• 179th EFS redeploys to Minnesota

    The 179th EFS is returning to the 148th Fighter Wing in Duluth, Minnesota after a nearly four-month deployment to the 407th Air Expeditionary Group in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Since April, the 179th EFS F-16s flew more than 600 combat sorties and nearly 3,500 hours.

  • Like father, like daughter

    For most people, going on a deployment means leaving your family behind, however that is not the case for everyone.Tech Sgt. Scott Kleive, 179th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron crew chief, and his daughter, Airman 1st Class Kalei Kleive, 179th EFS plans and scheduling manager, get the unique

  • Pilot reaches 2K hours in F-16

    Lt. Col. Bryan “Jaws” Meek, 179th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron chief of weapons and tactics, reached 2,000 flying hours in the F-16 Fighting Falcon April 27, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.

  • 407th AEG welcomes Vipers

    F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 179th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron began arriving to the 407th Air Expeditionary Group April 13, 2018. The 179th EFS consists of hundreds of Air National Guard members whose primary mission is to fly F-16 Fighting Falcons in support of Operation Inherent