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  • F-15EX Eagle II Unveiled at Portland Air National Guard Base

    PORTLAND, Ore. - The future of the Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd Wing was on full display July 12 during the formal unveiling of the first two operational U.S. Air Force F-15EX Eagle II fighter jets assigned to the unit.The Portland Air National Guard Base ceremony highlighted the first time a

  • Cal Air Guard F-15 Pilots Train with Marine Corps F-35 Pilots

    FRESNO, Calif. - California Air National Guard’s 144th Fighter Wing and its 194th Fighter Squadron teamed up with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211 out of Yuma, Arizona, June 7-9 to conduct fighter integration training.The U.S. Marine Corps unit brought four F-35B Lightning II fighter jets to the

  • California Air Guard Rescues Man at Sea on Cruise Ship

    MOFFETT AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Calif. - The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center activated the California Air National Guard’s 129th Rescue Wing to airlift a man on a cruise ship to a hospital May 7.The 64-year-old man suffered a heart attack aboard the Bahamian-based Ovation of the Seas cruise

  • California Air Guard 146th Maintenance Group Learns New Skill

    VOLK FIELD, Wis. - On a chilly, overcast morning that promised rain in the very northern state of Wisconsin, 28 U.S. Airmen assigned to the 146th Maintenance Group of the Air National Guard in Southern California move equipment around a stripped-down C-130H Hercules airplane with the letters CDDAR

  • California Air Guard Saves Man on Sportfishing Vessel

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - A fisherman who experienced multiple seizures and lost consciousness at sea is safely on land after being airlifted by the California Air National Guard’s 129th Rescue Wing.The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center activated the wing Jan. 31 due to a medical emergency aboard

  • 144th Fighter Wing Provides Theater Security in Indo-Pacific

    FRESNO, Calif. - F-15C Eagle pilots, maintainers and support troops led by the California Air National Guard’s 144th Fighter Wing deployed to Kadena Air Base, Japan, as the 194th Fighter Generation Squadron to ensure continuous fighter presence through the phased return of Kadena’s fleet of F-15C/D

  • U.S. and Pacific Joint Forces Train Together

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii - Joint Forces from across the United States and the Pacific participated in a large-scale joint training exercise Nov. 1-10 that included the largest airdrop in Hawaii history.The Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Center (JPMRC) rotation is a large-scale

  • California National Guard Airman Rescues Injured Car Wreck Victim

    MOFFETT AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Calif. - “Always ready, always there.” It’s a concept drilled into every member of the National Guard from the time they take the oath. The call to serve could come at any moment.U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Hyunsoo Kim exemplified that principle while driving home from a

  • Cal Guard Security, Emergency Management Forces Train Together

    CHANNEL ISLANDS AIR NATIONAL GUARD STATION, Calif. - A four-person fire team stacks up outside a doorway of a two-story building made of shipping containers with burn scars on them. Armed with M4A1 carbine training rifles, they clear each space inside, challenging actors performing as hostiles and