• Team Hickam delivers first formula flight

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, HI -- 78,000 pounds of baby formula arrived in Indianapolis aboard a Hickam-based C-17 Globemaster III flying from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, completing the first flight of Operation Fly Formula.On May 19, President Joe Biden authorized Operation Fly Formula to bring

  • Sentry Savannah builds warfighter readiness, lethality

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – About 1,300 Total Force Airmen, joint personnel and civilian partners and more than 50 airframes participated in exercise Sentry Savannah May 2-15.Hosted by the Air Dominance Center at Savannah’s Combat Readiness Training Center, Sentry Savannah showcased the nation’s combat aircraft

  • Namesake of NH Air Base Honored

    CONCORD, N.H. -- The New Hampshire National Guard dedicated its new Heritage Room on May 20 in memory of New Hampshire Medal of Honor recipient, Capt. Harl Pease Jr., a pilot who was killed during World War II.Distinguished guests attended a small ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Concord's state

  • Air National Guard director visits Missouri’s 131st Bomb Wing

    WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Team Whiteman received a visit from the Air National Guard’s top leader and his spouse May 12-14, 2022.Lt. Gen. Michael Loh and Mrs. Dianne Loh, visited the base to get a first-hand understanding of how 131st and 509th Bomb Wing Airmen perform the B-2 Spirit stealth

  • Recent events, past decades have transformed Guard, chief says

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The past 20 years have proven the National Guard has transformed from a strategic reserve to an operational force, the chief of the National Guard Bureau told lawmakers Tuesday.Addressing the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson told

  • 144th Fighter Wing trains for fighter jet integration in Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Ten U.S. Air Force F-15s and more than 200 Airmen assigned to the California Air National Guard’s 144th Fighter Wing deployed to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to support Dissimilar Aircraft Combat Training with F-22s from the 3rd Wing.The training April 11-28 included

  • Alabama Air National Guard, Romania complete exercise

    BUCHAREST, ROMANIA - Alabama Air National Guard members from the 117th Air Refueling Wing conducted a week-long joint exercise with the Romanian Ministry of Defense and Romanian Air Force.U.S. Airmen and Romanian F-16 pilots completed multiple midair refueling exercises to ensure interoperability

  • Audacious Warrior EOD exercise boosts joint service ties

    FORT MCCOY, Wis. – Airmen, Marines and Soldiers from a range of units and career fields participated in an exercise focusing on explosive ordnance disposal at Fort McCoy and Volk Field May 15-25.The 115th Fighter Wing hosted Audacious Warrior, an EOD training exercise involving partners in

  • Nebraska Stratotankers Support Critical Aerial Refueling Mission

    PARDUBICE, CZECH REPUBLIC -- The Nebraska Air National Guard’s 155th Air Refueling Wing deployed a KC-135 Stratotanker to Pardubice Air Base, Czechia, May 2022 in support of ongoing real-world missions.The KC-135 Stratotanker supplies critical aerial refueling capabilities the U.S. and NATO