Air National Guard
Family members of Newtown shooting victims walks across tarmac to board Air Force One before departing from Bradley Air National Guard Base in Hartford, Connecticut on April 8, 2013. The group was travelling with US President Barack Obama to Washington to lobby for gun control.
The activation of California Air National Guard aircraft equipped with MAFFS strengthens our firefighting arsenal as needed and is a timely addition to current resources considering the extended heat and wind conditions we anticipate through the weekend
My civilian job is in line with my job in the Texas Air National Guard ... The knowledge I have gained at my civilian job has enabled me to give back in the form of training and mentoring to my fellow team members at my unit.
About 30 people were arrested outside the Hancock Field Air National Guard Base [Sunday] afternoon during a protest against the use of unmanned aerial drones. The arrests came at the end of a series of workshops and rallies held in Syracuse this weekend and organized by the Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars.More quotes »
National Guard rescues ill cruise ship passenger
-- The California Air National Guard has rescued a man who fell seriously ill on a cruise ship hundreds of miles off the coast.The agency says crew of the Holland America line's Westerdam contacted authorities for help late Saturday and changed course to reduce Read more »
NY-based Air Guard unit returning from Antarctica
supporting the National Science Foundation operations in Antarctica since October arrived late Thursday night at Stratton Air National Guard Base, the Schenectady County home of the 109th Airlift Wing.The unit's ski-equipped airplanes and crew members were Read more »
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Mississippi spends $2 million to keep military bases
JACKSON, Mississippi -- Mississippi's state and local officials can tell you that defending the state's military bases from closures can get expensive. The state spent a reported $60 million to $65 million in the 2005 round of base closings, an effort th 5/18/13 from Gulf Live Read more »
Hawaii Elementary School Receives Support For Military Families.
KUNIA, Hawaii - First. Lt. Greg Firestone with the Hawaii Air National Guard returns to his childhood elementary school to help the school and its military families. At Kaleiopu'u Elementary in Kunia, Hawaii, a dedication ceremony is held for a military from DVIDS Read more »
Flags will be placed on all Otis graves during Memorial Day weekend
Operation Flags for Veterans on May 25 will again place flags on 56,000 grave markers in the Massachusetts National Cemetery off Connery Boulvard, Otis Air National Guard Base. Flag removal is slated for June 2 at 10 a.m. Volunteers should show up May 25 from Wicked Local - Sandwich Read more »
Job fair to be held Saturday for vets, spouses at Selfridge
More than 50 employers are taking part Saturday in a Hiring Our Heroes job fair at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township for veterans and military spouses. The event, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Hanger 3, will also include an emp from Detroit Free Press Read more »
Spirituality: Spiritual learning from golf, guns, gurus
Last month, my Air National Guard colleague, Chaplain Mike Beyer, jokingly asked me, ÂHow did you become an Air Force officer if you canÂt play golf?Â ÂMike,Â I retorted, ÂI have to question the sanity of those who chase a white ball with a long metal st from Port Clinton News Herald Read more »