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159th Fighter Wing - Louisiana Air National Guard - New Orleans, LA


Who we are

The 159th Fighter Wing, Louisiana Air National Guard, located at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, La. (Belle Chasse, La.).


What we do

Provide worldwide deployable aircraft and combat resources; operated, maintained and supported by professional Louisiana Airmen dedicated to supporting both Federal and State missions.


Contact Information

Col. Matt "Saw" Rippen, Wing Commander

Col. Jonathan "Cash" Mumme, Wing Vice Commander

Capt. Erinne Smith , Wing Executive Officer

504-391-8600 (Wing Commander's Office, NAS JRB New Orleans, Belle Chasse, La.)


Recruiting Office - Join Us!

504-278-8200 (Main Recruiting Office, Jackson Barracks, New Orleans, La.)

504-391-8336 (Recruiting & Retention Office, NAS JRB New Orleans, Belle Chasse, La.)