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  • 173rd Fighter Wing commemorates Native American Heritage, culture of service

    KINGSLEY FIELD, Ore. -- The 173rd Fighter Wing welcomed members of the Klamath Tribes and others of American Indian descent to a ceremony during Native American heritage month, November 6, 2022.Named the Indigenous Veteran Resiliency Event, local members of the Klamath Tribes and numerous former and

  • Fairchild hones mission readiness, completes Titan Fury 23-1

    FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. -- Airmen from the 92nd and the 141st Air Refueling Wing conducted exercise Titan Fury 23-1, Nov. 7-10.Titan Fury is a total force readiness exercise conducted to validate the training of crews and ensure Fairchild’s Airmen can provide rapid global mobility at a

  • 167th Operations Group holds mobility rodeo event

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- “Obtaining additional air transport mobility – and obtaining it now – will better assure the ability of our conventional forces to respond, with discrimination and speed, to any problem at any spot on the globe at any moment’s notice,” said President John F. Kennedy during his

  • AFSOC conducts live-fire exercise with Rapid Dragon

    ANDøYA SPACE DEFENSE RANGE, NORWAY -- Two Air Force Special Operations Command wings partnered in a total force initiative to conduct the first live-fire demonstration of Rapid Dragon, a long-range palletized munitions system, in the U.S. European Command theater over Andøya Space Defense Range,

  • Exercise HYDRA COIL

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The 183d Wing, Illinois Air National Guard, held an on-base exercise, Exercise HYDRA COIL, Nov. 4, 5 and 6, 2022. Exercise HYDRA COIL focused on demonstrating the 183d Wing’s ability to generate, employ and sustain forces at a Main Operating Base (MOB) to a Forward Operating Site

  • Native American Louisiana Airman Discusses Pride in Service

    NEW ORLEANS – November is recognized as Native American Heritage Month, a time to acknowledge the rich and diverse cultures and histories of Native Americans.Master Sgt. Rasia Delin, originally from Dulac, Louisiana, is a member of the Houma Indian Tribe, one of the original inhabitant tribes of the

  • Louisiana’s 159th Fighter Wing Conducts Deployment Exercise

    BELLE CHASSE, La. - The Louisiana National Guard’s 159th Fighter Wing conducted an exercise at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans Nov. 4-6 to maintain deployment readiness.If a deployment order is issued, the 159th is expected to be ready to deploy within 72 hours. These exercises

  • NH Airman Honored for Deployment Duties, Aiding Crash Victim

    PEASE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.H. – Just days before deploying, an Airman flew into action after witnessing a three-car collision on his way home from work.Staff Sgt. Reese Bassett, an air transportation member with the 157th Logistics Readiness Squadron, was preparing to deploy to Afghanistan in

  • National Guard Chief Visits New York’s 106th Rescue Wing

    WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. – The National Guard’s top officer, Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, spent Nov. 5 at Gabreski Air National Guard Base with 106th Rescue Wing Airmen.Hokanson flew on an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter to observe rescue scenarios, lunched with some

  • 144th FW signs heritage jet

    FRESNO AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Calif -- A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter jet assigned to the California Air National Guard, 144th Fighter Wing has made some passes on and garnered attention on the Internet recently, after debuting its American flag themed paint scheme during functional test