The 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.
144th FW Outstanding Airman of the Year 2015
Airman of the Year
Senior Airman Andrew Cochran NCO of the Year
Tech. Sgt. Gordon Pipes SNCO of the Year
Master Sgt. Antonio Chacon 1st Sgt. of the Year
Senior Master Sgt. Jeremiah Burleson CGO of the Year
2nd Lt. Max Montellano FGO of the Year
Lt. Col. Jonathan Cartwright
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
Public Affairs: Phone: (559) 454-5246
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.