The 179th Airlift Wing (179 AW) is a unit of the Ohio Air National Guard, stationed at Mansfield Lahm Air National Guard Base, Mansfield, Ohio. If activated to federal service, the 179 AW is gained by the Air Mobility Command as part of the United States Air Force. The 179th’s mission is to utilize the C-130H Hercules to provide direct airlift support to the United States Army. The primary mission of the C-130H is to deliver time sensitive/mission critical supplies the “last tactical mile,” as well as to provide for airlift in support of homeland defense operations.