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  • Arkansas Air Guard Medics Provide Free Medical Care in Guatemala

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Thirty-six Arkansas National Guardsmen from the 188th Wing at Ebbing Air National Guard base in Fort Smith and the 189th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville departed Dec. 1 for a seven-day mission providing free medical care in Guatemala City. “We are

  • U.S. and Pacific Joint Forces Train Together

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii - Joint Forces from across the United States and the Pacific participated in a large-scale joint training exercise Nov. 1-10 that included the largest airdrop in Hawaii history.The Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Center (JPMRC) rotation is a large-scale

  • Mississippi, Arkansas Guard Airmen Train with Coast Guard

    GULFPORT, Miss. - The 183rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Mississippi Air National Guard, and the 189th Medical Group, Arkansas Air National Guard, trained alongside Coast Guardsmen from Gulfport and New Orleans in July.The training included search and rescue demonstrations, medical evacuation

  • 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.

  • Arkansas Airmen Complete Combative Training Exercise

    EBBING AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ark. - Members of the 188th Security Forces Squadron honed their combat skills during a rigorous combative training session June 8.The training exercise, which aligns with the Air Force’s Future Operations Concept, emphasized the unit’s commitment to staying prepared

  • 188th Wing Hosts Emergency Management Course

    EBBING AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ark. - The 188th Wing hosted the Air National Guard’s Specialized Personnel and Equipment for Austere Reconnaissance and Surveillance (SPEARS) course at the Fort Chaffee Maneuver Training Center outside Fort Smith May 23.“The 188th emergency managers developed this

  • Community and Guardsmen build aviation and defense workforce

    LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. -- The 189th Maintenance Group in partnership with the Arkansas Aerospace and Defense Alliance conducted the annual Arkansas Aerospace Alliance Business and Industry Day on Jan. 5, 2022, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The exposition was held at the 189th Airlift

  • Arkansas Air Guardsmen Provide Medical Care in Guatemala

    PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala – Arkansas Air National Guard members helped provide medical care in Guatemala alongside U.S. and foreign military, government and civilian personnel during the Continuing Promise 2022 mission Oct. 26-31.Senior Airman Tabari Matthews, 189th dental technician, assisted

  • Arkansas Guardsman Takes Care of Medical Group

    FORT SMITH, Ark. – As a teenager, Ché Kinnard liked art. In college, he became more interested in the medical career field, and this passion took off when he joined the Air National Guard in 1990.“Medical was the best choice for me because it provided hands-on, real-time medical training,” said

  • ESGR Arkansas Chapter presents Little Rock law firm with Patriot Award

    LLITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. -- The Little Rock law firm Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon and Galchus P.C. was awarded the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award for their support to the Arkansas Air National Guard, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, in Little Rock, Ark. The award was