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- Posted on 05/19/2015
In line with President Barack Obama's Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record Initiative, the office of the Air National Guard Surgeon General has recently begun the process that will revolutionize how Air National Guard health records are stored.
The ANG SG team's transition plan to digitize paper medical records will meet a Department of Defense mandate and will allow records to follow military members when they separate or retire from the military and visit local Department of Veterans Affairs health centers.
- Posted on 05/18/2015
In an effort to provide engineering and medical assistance to the citizens of El Salvador, Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, along with partner nation counterparts, are participating in the U.S. Army South-led Beyond the Horizon humanitarian mission there, until June.
- Posted on 05/15/2015
Approximately 25 Soldiers from the Pennsylvania Army National Guard's 828th Finance Management Support Detachment, 28th Finance Management Support Unit, 213th Regional Support Group were honored in a deployment ceremony at the Lebanon Readiness Center today.
- Posted on 05/15/2015
Members of the Air National Guard safety community participated in a three day safety workshop, held here May 12-14, which centered on the theme "Don't Let Your Guard Down."
The Mishap Prevention Workshop offered ANG safety professionals a way to reconnect, reapply, and brainstorm ideas and best practices that participants can take back to their respective units.
James Rubeor, Air Force Safety Center executive director, kicked off the conference with a dynamic welcoming of the attendees from each ANG unit. His address focused on his passion for safety and how it pertains to everyone to help make the workplace environment hazard free, not just those in the safety career field.
- Posted on 05/14/2015
Poland is partnered with the Illinois ANG, but because the Illinois unit no longer maintains the Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon airframe and requests from the Polish Air Force senior leadership, they have included the Wisconsin unit in their partnership plans.
"Illinois partnering with Wisconsin for state partnership activity with Poland began in 2014," said Maj. Douglas Coop, Joint Force Headquarters-Illinois SPP director. "They expressed interest in future cooperation with regard to the F-16 airframe and although the Illinois [ANG] no longer possessed this capability, our neighbor directly to the north did have the F-16 capability."
- Posted on 05/07/2015
Corie Weathers, an Army spouse, was named the 2015 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year, May 8, which also happens to be Military Spouse Appreciation Day.
- Posted on 05/01/2015
Red Flag-Alaska, which runs from April 30 to May 17, is a multi-national, air combat training exercises involving multiple units whose military mission sets differ significantly from that of other participating units.