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  • Captain America of the 157th Air Refueling Wing

    PEASE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.H. -- Work ethic and attitude have earned one Airman in the New Hampshire Air National Guard the reputation of Captain America.Staff Sgt. Jared Hakala, a maintenance operations controller and KC-46 crew chief with the 157th Maintenance Group, shines both on and off

  • January snow keeps Iowa Air Guard up at night

    SIOUX CITY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Iowa -- Civil Engineers with the Iowa Air National Guard are working overtime clearing snow to ensure air operations continue at the 185th Air Refueling Wing.

  • Fit-to-fight Airmen compete in 111th ATKW Commander’s Cup

    BIDDLE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Pa. -- Game was on during October’s regularly scheduled drill (RSD) as the 111th Attack Wing held a Commander’s Cup here on Oct. 14, 2023.Tug of war, a sprint medley, pull-ups, volleyball, basketball, corn hole, and weightlifting made up the events. Each squadron at

  • Enlistment in Kansas ANG Leads Airman to U.S. Citizenship

    “I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen; that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United

  • How an Air Guard pilot beat cancer, continued to fly

    BRADLEY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Conn. -- Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Paul Mastalerz II works as a pilot, full-time for United Airlines and part-time for the Connecticut Air National Guard, where he also serves as Deputy Group Commander of the 103rd Operations Group. Mastalerz, a husband and father

  • 155th ARW hosts ANG Production Assessment Team

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The 155th Air Refueling Wing hosted a group of 15 field-level-experts from the Air National Guard Production Assessment Team Oct. 18-21, to take a holistic look on how to improve a refueling unit.The PAT helps with that goal by giving overall assessments of fleet health. This

  • Successful Inspection at the 171st Air Refueling Wing

    The 171st Air Refueling Wing inspection team determined the base demonstrated an exceptionally high level of knowledge and skill during the Nuclear Operational Readiness Inspection on August 25 to August 28, 2022.

  • Utah Air National Guard and ESGR take flight with local employers

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- The 151st Air Refueling Wing and Utah’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) brought approximately 20 employers on an appreciation air refueling mission here on August 17, 2022.The employers were nominated by their Air National Guard employees, they boarded a

  • 115th Fighter Wing Airmen awarded for excellence

    MADISON, Wis. -- Airmen assigned to the 115th Fighter Wing were recognized for their ability to perform above and beyond what is expected of them at the wing’s annual awards ceremony Feb. 5 at Truax field, Madison, Wisconsin.Military members and civilians alike were acknowledged for unit and state

  • Foster family values

    FRESNO, CA -- Each November, Month of the Military Family usually recognizes families for supporting a parent or a child who is serving in the Armed Forces. For the Foster sisters at the 144th Fighter Wing, military family has profound and unique meaning. For these three sisters, their desire to be