This article is specially dedicated to our men and women manning the stations at KNFW Joint reserve Base. We will be presenting a Photographic perspective of each individual units.
301st Fighter Wing ( FW ) ” Spads”
They carry the callsign ” Mustang, Beast and Spads ” flying the very unique Small mouth GE motor F-16C Blk 30 .This is also part of the 301st Operation Group ( OG) which consists of 457th Fighter Squadron ( FS ) and 301st Fighter Group which flies the F-22A in Tyndall AFB. “Spads” can be seen flying training mission almost twice a day doing both Air to Air and Air to ground missions.
US Marine Corp VMFA-112 Cowboys
VMFA-112 ” Cowboys” is a reserved squadron flying the F/A-18A++ and F/A-18B Legacy hornet fighter jet. With the age of the F/A-18A the marines are flying, VMFA-112 recently got several B model Hornet to beef up the squadron operational jets.
Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 234 (VMGR-234)
VMGR-234 also known as ” Ranger” is a reserve United States Marine Corps KC-130J squadron based out in KNFW. Since last year Ranger got a new colorbird that spot the Texas lone star on her Subdued tail.
136th Airlift Wing Texas Air National Guard
KNFW also house the Texas Air National Guard flying the C-130H known as the ” Ropers”.
Pictures taken from Jan to May 2018
Article by Dave Chng