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  • 509th BW and 131st BW LO shops work as one

    WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- How does the 80-ton, 172-foot-wingspan B-2 Spirit stealth bomber stay undetected on radar?It takes crews of Airmen with specialized training to come together.Low observable (LO) Airmen from the 509th Maintenance Group (MXG) and 131st Maintenance Squadron (MXS) at

  • German Soldiers Train with Idaho Air Guard A-10 Pilots

    BOISE, Idaho - Soldiers from the German Army’s 6th Battery of the Artillery Battalion 345 joined forces with A-10 Thunderbolt II pilots assigned to the 124th Fighter Wing’s 190th Fighter Squadron Feb. 11-22 to conduct close air support training at Saylor Creek Range, Idaho.“The 190th Fighter

  • Month of the military child: A 162nd Wing family legacy

    MORRIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, AZ. -- Today, Airman 1st Class Anali Romo serves as an admin on the command support staff at the 162nd Wing. As a child of a military member, her father served as her inspiration to join the Arizona Air National Guard.“Growing up I would always call him a soldier,”

  • California, Idaho, Colorado CSTs Collaborate for Exercise

    SAN FRANCISCO - The HAZMAT-suited men make their way down the crumbling staircase, their breathing amplified by their gas masks.The site — a dank and dilapidated undergrown cavern on Alcatraz Island — would be unsettling enough for most people, but the complicated chemical lab inside the cavern is

  • Maryland Air National Guard Completes Readiness Exercise

    MIDDLE RIVER, Md. – The Maryland Air National Guard conducted a readiness exercise involving Airmen in a simulated deployed environment across Martin State Air National Guard Base March 2-5.Operation Lucky Strike 2023 tested the 175th Wing’s ability to operate in a near-peer conflict while executing

  • NY Air Guard Aeromed Technicians Train with Canada in Arctic

    NUNAVUT, Canada - New York Air Guard medical technicians who normally transport patients on aircraft like C-130s are learning to do the same on the much smaller Canadian CC-138 “Twin Otter” in a month-long Canadian Arctic exercise.The three Airmen from the 109th Airlift Wing’s 139th Aeromedical

  • Mississippi Air Refueling Wing Practices Rapid Response

    KEY FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Miss. - The 186th Air Refueling Wing conducted a large-scale readiness exercise Feb. 28-March 3 at the Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport.The exercise allowed Airmen to demonstrate their ability to operate in a contested, degraded and operationally

  • Puerto Rico Guard Serves as Southcom Ace Strategic Air Bridge

    MUÑIZ AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Puerto Rico - The 156th Wing operated as an expeditionary air base during Operation Forward Tiger 2023 to support U.S. Southern Command’s large-scale multinational exercise in February.The Dominican Republic air force, Jamaica defense force, Canadian armed force and