• 103rd Security Forces competes in 2021 Connecticut SWAT Challenge

    EAST GRANBY, Conn. -- After a year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 103rd Security Forces Squadron competed in a field of two dozen teams from civilian and military law enforcement agencies at the Connecticut SWAT Challenge, Aug. 16-19, 2021.The SWAT Challenge attracts agencies from

  • Connecticut Air Guard welcomes local Civil Air Patrol cadets

    EAST GRANBY, Conn. -- The Connecticut Air National Guard’s 103rd Airlift Wing welcomed cadets from local Civil Air Patrol units for a tour of Bradley Air National Guard Base on Aug. 13, 2021.Cadets from the Connecticut Wing’s Danielson and Plainville squadrons got an up-close look at C-130H

  • National Guard Bureau Chief visits Sioux City ANG Base

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – For the first time in the history of the 185th Air Refueling Wing a sitting member of the Joint Chiefs visited the Iowa Air National Guard facility in Sioux City this week. The National Guard Chief, General Daniel R. Hokanson was visiting the Iowa Air Guard unit at the invitation

  • 103rd develops future tactical airlift operations at Sentry Storm 2021

    EAST GRANBY, Conn. -- Airmen from the 103rd Airlift Wing helped develop future C-130H Hercules tactical airlift operations during exercise Sentry Storm 2021. The exercise was hosted by the West Virginia Air National Guard July 18-23 at Camp Branch in Logan County, Yeager Airport in Charleston, and

  • ANG units train in advanced vehicle maintenance and repair

    FARGO, N.D. –Thirteen students from six Air National Guard units in five states attended an advanced truck air brake system course hosted by the 119th Wing Logistics Readiness Squadron and taught through a joint project at Minnesota State Community and Technical (M State) College in Moorhead,

  • 104th SFS Increases Capabilities with Domestic Operations Trailers

    BARNES AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Massachusetts -- The 104th Fighter Wing’s mission is to provide highly trained personnel and equipment for dedicated service to our community, commonwealth and nation. Last month we received new equipment that will help us fulfill our mission in the form of two

  • 104th Fighter Wing officer remains calm, helps injured local

    WILBRAHAM, Mass. – On Tuesday, June 13, 2021, Officer Robert Keeler, 104th Security Forces Squadron Installation Security Officer, was out shopping with his wife in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, when they spotted a man who needed help.“I knew something wasn’t right,” said Keeler. “I didn’t know exactly

  • Radio communications tower erected at 177th Fighter Wing

    ATLANTIC CITY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.J. -- The 177th Fighter Wing is one step closer to completion of a 112 foot tall radio communications tower.The final section of the structure was hoisted to the top by crane and bolted down by Airmen with the 212th Engineering and Installation Squadron,