• Brazilian Air Force visits AFRL Information Directorate

    ROME, N.Y. (AFRL) -- The Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate hosted a delegation of officer and enlisted leaders from the Brazilian Air Force’s Aerospace Operations Command June 7 at several facilities in Rome, New York.Gen. Heraldo Luiz Rodrigues, the commander of the command,

  • Maryland Airmen prepare for engineering deployment

    Middle River, MD -- Maryland Air National Guard engineers recently conducted career field and readiness training at military sites across the region, June 22-24, as they prepare for deployment. 13 Airmen assigned to the 175th Civil Engineer Squadron, conducted the training at Ft. Indiantown Gap,

  • Vermont National Guard Concludes COVID-19 Missions

    COLCHESTER, Vt. – Vermont National Guard Soldiers and Airmen supporting Vermont’s COVID-19 response mission officially end orders July 1.The first mission began March 23, 2020, when Soldiers established a medical surge facility in Barre and Airmen began logistical operations at the Strategic

  • Historic Highway Landing Advances Agile Combat Employment

    ALGER COUNTY, Michigan – Air National Guard A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, Air Force Special Operations Command MC-12W, C-145A and U-28A aircraft, and a C-146A aircraft from the Air Force Reserves landed, took off and performed integrated combat turns on a closed 9,000-foot section of Michigan

  • Penn. Guard Maintainers Test Experimental Battlefield Concepts

    MIDDLETOWN, Pa. - Members of the 193rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron conducted a multipurpose training event June 23 at Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, to increase mission readiness.The exercise was unlike what many of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard participants had encountered before.

  • DOD Official: No Changes to Women’s Essential Health Care

    WASHINGTON - The recent Supreme Court opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization does not prohibit the Defense Department from continuing to provide essential women’s health care services to service members, dependents, other beneficiaries and DOD civilian employees, the undersecretary

  • Field exercise promotes cooperation between military branches

    SALINA, KS -- The defense of our nation is often a cooperative effort among its military branches. To fight together, however, requires training together.That’s just what members of the Kansas Air National Guard’s 184th Security Forces Squadron accomplished June 1-2 in cooperation with active-duty

  • Davis-Monthan AFB hosts mental health first aid course

    DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- An Oklahoma Air National Guard first sergeant hosted a Mental Health First-Aid class to certify Airmen as mental health first-aiders at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 21-24, 2022.Master Sgt. Timothy Cotterall, 137th Special Operations Security Forces

  • Little Rock AFB selected to host ANG C-130J Formal Training Unit

    WASHINGTON (AFNS), --The Department of the Air Force selected Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, as the location to host the Air National Guard C-130J Formal Training Unit, June 24.Four C-130J Hercules will replace aging C-130Hs to establish the FTU, which will ensure aircrews gain the experience