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Indiana Air National Guard

About the Indiana Air National Guard

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State Mission

Under state law, the Air National Guard provides protection of life, property and preserves peace, order and public safety. These missions are accomplished through emergency relief support during natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes and forest fires; search and rescue operations; support to civil defense authorities; maintenance of vital public services and counterdrug operations.

Federal Mission

Maintain well-trained, well-equipped units available for prompt mobilization during war and provide assistance during national emergencies (such as natural disasters or civil disturbances). During peacetime, the combat-ready units and support units are assigned to most Air Force major commands to carry out missions compatible with training, mobilization readiness, humanitarian and contingency operations such as Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

122nd Fighter Wing

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122nd Fighter Wing
3005 W. Ferguson Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46809

Public Affairs: MSgt. William Hopper

We are blacksnakes: highly trained professional citizen Airmen dedicated to community, state and nation. Providing proven performance as the premier F-16 fighter wing in the combat air forces. We are mission ready total force Airmen, delivering decisive firepower and agile combat support to combatant commanders around the globe and full-spectrum response in support of domestic operations.

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181st Intelligence Wing

181st Intelligence Wing

181st Intelligence Wing
800 South Petercheff Street, Terre Haute, IN 47803

Public Affairs: Senior Master Sgt. Joseph L. Pearison

Our primary mission is Intelligence, which involves gathering, analyzing and interpreting information from a variety of sources to allow leaders to make the necessary decisions to protect and defend our national interests. We also focus on the homeland defense, air support operations, tactical air control party (TACP) and weather.

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Air National Guard Headquarters

Air National Guard

Air National Guard Headquarters
2002 South Holt Road, Indianapolis, IN 46241

At Stout Field, Indiana Air National Guard Headquarters supports combatant commanders in maintaining an operationally ready force serving the community, state and nation.

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Assistant Adjutant General - Air

Brig. Gen. Michael D. Stohler

Assistant Adjutant General - Air

As a member of the Indiana Air National Guard and the 122nd Fighter Wing for 37 years and counting, Brig. Gen. Stohler brings a wealth of experience to this position. His career began in 1985 as an enlisted crew chief. He was later commissioned into a F-16 pilot position in 1990.

After completing UPT as a distinguished graduate, Brig. Gen. Stohler went on to complete weapons school and serve as the 163rd Fighter Squadron Commander, the 122nd Operations Group Commander, the 122nd Fighter Wing Vice Commander, and the State Director of Operations. Additionally, he supported Combatant Commanders in Operations SOUTHERN WATCH, IRAQI FREEDOM, ENDURING FREEDOM, and INHERENT RESOLVE, both as a pilot and in serving as the deputy group command/group commander at Bagram AB, Afghanistan in 2012 and the Air Expeditionary Group/Group Commander at Ahmad al-Jabar AB, Kuwait in 2015.

Brig. Gen. Stohler has served as the Commander of the 122nd Fighter Wing since April of 2018, leading the wing successfully through several major deployments, evaluations, and exercises.

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Michael E Dixon Chief Master Sgt

Chief Master Sgt. Michael E. Dixon

State Command Chief Master Sergeant

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