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  • Airmen answer the call to donate blood during national shortage

    It’s the job of National Guardsmen to “answer the call”, and the Airmen of the 182nd Airlift Wing did exactly that at an American Red Cross blood drive Feb. 5.In a follow-up to the Air National Guard unit’s December blood drive, 75 unit and family members signed up to donate at the event hosted by

  • Barnestormer Airmen Deliver Munitions for the Mission

    Air Power starts with the weapons loaders as they bring the boom to the Weapons Systems Evaluation Program (WSEP), at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. A crew of three Airmen from the 104th Fighter Wing step to the aircraft preparing to load munitions for the mission at WSEP. “You load the aircraft

  • Pa. Guard's 111th ATKW takes home honors, dough for Liberty USO

    On Veterans Day eve, the 111th Attack Wing - via the Liberty USO - secured bragging rights and a $1,500 charitable donation during the Hoagies for Heroes hoagie-building contest supported by Wawa Inc., in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, Nov. 10.The Army National Guard, as well as Pennsylvania's Cheltenham

  • Fitzgerald remembers flying and leadership challenges upon retirement

    Most fighter pilots can trace their aspirations to fly from an experience early in life. Often the stimulus comes from a family connection or the rush of seeing and hearing a jet performance in person. For Col. Paul T. Fitzgerald, a trip with a classmate to Luke Air Force Base, Arizona cast the die

  • Alaska Guardsmen return from deployment

    Thirty-four Airmen from the 168th Wing returned home from a deployment to Qatar on Oct. 16, and if previous deployments are any indication of mission tempo, these Airmen were busy.Aircrew and maintenance Airmen from the 168th deployed transferred more than 30 million pounds of fuel, and flew more