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  • Air Guard Units Practice Aerial Wildland Firefighting

    The 152nd Airlift Wing and 153rd Airlift Wing participated in Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System spring training April 11-16.Several flight crews from the Nevada and Wyoming Air National Guard units flew continuous rotations of sorties during daylight throughout the week-long exercise. Each

  • California, Wyoming, Nevada Guard Train on Aerial Firefighting

    CHANNEL ISLANDS AIR NATIONAL GUARD STATION, Calif. - The USDA Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and other federal wildland fire agencies are conducting annual training for Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems personnel April 11-15. The California Air National Guard’s 146th Airlift Wing is

  • ANG Director visits 144th FW

    FRESNO AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, CA -- U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael Loh paid a visit to the California Air National Guard’s 144th Fighter Wing where he engaged with Airmen during their drill Feb. 4, 2023, at the Fresno Air National Guard Base.Accompanied by his wife, Dianne, as well as Brig. Gen.

  • 146th Airlift Wing Deploys for Operation Enduring Sentinel

    PORT HUENEME, Calif. – Members of the 146th Airlift Wing said goodbye to their families and friends before deploying for up to six months to support Operation Enduring Sentinel in Africa.The deployment marks a shift for wing members as they transition from supporting operations in the Middle East to

  • California Air National Guard Rescues Injured Sailboat Racer

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – A crew member of a racing yacht who developed a life-threatening infection at sea while returning a racing sailboat from Hawaii to California is safe on land tonight. After being stabilized, he was hoisted off a ship Friday and airlifted for additional medical care Sunday by

  • Oregon, California Air Guard Pilots Practice Water Survival

    CULTUS LAKE, Ore. – U.S. Air Force F-15C pilots from the 173rd Fighter Wing, Oregon Air National Guard, and the 144th Fighter Wing, California Air National Guard, conducted water survival skills training July 16.Pilots donned dry suits and prepared for an emergency ejection over water in a

  • 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