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  • 121st Air Refueling Wing prepares for new flight simulator

    The construction project for a KC-135 flight simulator is well underway at the 121st Air RefuelingWing in Columbus, Ohio, as of March 4, 2018.The $4 million project, including design and construction, began in November of 2017 and isprojected to be completed in June or July of this year.“The project

  • 121st ARW Airman wins Latino Military Service award

    Ohio Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Sabrina Jimenez, a personnel specialist at the 121st Air Refueling Wing in Columbus, Ohio, was presented the Latino Military Service of Distinction award by the Ohio Latino Affairs Commission on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Five Hispanic Ohioans were chosen to receive

  • 121st ARW Airmen celebrate National Day of Prayer

    Airmen with the 121st Air Refueling Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, celebrated the National Day of Prayer May 4, 2017 at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base.“The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May,” said Lt. Col. Curtiss Wagner, a Chaplain with the 121st

  • Air National Guard Director visits Rickenbacker

    The Director of the Air National Guard visited the 121st Air Refueling Wing here Wednesday.  The visit by Lt. Gen. Scott Rice marks the first time a Director of the Air National Guard has visited the 121st ARW.  Rice is responsible for formulating, developing and coordinating all policies, plans,

  • Airman participates in panel discussion for Women's History Month

    U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Tamara Gonzales, a First Sergeant with the 121st Air Refueling Wing, Ohio National Guard, participated in a Veterans panel discussion for women Mar. 10, 2017 at the Ohio History Center in Columbus, Ohio. The discussion was sponsored by the Ohio Department of

  • 121st ARW participates in Emerald Warrior 17

    Airmen with the 121st Air Refueling Wing, Ohio Air National Guard participated with more than 1500 military personnel and contractors in Emerald Warrior 17 based out of Hurlburt Field, Fla. Feb. 27, 2017 through March 10, 2017.Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command exercise during

  • Ohio National Guard military child wins national award

    Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit serving America’s military families, named Molly Frey, a senior at Pickerington North High School, its 2017 National Guard Military Child of the Year. Frey, who competed with nearly 400 applicants, will receive $10,000 and a flight for her and a family

  • Surprise submission earns national award for AMXS commander

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Thomas Norris, 121st Air Refueling Wing Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Commander, was awarded the 2017 Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez Award of Maintenance Excellence for field grade officers for the Air National Guard on Jan. 11, 2017. The award is given for excellence in management to

  • Ohio Guard participates in CME in Republic of Serbia

    Service members from the Ohio Army National Guard Medical Detachment and the Ohio Air National Guard Medical Group participated with members of the Serbian Armed Forces in a Combined Medical Engagement from Sept. 4, 2016 to Sept. 17, 2016 in various locations throughout southeast Serbia. The purpose

  • Air National Guard marathon team runs strong at Air Force Marathon

    The sacrifices of the Air National Guard marathon team may finally pay off in 2016. Their stellar performance in the Air Force Marathon and half-marathon may have captured the coveted MAJCOM [major command] Challenge trophy. Chief Master Sgt. Edward Walden, team manager, has worked toward this goal