• Alaska National Guard Helps Clean up in Merbok’s Wake

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – As of Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, Joint Task Force Alaska, consisting of 164 service members from the Alaska National Guard, the Alaska Naval Militia and the Alaska State Defense Force, have logged more than 2,000 work hours and removed more than 125,000 pounds

  • Oregon Guardsman represents 142nd Wing at 2022 Air Force Marathon

    Portland, Ore. -- Senior Airman Susi Traudt has been a drill-status Guardsman at Portland Air National Guard Base for 4 years. As a recent search and extraction medic for the 142nd Medical Group, detachment one, Traudt trained to search and locate disaster victims, assessing and treating immediate

  • From CE to MST: What a difference a year makes

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -- One year ago, 20 Airmen with the 137th Special Operations Wing deployed in support of Operation Allies Welcome. This team included Maj. Neil Chaves, who was assigned as the Task Force Liberty civil engineer team commander at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey.The

  • New Hampshire Airman Wins 140- mile Ultramarathon in Africa

    PEASE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.H. -- On the morning of Sept. 13, a bus of endurance athletes from around the globe left Nairobi, Kenya and rumbled across hundreds of miles into the wide-open wilderness of Eastern Africa.After their seven-hour journey, the cramped and sweaty passengers stepped off

  • Partnership for Stronger Psychological Health

    SYRACUSE, NY – 174th Attack Wing Director of Psychological Health, Kate Rowe, recently supported Rochester General Hospital’s continued education program, presenting to roughly 40 social medical workers on what it means to be a clinical social worker working in the military community.The event’s

  • 148th Fighter Wing hosts Advanced EOD Conventional Course at Camp Ripley

    CAMP RIPLEY, Minn. -- Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard gathered at Camp Ripley Training Center, Minnesota for a home-grown training event designed to test and validate conventional ordnance techniques while developing personal skills and

  • Texas Air Guard Members Fly at Falcon Leap 2022

    EINDHOVEN, Netherlands – Airmen from the 136th Airlift Wing attended the Falcon Leap Exercise on Eindhoven Military Air Base Sept. 12-17, commemorating the allies’ joint World War II Operation Market Garden.Polish, Romanian, Dutch, British and Italian Air force aircraft participated in the exercise.