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  • Pennsylvania Air Guard Joins Operation Noble Defender

    CORAOPOLIS, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Air National Guard’s 171st Air Refueling Wing participated in the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Operation Noble Defender off the U.S. northeast coast Oct. 25-27. NORAD’s continental U.S. region led this iteration of OND, which incorporated U.S. and

  • Maine Air National Guard Present at New England Spark Summit

    PEASE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.H. – Maine Air National Guard Members attended the New England Spark Summit at Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire, on Aug. 9th for a three-day event hosted by ARCWERX. The Air National Guard developed ARCWERX, which allows Airmen to share ideas to innovate

  • Maine Air National Guard, Montenegro Partner in SPP Event

    SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Air National Guard hosted members of the Montenegrin military during a communications familiarization event the first week of June.The 243rd Engineering Installations Squadron and the 265th Combat Communications Squadron provided activities ranging from antenna

  • Maine Airman helps strengthen Montenegro partnership

    BANGOR, Maine – Maine Air National Guard Maj. Carolyn Richley and her family have been in Montenegro for more than a year as part of the Department of Defense State Partnership Program.Every military-to-military engagement (exercises, events, visits, etc.) involving the U.S. military and the

  • U.S. Air National Guard units support 2021 Formidable Shield exercise

    Prestwick, Scotland, United Kingdom -- U.S. Air National Guard units from Iowa, Maine and Ohio are in the United Kingdom this week participating in multinational missile defense exercise Formidable Shield 2021.“Formidable Shield” is a biennial, live-fire exercise designed to test participating

  • Air National Guard units support Formidable Shield exercise

    PRESTWICK, Scotland – U.S. Air National Guard units from Iowa, Maine and Ohio are participating in the multinational missile defense exercise Formidable Shield 2021 in the United Kingdom this week.Formidable Shield is a biennial live-fire exercise to test participating nations integrated air and