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  • Mississippi Air Guard Demonstrates Multicapable Airman Concept

    JACKSON, Miss. - The 172nd Airlift Wing conducted Operation Iron Magnolia Sept. 9, generating maximum airlift capability sustained by the multicapable Airman concept.Members of the 172nd Maintenance Group, 172nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, 183rd Airlift Squadron, 183rd Aeromedical Evacuation

  • Mississippi, Arkansas Guard Airmen Train with Coast Guard

    GULFPORT, Miss. - The 183rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Mississippi Air National Guard, and the 189th Medical Group, Arkansas Air National Guard, trained alongside Coast Guardsmen from Gulfport and New Orleans in July.The training included search and rescue demonstrations, medical evacuation

  • Mississippi Guard Hosts Southern Strike Exercise

    GULFPORT, Miss. – One of the U.S. Air Force’s newest concepts, Agile Combat Employment, is the focus of the Southern Strike 2023 exercise at the Gulfport Combat Readiness Training Center.Approximately 2,000 U.S. military service members are participating in the joint international combat exercise

  • 130th Airlift Wing practices ACE during Flare 2023

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - More than 400 members of the 130th Airlift Wing conducted a weeklong Fly Away Readiness Exercise at the Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Mississippi.FLARE is a commander-directed readiness exercise demonstrating units’ ability to deploy using the Agile Combat

  • Mississippi Air Refueling Wing Practices Rapid Response

    KEY FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Miss. - The 186th Air Refueling Wing conducted a large-scale readiness exercise Feb. 28-March 3 at the Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport.The exercise allowed Airmen to demonstrate their ability to operate in a contested, degraded and operationally

  • 172nd Airlift Wing Conducts Readiness Exercise

    JACKSON, Miss. – Airmen from the 172nd Airlift Wing participated in large-scale readiness exercise Jan. 27-29, testing their ability to operate in a deployed environment under various threats.“The LRE is a comprehensive appraisal of the readiness of the wing. This event was an opportunity for our

  • 172nd Resource Protection Team: The Quiet Complement

    JACKSON, Miss. – The 172nd Resource Protection Team, a group of volunteers from various career fields and backgrounds from the 172nd Airlift Wing, conducted annual firearms training and qualification at the Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport in December.The 172nd RPT augments the 172nd

  • Vietnam Air Force vet tours Mississippi airbase

    KEY FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Miss. - With Veterans Day approaching, the 186th Air Refueling Wing was honored to host and provide a tour to a Vietnam veteran Nov. 6.James William Roberts, 82, from Brandon, Mississippi, was a U.S. Air Force boom operator stationed at Columbus Air Force Base,

  • 141st Air Control Squadron attends 2021 Southern Strike

    AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – Airmen with the Puerto Rico Air National Guard’s 141st Air Control Squadron attended 2021 Southern Strike training in Gulfport, Mississippi, April 15-29.These Airmen, from operations and maintenance fields, maximized their combat readiness through integrated, tailored, joint

  • Camp Gulfport opens doors for ROM operations

    Members from the Air Force Reserve 403rd Wing and the Mississippi Air National Guard units, as well as volunteers from guard units across multiple states work together operating a ROM, or a restriction of movement, named Camp Gulfport, located at the Gulfport Combat Readiness Training Center,