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Operation Guide Wire broadens 178th Airmen’s skills

Story by Staff Sgt. Constantine Bambakidis, 178th Wing SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Airmen from the 178th Mission Support Group worked with 123d Air Control Squadron members and Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 137th Aviation Regiment, during Operation Guide Wire, an Agile Combat Employment exercise at Springfield-Beckley Air National Guard Base and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Operation Guide Leer másOperation Guide Wire broadens 178th Airmen’s skills[…]

Two National Guard UH-60 assisted during wildfires in Hardy County

Story by Edwin Wriston, West Virginia National Guard CHARLESTON, West Virginia — The past March 22, 2024, two West Virginia National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters (specifically UH-60M and HH-60M) and personnel assisted in combat wildfires in Hardy County with West Virginia Division of Forestry and local government and emergency management officials. The deployment of Leer másTwo National Guard UH-60 assisted during wildfires in Hardy County[…]

US Air Force Flight Nurses: Saving Lives Miles High

Story by Maj. John Stamm, 908th Airlift Wing As senior members of aeromedical evacuation teams, it’s the responsibility of U.S. Air Force Flight Nurses, Air Force specialty code 46NXF, to provide life-saving emergency and pre-hospital care to servicemembers up to 30 thousand feet in the sky. From planning a mission to disembarking the aircraft, flight Leer másUS Air Force Flight Nurses: Saving Lives Miles High[…]

National Guard UH-60 helicopters fight Missouri River ice jams

Story by Sgt. Michaela Granger, North Dakota National Guard BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota National Guard launched an aerial operation with UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to respond to an ice jam on the Missouri River in Bismarck, Feb. 29, 2024. Two National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk aircraft was deployed, repeatedly dropping 660 gallons of Leer másNational Guard UH-60 helicopters fight Missouri River ice jams[…]

1st retrograde UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters in support of KFOR

Story by Staff Sgt. Terry Rajsombath, KFOR Regional Command East CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo – Members of 1st Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment, Army National Guard, conducts the first retrograde of nine UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters in support of Kosovo Force (KFOR), Jan. 29, 2024. Army FM 3-90 defines retrograde operations as an organized movement away from Leer más1st retrograde UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters in support of KFOR[…]

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