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  • Rescue squadrons train in Idaho exercise

    BOISE, Idaho – Members from 11 rescue squadrons flocked to Gowen Field in HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters to participate in Spud Smoke 21, an exercise focused on weapons employment fundamentals and dynamic threat environments.The squadrons that participated in the exercise March 8-28 included the 55th

  • Response teams extract, treat F-22 pilot in joint exercise

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – Firefighters, paramedics and medical response Airmen raced to the flight line Nov. 20 in an exercise to extract pilots from fifth-generation aircraft. The scenario was designed to test Team Hickam's competency in rapidly aiding, egressing and transporting an

  • Annual Northern Lightning exercise returns to Volk Field

    CAMP DOUGLAS, Wis. — Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center is hosting approximately 50 aircraft and nearly 1,000 members of the National Guard, Air Force, Army, and Navy as part of the annual Northern Lightning Counterland training exercise.Units from California, Idaho, Minnesota, New York,

  • Northern Lightning: Vermont Guard Airmen train in Wisconsin

    SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. – Airmen, aircraft and support equipment from the 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, began departing Aug. 3 to train at the Volk Field Air National Guard base in Wisconsin.The two-week Northern Lightning exercise will be conducted in a joint training environment,

  • NH National Guard hosts Cyber Yankee regional training

    PEMBROKE, N.H. – The New Hampshire National Guard hosted Cyber Yankee 2020, a regional exercise to provide cyber responders a virtual range to train and test their skills against cyberattacks, at the Edward Cross Training Center July 21–31.Military representatives from Guard, Reserve, and

  • Special Tactics Airmen participate in Southern Strike 2020

    For the first time, the 125th Special Tactics Squadron (STS), assigned to Portland Air National Guard Base, Oregon, was invited to participate in Southern Strike 2020 taking place in Gulfport, Miss. Jan. 30 through Feb. 13, 2020. Southern Strike 2020 is a large Joint Force exercise put on by the

  • 146th ASOS builds partnerships during warfighter exercise

    The 146th Air Support Operations Squadron (146th ASOS), Will Rogers Air National Guard Base (WRANGB) in Oklahoma City, worked with new and old partners during Warfighter 18-5 (WFX 18-5), June 5-14, 2018, at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center near Edinburgh, Indiana.

  • USAFE Takes Flight in Latvia supporting Saber Strike

    A-10 Thunderbolt II engines roared to life as pilots and aircraft deployed to Europe from the 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Michigan, kicked-off air support for Saber Strike, June 4, 2018.