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  • 105th Airmen Support Security Forces Training at Red Flag

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. - Ten Airmen from the 105th Airlift Wing’s 205th Base Defense Squadron trained in cutting-edge base defense operational concepts at Exercise Red Flag 24-1 from Jan. 15-26.Exercise Red Flag was initially intended for aircrews to gain the experience of multiple intensive

  • Florida Guard’s 202nd RED HORSE Hosts Contingency Exercise

    CAMP BLANDING, Fla. - The Florida Air National Guard’s 202nd RED HORSE Squadron conducted the FEBEX24 exercise Feb. 2-3 to assess and enhance the readiness of its members. Airmen assigned to the Florida Air National Guard’s 125th Civil Engineer Squadron and 125th Medical Group also participated in

  • Florida Guardsman receives U.S. Surgeon General’s highest civilian honor

    JACKSONVILLE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, FL -- January 2020 was a month in which the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the United States marked the pages of U.S. history. As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the United States, it left an indelible mark on the nation’s historical landscape.In this

  • Guard Team Awarded 3rd Consecutive Services Cup Cyber Trophy

    ARLINGTON, Va. - A National Guard team received the 2022 SANS NetWars Department of Defense Services Cup from Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, marking the third consecutive year the Guard team has won the cybersecurity competition. “For the third year in a row, the

  • National Guard, DOD Support Hawaii's Long-term Recovery

    WASHINGTON - Defense Department personnel remain ready to support Maui residents for the foreseeable future as local officials plot a course for recovery from the Lahaina wildfire, the Hawaii National Guard’s incident commander says.Army Major Gen. Kenneth Hara, adjutant general for the state of

  • Florida National Guard Activated to Assist With Hurricane Response

    WASHINGTON - More than 3,000 Florida National Guardsmen have been activated, with an additional 1,800 on their way to the state to respond to Hurricane Idalia, Pentagon Deputy Press Secretary Sabrina Singh said Tuesday.Idalia made landfall on Florida's West Coast Wednesday morning and, according to

  • Tradewinds 23 Exercise Highlights Multinational Partnerships

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Tradewinds 23, a two-week multinational exercise supporting the security of the Caribbean and Central America, wrapped up with a closing ceremony July 27. Tradewinds 23 involved 21 nations and more than 1,500 people from all branches of the U.S. military, civilians, and law

  • Florida Guard, Guyana, improve Partnership during Tradewinds23

    CAMP SEWEYO, Guyana - The Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program has fostered enduring relationships with partner countries since 1993. The Florida National Guard’s partnership with Guyana, which began in 2003, embodies this global effort to improve interoperability,

  • FLANG Weather Experts Continue Winning Streak

    JACKSONVILLE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, FL -- The Florida Air National Guard's 159th Weather Flight was recently named 2022 Outstanding ANG AWS Weather Flight of the Year and the 131st Training Flight received the 2022 Outstanding ANG SWC Unit of the Year. For the 159th WF, this recognition comes on

  • Red Horse Recruiter Ranks Among Top Recruiters in Nation

    JACKSONVILLE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, FL -- Master Sgt. Bryan Fletcher, a 202nd RED HORSE recruiter, was named one of the U.S. Air Force’s best recruiters at the annual Operation Blue Suit Arrival Ceremony held March 2023 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. Fletcher earned the 2022 Air