• New combat pod system wakes up with software updates during test

    CHINA LAKE, Calif. -- The operational assessment of the Angry Kitten Combat Pod electronic attack system in April demonstrated rapid reprogramming between flights. This combat pod, an updated version of the Georgia Tech Research Institute Angry Kitten pod, simulates enemy electronic attack signals

  • 128th Air Control Squadron Trains for Near-Peer Competitors

    VOLK FIELD, Wis. – The Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 128th Air Control Squadron trained for two weeks at Volk Field and Hardwood Range to prepare for future missions.From July 11-25, Airmen were in the field conducting training to accelerate readiness, mobility and flexibility in today’s changing

  • Wyoming Guard Civil Support Team Returns from Tunisia Training

    BIZERTE, Tunisia – While training in Tunisia last month, the Wyoming National Guard’s 84th Civil Support Team witnessed their Tunisian counterparts spring to action to support civilian authorities.The 84th CST traveled to Tunisia to conduct several weeks of training in support of the National

  • Kentucky Air National Guard Rescues Flood Victims

    HAZARD, Ky. – Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron rescued 19 stranded residents and two dogs after historic flooding that claimed at least 28 lives in Eastern Kentucky.The Airmen, assisted by Callie, the only certified search-and-rescue canine in the U.S.

  • Farewell tour: Dutch wrap up 32 years of flying with Tucson Air Guard

    MORRIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ariz. -- U.S. and Dutch dignitaries, and Air National Guard Airmen and Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) personnel celebrated the end of an era as the RNLAF landed their last F-16 at Morris Air National Guard Base today, culminating a 32-year international training

  • 190th Air Refueling Wing provides air support in Gunslinger Exercise

    SMOKY HILL AIR NATIONAL GUARD RANGE, Kan. -- Military units from all over the United States joined together at Smoky Hill Air National Guard Range near Salina, Kansas in June for a two week long joint force employment exercise called Gunslinger. The exercise was aimed at supporting joint force

  • National Guard Assists with Flood Rescue in Kentucky

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia National Guard deployed aircraft and troops to Eastern Kentucky to help search for and rescue victims of the severe flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall.Two Kentucky National Guard medevac crews from DET 1 C/2-238th AVN - Wildcat DUSTOFF

  • I Would Do it All Over Again: A Chief’s Retirement

    ABRAHAM LINCOLN CAPITAL AIRPORT, IL -- In 1984, a teenage girl from San Bernardino, California, enlisted into the World’s greatest Air Force. She joined for several reasons, but her primary motivation was to follow in her father’s footsteps and join the United States military. She was the first