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  • Air National Guard Defenders host Cold Weather Operations Course

    DULUTH, Minn. -- 50 Air National Guard Security Forces personnel from 15 states gathered at Camp Ripley Training Center, Minnesota, from January 8-19, 2024, for a two-week Cold Weather Operations Course. “Given the complexities of the global security landscape, it is imperative that our Defenders

  • Idaho Air National Guard Engineers to Build Homes in Oklahoma

    TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Idaho Air National Guard’s 124th Civil Engineer Squadron arrived in Oklahoma with nearly 25 Airmen June 5 to conduct an Innovative Readiness Training mission while building homes for the Cherokee Veterans Housing Initiative.This IRT is unique in that it is a joint environment

  • Idaho Air National Guard Airmen Begin Agile Rage Exercise

    ALPENA, Mich. – Airmen from the 124th Fighter Wing, Boise, Idaho, and eight A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft from the 190th Fighter Squadron arrived at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center to participate in Agile Rage ’22.The National Guard Bureau-led exercise, held June 6-19, provides realistic

  • Understanding Ground Surgical Teams

    BOISE, Idaho -- Six members of the 124th Fighter Wing comprising the Air National Guard's first, self-contained Ground Surgical Team are preparing to deploy to East Asia. But what does a GST do?The Ground Surgical Team provides damage control, resuscitation and surgery in an austere environment,”

  • Idaho Air Guard sweeps top honors during Hawgsmoke 2021

    BOISE, Idaho – The 124th Fighter Wing’s 190th Fighter Squadron was recognized as the top pilot team at Hawgsmoke 2021, a biannual A-10 Thunderbolt II competition, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, April 14-17.The 190th Fighter Squadron won all three team awards: overall champion, top bombing team

  • ANG Defender Challenge team trains at Ft. Chaffee

    Security forces Airmen from across the United States gathered at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, from January 21-25, 2020, to train for the Defender Challenge, a competition between security forces members.