Fort Indiantown Gap News
Helicopter landing pad dedicated to two fallen Pa. Guardsmen
A new helicopter training landing pad at Muir Army Airfield is dedicated to Chief Warrant Officer 3 Matthew Ruffner and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jarett Yoder during a ceremony in the Aviation Maintenance Instruction Building here.



The two pilots were killed April 9, 2013 when the AH-64 Apache helicopter they were flying crashed during a flight mission in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. They were serving on a combat deployment with Bravo Company, 1-104th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 28th Combat Aviation Brigade during Operation Enduring Freedom.
Sept. 17, 2022 - A new helicopter training landing pad at Muir Army Airfield was dedicated to Chief Warrant Officer 3 Matthew Ruffner and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jarett Yoder during a ceremony Sept. 17, 2022, at Fort Indiantown Gap...

111th Operations Group participates in joint training at Fort Indiantown Gap
A C-17 Globemaster III aircraft from the 305th Air Mobility Wing, and its associate reserve unit the 514th Air Mobility Wing, based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey,  practices flying a resupply mission with a low-level ingress into a hostile location while responding to simulated surface to air missiles fired by an enemy at Bollen Range on Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, Aug. 22, 2002. The crew of the C-17 included two 111th Attack Wing personnel, who assisted in integrating MQ-9 support including real time intelligence updates and armed over watch, in addition to identification and clearance of any threats present during the mission. The C-17 also practiced performing defensive maneuvers that included dispensing flares. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Jon Dahms)
Sept. 9, 2022 - The 111th Operations Group joined forces with three other wings for a multifaceted training exercise that included Tactical Air Control Party specialists, a C-17 Globemaster III and MQ-9 Reaper at Fort Indiantown Gap on Aug...

1-110th Infantry scouts conduct live-fire, air assault training
Soldiers from the 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade hold the UH-60 Black Hawk steady as Soldiers from the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 110th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, rappel down during training at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., Aug. 3, 2022. The rappel training was practice and preparation for the Soldiers to rappel from the Black Hawk onto a building.
Aug. 30, 2022 - Well before dawn on Aug. 3, Soldiers from the scout platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 110th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, awoke and got ready for their challenging day...

166th Regiment gets new commander
Col. Robert Jorgensen Jr., incoming commander of the 166th Regiment Regional Training Institute, speaks during a change-of-command ceremony on Aug. 12, 2022, at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa. Jorgensen assumed command from Col. Patrick Monahan, who is retiring. (Pennsylvania National Guard photo by Brad Rhen)
Aug. 16, 2022 - The 166th Regiment Regional Training Institute at Fort Indiantown Gap got a new commander during a change-of-command ceremony on Aug. 12, 2022...

Annual ESGR awards luncheon held at Fort Indiantown Gap
Pennsylvania’s chapter of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) hosted its annual awards luncheon Aug. 11 at Fort Indiantown Gap. Soldiers and Airmen from the Pennsylvania National Guard, along with service members in other branches of the Reserve Component nominated outstandingly supportive employers for recognition by the ESGR. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Zane Craig)
Aug. 12, 2022 - Pennsylvania’s chapter of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve hosted its annual awards luncheon at Fort Indiantown Gap on Aug. 11...

Upcoming Training Events

Training events that could result in increased noise levels are announced as a courtesy to the public.

  • Demolition training is scheduled for Sept. 7 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

  • Helicopter door gunnery training is scheduled for Sept. 8 and 9 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.; Sept. 10 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.; and Sept. 11 to 14 between the hours of noon and 11:30 p.m.

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