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  • Course helps individuals discover themselves, enhance interpersonal skills

    Several members of 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) joined some members of the 186th Air Operations Group, Meridian, Miss., July 12, to share a class about a personality-assessment tool meant to help people enhance both their professional and interpersonal relationships.
  • WADS Welcomes New Canadian Detachment Commander

    The Canadian Detachment at the Western Air Defense Sector officially changed command Tuesday. Lt. Col. Michael Fawcett assumed command from Lt. Col. Matthew Wappler, who finished a three-year tour of duty as the Canadian Detachment commanding officer. Fawcett’s responsibilities will include leading the 15-member Canadian Detachment and serving as part of the WADS staff. Wappler is transferring to 1 Canadian Air Division in Winnipeg, Manitoba, as the senior staff officer for Aerospace Capabilities and Readiness.
  • Nevada Air National Guard MAFFS achieve milestone

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Aircrew from the 152nd Airlift Wing, Reno, Nevada, perform water training drops using the U.S.D.A Forest Service's Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System in the Sierra mountain range east of Sacramento April 24. The 152nd Airlift Wing achieved their training objectives for certification at McClellan Reload Base last month during
  • CANR deputy CC visits 1st AF(AFNORTH)-CONR

    Brig. Gen. Christopher Ireland, the deputy commander, Canadian North American Aerospace Defense Region, talks with Brig. Gen. Kenneth Ekman, the vice commander, 1st Air Force, Air Forces Northern, during Ireland’s visit to the Killey Center for Homeland Operations June 26. During his visit, Ireland received operational briefings and a tour of the
  • AFRCC rescue effort for Montana campers marks 345 lives saved

    The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) assisted with evacuating 140 campers, state Search and Recovery (SAR) personnel and a dog, after flood waters damaged roads near a Bible camp southwest of Augusta, Montana.
  • Washington Air National Guard hosts ESGR Bosslift

    Experiencing a midair refueling of fighter aircraft during a training mission with the Washington Air National Guard’s 141st Air Refueling Wing was an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 60 civilian employers taking part in the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Bosslift program June 6-7, 2018.
  • AFRCC saves lives daily, quietly

    Sometimes, the results of their efforts make international headlines, but with minimal focus on their life-saving coordination behind the scenes. Every day of the week, around the clock, the controller staff of the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) work to connect calamity with calm, by helping ensure Search and Rescue (SAR) assets are coordinated for response to a distress call in the contiguous 48 states.