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  • Total Force teamwork lands MQ-9 Reaper for first time at Shaw

    SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. – U.S. Airmen assigned to the 25th Attack Group, here, and 163d Attack Wing, California Air National Guard, landed an MQ-9 Reaper from March Air Reserve Base, California, at Shaw Air Force Base for the first time ever Feb. 14.Airmen assigned to Shaw AFB, Creech AFB, and

  • MQ-9 Reaper Has Operated From A Highway For The First Time

    or the first time, a U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone has operated from a highway, as part of the latest efforts by the service to generate airpower even when denied access to traditional airfields and runways. And while the combination of manned aircraft and drones during an exercise of this kind


    On the 23rd of June, 2022 the 163d Attack Wing successfully leveraged the use of Multi-Capable Airman and the MQ-9 Reaper’s autonomous capabilities to showcase the indispensability of the platform against near-peer adversaries.

  • 163d Attack Wing activates for fire support

    Airmen of the California Air National Guard’s 163d Attack Wing entered into their fifth day in support of civil authorities battling deadly wildfires across California. The California Military Department activated several wing assets, including two MQ-9 Reaper remotely-piloted aircraft, Oct. 10,

  • 163d Attack Wing hosts innovation showcase and dedication ceremony

    Pentagon officials, California National Guard leadership, local Congressmen and defense industry representatives met Feb. 22 with members of the 163d Attack Wing at March Air Reserve Base, California, for the California Air National Guard wing’s innovation showcase and dedication ceremony for the

  • The challenge to change

    Profession of Arms Center of Excellence presents daylong seminar, “Professionalism: Enhancing Human Capital," to Team March Airmen.

  • 'Face unafraid' in 2017

    January 2017 Bright Spot column from the 163d Attack Wing Chaplain Corps challenges Airmen to plan 2017 with intention.