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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

  • New York Air National Guard Members Help Track Santa Claus

    ROME, N.Y. - New York Air National Guardsmen assigned to NORAD's Eastern Air Defense Sector will help track Santa as he makes his way around the world on Christmas Eve.Each year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command conducts NORAD Tracks Santa to help families monitor the progress of Santa

  • 107th Attack Wing Hosts Brazil for Space Development Workshop

    NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. - The New York Air National Guard’s 222nd Command and Control Squadron, charged with helping to control and monitor U.S. military satellites, hosted four Brazilian officers during a week-long space training workshop Dec. 4-8.The Brazilian Navy and Air Force

  • 174th Attack Wing Fire Department named best in the Air National Guard

    HANCOCK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, NY -- The Hancock Field Air National Guard Base Fire Department here was named the Chief Greg O. Winjum Fire Department of the Year for 2022 by the Air National Guard Fire Chief’s Association.The department, which is comprised of a mix of uniformed airmen from

  • New York Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing Leads Holiday Parade

    SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – The New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing acted as grand marshal of Schenectady’s 54th annual holiday parade.Over 50 Airmen, led by Col. Christian Sander, wing commander, marched in the Nov. 18 parade as Sander waved to the crowds lining State Street. The parade fell

  • NY Guard Helps Prepare Georgia Guard for Aircraft Conversion

    WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. - New York Air National Guard Airmen of the 106th Rescue Wing’s maintenance squadron spent a month teaching the ins and outs of C-130J maintenance to members of the Georgia Air Guard at F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base.The 165th Airlift Wing’s maintenance squadron worked

  • NY Air Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing Supports Antarctic Science

    STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. - The New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing began its annual round of logistics support for U.S. Antarctic research by sending five LC-130 aircraft on the five-day trip to Antarctica Oct. 17-19.The 109th Airlift Wing flies the largest ski-equipped

  • Weapons School Produces Guard Leaders in Growing Space Domain

    ARLINGTON, Va. - In the heart of Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base, a select group of Air National Guard members hone their expertise at the Air Force Weapons School in the most crucial battlefront of the future: space. They master cutting-edge skills and share knowledge with the 1,200 National Guard

  • Mother, Son Join Virginia Air Guard’s 192nd Wing Together

    HAMPTON, Va. - Two of the Virginia Air National Guard’s newest recruits are 17-year-old Emmanuel McClain and his mom, Tobye McMillian, who took the oath of enlistment from Col. Brock Lange, commander of the 192nd Wing, Sept. 18 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis.“This is really cool,” Lange said as he