
158FW 19-02 - Jet Transport
 
158FW 19-01 - Night Operations
 
158FW 18-07 - Night Operations
 
158FW 18-06 - July 4th Flyovers
 
158FW 18-05 - Sugarhouse MOA Training
 
158FW 18-04 - Memorial Day Flyovers
 
158FW 18-02 - Standard Ops
 
158FW 18-01 - Night Ops