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  • Guam Air Guard Security Forces Join Cope North Exercise

    BARRIGADA, Guam – About 20 Airmen from the Guam Air National Guard’s 254th Security Forces Squadron “Defenders” are on active duty to secure fighter jets operating from Guam International Airport during the Cope North 24 exercise in February.Cope North 24 is a multinational, U.S. Pacific Air

  • Air National Guard Director Inducted into Order of the Sword

    U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, director, Air National Guard, was inducted into the Order of the Sword at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Feb. 15.The Order of the Sword is the highest honor the U.S. Air Force enlisted corps can bestow upon a

  • 105th Airmen Support Security Forces Training at Red Flag

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. - Ten Airmen from the 105th Airlift Wing’s 205th Base Defense Squadron trained in cutting-edge base defense operational concepts at Exercise Red Flag 24-1 from Jan. 15-26.Exercise Red Flag was initially intended for aircrews to gain the experience of multiple intensive

  • 173rd Medical Group lends expertise to local youth mountain bike team

    KINGSLEY FIELD, Ore.  -- A 173rd Fighter Wing Airman who serves in the medical group saw an opportunity to help a local mountain bike team and arranged wilderness first aid training for more than 25 Klamath Basin cyclists, Jan. 31.Master Sgt. Wyatt Stinnett’s children cycle for the local Jackelopes,

  • AIM-HI Workshop Ignites Creative Solutions Increasing Military Effectiveness

    PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Academia Industry Military-Hybrid Innovations (AIM-HI), a professional development program, recently kicked off its sixth cohort at the Southwest Mission Acceleration Center, located in downtown Phoenix. The program aims to promote creativity and innovation, focusing on developing

  • TEC celebrates Black History Month with a special guest speaker

    MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn.— The Training and Education Center welcomed Rev. Dr. Harold Middlebrook to speak to the Airman Leadership School and Non-Commissioned Officer Academy on Friday. Middlebrook, a pivotal figure for the civil rights movement, and the East Tennessee community

  • Illinois National Guard Honors Former Guardsman Abe Lincoln

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois National Guard recognized its most notable militiaman and 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, during a ceremony at his tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery Feb. 12, the 215th anniversary of his birth.Army Brig. Gen. Mark Alessia, director of the Illinois

  • Services trains, tests, and serves up a Hot lunch on a Cold Day in February

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska  -- Eielson Air Force Base recently experienced temperatures of -40 and colder, and the 168th Wing Force Support Squadron Food Services personnel were outside in the harsh elements, testing and preparing their Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen Trailer to support the

  • Virginia Airmen Conduct Engineer Exchange in Tajikistan

    DUSHANBE, Tajikistan – Virginia National Guard Airmen assigned to the 203rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers, 192nd Wing, conducted an engineer exchange with Republic of Tajikistan military and law enforcement personnel Jan. 22-26.The exchange in Tajikistan