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  • Five ANG Wings Train at Operation Hoodoo Sea

    HOMESTEAD AIR RESERVE BASE, Fla. - Five Air National Guard wings are conducting agile combat training during Operation Hoodoo Sea along the southeast U.S. coast.The exercise, led by the Virginia ANG, seeks to test and validate minimum force elements using multi-capable Airmen executing functions

  • 131st Bomb Wing inducts new Senior NCOs

    WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Thirteen senior noncommissioned officers were inducted into the 131st Bomb Wing’s SNCO Corps during a ceremony held in Knob Noster, Missouri, Jan. 8, 2023.The 131st Bomb Wing leadership believes it’s important to recognize the newly-promoted SNCOs for the added duties

  • Missouri Guard Airmen Perform ‘Wet-Wing’ Defuel for First Time

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Airmen from the 139th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s petroleum, oils and lubricants office conducted a “wet-wing” defuel at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base for the first time Aug. 16.“This process is new to the Air Force and allows aircraft to defuel while the engines are

  • Nebraska, Missouri Guard Medical Groups Train in Japan

    OKINAWA, Japan – Medical groups from the Nebraska and Missouri Air National Guard completed Military Facility Annual Training at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Okinawa Aug. 2-11.The two-week training provided real-life experiences in a hospital the members of the 155th Medical Group and 139th Medical

  • Missouri Airmen Lead Task Force Iron Herk II in Germany

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – Some Airmen from the Missouri Air National Guard’s 139th Airlift Wing returned home this month from Ramstein Air Base, where they supported European Command’s area of responsibility.The Airmen, primarily aircrew and maintainers, were part of a short-notice deployment in

  • Choctaw Airman takes pride in Native American heritage

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – “Hailto, Chahta sia Hoke,” said Master Sgt. Sarah Linthacum, the 139th Airlift Wing equal opportunity adviser. That is the greeting in the language of her heritage.Linthacum is a Choctaw Native American from Oklahoma. She enlisted in the active-duty Air Force in 1999 and eight

  • Missouri Air Guard joins partners in earthquake exercise

    ST. LOUIS – To survive a natural disaster and then later be injured or killed in a building collapse is an avoidable situation. The Missouri Air National Guard and state and local partners participated in a regional earthquake exercise Oct. 2 to prevent that from happening. The event prepared first

  • 188th Medical Group completes casualty care training

    EBBING AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ark. – Twenty-one Arkansas Air National Guard Airmen from the 188th Medical Group completed an intensive Tactical Combat Casualty Care course June 3-4.The training involved airway management, tourniquet application, wound bandaging, and various stretcher-carrying