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  • Hawaii, Arizona Air Guard Conduct Readiness Training

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii - Hawaii and Arizona Air National Guard members completed Home Station Readiness Training at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam on April 7.The weeklong training prepared Airmen to stand up bare bases and build proficiency for contingency operations.Seventy members

  • Tucson Guard gears up for Super Bowl Sunday with media day, flight

    MORRIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, AZ -- The 162nd Wing welcomed national-level media and Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense (NORAD) representatives this week for a media day and flight to highlight air defense security efforts that will be in place over State Farm Stadium in Glendale,

  • Recruiting Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Judith Lopez

    Recruiters are invaluable to the United States Air Force. They provide materials and information concerning service, basic training, technical schooling and career opportunities to people who are interested in becoming a member. For Staff Sgt. Judith Lopez, a 162nd Wing production recruiter, her

  • 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,

  • Nevada, Arizona Guard train for hazardous situations

    APEX, Nev. – Nevada Guard Soldiers and Airmen teamed with the Arizona Air Guard last week to test their ability to cohesively respond to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear situations.The collective training exercise was at a mock rubble-pile training site in the small town of Apex in

  • Arizona National Guard participates in air defense exercise

    DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – Arizona National Guard Airmen assigned to Detachment 2, 162nd Wing, participated in the Western Air Defense Sector (WADS) exercise Felix Hawk over Southern Arizona Jan. 18.The exercise tests WADS’ intercept and identification procedures for a variety of

  • Civil Engineer Copperheads increase readiness with training

    NEW LONDON, N.C. –  Arizona Air National Guard Airmen from the 161st Civil Engineer Squadron received hands-on readiness training at the 145th Civil Engineer Squadron Regional Training Site in North Carolina Aug. 2-6.The Copperheads traveled to North Carolina to focus on training and build

  • Northern Thaw exercise concludes at Volk Field

    VOLK FIELD, Wis. – Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center, known for lighting up the skies with the annual Northern Lightning exercise, hosted multiple units from around the country for the two-week Northern Thaw exercise ended April 2.The total force exercise provided tailored, cost-effective,