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  • Wisconsin Air Guard Firefighter Earns National Honors

    MADISON, Wis. - Whether a civilian or military firefighter, ensuring the safety of others isn’t always easy. Luckily, for Master Sgt. Colin Pierce, the assistant fire chief of training with the 115th Fire and Emergency Services flight, the job itself is extremely rewarding.“Being a firefighter is

  • Firefighters gain critical skills in Arizona

    LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Firefighters assigned to the Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd Wing, Portland Air National Guard Base (PANG), trained with firefighters from Luke Air Force Base, Arizona to accomplish their annual training from August 5 to August 19, 2022.During their two weeks of

  • Pease Fire and Emergency Services in Action

    PEASE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, NH -- Pease Fire and Emergency Services of the 157th Air Refueling Wing assisted two local communities and conducted live-fire aircraft rescue firefighting training at the State of New Hampshire Fire Academy in the past few weeks.On Saturday April 23, Pease Fire and

  • Off-duty Missouri Guard firefighter helps save a life

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – A routine trip to the gas station for off-duty firefighter Kimberly Rauch turned into a lifesaving rescue.Rauch has been a firefighter for the Missouri Air National Guard’s 139th Fire Department since July. She is a civilian state employee who, before her current position, suited

  • Friendships forged in fire

    Airmen assigned to the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron fire and emergency services flight teamed up with their off-base counterparts to conduct joint training at the Korea National University of Welfare in Pyeongtaek, May 17. The exercise was one of many held annually to familiarize the two services

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.