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  • Arctic Challenge 2023: U.S. joins coalition for largest Nordic exercise

    PIRKKALA AIR BASE, Finland – Arctic Challenge Exercise 2023, the premier Nordic large-force, live-fly field training exercise, focuses on advancing Arctic security initiatives and enhancing interoperability throughout the High North began today, continuing through June 9, throughout Finland, Norway,

  • 177th Fighter Wing Leads During Scruffy Devil Exercise in Alaska

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK -- In May, the 177th Civil Engineer Squadron led a Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force (BEEF) training week at Camp Mad Bull on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), including civil engineers from the 108th Wing, 111th Attack Wing, and 176th Wing from the New

  • Local employers get up close with Pease air refueling mission

    PEASE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, NH -- Representatives from local employers had the opportunity to fly aboard 157th Air Refueling Wing KC-46A aircraft during an air refueling mission, May 24.Approximately 25 civilian employers participated in the incentive flight, commonly called a boss lift,

  • 173rd Fighter Wing Airman uses singing voice to show appreciation

    KINGSLEY FIELD, OR -- Most military ceremonies have a very similar structure, it goes something like, arrival of official party, posting of the colors, playing of the National Anthem, remarks by presiding official…The 173rd Fighter Wing follows this format carefully, adhering to the protocol

  • Spikes train with Oregon Eagles

    LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – The 62nd Fighter Squadron and 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit, assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, traveled to Kingsley Field Air National Guard Base, Oregon, to participate in off-station interoperability fighter pilot and Airmenship

  • 194th Wing Conducts Phoenix Dawn Readiness Exercise

    CAMP MURRAY, WASH. - Washington Air National Guard Airmen from the 194th Wing participated in a multi-day, base-wide readiness exercise to evaluate their ability to generate, employ and sustain combat forces.The Phoenix Dawn 23 exercise was a worst-case scenario against pacing threats in a

  • Texas Air Guard Medical Group Completes Required Training

    HONOLULU - Nearly 50 Texas Air National Guardsmen assigned to the 136th Medical Group traveled in the wing’s C130J Super Hercules to Tripler Army Medical Center, Army Post Schofield Barracks, and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to complete annual medical training May 13-27.The medical group was

  • National Guard provides medical treatment to tribes in Idaho, Nevada

    LAPWAI, ID -- Approximately 100 citizen-Soldiers and Airmen from the Arizona, Idaho, Minnesota and Nevada National Guards provided care for two Native American Tribes in Idaho and Nevada as part of Operation Nimiipuu Health, May 11-26.National Guardsmen provided medical, dental and optometry

  • 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