144th Fighter Wing

U. S. Air Force Airman First Class Kimberly Self, 144th Fighter Wing and Staff Sgt. Michael Ahrens, 144th Maintenance Group, talk with excited fans following an F-15C Eagle flyover flown by the California Air National Guard’s 144th Fighter Wing over Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Calif., March 3, 2019. The flyover celebrated the upcoming release of Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” that debuts in theaters on March 8, 2019, the same day that the super hero begins encounters at Disney California Adventure Park. The United States Air Force and California Air National Guard collaborated in the making of the film. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Charles Vaughn)
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt talks to a young child about aviation following an F-15C Eagle flyover, performed by the California Air National Guard’s 144th Fighter Wing at Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Calif., March 3, 2019. Levitt is the first female fighter pilot and served as a senior military advisor on the Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” movie that debuts in theaters on March 8, 2019. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Charles Vaughn)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Amanda Rubio, 144th Maintenance Group, talks with three excited young theme park visitors about her role in Marvel Studios “Captain Marvel” that debuts in theaters on March 8, 2019. Rubio and other members of the California Air National Guard advised and collaborated in the making of the film, which features F-15s from the 144th Fighter Wing. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Charles Vaughn)
U. S. Air Force Airmen and family members join together following a F-15C Eagle flyover, flown by Maj. Cory Sambol, Capt. Christopher Lacroix, and Capt. Skylar Bautista, 144th Fighter Wing, California Air National Guard over Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Calif., March 3, 2019. The flyover celebrated the upcoming release of Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” that debuts in theaters on March 8, 2019, the same day that the superhero begins encounters at Disney California Adventure Park. The 144th Fighter Wing and U.S. Air Force collaborated in the making of the film. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Charles Vaughn
U.S. Air Force Academy cadets pose with theme park visitors following an F-15C Eagle fighter jet flyover at Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Calif., March 3, 2019. The U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Air Force, and California Air National Guard all advised and collaborated in the making of the Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” which debuts in theaters on March 8, 2019. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Charles Vaughn)
U. S. Air Force, (r-l) Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, Lt. Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, Brig. Gen. Kristin Goodwin, Col. Daniel Kelly and members of the U. S. Air Force and California Air National Guard join together at Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Calif., March 3, 2019, prior to the release of Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” that debuts in theaters on March 8, 2019. The 144th Fighter Wing, Air National Guard, and U.S. Air Force collaborated in the making of the film. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Charles Vaughn)

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 2018

Airman of the Year
Airman 1st Class Kimberly Self

NCO of the Year
Tech. Sgt. Moneshia Washington

SNCO of the Year
Master Sgt. Adam Batesole

1st Sgt. of the Year
Master Sgt. Melinda Motta

CGO of the Year
Capt. Sean Rabeneau

FGO of the Year
Maj. Jennifer Piggott

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 144th Fighter Wing will be doing a four ship fly over for the pre-game activities at the LA Dodgers home game today!
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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
Fini flight for Lt. Col. Dan “Rosco” Wittmer at #144FW #join144FW @ 144th Fighter Wing
Members of the #144FW go to a screening of #CaptainMavel . The @usairforce and the #144FW aided @MarvelStudios in t… https://t.co/RFHooncU6g
#USAF, #144FW and the cast of #CaptainMarvel shared the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere. Check out… https://t.co/BlDBgssRBJ
RT @DeptofDefense: Watch @BrieLarson share her experiences with the @144thFW and meet women who will influence the next generation of women…
RT @DeptofDefense: .@CaptainMarvel castmates @BrieLarson and @SamuelLJackson stopped by @EdwardsAFB and spent some time with service member…
#144FW latest project #CapitanaMarvel and the role of the #USAF https://t.co/8yqMGJ3Zpq
#144FW with #CaptainMarvel actress Brie Larson, who portrays an F-15C Eagle pilot in the movie, at the Premiere!… https://t.co/tvmTVLs10Q
At #CaptainMarvel premiere, where #144FW members saw their F-15C eagles on the big screen for the first time! https://t.co/fLW32XNabK

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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