• GFLR 22-03 paves way for tomorrow’s fight

    LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. -- The 34th Combat Training Squadron recently hosted Green Flag Little Rock 22-03, which afforded a unique opportunity to expand and strengthen our network of like-minded allies and partners, with integration across the Mobility Air Forces, the U.S. Army, and the

  • Vermont Guard to help hospitals facing COVID surge

    COLCHESTER, Vt. – Vermont National Guard members will support hospitals struggling to handle a surge of patients sick with the Omicron variant of COVID-19. The Vermont Department of Health has asked the Vermont National Guard to shift support from vaccination clinics to local hospitals.Health

  • Connecticut Air Guard fire department trains with partners

    EAST GRANBY, Conn. – The Connecticut Air National Guard Fire Department is collaborating with mutual aid partners to conduct familiarization training exercises at Bradley Air National Guard Base.The goal is to incorporate resources from various fire departments into the Connecticut Air Guard’s

  • New York National Guard Soldiers, Airmen train as EMTs

    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – It’s Jan. 18, and 37 New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are at Long Island’s Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center going through the steps for checking a patient’s airways and blood pressure.None of the 25 Soldiers and 12 Airmen are military medics; they’re volunteers

  • Red Flag-Nellis 22-1 kicks off with allied forces

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- Nearly 100 aircraft and 3,000 personnel have arrived at Nellis Air Force Base to participate in the first Red Flag exercise of 2022. Aimed at providing realistic training and increasing combat effectiveness, the exercise will run from Jan. 24 to Feb. 11.“Red

  • PLT Airmen Support ADAB Community, Bolster Violence Prevention

    AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates -- A team of volunteer Airmen at Al Dhafra Air Base are working to ensure their fellow Airmen have the tools they need to maintain a positive environment during their deployment.“I know the stressors I have and I want to help ensure that people have the tools

  • Father, Son Deploy Together at ADAB

     AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates -- A father-son team from the Maine Air National Guard are serving side-by-side at Al Dhafra Air Base, deployed together as firefighters with the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing.Master Sgt. Eric Campbell and his son, Senior Airman Noah Campbell, are both Airmen

  • 142nd Wing mobilizes to support Portland hospitals

    PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd Wing mobilized almost 200 Airmen to support state hospitals during a surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations across Oregon.During the second week of January, two groups totaling roughly 90 Guard members processed out of Portland Air National Guard

  • 177th Fighter Wing trains in Key West

    KEY WEST, Fla. – New Jersey Air National Guard’s 177th Fighter Wing rapidly deployed Airmen, aircraft and equipment to Naval Air Station Key West Jan. 8 for flight training and to prepare for an Agile Combat Employment (ACE) training mission in Puerto Rico.Maintenance, operations, logistics,

  • Washington National Guard members help hospitals

    CAMP MURRAY, Wash. – About 100 Washington National Guard members were activated Jan. 21 to help alleviate staffing shortages and offer COVID-19 testing at eight hospitals across the state.The rapid spread of the Omicron variant has caused a spike in demand for COVID-19 tests. At the same time,