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  • Wyoming Air Guard Demonstrates Readiness in Exercise

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The 153rd Airlift Wing demonstrated its ability to transition from peacetime readiness to contingency operations during the Mustang Roller Readiness Exercise at the Wyoming Air National Guard Base May 1-7. This exercise tested the unit’s ability to maintain and sustain essential

  • Air Guard Units Practice Aerial Wildland Firefighting

    The 152nd Airlift Wing and 153rd Airlift Wing participated in Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System spring training April 11-16.Several flight crews from the Nevada and Wyoming Air National Guard units flew continuous rotations of sorties during daylight throughout the week-long exercise. Each

  • Washoe County School District Trustee Visits STARBASE Sierra

    NEVADA AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, RENO, NV. -- Earlier this month, Col. Evan Kirkwood, 152nd Airlift Wing Commander, met with Trustee Beth Smith, Washoe County School Board District D, and discussed possible partnering opportunities to include between the airlift wing and the surrounding schools

  • California, Wyoming, Nevada Guard Train on Aerial Firefighting

    CHANNEL ISLANDS AIR NATIONAL GUARD STATION, Calif. - The USDA Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and other federal wildland fire agencies are conducting annual training for Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems personnel April 11-15. The California Air National Guard’s 146th Airlift Wing is

  • Nevada, Wyoming Air Guard Conduct Mountain Airlift Training

    RENO, Nev. - The 153rd Airlift Wing from Cheyenne, Wyoming, attended Advanced Mountain Airlift Tactics School training hosted by the 192nd Airlift Squadron at the Nevada Air National Guard Base at the end of March.AMATS exposes aircrew members to high-altitude mountainous flying environments they do

  • Project ChalleNGe Grad to be Air Force Chief Master Sergeant

    RENO, Nev. – Thanks in large part to the National Guard’s Project ChalleNGe program, a sputtering start to Jeanie Beck’s early education won’t deter her from attaining the highest enlisted rank in the U.S. Air Force: chief master sergeant.Beck, the chief enlisted manager for 152nd Logistics

  • Texas Guard Airmen strengthen SPP partnership with Chile

    SANTIAGO, Chile – The Texas Air National Guard joined more than a hundred Airmen to participate in the FIDAE (Feria Internacional del Aire y Espacio) international air and space show April 5-10.Two C-130J Super Hercules from the 136th Airlift Wing supported FIDAE by providing transport to various

  • US Airmen arrive at Chilean Trade and Air Show, FIDAE

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AFNS) -- Over 130 Airmen and Guardians have touched down in Santiago, Chile, to participate in the Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio, or FIDAE, Latin America’s largest aerospace, defense and security exhibition April 5-10.Among those representing the U.S. Air Force are 12th

  • Nevada, Hawaii Air Guard conduct airpower exercise in Hawaii

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – The Nevada Air National Guard’s 152nd Airlift Wing helped execute the Hawaii Air National Guard’s Ho’oikaika 22-1 exercise March 3-6.The exercise tested the ability to mobilize and generate stealth airpower from three locations across the Hawaiian Islands and

  • Ho'oikaika strengthens total force integration

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – The Hawaii Air National Guard’s 154th Wing executed a first-of-its-kind exercise partnering with the Nevada Air National Guard, 15th Wing, and 354th Fighter Wing Airmen March 3-6.The exercise name, Ho’oikaika, originates from the Hawaiian language, meaning to