• Command chief reflects on Red Tails connection

    When Chief Master Sgt. Charles Jackson Jr., 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group superintendent, in-processed with the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing on August 6, 2021, he officially became a part of the Red Tails family. However, his ties to the legendary 332nd preceded his arrival by decades with

  • 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.

  • 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.