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  • New York Guardsman Responds to In-flight Medical Emergency

    ALBANY, N.Y. – Delta flight 1253 from Albany to Atlanta experienced an in-flight medical emergency when a passenger with a history of stroke lost consciousness on Thanksgiving Day.“We are going to have to halt our in-flight snack and beverage service due to a medical emergency. Are there any medical

  • National Guard SEA Thanks Texas Guardsmen on Border Mission

    HARLINGEN, Texas - Senior Enlisted Advisor Tony L. Whitehead, the senior enlisted advisor for the chief, National Guard Bureau, visited Texas National Guardsmen at the Texas-Mexico border over the Thanksgiving holiday.Whitehead serves as the chief’s principal military adviser on all enlisted matters

  • 165 Airlift Wing implements new three-day drill schedule for FY2023

    SAVANNAH, Ga.— Wing Leadership at the 165th Airlift Wing located in Savannah, Georgia introduced a new three-day drill schedule that began November 4.The newly implemented schedule adds an additional day to the traditional two-day drill weekend allowing units to maximize training time and ultimately

  • NY Air Guard Leaders Salute World War II Vet on his 100th

    LATHAM, N.Y. – New York Air National Guard leaders gathered at the Shaker Place Nursing Home to honor a World War II veteran on his 100th birthday Nov. 28.William H. Meyer served in the Army Air Forces, and later the Air Force once it became its own branch in 1947, as an aerial photographer from

  • Global Dexterity through Pacific partnerships

    ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE BASE AMBERLEY, Queensland — Royal Australian Air Force No.36 Squadron hosted U.S. Air Forces 15th Wing and Hawaii Air National Guard personnel during Exercise Global Dexterity 22-2 at RAAF Base Amberley in Queensland, Australia, Nov. 12-19.The RAAF and USAF integrated

  • First Lady Jill Biden: National Guard a 'beacon of hope' in times of need

    WASHINGTON – How best to support service members and their families dominated discussion when First Lady Jill Biden hosted National Guardsmen, spouses and children at the White House Nov. 28.“For many Americans, our National Guard and their families are the only service members that civilians might

  • 185th ARW performs Iowa v Nebraska football flyover

    Iowa City, Iowa -- A KC-135 Stratotanker and crew from the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing performed a flyover above Kinnick stadium prior to the Iowa vs Nebraska football “Heroes” game in Iowa City on Friday.Calm winds, clear skies and a classic football rivalry set the scene for