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  • 32-year enlisted aircrew member adds 'command chief' to the list

    From a jet engine mechanic and KC-130 flight engineer as a Marine to a C-130H flight engineer, KC-135 boom operator, and a MC-12W tactical systems operator as an Oklahoma Air Guardsman, Chief Master Sergeant Brian Brindle adds another position to the list – 137th Special Operations Wing Command Chief Master Sergeant.
  • 146th ASOS and 1/34th ABCT build continued partnership in warfighter exercise

    Oklahoma Air National Guard members with the 146th Air Support Operations Squadron (146th ASOS) and 285th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron (285th SOIS) from Will Rogers Air National Guard Base (WRANGB) in Oklahoma City, traveled to Little Falls, Minnesota, to support their Minnesota Army National Guard partners assigned to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division (1/34th ABCT) in a brigade Warfighter exercise (WFX 19-12), May 10-18, 2019.
  • Commander, who navigated wing from ARW to SOW, retires after 33 years of service

    That Sunday was not just the last day of November drill for Wooden (it was also the last day of his last drill as the 137th SOW’s 16th wing commander), and the photos on the wall were not just for decoration. They are the framed and displayed highlights of his career – a career that shaped his life in ways he couldn’t have imagined when he joined more than 30 years ago in 1986.
  • 137th SOW vice wing commander retires after more than three decades of service

    In an official ceremony surrounded by his family – both by blood and by service – Col. Douglas D. Hayworth, 137th Special Operations Wing (137th SOW) vice commander, retired within a historical hangar at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City, May 4, 2019.
  • Members from the 146th ASOS join Minnesota National Guard unit in readiness exercise

    The 146th Air Support Operations Squadron (146th ASOS), Oklahoma Air National Guard, joined their Army partners from the Minnesota Army National Guard Armored Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division (1/34th ABCT) for a command post exercise in Little Falls, Minnesota, March 8-9, 2019.
  • OK Air Guardsmen named Oklahoma City military hero

    Master Sgt. Bryan Whittle, assigned to the 205 Engineering and Installation Squadron (205th EIS) at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City, was honored as the American Red Cross of Oklahoma’s military hero during the 2019 Oklahoma City Heroes Breakfast, March 5, 2019.
  • OK Air National Guardsmen save life on lunch break

    A group of Airmen from the 137th Special Operations Wing, Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma City, were eating their lunch at a nearby Cicis pizza restaurant when chaos came running in the door just before noon, Jan. 31, 2019.
  • 137th SOW holds first change of command since historic mission change

    Almost 1,000 Airmen gathered in a hangar beneath a garrison flag that hung from the rafters – a flag that witnessed the beginning of an era six years ago and now the beginning of a new one. As it and the Airmen watched the 137th Special Operations Wing (137th SOW) commander firmly grasp the newest guidon, they also watched only the second commander to ever pilot the Wing since changing to a special operations wing in 2015.
  • ANG hosts national security forces conference & award ceremony

    Security Forces leadership from more than 100 units across the Air National Guard (ANG) met in one place to discuss past, current and upcoming topics that impact the career field as a whole.
  • 137th SOW develops special operations-specific Yellow Ribbon program for ANG Airmen

    The Yellow Ribbon program is meant to help Guard and Reserve military members, families and communities prepare for deployment.