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  • 144th Fighter Wing trains for fighter jet integration in Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Ten U.S. Air Force F-15s and more than 200 Airmen assigned to the California Air National Guard’s 144th Fighter Wing deployed to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to support Dissimilar Aircraft Combat Training with F-22s from the 3rd Wing.The training April 11-28 included

  • California Airmen complete readiness training exercise

    MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – More than 370 California Air National Guard Airmen assigned to the 163d Attack Wing participated in a wing-wide readiness training exercise May 12-14.The exercise continued a late 2021 deployment training exercise, said U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Rey Tanuwidjaja, 163d

  • Edwards AFB hosts 163d Attack Wing MQ-9

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, CA -- In an unprecedented move towards General CQ Brown’s charge to “Accelerate Change or Lose,” the 163d Attack Wing executed their first ever MQ-9 Agile Combat Employment (ACE) to a Forward Operating Site (FOS), flying from March Air Reserve Base to Edwards Air Force Base,

  • Contingency Response Forces conduct multi-agency training

    FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. – The sun hasn’t risen yet as U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jeff Allen of the 146th Contingency Response Flight wipes the ice from the windshield of his government 4x4 truck. He reaches into the back of the truck for his backpack filled with the gear he’ll need for a

  • California Guard officer honored for space work at Beale AFB

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Roy Davis of the California Air National Guard’s 234th Intelligence Squadron is the 2021 Space Operations Command Company Grade Officer of the Year. Davis earned the award for outstanding performance while assigned to the 7th Space Warning

  • California Air Guard medevacs stroke victim from cruise ship

    MOFFETT AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Calif. – A cruise ship passenger who fell ill hundreds of miles at sea is back on land after a rescue mission by the California Air National Guard’s 129th Rescue Wing.The afternoon of Feb. 11, the U.S. Coast Guard alerted the wing’s command post of a patient needing

  • 144th Fighter Wing Airmen return from OAW deployment

    FRESNO, Calif. – Four Airmen from the California Air National Guard's 144th Fighter Wing recently returned from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, where they assisted evacuated Afghan refugees in Operation Allies Welcome.OAW is a coordinated operation by federal government agencies to

  • Nevada Guard MAFFS crews wrap up firefighting mission

    RENO, Nev. – Nevada Air National Guard Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System crews flew 330 sorties and dropped more than 8 million pounds of retardant during their 89-day activation completed Sept. 22. “The Nevada Guard surpassed expectations this year,” said Col Gary Monroe, AFNORTH’s MAFFS 153rd

  • 152nd Airlift Wing 'High Rollers' extended on MAFFS duty

    RENO, Nev. – The Nevada Air National Guard's participation in the wildland firefighting mission in the West has been extended to Aug. 26 at the request of the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC).Two additional C-130 aircraft and aircrew were added to the mission – one from the Wyoming Air

  • Airmen help care for Moroccan children during African Lion

    TAFRAOUTE, Morocco – U.S. Air National Guard members in Morocco for the African Lion 2021 exercise provided medical care to children at the Military Medical Surgical Field Hospital June 7-17.The Airmen offered well-child checks and basic pediatric care as part of the humanitarian civic assistance