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  • 192nd Wing hosts Air National Guard Classic Association Conference

    JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, VA -- The 192nd Wing recently hosted a two-day conference for Air National Guard classic association units here on June 25, 2024, bringing together leaders from across the country to discuss challenges, best practices and to explore the future of these vital partnerships.

  • Missouri Air National Guard Improves Aircraft Ramp in Japan

    YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan - To boost military readiness and operational capacity, the Missouri Air National Guard’s 139th Civil Engineer Squadron helped improve an aircraft ramp at Yokota Air Base June 10. The ramp will eventually accommodate 10 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.The Airmen worked for two

  • 131st Force Support Squadron integrates new expeditionary kitchen

    CAMP CLARK, Mo. -- The 131st Force Support Squadron expanded their Airmen's deployment skills by training them on their newest Expandable Single Pallet Expeditionary Kitchen (E-SPEK) amidst Exercise Pacific Reign 2024, April 22 to May 2, 2024 at Camp Clark, Nevada, Missouri.The 131st FSS received a

  • Team Whiteman Demonstrates Readiness During Spirit Vigilance

    WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - The 509th Bomb Wing and 131st Bomb Wing capped off the most recent iteration of exercise Spirit Vigilance by performing a mass fly-off of 12 B-2 Spirit stealth bombers April 15 at Whiteman Air Force Base.Spirit Vigilance is one of a series of routine exercises held by

  • Voices of the 131st: Airmen reflect on Black History Month

    ST. LOUIS, MO -- During Black History Month, Airmen of the 131st Bomb Wing at Jefferson Barracks Air National Guard Base share their perspectives on the significance of this observance and a little about themselves.Service members from various roles and ranks came together to emphasize the

  • Missouri Guard’s 139th Airlift Wing Executes 41-hour Sortie

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - The 139th Airlift Wing has set a new milestone by pushing the boundaries of the C-130H Hercules aircraft. From Feb. 13-15, multiple aircrews flew a mission in which the aircraft’s cumulative flight time was 41.5 hours, with the engines running continuously for 45 hours.The first

  • Missouri, New York Air Guard team up for Maintenance Training

    SCOTIA, N.Y. - Maintenance Airmen assigned to the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing trained in Gulfport, Mississippi, with the Missouri Air National Guard’s 139th Airlift Wing the first week of August.A total of 85 Airmen — 30 from the 109th and 55 from the 139th — traveled to the

  • Missouri Air Guard C-130H Maintainers Learn J-model Systems

    LOUISVILLE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ky. - Maintenance Airmen with the Missouri Air National Guard’s Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center traveled to Kentucky for aircraft conversion training from an old sister unit.Over the first two decades of the 21st century, the 123rd Airlift Wing and 139th

  • 131st CES starts M1 Abrams storage facility construction

    HELENA, MT -- Members with the 131st Civil Engineer Squadron began working hand-in-hand with the 219th Red Horse Squadron to build a storage facility for M1 Abrams tanks at Fort William Henry Harrison, Montana.The project consists of six, two-week rotations with different squadrons every rotation.

  • 182nd AW Leads C-130 Hercules Operations at Air Defender 23

    WUNSTORF AIR BASE, Germany – The Illinois Air National Guard’s 182nd Airlift Wing is leading C-130 Hercules aircraft operations at the largest NATO multinational air forces redeployment exercise in history.Air Defender 2023 began June 12 and continues through June 23. The exercise integrates U.S.