At Its New Home

The Virginia Air National Guard’s 192nd Fighter Wing received its official activation at Langley AFB, Va., last week, formally marking the shift of the unit from its F-16 days at Richmond Airport in Sandston, Va. The Air Guard wing now operates as a classic associate unit, flying and maintaining F-22As with the active duty 1st Fighter Wing. In fact, SrA. Meaghan McNeil reports that the 192nd FW Air Guardsmen have been participating with their counterparts in the 1st FW on “every Raptor deployment since May 2005. The Air Guardsmen flew their last F-16 Viper flights in June.