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  • Minnesota Air Guardsman Closing Out 42-year Career

    DULUTH, Minn. - In May 1982, Joan Jett’s ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll’ was No. 1 on the radio, and Master Sgt. Tom Krob enlisted at the 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, as an aircraft fuel systems specialist. Early in his career, Krob worked on the wing’s F-4 Phantom II aircraft. He was

  • NY Guard Civil Support Teams Learn from Brazilian Counterparts

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thirty-five New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen worked with Brazilian soldiers to secure a major soccer tournament from a chemical, biological or radiological attack.The members of the New York National Guard’s 2nd and 24th Civil Support Teams, who specialize in

  • MAFFS Aircraft Deployed in Support of Wildland Fire Fighting in CA

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, FL -- At the request of the National Interagency Fire Center, U.S. Northern Command deployed two C-130 aircraft equipped with Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems (MAFFS) from California and Colorado for wildland firefighting operations from Channel Islands Air National Guard

  • Weapons of Mass Destruction Exercise Tests Interoperability

    LIHUE, Hawaii – Members of the 33rd Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team tested interoperability during a weapons of mass destruction exercise with the Kaua’i Emergency Management Agency, the Hawaii National Guard, and a half dozen other integrated CST teams and CBRNE Enhanced Response

  • Guard, International Partners Train on Cyber Skills in Slovenia

    ARLINGTON, Va. – More than 140 National Guard members from six states worked alongside international partners in a cyber training exercise to expand interoperability and track and eliminate cyber threats.“It helps develop advanced threat-hunting capabilities while ensuring awareness of the network

  • Vermont National Guard Enhances Medical Readiness in Senegal

    TAMBACOUNDA, Senegal - The Vermont National Guard has embarked on a critical mission to enhance medical readiness in its ranks and in Senegal as part of the MedRex medical exercise. This year’s operation spans three key locations, including the austere environments of Tambacounda and Goudiri and a

  • Iowa Air National Guard Security Forces Train in Michigan

    ALPENA, Mich. - Through heat, humidity and rain, Security Forces Airmen of the Iowa Air National Guard are training at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center in Michigan.The Iowa ANG members are in Michigan to hone their tactical skills so they are always ready to protect Air Force

  • 192nd Wing hosts Air National Guard Classic Association Conference

    JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, VA -- The 192nd Wing recently hosted a two-day conference for Air National Guard classic association units here on June 25, 2024, bringing together leaders from across the country to discuss challenges, best practices and to explore the future of these vital partnerships.