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  • Georgia, Alabama, Puerto Rico Airmen exercise communications

    SALINAS, Puerto Rico – Several combat communications squadrons across the Air National Guard converged on Puerto Rico for a 15-day exercise, Tropic Thunder, April 1-15.The Puerto Rico Air National Guard’s 156th CBCS hosted the exercise at Camp Santiago Joint Training Center, Salinas; Punta Salinas

  • Puerto Rico Guard Airmen learn hand-to-hand combat skills

    CAROLINA, Puerto Rico – Airmen with the 156th Contingency Response Group, 156th Combat Communications Squadron and the 156th Security Forces Squadron participated in the Air Force Combative Program.The training was provided in March at Muñiz Air National Guard Base, Puerto Rico, by instructors from

  • Puerto Rico National Guard vaccinates thousands of people

    FORT BUCHANAN, PR – The Puerto Rico National Guard, mobilized a year ago to support the fight against COVID-19, is carrying out "Operation Strong Front" by helping vaccinate thousands of Puerto Ricans.The PRNG is overseeing six vaccination centers in San Juan, Bayamón, Caguas, Ponce, Mayagüez and

  • Historic Air National Guard airlift brings troops to DC

    WASHINGTON – Thousands of National Guard troops continued to stream into the nation's capital to support law enforcement during the presidential inauguration, building to a force of up to 25,000 members. Many of the Soldiers and Airmen are getting there via the Air National Guard in a historic

  • 156th Communications Flight trains to set up communications

    CEIBA, Puerto Rico – Airmen with the Puerto Rico Air National Guard’s 156th Communications Flight recently trained at the Roosevelt Roads U.S. Army Reserve Center to build on their Joint Incident Site Communications Capability (JISCC) skills. The JISCC provides a bridge for communications by

  • Puerto Rico ANG receives disaster relief beddown systems

    CAROLINA, Puerto Rico – The Puerto Rico Air National Guard is now the proud owner of two Disaster Relief Beddown Systems, improving its ability to respond to disasters on the island.After Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in September 2017, it took weeks for DRBS capabilities to arrive on the