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  • USAF Participates in Desert Flag 2024

    UNDISCLOSED LOCATION -- U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles from the 335th Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina and U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt IIs from the 104th Fighter Squadron, assigned to the Maryland Air National Guard, as well as support personnel

  • ARC Athena’s Encore: Langley AFB hosts second annual event

    LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, VA -- The United States Air Force Reserve Command and Air National Guard fused their efforts to host the second annual ARC Athena at Langley Air Force Base from April 29-30, 2024. Drawing over 400 individuals, with approximately 270 in-person attendees, ARC Athena served as a

  • Kentucky Guard Airlifts Materials for Arctic Circle Housing

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - More than 20 Kentucky Air National Guard Airmen deployed to Alaska in April to airlift 15 tons of homebuilding materials to the North Slope of Alaska to support needy communities.Maj. Nick Dobson, a pilot from Kentucky’s 165th Airlift Squadron, said the

  • California Air Guard Rescues Man at Sea on Cruise Ship

    MOFFETT AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Calif. - The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center activated the California Air National Guard’s 129th Rescue Wing to airlift a man on a cruise ship to a hospital May 7.The 64-year-old man suffered a heart attack aboard the Bahamian-based Ovation of the Seas cruise

  • Missouri combat communications Airmen conduct mock deployment exercise

    NEVADA, MO -- The 239th Combat Communications Squadron collaborated with multiple 131st Bomb Wing units to prepare members for future deployments by providing real world training scenarios from April 22 to May 2, 2024 at Camp Clark, Nevada, Missouri.During Exercise Pacific Reign 2024, the 239th set

  • Guard Bureau Chief Promotes Partnerships at Defense Services Asia Exhibition

    KUALA LUMPUR – Alliances and partnerships underscored the National Guard Bureau chief’s participation in one of Asia’s largest defense and homeland security events on May 6. Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, the Guard’s top officer, told international military leaders and officials at the biennial Defence

  • Virginia Guard Takes Holistic Approach to Health, Readiness

    RICHMOND, Va. – While the Virginia National Guard has long had dedicated personnel ready to respond to a Soldier or Airman in crisis, a new team of specialists focuses on prevention to help maintain the force’s readiness and health. The Integrated Primary Prevention Workforce is a team of eight

  • West Virginia’s 167th Wing Conducts Readiness Exercise

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The 167th Airlift Wing completed a four-day Readiness Exercise Validation, Sentry Unicorn 2024, at Shepherd Field April 21.Held in tandem with the West Virginia National Guard’s Sentry Storm 2024 exercise, the REV gauged the wing’s ability to self-assess its mobilization,