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  • Maintainers, special operations troops team up, innovate training

    ALPENA, MI -- Conversation abruptly stopped as ten Air National Guardsmen looked skyward while two A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft dropped simulated bombs and fired Gatling guns with a familiar, “BRRT,” at the Grayling Air Gunnery Range on May 21, 2024. The Airmen, members of the 127th Wing’s agile

  • New England Civil Engineers Strengthen Skills During Training Exercise

    FORT DEVENS, Mass. –Air National Guardsmen from five civil engineer squadrons across New England participated in the 2024 Region One Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force (BEEF) Field Training Exercise May 11-17.The exercise prepared engineers for the potential demands of the Agile Combat Employment

  • 176th Wing multi-capable Airmen prepare the total force

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK -- Arctic Guardians of the 176th Wing redefine mission generation by teaching Agile Combat Employment techniques to total force Airmen.Short-notice taskings around the globe to austere and remote environments with limited infrastructure and resources require

  • 123rd Special Tactics facilitates aircraft operations on Wyoming highways

    RIVERTON, WY. -- Nineteen Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron made history near here April 30 and May 2 when they facilitated the landing of aircraft on two Wyoming highways for the first time as part of Exercise Agile Chariot.The exercise featured MC-130J

  • ACEing It: Fully Mission Capable

    GULFPORT, Miss. -- “Agile Combat Employment is a method of employing our personnel in resources instead of going to one large main operating base,” said Col. Bryce Butler, exercise director. “We disperse our assets and forces throughout many different contingency locations as it confuses adversary

  • Air Force Chief of Staff Visits NY ANG

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., along with his wife, Sharene Brown, visited Stewart Air National Guard Base for a C-17 Globemaster III dedication, medal decoration ceremony and an all-call with Airmen, April 1, 2023.During Brown’s all-call with the Airmen of the 105th AW, he took this

  • Arizona Guard Unit Tests Readiness in ANG Flyaway Exercise

    MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII – Airmen from the 161st Air Refueling Wing conducted the Air National Guard’s first multiday flyaway readiness exercise by an air refueling wing Oct. 12-17 to demonstrate the Air Force’s Agile Combat Employment priority.The ACE concept uses multicapable Airmen to maintain,