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  • 183d Wing Member Receives National Award

    SPRINGFIELD, IL -- Capt. James Horn has been named the 2024 USO National Guardsmen of the Year. Capt. Horn is a medical planner in the Air Operations Group at the 183d Wing, Springfield, IL. He also currently works full-time as an Operations Research Analyst at Scott Air Force Base. Horn is from

  • Ohio Guard Air Control Squadron Trains with NATO Partners

    BLUE ASH, Ohio - Airmen assigned to the 178th Wing’s 123rd Air Control Squadron concluded a two-week combined training exercise at the Blue Ash Air National Guard Station alongside seven service members from NATO allies Lithuania and Hungary.The training, which included air battle management, ground

  • Team Whiteman Demonstrates Readiness During Spirit Vigilance

    WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - The 509th Bomb Wing and 131st Bomb Wing capped off the most recent iteration of exercise Spirit Vigilance by performing a mass fly-off of 12 B-2 Spirit stealth bombers April 15 at Whiteman Air Force Base.Spirit Vigilance is one of a series of routine exercises held by

  • Alaska Air National Guard officer shares story with Service High JROTC

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK -- A 176th Wing personnel officer visited Robert Service High School Navy Junior ROTC cadets April 15 at the school’s Anchorage campus to share her story of military service.Alaska Air National Guard 1st Lt. Laurel Foster, 176th Force Support Squadron Force

  • Iowa’s 185th ARW awarded Air and Space Outstanding Unit Award

    Sioux City, IA -- Members of the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing recently learned they have been awarded the Air and Space Outstanding Unit Award for exceptionally meritorious service for their efforts in 2022.The award citation specifically mentioned the unit’s high operations

  • Kentucky Air Guard helps stage Thunder Over Louisville

    LOUISVILLE, KY -- Spectators lined the banks of the Ohio River here April 20 for the annual Thunder Over Louisville air show, made possible with support from the Kentucky Air National Guard.This year’s event featured more than two-dozen rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft, including appearances by the

  • California Air Guard 146th Maintenance Group Learns New Skill

    VOLK FIELD, Wis. - On a chilly, overcast morning that promised rain in the very northern state of Wisconsin, 28 U.S. Airmen assigned to the 146th Maintenance Group of the Air National Guard in Southern California move equipment around a stripped-down C-130H Hercules airplane with the letters CDDAR

  • Virginia Guard CST, State Police Team Up for Training Exercise

    BLACKSTONE, Va. - Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen assigned to the 34th Civil Support Team trained with Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation bomb technicians March 19-21 at the Blackstone Readiness Center. The 34th CST supports civil authorities in a domestic chemical,

  • 168th Wing Enables Fighter Support over Pacific for Agile Reaper

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam - Airmen from the 168th Wing supported the Agile Reaper exercise, providing combat refueling to 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing F-22 Raptors and airlift for cargo and passenger assets traveling from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to Guam and locations across the