• 152nd CES, Forest Service continue Lake Tahoe partnership

    SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The year was 1983, the Air Force wore the green fatigue uniforms and the Nevada Air National Guard was in the middle of the RF-4C Phantom aircraft era. September of '83 also marks the first time the 152nd Civil Engineer Squadron partnered with the U.S. Forest Service Lake

  • Nevada Guard, university partner to beef up cybersecurity

    RENO, Nev. – The 152nd Communications Flight (CF), Nevada Air National Guard, and the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Cyber Club are partnering to evolve each organization’s cybersecurity skills.“Being able to work with some of the smartest and most competent cyber hackers in the country puts us in

  • Nevada Guard MAFFS crews wrap up firefighting mission

    RENO, Nev. – Nevada Air National Guard Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System crews flew 330 sorties and dropped more than 8 million pounds of retardant during their 89-day activation completed Sept. 22. “The Nevada Guard surpassed expectations this year,” said Col Gary Monroe, AFNORTH’s MAFFS 153rd

  • 152nd Airlift Wing 'High Rollers' extended on MAFFS duty

    RENO, Nev. – The Nevada Air National Guard's participation in the wildland firefighting mission in the West has been extended to Aug. 26 at the request of the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC).Two additional C-130 aircraft and aircrew were added to the mission – one from the Wyoming Air

  • 152nd CES firefighters train at Volk Field in Wisconsin

    VOLK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Wis. – Fire protection specialists with the Nevada Air National Guard's 152nd Civil Engineer Squadron participated in multiple firefighting training exercises June 7-9. "We've been able to get lots of hands-on experience by being able to pull wet hose lines, spray

  • Nevada Air Guard activated to help fight fires in West

    RENO, Nev. – The National Interagency Fire Center has requested one C-130 aircraft and aircrew from the 152nd Airlift Wing, Nevada Air National Guard, to aid firefighting efforts in the West.The activation is more than a month earlier than last year, when the 152nd Airlift Wing was activated July

  • 152nd SFS Guardsmen maintain proficiency at shooting range

    HAWTHORNE, Nev. – Members of the 152nd Security Forces Squadron participated in a small-arms, live-fire training exercise at the Hawthorne Army Depot June 8-10. The Nevada National Guard Airmen aimed to maintain and improve weapons proficiency with the M4 carbine and M9 handgun, firing more than

  • Nevada Air Guard’s ‘Baby Doc’ a leader in pandemic battle

    LAS VEGAS, NV – Undeterred by a rare health condition early in life, Nevada Air Guard 1st Lt. Caleena Longworth is now on the front line of health care in southern Nevada during the COVID-19 pandemic.Few in the state have vaccinated more people than Longworth, who has administered the vaccine to

  • 152nd Airlift Wing, Navy conduct water survival training

    RENO, Nev. – The 152nd Airlift Wing conducted water survival training with the Naval Air Station Fallon Search and Rescue (SAR) Team at Lahontan Reservoir June 5.More than 85 Airmen from the 152nd Operations Group completed the eight-station water survival course, intended to expose Airmen to