The 105th Airlift Wing is a unit of the New York Air National Guard and is located in Newburgh, New York. If activated to federal service, the 105th is gained by the United States Air Force's Air Mobility Command.

Our Mission

To support Domestic and Global Operations with lethal, innovative, mission-ready Airmen.

Our Vision

Always Ready!

Our Aircraft

The C-17 Globemaster III is the most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. The aircraft can perform tactical airlift and airdrop missions and can transport litters and ambulatory patients during aeromedical evacuations. The inherent flexibility and performance of the C-17 force improve the ability of the total airlift system to fulfill the worldwide air mobility requirements of the United States. Read more here

Our Base

The 105th Airlift Wing is the host unit for Stewart Air National Guard Base. Located in Newburgh, New York, the 105th has been located at Stewart since 1983. Read more about our history here

Our Emblem

Our heraldry includes ultramarine blue and Air Force yellow, the Air Force colors. Blue alludes to the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations.  Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The rose is an emblem of wisdom; the gold barbs of the rose simulate a star, symbol of guidance; the wings allude to the Air Force.

The device stands for the Group's function of exercising operational and administrative control over assigned units. The chevron, used for support is cheque red in reference to chess, game of skill in tactics; it refers to the Group's support and tactical activities. The orange color and the white rose allude to the State of New York, home area of the organization. Orange refers to the first permanent European settlement in the New York region; the rose is the State flower of New York, named for the Duke of York whose badge was a white rose.