Thursday, December 23, 2010

Change is in the air

Released by 917th Wing Public Affairs:

12/20/2010 - With new shields in place, the 917th Wing Headquarters building stands ready for future changes at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Dec. 17, 2010. The 917th Wing is preparing to be deactivated, and the 307th Bomb Wing reactivated in ceremonies at Hoban Hall on Barksdale AFB, Jan. 8, 2011. In addition to those changes, the 917th Operations Group will be re-designated as the 917th Fighter Group in the same ceremonies. Although the equipment and personnel assigned to the 917 FG will remain at Barksdale, command and control for the unit will fall under the 442nd Fighter Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jeff Walston) Hi-res


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