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  • AFJROTC cadets experience 176th Wing mission during JBER visit

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK -- As part of a week-long camp, Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets from three local high schools toured multiple aircraft and Alaska Air National Guard facilities, and flew in an HC-130J Combat King II assigned to the 176th Wing and 3rd Wing

  • 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

  • Pennsylvania National Guard, Lithuanian Celebrate 30-year Partnership

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania National Guard celebrated its 30-year military-to-military partnership with the Lithuanian Armed Forces as part of the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program during a ceremony at the Commonwealth Keystone Building June 6.Established

  • Cyber Yankee Prepares Military, Business for Cyber Threats

    NIANTIC, Conn. - In the face of rising cyber threats, the Department of Defense has increased its efforts to recruit and build cyber capabilities. According to the 2023 DOD Cyber Strategy, the military has four main lines of effort in cyberspace: defend the nation, prepare to fight and win the

  • IRT Hoosier Care Offers Free Medical Care to Community

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - An Innovative Readiness Training mission called IRT Hoosier Care provides vision exams, single-vision eyeglasses, dental exams and extractions and basic medical exams — including youth sports physicals — at no cost to the public June 7-14.Service members came from across the

  • MAINEiacs Aim High During Arctic Challenge

    ØRLAND AIR BASE, Norway – The Maine Air National Guard’s 101st Air Refueling Wing, also known as the MAINEiacs, and 265th Combat Communication Squadron are participating in the Arctic Challenge Exercise 2023 across the Nordic region.The exercise, a multinational live-fly training event May 29

  • Malaysia, U.S. Strengthen Ties at Bersama Warrior Exercise

    KUANTAN, Malaysia - The ninth annual Bersama Warrior exercise began June 6 with an opening ceremony led by Malaysian Armed Forces leaders and U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Johan Deutscher, director of the Joint Staff for the Washington National Guard.Bersama Warrior is an annual joint, bilateral

  • 130th Airlift Wing Opens new Airman Readiness Center

    MCLAUGHLIN AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, WV -- A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new 130th Airlift Wing Airman Readiness Center (ARC) was held on June 3, 2023, at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, W.Va.The ceremony marked the first time all of the wing's helping agencies were conveniently located in

  • Iowa ANG fire fighters hone fire and rescue skills

    Sioux City, Iowa -- Fire fighters from the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing fire department trained on multiple fire and rescue techniques during their June training weekend.  The exercise had fire fighters training in a multi-story fire training tower on a variety of structural