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Puerto Rico Guard Partners with Sister Services in Joint Exercise
March 29, 2024
U.S. Airmen assigned to the 156th Tactical Advisory Squadron,  Puerto Rico Air National Guard, and a U.S. Soldier assigned to the 1st Mission Support Command, Army Reserve, assume defensive positions during a joint training noncommissioned officer leadership field exercise at Roosevelt Roads, Ceiba, Puerto Rico, March 15, 2024. The exercise included service members with the Puerto Rico Air National Guard, Marine Corps Reserve, Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, and Coast Guard Reserve.

Air National Guard Wings Participate in Agile Rage Exercise
March 26, 2024
U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing on F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base board an HC-130J Combat King II search and rescue aircraft on F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, Westhampton Beach, N.Y., during Exercise Agile Rage 2024, Feb. 29, 2024. The combat readiness exercise emphasized the execution of the Agile Combat Employment concept.

Puerto Rico Guard Helps Give Toys to Children for Holidays
December 19, 2023
U.S. Airmen with the 156th Wing, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, U.S. Marines assigned to Det. 1 Landing Support Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 45, 4th Marine Logistics Group, and faculty members pose for a photo during a toy distribution at Dr. Julio Henna Elementary School, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dec. 14, 2023. The event was part of the Toys for Tots program.

182nd AW Leads C-130 Hercules Operations at Air Defender 23
June 15, 2023
U.S. Airmen with the 182nd Airlift Wing, Illinois National Guard, deplane a C-130 Hercules aircraft to prepare for exercise Air Defender 2023 at Wunstorf Air Base, Wunstorf, Germany, May 31, 2023. Exercise AD23 integrates U.S. and Allied air power to defend shared values, while leveraging and strengthening vital partnerships to deter aggression around the world.

Five ANG Wings Train at Operation Hoodoo Sea
May 4, 2023
KC-135 boom operators assigned to the 121st Air Refueling Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, receive instruction on ground refueling and maintenance of a KC-135 Stratotanker during Operation Hoodoo Sea  April 28, 2023, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Puerto Rico Guard Serves as Southcom Ace Strategic Air Bridge
March 6, 2023
U.S. Airmen assigned to the 23rd Air Expeditionary Wing assist pilots before departure from the 156th Wing airfield during the Forward Tiger exercise at Muñiz Air National Guard Base, Carolina, Puerto Rico, Feb. 22, 2023. The Puerto Rico Air National Guard provided logistical support, command and control, airfield operations support and hangar space.

Puerto Rico Air National Guard Major Helps Save a Life
September 30, 2022
Puerto Rico Air National Guard Maj. Jesuan Aviles, the wing plans officer of the 156th Wing, stands in front of the Muñiz Memorial at Muñiz Air National Guard Base, Carolina, Puerto Rico, Sept. 16, 2022. Aviles was recognized for helping to save a cyclist's life by providing medical assistance until paramedics arrived.

Iowa National Guard KC-135 retired after 65 years’ service
March 11, 2022
A U.S. Air Force KC-135 with 75th anniversary markings, including a large bat tail flash, tail number 57-2606 from the Iowa Air National Guard, taxis on the ramp at the 185th Air Refueling Wing in Sioux City, Iowa, March 1, 2022. The aircraft is due to be decommissioned and sent to the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

Puerto Rico Air Guard defender a role model in 156th SFS
January 21, 2022
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Lysandra Negron, a defender with the 156th Security Forces Squadron, at Muñiz Air National Guard Base, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, Jan. 18, 2022. Negron has served in the military for 18 years.

PRANG Profile: Airman 1st Class Kenia Coreano
November 3, 2021
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kenia Coreano, a Security Forces journeyman with the 156th Security Forces Squadron, at Muñiz Air National Guard Base, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, Oct. 26, 2021.

Kentucky Airmen sharpen maintenance skills in Puerto Rico
July 22, 2021
Master Sgt. Chuck Rodgers, right, a propulsion elements supervisor from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Maintenance Squadron, and Staff Sgt. Mike Hasson, an aerospace maintenance craftsman from the same unit, install engine panels on a C-130 Hercules at Muñiz Air National Guard Base in Carolina, Puerto Rico, June 13, 2021, as part of Maintenance University. More than 130 Airmen from the Kentucky Air Guard’s 123rd Airlift Wing trained on career-specific proficiencies during the intensive week-long course.

141st Air Control Squadron attends 2021 Southern Strike
May 25, 2021
Airmen from the 141st Air Control Squadron, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, prepare to depart to Gulfport, Mississippi, at Muniz Air National Guard Base, Carolina, Puerto Rico, April 14, 2021. The Airmen participated in the Southern Strike exercise in Gulfport April 15-29.

IANG, PRANG build partnership over new mission
September 25, 2020
Members of the Iowa National Guard's 132d Wing in San Juan, Puerto Rico, at the end  of their Aug. 14-28, 2020, mission to help the Puerto Rico Air National Guard transition from an airlift wing to a contingency response and combat communications wing.

156th Comm. Flight Airmen create innovative software
August 25, 2020
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Luis Vega and Senior Airman Carlos Lopez, cybersecurity managers with the 156th Communications Flight, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, run software programs from a workstation at Muñiz Air National Guard Base, July 7, 2020.

Puerto Rico National Guard Airmen conduct virtual training
May 29, 2020
Screenshot of U.S. Airmen with the 156th Wing, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, participatomg in a virtual regularly scheduled drill for May 2020. The virtual RSD is a way for Airmen to maintain readiness while practicing safe social distancing and accomplishing military training requirements.

PRANG Airman makes PPE for security forces, first responders
April 14, 2020
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alejandro Oyola with the 156th Security Forces Squadron checks identification at the entrance to Muñiz Air National Guard Base, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, while wearing personal protective equipment, April 9, 2020. The 156th SFS Defenders now have plastic face shields, created by 1st Lt. Jose Arroyo, a cyberspace operations officer with the 156th Communications Flight.

Citizen-Warrior: Puerto Rico Air Guard doctor serves community
October 2, 2018
The Puerto Rico Air National Guard’s state air surgeon, Air Force Col. Victor Toraño, the air surgeon with the Puerto Rico Air National Guard, stands in one of the medical clinics set up as part of an Innovative Readiness Training event in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.