• 105th Airlift Wing recognized with Meritorious Unit Award

    STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, NEWBURGH, N.Y. – Over 1,300 men and women of the New York Air National Guard’s 105th Airlift Wing has been awarded the Air Force’s Meritorious Unit Award for their accomplishments during 2020.The award recognizes Air Force units for accomplishments in combat as well

  • Civil Air Patrol celebrates 80th anniversary

    MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. (AFNS) – Civil Air Patrol members throughout the United States and in overseas squadrons are celebrating the organization’s commitment to community service today — a commitment that began Dec. 1, 1941, and has continued for 80 years.

  • 111th Rising Six Council jumpstarts junior enlisted

    BIDDLE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Pa. – What if I told you there’s an organization on base offering professional development, mentorship, camaraderie and leadership training for more than 600 troops … And, it’s spent most of the year headed by two staff sergeants? For some stationed at Biddle Air

  • NY Air Guard supports Danish forces in Greenland training

    KASSERLUSSEQUA, Greenland – Thirty-four, New York National Guard Airmen from the 109th Airlift Wing and the 106th Rescue Wing teamed up with Denmark’s Joint Arctic Command during a search and rescue exercise in Greenland from Nov. 3 -9.The 109th Airlift Wing, based at Stratton Air National Guard

  • Missouri Airman, WWII veteran honored for this 100th birthday

    SPRINGFIELD, MO. -- Retired Chief Master Sgt. Hank Hendrix was a World War II veteran and former member of the 180th Bombardment Squadron, the unit that the 139th Airlift Wing traces its origin to.He passed away on Oct. 31, 2021 at his home in Springfield, Missouri. He had just celebrated his 100th

  • 115th Fighter Wing receives 11th Outstanding Unit Award

    MADISON, Wis. (Dec. 1, 2021) -- The Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing received its 11th Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for exceptional service performed throughout 2020.“Congratulations to the members of the 115th FW and our TFI partners in the 378th Fighter Squadron,” said U.S.

  • Tennessee National Guard, Bulgaria strengthens relationship

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Col. Todd Wiles, commander of the 118th Wing, and Chief Master Sgt. Trenton Williams, 118th WG command chief, with Tennessee National Guard leadership, visited Graf Ignatievo Air Base in Bulgaria to strengthen the Tennessee National Guard’s relationship with the Bulgarian military