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  • New York National Guard training takes to skies

    New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 642d Aviation Support Battalion, conducted integration Annual Training in support of their fellow New York Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry Battalion, at Fort Drum, N.Y., July 19-22, 2014.

  • ANG Command Chief meets with 173rd FW Airmen

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    The 173rd Fighter Wing here received a visit from the Air National Guard's top enlisted Airman July 15.


    ANG Command Chief Master Sgt. James W. Hotaling stopped in at Kingsley Field to meet with enlisted Airmen of the 173rd FW and the 270th Air Traffic Control Squadron about his key focus areas, as well as hear their concerns.


    Airmen were given the opportunity to interact with Chief Hotaling and ask him any questions they had about the Air Force and the Air National Guard. Hotaling discussed his key focus areas that include the renewing of the commitment to the profession of arms, the health of the force, and recognizing and embracing the accomplishments of Airmen.
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  • Air Force cycling team celebrates 20th 'RAGBRAI'

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    This week is the 20th summer the Air Force cycling team has been riding across Iowa as part of the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa bicycling event held in the state each July.

    The Air Force team has grown to more than 100 active-duty Air Force, Reserve, National Guard, and Air Force civilian riders whose main goal, according to their mission statement, is to "promote the Air Force in the most positive way possible using cycling as a way to display 'wingmanship' and fitness."

    The RAGBRAI is a week-long bicycle touring event that organizers claim is the longest and largest of its kind, in the world. The Register, the daily newspaper from Iowa's capital city, has organiz
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  • Senior leaders explain Army's drawdown plan

    The drawdown, particularly involuntary separations, is a huge issue for the Army, officials said, especially since the strength of the Army is its people and the trust they have in each other.

  • Air Force cycling team celebrates 20th 'RAGBRI'

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    This week is the 20th summer the Air Force cycling team has been riding across Iowa as part of the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa bicycling event held in the state each July.


    The Air Force team has grown to more than 100 active-duty Air Force, Reserve, National Guard, and Air Force civilian riders whose main goal, according to their mission statement, is to "promote the Air Force in the most positive way possible using cycling as a way to display 'wingmanship' and fitness."
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  • SD Guard shares knowledge with Suriname military on reserve force operations

    The South Dakota National Guard hosted three key leaders from the Suriname Armed Forces at Camp Rapid, in Rapid City, S.D., July 10-14, 2014, to share information on the structure and operational processes of the National Guard as a reserve force.

  • First All-Guard B-2 Maintenance Team Supports Weapons School Ops

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    In a year marked with a number of milestones and firsts for the 131st Bomb Wing, a team from the 131st Maintenance Group recently added another by being the first all-Air National Guard B-2 maintenance team to support deployed operations for the jet.


    Twenty B-2 aircraft maintenance Citizen Airmen deployed to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, in mid-June to support B-2 operations as part of the final integration phase of the five-month U.S. Air Force Weapons School program.


    "We were essentially operating at three locations. If the Guard hadn't been there, we wouldn't have been able to do this," said Lt. Col. Michael Walters, 325th Weapons Squadron commander here. Taskings to support B-2 operations at Whiteman and at Nellis, along with a deployment of two B-2s to Royal Air Force Fairford, England, had strained maintenance resources.
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