• Total Force Teamwork Leads to RIMPAC Success

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- There is a tendency for people to think of the U.S. military as a massive singular unit, rather than complimentary units working in unison. This is actually how the Armed Forces function and nowhere is that concept more on display than during Rim of the

  • 158th Fighter Wing airmen demonstrate ACE concept in Estonia

    AMARI AIR BASE, ESTONIA – Thirty-five multi-capable Airmen from the 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard forward deployed from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany to Amari Airbase, Estonia to exercise Agile Combat Employment, July 6-15.ACE is a U.S. Air Force concept that allows decentralized

  • 167th Airlift Wing Airman Spotlight August 2022

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Staff Sgt. Kyle Leuschen is a loadmaster for the 167th Airlift Squadron and the 167th Airlift Wing’s Airman Spotlight for July 2022.As a loadmaster Staff Sgt. Leuschen was responsible for properly loading, securing and escorting cargo and passengers on the wing’s C-17

  • New Hampshire Airman Selected for Department of the Air Force 7s Rugby Team

    PEASE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.H. -- On the large green fields at the Cape Fear Armed Forces Rugby Championship, an Airman from the 157th Air Refueling Wing feels a familiar tinge of nervous excitement before her first championship with the Department of the Air Force Women’s 7s Rugby Team.Capt.

  • Long-term Relationships Drive State Partnership Program Success

    PRAGUE, Czech Republic – When Daryl Bohac came here in 1998, he didn’t just help advance a young partnership between the Czech Republic and the Nebraska National Guard – he returned to his ancestral roots.Bohac was an Air Force major then. He’s now a major general – Nebraska’s adjutant general. And

  • In Central Europe, Guard Chief Sees Enduring Partnerships and Growth

    VIENNA, Austria – In the heart of Europe, as a new security cooperation partnership takes its first steps, another prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary.Here in Austria, Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson witnessed the Austrian Armed Forces and the Vermont National Guard cement the newest partnership in

  • California Guard Team Trains for Hazmat Event

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - The California National Guard’s 9th Civil Support Team conducted a training exercise July 14 to prepare for an evaluation next March.The simulated hazmat event covered different methods of response to the various threats the 9th CST may encounter when called into action.“We are a

  • Director of the Air National Guard visits 190th ARW

    FORBES FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Kan. -- The Director of the Air National Guard, Lt. Gen. Michael Loh and his wife, Mrs. Dianne Loh, visited the 190th Air Refueling Wing and other Kansas National Guard units 21-22 June.Lt. Gen Loh visited with the 190th leadership team to learn more about the