144th Fighter Wing

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon Tinges, 144th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels specialist, refuels an F-15C Eagle fighter jet during Sentry Aloha 18-01 Jan. 9, 2018 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Sentry Aloha provides tailored, cost effective and realistic combat training for U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and other Department of Defense services to provide U.S. warfighters with the skill sets necessary to perform their homeland defense and overseas combat missions. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Chris Drudge)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jason Crandall, 144th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, attaches a fuel nozzle to an F-15C Eagle fighter jet after landing during Sentry Aloha 18-01 Jan. 9, 2018 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Sentry Aloha provides tailored, cost effective and realistic combat training for U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and other Department of Defense services to provide U.S. warfighters with the skill sets necessary to perform their homeland defense and overseas combat missions. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Chris Drudge)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Amanda Rubio, 144th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, draws an oil sample after an F-15C Eagle fighter jet sortie during Sentry Aloha 18-01 Jan. 8, 2018 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Sentry Aloha provides tailored, cost effective and realistic combat training for U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and other Department of Defense services to provide U.S. warfighters with the skill sets necessary to perform their homeland defense and overseas combat missions. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Chris Drudge)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgts. Jemson Chasengnou and Moses Sanchez, 144th Maintenance Squadron propulsion technicians, perform post-flight engine checks during Sentry Aloha 18-01 Jan. 8, 2018 at Joint Base Pearl harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Sentry Aloha is an ongoing series of exercises hosted by the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 154th Wing involving multiple types of aircraft and services. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Chris Drudge)
On Jan. 7, 2018 Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, the Director of the Air National Guard, tours the 144th Security Forces weapons vault and meets with members of the Security Forces team. Lt. Gen. Rice took a tour of the 144th Fighter Wing meeting Airmen from a variety of career fields and discussed the state of the ANG and the role of the 144 FW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David J. Loeffler)
On Jan. 7, 2018 Chief Master Sgt. Ronald C. Anderson, the Command Chief Master Sgt. of the Air National Guard, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Burkett, the Director of Logistics, or A4, and Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, the Director of the Air National Guard, receive a briefing from Lt. Col. John Lundholm, the acting 144th Maintnance Group commander. Lt. Gen. Rice took a tour of the 144th Fighter Wing meeting Airmen from a variety of career fields and discussed the state of the ANG and the role of the 144FW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David J. Loeffler)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Steven Evans and Senior Airman Jeffrey Hughes, 144th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron avionics technicians, perform post-flight checks on an F-15C Eagle fighter jet during Sentry Aloha 18-01 Jan. 9, 2018 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Sentry Aloha provides tailored, cost effective and realistic combat training for U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and other Department of Defense services to provide U.S. warfighters with the skill sets necessary to perform their homeland defense and overseas combat missions. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Chris Drudge)

144th Fighter Wing

144th Fighter WIngThe California Air National Guard Base in Fresno is home to the 144th Fighter Wing. The Federal Mission of the 144th Fighter Wing is to provide Air Superiority in support of worldwide joint operations as well as Air Defense
of the United States. Additionally, the wing provides agile combat support, and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance to combatant commanders around the globe. The Wing also provides a variety of homeland defense capabilities to U.S. NORTHCOM.

State Mission - The 144th Fighter Wing provides a variety of Defense Support
of Civil Authorities (DSCA) capabilities to the Governor of California.
Primary contributions include ready manpower, reconnaissance assets,
response to chemical, biological and radiological attacks, security,
medical, civil engineering and command and control.

CA Air National Guard

Outstanding Airman 2017

Airman of the Year
Airman 1st Class Angela Her

NCO of the Year
Staff Sgt. Alejandro Marlow

SNCO of the Year
Senior Master Sgt. Troy Scott

1st Sgt. of the Year
Master Sgt. Larry Wright

CGO of the Year
Capt. April Partin

FGO of the Year
Lt. Col. Christopher Ridlon

Contact Numbers

Directory:
(559) 454-5100

Recruiters:
 (559) 454-5286

ID card questions and appointments:
 (559) 454-5274

Flight Scheduling info:
 (559) 454-5166

Famliy Readiness info:
 (559) 454-5383

Morale Call:
 (559) 454-5156
 DSN  839-5166

Public Affairs:
Phone: (559) 454-5246
DSN 839-5246

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The 194th Fighter Squadron held a change of command ceremony over the weekend. Check out the video from Staff Sgt. George Solis. #join144fw
144th Fighter Wing welcomes it's newest senior noncommissioned officer's.
Air National Guard members simulated an active shooting incident at the Fresno Air National Guard Base in order to test the 144th Fighter Wing's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event.
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Ridlon, incoming 194th Fighter Squadron commander, accepts the guidon of the 194th FS from Col. Victor Sikora, 144th Operations Group commander, during the 194th FS's change of command ceremony at the Fresno Air National Guard Base, Calif. June 2, 2018. #144thFW
194th Fighter Squadron Change of Command! Congrats Lt. Col. Chris “Cliff” Ridlon! #144thFW #join144FW @ 144th Fighter Wing
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Public Affairs

Public Affairs mission is to promote positive support for the 144th Fighter Wing and the California Air National Guard by providing accurate, relevant and timely information to our members, their families, and to our local community, state and nation. 

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144th Fighter Wing
5323 E. McKinley Ave.
Fresno, Ca. 93727-2199