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  • Rice nominated to become next Air National Guard director

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced April 5 that President Barack Obama has nominated Maj. Gen. L. Scott Rice for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as director of the Air National Guard.
  • Air Force Reserve 68th Birthday Celebration

    Happy birthday! As we celebrate the 68th birthday of the Air Force Reserve this April, please reflect upon your admirable service to our communities and nation. Our theme for this year’s celebration is “stationed locally, serving globally.”The Air Force Reserve was created as a separate component on April 14, 1948, when the Army Air Corps Reserve
  • Air National Guard firefighters train together in Georgia

    Airmen from Connecticut, Maine, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Vermont Air National Guard Fire Departments conducted joint live aircraft fire training here at the 165th Airlift Wing's Regional Fire Training Facility in Savannah, Georgia, on April 4, 2016.
  • Miller nominated as next Chief of Air Force Reserve

    President Barack Obama has nominated Maj. Gen. Maryanne Miller for a third star and assignment as Chief of Air Force Reserve and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, replacing Lt. Gen. James F. Jackson.Miller is currently deputy to the chief of the Air Force Reserve, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. She assists the chief of the Air
  • Carter Praises National Guard Bureau Chief Nominee

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter congratulated Air Force Lt. Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel on his nomination to serve as the next chief of the National Guard Bureau.
  • Navy P-8A Poseidon Assists DSCA Demonstration

    A cross section of military specialties to include operations, intelligence and communications, came together here March 14 for an incentive flight aboard a Navy P-8A Poseidon from Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla. March 14. The aircraft was here to present a working demonstration to Air Forces Northern leadership about the viability of using
  • Avenger Arrives at AFNORTH

    Senior Master Sgt. Johnny Pires, Air Forces Northern Logistics Directorate, directs a forklift driver during the arrival of the Avenger Air Defense System at the Killey Center for Homeland Operations Feb. 18. The unit is a mobile, self-propelled surface-to-air missile system that provides short-range air-defense protection for ground units or
  • Northcom’s First Priority is ‘No-Fail’ Homeland Defense, Commander Says

    Navy Adm. William E. Gortney testified before the panel on how the fiscal year 2017 DoD budget request impacts Northcom and NORAD. He also discussed command operations.
  • CONR Deputy Commander Visits the SCANG

    Canadian Forces Brig. Gen. Alain Pelletier, deputy commander of the Continental United States NORAD Region, flew with the South Carolina Air National Guard here and addressed the 169th Fighter Wing's role in the homeland defense mission, February 29 - March 1. During his visit, Pelletier toured the base with U.S. Air Force Col. David Meyer, commander of the 169th FW, and Lt. Col. Ian Toogood, commander of 169th FW Aerospace Control Alert. The second day of his visit included an orientation flight in an F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 52 fighter jet.
  • New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing wraps up Antarctic support mission

    STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Scotia, N.Y.- The New York Air National Guard' 109th Airlift Wing transported 3,900 people and carried 4 million pounds of supplies and 1.2 million pounds of fuel to stations around Antarctica during its annual support five-month mission for the National Science Foundation which ended this week. The wing, which
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