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179th Airlift Wing Flying Legacy Final Flight

30 Apr , 2022  

By Master Sgt. Joseph Harwood

The 164th Airlift Squadron conducted a ceremonial final formation flight of two C-130H Hercules as part of their “Flying Legacy” tribute ceremony, April 23, 2022, held at the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield Lahm Air National Guard Base, in Ohio. The unit invited current members, their family and friends as well as prior service members to join them in a private ceremony in order to pay tribute to the historical flying unit’s aviation history as it enters a new era with a new non-aviation based mission.

Col. Darren Hamilton, 179th Airlift Wing commander, opened the ceremony thanking those in attendance and briefing an outline of the plan for embarking on the ceremonial final formation flight followed by remarks regarding the historical significance of the day for the crowd in front of a C-130H Hercules static display.

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Third Annual AMVETS Post 26 Christmas Card Drive Underway

23 Sep , 2016  

The 3rd Annual Christmas Card drive for our troops is underway. AMVETS Post 26 collects Christmas Cards and then sends them to a volunteer organization which distributes them to our troops all over the world. Last year over 7,000 cards were sent and the hope is to increase that number this year.

The following are guidelines for submitted cards: More…

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