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  • 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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  • Delaware Airmen meet President at New Castle Air National Guard Base

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  • 185th ARW, Home Base Iowa team up for Military Job Fair

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    Thirty-four area businesses and staffing agencies came to the Military Job Fair at the Air National Guard base here July 18 with a mission of their own; to hire as many military veterans as they can.


    Home Base Iowa, working in coordination with the 185th Air Refueling Wing family programs office and Iowa Works of Greater Siouxland, organized the event where area employers had a chance to meet military veterans who are looking for employment.


    The event was open to anyone who has served in the military and their spouse said Lori Risdal, 185th Family Programs manager. Risdal added that it was a good opportunity to match workers with potential employers.
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  • 144th Fighter Wing hosts ANG Command Chief

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  • 202nd Engineering Installation Squadron honors Guard members, families during ceremony

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    More than 50 Georgia Air National Guard members and families from the 202nd EIS were honored on Jul. 13 for their accomplishments, heroism and sacrifice during a ceremony at the Coats Hall.


    Maj. Gen. Thomas Moore, commander of the Georgia Air National Guard, presided over the event which included an awards presentation of the Bronze Star, the Air Force and Army Commendation medals, and the Air Force Achievement Medal. Immediately following the presentation was the Hometown Heroes Salute ceremony.
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