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  • Tucson ANG hosts ARC Weapons and Tactics Conference 2022

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Command Test Center (AATC) hosted the annual Air Reserve Component (ARC) Weapons and Tactics Conference (WEPTAC) here at the Morris Air National Guard Base Oct. 24 through Oct. 28. The event is hosted each October in Tucson, Ariz., and is an

  • Guard Suicide Rates Stable as Prevention Efforts Increase

    ARLINGTON, Va. - The suicide rate for active-duty U.S. military members declined 15% in 2021, with the National Guard rate essentially unchanged as new suicide prevention initiatives roll out across the 54 states, territories and the District of Columbia.The Department of Defense Annual Report on

  • Breast Cancer Survivor Inspires Awareness

    Col. Amy Lou Emanuel Bassett, the New Hampshire Air National Guard director of plans and programs and breast cancer survivor, heads to KC-46 training Sept. 15, 2022. Emanuel Bassett has been at Pease Air National Guard base since 2005 and has battled breast cancer for three years; she is scheduled

  • New Hampshire Airman Represents in Top Air Force Marathon Team

    Tech. Sgt. Chris Ager, a crew chief with the 157th Maintenance Group, won the Air and space Challenge with the National Guard Team Sept. 17, 2022 during the 26th Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The team ran their fastest time in history, beating the Air Force Special

  • New Hampshire Airman Wins 140- mile Ultramarathon in Africa

    PEASE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.H. -- On the morning of Sept. 13, a bus of endurance athletes from around the globe left Nairobi, Kenya and rumbled across hundreds of miles into the wide-open wilderness of Eastern Africa.After their seven-hour journey, the cramped and sweaty passengers stepped off

  • 148th Fighter Wing hosts Advanced EOD Conventional Course at Camp Ripley

    CAMP RIPLEY, Minn. -- Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard gathered at Camp Ripley Training Center, Minnesota for a home-grown training event designed to test and validate conventional ordnance techniques while developing personal skills and

  • 148th Fighter Wing partners with ANG Production Assessment Team

    DULUTH, Minn. -- An Air National Guard Production Assessment Team (PAT) consisting of cross-functional experts from maintenance and logistics readiness conducted a thorough assessment of F-16 fleet readiness at the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minn., from September 12-15, 2022.  The assessment was

  • ANG Deputy Director visits 125th Fighter Wing

    JACKSONVILLE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Fla. – 125th Fighter Wing senior officials welcomed the Deputy Director of the Air National Guard, Maj. Gen. Duke Pirak during a visit to the wing Sept. 13, 2022.During the visit, Pirak received a mission brief and status update on the long-awaited F-35