The C-130 Hercules primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission. The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is the prime transport for air dropping troops and equipment into hostile areas. The C-130 operates throughout the U.S. Air Force, serving with Air Mobility Command, Air Force Special Operations Command, Air Combat Command, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Pacific Air Forces, Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve Command, fulfilling a wide range of operational missions in both peace and war situations. Read the full fact sheet.
Public Affairs Our mission is to promote positive support for the 182nd Airlift Wing and the Illinois Air National Guard by providing accurate, relevant and timely information to our members, their families, and to our local community, state and nation.
Environmental Office We are committed to conudcing our mission in an environmentally responsible manner that will protect human halth, natural resources, and the environment. Personnel Customer Service We facilitate issuing military, retiree, and dependant ID cards on Thursdays from 8am to 11am and 12pm to 3pm. Call (309) 633-5181 and see our self-help guide for more information.
We support budgetary, financial, cost and economic issues on base, while continuously improving the quality, efficiency and customer-focus of Peoria Air National Guard financial services.