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  • MAINEiacs Aim High During Arctic Challenge

    ØRLAND AIR BASE, Norway – The Maine Air National Guard’s 101st Air Refueling Wing, also known as the MAINEiacs, and 265th Combat Communication Squadron are participating in the Arctic Challenge Exercise 2023 across the Nordic region.The exercise, a multinational live-fly training event May 29

  • 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