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  • 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

  • It takes a village to perfect ACE

    JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS,Va. –  Through hard work and rigorous training, members of the 633rd Air Base Wing, 1st Fighter Wing, 192nd Wing, and Missouri Air National Guard completed a week-long Agile Combat Employment exercise Jan. 11-15 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. With the ever-changing

  • Fighting warrior woman: powwows, beads and information

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – “Hearing the drum and watching the dancers is awesome. Something inside of me comes to life and gives me a happy energy.” This is how Missouri Air National Guard Master Sgt. Mary Lohnes describes participating in tribal ceremonies. Though her legal name is Mary, where she is

  • "Red Rampage" - Powered by the 139th Airlift Wing

    For the past five years, Airmen and volunteers of the 139th Airlift Wing have had a unique role at the home football games of the Kansas City Chiefs. Guardsmen with the Missouri Air National Guard unit, as well as retirees and their family members have been supporting the pyrotechnic crew at

  • Whiteman honors Missouri ANG unit, ‘Lindbergh’s Own’

    Members of the Missouri Air National Guard’s 131st Bomb Wing and the U.S. Air Force’s 509th Bomb Wing gathered Aug. 4, 2018, to celebrate the unveiling of a new paint scheme on a gear door for the Spirit of Nebraska, a B-2 bomber assigned to Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.