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  • Vermont Airmen Test Agility During Multistate Exercise

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - Nearly 260 members of the Vermont Air National Guard’s 158th Fighter Wing and other Airmen and civilians from across the country participated in the ACE exercise Maple Thunder Jan. 22-Feb. 3.“ACE is short for ‘agile combat employment,’ and it’s a phrase we’ve been talking about in

  • Connecticut Guard Completes Mission Systems Operator Conversion

    ORANGE, Conn. - The 103d Air Control Squadron of the Connecticut Air National Guard is the first National Guard unit to complete the mission systems operator conversion. The squadron will be involved in further modernization efforts, including testing cutting-edge equipment like the Tactical

  • 4 Air National Guard Locations Chosen for C-130J Upgrades

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Air Force selected four National Guard Airlift Wings as the preferred locations to receive C-130J Super Hercules to replace their aging C-130Hs, pending environmental assessments.Eight C-130J aircraft will be used to recapitalize the C-130H fleet at each location: the 103rd

  • Connecticut Guard Helps Build Homes for Native Veterans

    TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Engineers from various squadrons of the 103rd Airlift Wing worked on building homes for disabled Cherokee veterans June 26 – July 7.The work is part of the multi-year rotational project known as the Cherokee Veterans Housing Initiative, which provides training for the Airmen and

  • 188th Wing Hosts Emergency Management Course

    EBBING AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ark. - The 188th Wing hosted the Air National Guard’s Specialized Personnel and Equipment for Austere Reconnaissance and Surveillance (SPEARS) course at the Fort Chaffee Maneuver Training Center outside Fort Smith May 23.“The 188th emergency managers developed this

  • Connecticut National Guard recruiters give joint tours

    BRADLEY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Conn. -- Connecticut Army and Air National Guard recruiters conduct joint base tours every year. The tours give educators and potential national guard recruits the chance to see what goes on behind the scenes in the Connecticut Army and Air National Guard.“The idea

  • 103rd LRS wins ARC Air Transportation Activity of the Year

    BRADLEY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Conn. -- The 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Connecticut Air National Guard, was awarded the Air Reserve Component Air Transportation Activity of the Year Award for Fiscal Year 2021. The award recognizes organizations within the Logistics community for their

  • Barnestormers complete joint aircraft recovery training

    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Nearly 50 Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members from the 104th Fighter Wing, 158th Fighter Wing and 439th Air Mobility Wing completed a joint, hands-on Crash, Damaged or Disabled Aircraft Recovery training at Barnes Air National Guard Base April 3.The CDDAR program is

  • 103rd’s culture of self-assessment rated ‘Highly Effective’

    EAST GRANBY, Conn. – At the 103rd Airlift Wing, Airmen at every level participate in the wing’s continuous self-assessment process. This culture of self-assessment led to the unit receiving an overall grade of Highly Effective, the highest grade possible, at the end of its Headquarters Air Mobility

  • Bradley airfield management named best in Air National Guard

    EAST GRANBY, Conn. -- The 103rd Operations Support Squadron’s airfield management section at Bradley Air National Guard Base received top honors in the Air National Guard for 2021, winning the Ronald B. McCarthy Airfield Management Facility of the Year award as part of the Guard’s 2021 Airfield