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  • Army, Air Medics Train Together for Operation Guardian Angel

    FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. - Medics from the Pennsylvania Army and Air National Guard trained together recently to simulate a real-life medical emergency while in the field.Over 30 medics from the 628th Aviation Support Battalion, 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade and the 193rd Special

  • 106th Rescue Wing Receives New Search and Rescue Helicopter

    WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. - The 106th Rescue Wing’s first HH-60W Jolly Green II search and rescue helicopter touched down at Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base June 20.Col. Shawn Fitzgerald, the 106th Rescue Wing commander, said the arrival of the new helicopter marks the beginning of a new

  • New Jersey Guard’s 177th Fighter Wing Hosts Partner Cyprus

    ATLANTIC CITY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.J. - Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team technicians with the 70th Combat Engineer Battalion of the National Guard of the Republic of Cyprus visited the 177th Fighter Wing as part of the State Partnership Program June 4-14.The 70th CEB EOD technicians and 177th

  • Military Leaders Urge Congress to Pass Timely 2025 Defense Budget

    WASHINGTON - The 2025 Defense Department budget request prioritizes maintaining operational readiness, taking care of people and continuing to build a joint force that is lethal, resilient, survivable, agile and responsive, said Army Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, in

  • Illinois Air Guard Medical Group Trains with Navy in Italy

    NAPLES, Italy - U.S. Air National Guardsmen assigned to 126th Medical Group, 126th Air Refueling Wing at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, are conducting annual training in Italy alongside U.S. Naval Hospital personnel, U.S. Navy Medicine Readiness Training Command.Members of the 126th who work in 12

  • Ohio Air Guard 178th Wing Hosts Engineer Installation Muster

    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - Over 150 commanders, officers and senior noncommissioned officers from 16 Air Force engineering installation squadrons across the country concluded a week-long engineering installation muster June 14 at the 178th Wing.The event enabled Airmen from the engineering installation

  • Air Guard Helps Provide Free Medical Care to Virgin Islands

    RED HOOK, Virgin Islands - Approximately 240 service members from across the United States provided no-cost health care to more than 2,000 Virgin Islands residents June 1-9.The event, spanning three islands and multiple locations, was the inaugural Virgin Islands Wellness Innovative Readiness

  • Missouri Air National Guard Improves Aircraft Ramp in Japan

    YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan - To boost military readiness and operational capacity, the Missouri Air National Guard’s 139th Civil Engineer Squadron helped improve an aircraft ramp at Yokota Air Base June 10. The ramp will eventually accommodate 10 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.The Airmen worked for two

  • Iowa Air Guard performs Iowa Corn 350 flyover

    Newton, Iowa -- A KC-135 Stratotanker and crew from the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing performed a flyover above the Iowa Speedway near Newton on Sunday, prior to the NASCAR Iowa Corn 350 race.The refueling jet flyover was a fitting prelude to Iowa’s first ever NASCAR Cup Series

  • Puerto Rico Air National Guard Trains at Red Flag-Alaska

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - U.S. Airmen assigned to the 141st Air Control Squadron, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, participated in the two-week advanced aerial combat Exercise Red Flag-Alaska.Military pilots and crew members trained April 18-May 3 to enhance air operations skills, improve