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  • PRANG partners with Toys for Tots and the Blue Angels for the Holidays

    MUÑIZ AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, PR -- The 156th Wing received, for the second consecutive year, the C-130J Super Hercules "Fat Albert" assigned to the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, as part of a toy distribution of more than 25,000 toys through the Marine Corps Reserve Toys

  • 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.

  • Texas Guardsmen showcase skills in Contingency Response Exercise

    NAVAL AIR STATION JOINT RESERVE BASE, TX -- The 136th Airlift Wing, Texas Air National Guard participated in a Contingency Response Exercise (CRX) at Muñiz Air National Guard Base in Puerto Rico February 22-27, 2023.The exercise showcased the capabilities of our multi-capable Citizen Airmen. The

  • Puerto Rico Guard Serves as Southcom Ace Strategic Air Bridge

    MUÑIZ AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Puerto Rico - The 156th Wing operated as an expeditionary air base during Operation Forward Tiger 2023 to support U.S. Southern Command’s large-scale multinational exercise in February.The Dominican Republic air force, Jamaica defense force, Canadian armed force and

  • Puerto Rico Air National Guard Major Helps Save a Life

    MUÑIZ AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico Air National Guard Maj. Jesuan Aviles, the wing plans officer with the 156th Wing, helped save the life of a cyclist while on leave in Fort Pierce, Florida.As he was driving back from the beach with his family, Aviles witnessed a man on an

  • Iowa National Guard KC-135 retired after 65 years’ service

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – An Iowa Air National Guard KC-135 with a giant bat tail flash retired after 65 years of service. Tail number 57-2606, nicknamed “Free Bird,” took off this week for a one-way trip to the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.Chief

  • Puerto Rico Air Guard defender a role model in 156th SFS

    MUÑIZ AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Puerto Rico - Master Sgt. Lysandra Negron, a defender with the 156th Security Forces Squadron, is a mentor and role model for Airmen in her unit.Motivated by her desire to grow and face new challenges, Negron began her career in military law enforcement 18 years ago.“I

  • PRANG Profile: Airman 1st Class Kenia Coreano

    CAROLINA, Puerto Rico – Airman 1st Class Kenia Coreano, a Security Forces journeyman with the 156th Security Forces Squadron, brings a wealth of knowledge to her section.Coreano has been in security forces for two years but brings 10 years of experience from her civilian employment in the Puerto