Tagged: 188th fighter wing

Commander Says 188th's Drone Mission Shows Trust

by Associated Press 2/4/2013 8:08 am

Wing Commander Col. Mark Anderson says the Air Force is showing a tremendous amount of trust in the 188th Fighter Wing by assigning drone, targeting and intelligence components to the base.

General: No Change in Plan to Move 188th Fighter Wing from Fort Smith

by Associated Press 1/20/2013 12:35 pm

Pleas from Fort Smith residents and local and state officials weren't enough to sway the Air Force chief of staff Friday to change his mind about shifting the focus of the city's military base.

Date Set for Air Force Chief to Visit 188th Fighter Wing in Fort Smith

by Associated Press 1/4/2013 8:24 am

A date has been set for the chief of staff for the Air Force to visit the 188th Fighter Wing in Fort Smith in advance of base closure decisions. Gen. Mark Welsh III is to visit the base on Jan. 18.

Air Force Chief to Visit 188th in Fort Smith

by Associated Press 12/28/2012 9:52 am

The Air Force's chief of staff is to visit the 188th Fighter Wing in Fort Smith as the base is likely slated for closure under a defense spending bill.

Arkansas Congressional Delegation Petitions Air Force About 188th

by Lance Turner 11/27/2012 3:08 pm

Arkansas' Congressional delegation petitions U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh III about the Air Force's proposal to eliminate the A-10 mission in Fort Smith.