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  • 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

  • Cal Guard Air Wings Demonstrate Interoperability, Deterrence

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Airmen from all five California Air National Guard wings came together at March Air Reserve Base and San Clemente Island for the Grizzly Flag exercise, demonstrating Agile Combat Employment at an austere location Sept. 6-12.“We replicated a scenario where we are operating out of

  • California Air Guard Mobilized for Aerial Firefighting

    PORT HUENEME, Calif. - Two C-130J Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-equipped aircraft assigned to the California Air National Guard’s 146th Airlift Wing and the Air Force Reserve’s 302nd Airlift Wing, Colorado Springs, are mobilizing to Klamath Falls Airtanker Base in Oregon to help fight

  • Airmen Train for Space Operations During Vulcan Guard

    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - The Ohio Air National Guard’s 178th Wing hosted an iteration of the Vulcan Guard space exercise Aug. 10-11, bringing together U.S. Space Command, the Brazilian military and all seven National Guard states conducting space operations.Vulcan Guard is a series of space-focused

  • California Guard Conducts Rescue Mission off the Coast of Costa Rica

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – A dynamic team of service members from the 129th Rescue Wing, Moffett Air National Guard Base, conducted a multi-day medical evacuation mission in response to a boatsman who sustained head lacerations after being struck by a metal pole when a pulley snapped on a foreign

  • Tennessee Air Guard Remotely Pilots MQ-9 From California

    SMYRNA Tenn. - The Tennessee Air National Guard’s 118th Wing remotely flew an MQ-9 from California to Tennessee June 7 without ground crews and support facilities usually deployed for line-of-sight taxiing, takeoff and landing.As part of exercise Whiskey Fury, designed around the Air Force’s new