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  • 148th Fighter Wing hosts Advanced EOD Conventional Course at Camp Ripley

    CAMP RIPLEY, Minn. -- Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard gathered at Camp Ripley Training Center, Minnesota for a home-grown training event designed to test and validate conventional ordnance techniques while developing personal skills and

  • 148th Fighter Wing Member Receives Life Saver Award

    DULUTH, Minn. -- Master Sgt. Grant Gimpel, 148th Fighter Wing, serves militarily in the 148th Civil Engineering Operations Management section and full time as a 148th Fire Department Station Captain, received a “Life Saver” award during a St. Louis County board meeting, April 12, 2022, Duluth,

  • 148th Fighter Wing Participates in Red Flag-Nellis 22-1

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- The city of Las Vegas set the backdrop for a recent training exercise for the Airmen of the 148th Fighter Wing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. This desert background is a drastic climate change from the artic tundra that more than 180 northern Minnesota based Air

  • 148th Fire Department Trains with Local Partners

    DULUTH, Minn. -- The 148th Fighter Wing Fire Department and community partners took part in a Blue Card training program from Jan. 10-14, 2022. Blue Card is an incident command training system that trains fire department officers how to standardize incident operations on scene. The training is

  • 148th Fighter Wing Airmen feed the troops during Presidential Inauguration

    DULUTH, Minn. – Prior to January 6th, 2021 eight Services Specialists from the 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard were already prepared to support the 59th Presidential Inauguration.  The Airmen planned to serve up 2,500 National Guard service members daily out of a mobile Single

  • 148th Fighter Wing Conducts Medevac Training

    148th Medical Group personnel from the 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, gathered at Camp Ripley Training Center, Minnesota to conduct field training September 19-22, 2020.

  • Training and Collaboration Develops Exceptional EOD Airmen

    Explosive Ordnance Technicians from the 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, 166th Airlift Wing, Delaware Air National Guard and the 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard gathered at Camp Ripley Training Center, Minnesota, July 20-24, for a field training exercise featuring

  • Bulldogs Graduate BMT Wearing Masks Due to COVID-19

    On April 9, 2020, 1,400 trainees graduated from Air Force Basic Military Training (BMT) at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas; all wearing masks amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.  Of the 1400, three were Bulldogs of the 148th Fighter Wing.