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  • Alaska Air Guard members rescue two in separate incidents

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard’s 210th and 212th Rescue Squadrons rescued two individuals Saturday in two separate incidents within quick succession.A 210th Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson rescued a distressed hunter in the vicinity of Rainy Pass
  • Ky. Air Guard deploys 10 special tactics troops for Florence

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Kentucky Air National Guard's 123rd Special Tactics Squadron deployed 10 special operators to the East Coast Friday in response to Tropical Storm Florence, which is bashing the Carolinas with extreme flooding. The Airmen, who can provide stand-alone communications, air traffic control, personnel recovery and paramedic
  • More than 7,000 troops ready as Hurricane Florence hits

    WASHINGTON - More than 7,000 service members - National Guard and active-duty - are standing by ready to assist as Hurricane Florence hits the Carolina coast, Defense Department officials said Thursday. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan are monitoring the hurricane and the department is "leaning
  • 188th Wing activates UPAD for Hurricane Florence Response

    The Arkansas Air National Guard’s 188th Wing activated its Unclassified Processing, Assessment and Dissemination (UPAD) capability in response to Hurricane Florence September 13, 2018, providing imagery, geospatial, and assessment support to incident commanders in affected areas.
  • Alaksa ANG mobilizes in advance of Hurricane Florence

    Thirty-six Alaska Air National Guardsmen from the 176th Wing, and approximately three short tons of Alaska Air Guard equipment, departed Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Sept. 12 to assist with emergency response efforts for Hurricane Florence.
  • Guard Soldiers and Airmen gearing up for Hurricane Florence

    WASHINGTON — The governors of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland declared states of emergency Monday as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast. Additionally, the mayor of Washington, D.C., declared a state of emergency due to anticipated torrential rainfall. The storm is forecast to make landfall along the Atlantic coast
  • 25 year state partnership bolsters more than relationships for NEANG

    During the 25th anniversary of their state partnership with the Czech Republic, the 155th Air Refueling Wing, Nebraska Air National Guard, and their Czech Republic Air Force counterparts joined together to participate in Exercise Ample Strike 2018, at Pardubice Air Base, Czech Republic.
  • Nebraska ANG participates in Ample Strike 2018

    A KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft and aircrew assigned to the 155th Air Refueling Wing, Nebraska Air National Guard, participated in Exercise Ample Strike 2018, at Pardubice Air Base, Czech Republic.
  • US Air Force participates in Angel de los Andes Colombian led search and rescue exercise

    Two U.S. Air Force aircraft and more than 90 U.S. Airmen are participating in “Angel de los Andes,” a Colombian led international search and rescue training exercise Sept. 3-14. One C-17 Globemaster III from the 14th Airlift Squadron at Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina and one C-130 Hercules from the 133rd Airlift Squadron with the Minnesota Air National Guard are among the eight U.S. Air Force Active, Guard and Reserve components participating. The first week of the exercise is focused on responding to with natural disaster scenarios that include earthquake response, a forest fire and open water rescue, as well as, responding to an aircraft crash. The second week will focus closely on close air support and combat search and rescue techniques.
  • ANG General to Lead Physiological Events Integration Team

    What do unexplained physiological events and a recent promotion have in common? The answer is Edward Vaughan who recently promoted to brigadier general and named by the active duty component to lead a UPE integration team.
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