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  • 148th Fighter Wing Recertifies VPP Star Status

    DULUTH, MN. -- On April 30, 2008, the 148th Fighter Wing became the first unit in the Air Force to receive recognition as an Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Worksite. Recently, the Wing received notification it has been officially

  • Super Hercules familiarization

    YOUNGSTOWN AIR RESERVE STATION, OH -- Guardsmen from the 130th Airlift Wing based out of McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, West Virginia, visited Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, on Feb. 22, 2023, with one of their C-130J Super Hercules aircraft. In late December 2022, Secretary of the Air

  • Vermont Hosts First Guard Gaming Event

    BURLINGTON, Vt. - The Vermont Air National Guard's 158th Fighter Wing is the first Air National Guard base to host Air Force Gaming. Airmen and civilians from across the wing met during the week of March 7-10 to highlight their competitive gaming skills and to build morale while they were at it."It

  • Making Winter History

    Camp Ethan Allen, VT -- For the first time in more than 20 years, athletes from the New Hampshire National Guard Biathlon Team stood on the podium during the 47th Annual Chief of the National Guard Bureau Biathlon at Camp Ethan Allen, Vermont.Among them was Staff Sgt. Christopher Parent, an air

  • 114th Fighter Wing Recruiter Wins National Award

    Joe Foss Field, SD -- Tech Sgt. Briana Kacmarynski, 114th Fighter Wing recruiter, earned the Air National Guard Top Non-Prior Service Accessions Award for 2022. She was recognized for having the most non-prior service (NPS) accessions in the nation with 29. This award puts Kacmarynski as the top NPS

  • IAAFA leaders attend Paraguayan Air Force centennial celebration

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, TX -- Leaders from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy joined Paraguay’s top military officials to commemorate the Paraguayan Air Force’s Centennial Anniversary, Feb. 21-24.Col. José Jiménez, Jr., IAAFA commandant and Chief Master Sgt. Yusef Saad, IAAFA Senior

  • Lessons in Leadership for Cobb Youth

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, GA -- The 94th Airlift Wing and Clay Air National Guard Center co-sponsored a military leadership evening for the 2023 Cobb Youth Leadership Class, March 20.Cobb Youth Leadership is a program under the umbrella of the Leadership Cobb Alumni Association that provides

  • Women’s History Month Highlight: NCO of the Year

    MORRIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, AZ -- March is Women’s History Month and this month we’re highlighting Tech. Sgt. Kristie Cox, who is the Non-Commissioned Officer-in-Charge of Wing Intelligence at Morris Air National Guard Base, Tucson, Arizona.As many do, Cox joined to pursue educational benefits

  • ANG partners with America’s national pastime

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, TX -- Baseball is often referred to as America's national pastime – a sport cherished by millions of fans across the country. Now the Air National Guard has partnered with Minor League Baseball teams in a unique effort to build brand awareness and reach future Airmen

  • A Unique Path to Leadership

    Duluth, MN -- Vince Lombardi once said “leaders are made, they are not born.” Leadership is a skill that is developed over time through experience, reflection, study and practice. 148th Fighter Wing Vice Commander, Col. Babette S. Van Hees brings a diverse set of experiences to her role.Van Hees