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Air Guard Units Test Readiness at Sentry Savannah Exercise
May 22, 2024
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Matthew Salazar, a crew chief with the 169th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, South Carolina Air National Guard, washes the canopy on an F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet during exercise Sentry Savannah hosted by the Air Dominance Center in Savannah, Georgia, May 9, 2024. Sentry Savannah is the Air National Guard’s premier 4th- and 5th-gen fighter integration exercise, with this year’s event involving more than 775 participants and 40 aircraft from six units.

Vermont Airmen Test Agility During Multistate Exercise
February 8, 2024
U.S. Soldiers, U.S. Airmen, and a Department of Defense civilian ride in the back of a Chinook helicopter to observe training activities during the Maple Thunder exercise in Savannah, Georgia, Jan. 29, 2024.

Alabama Air Guard's 187th Fighter Wing Receives F-35 Jets
December 8, 2023
An F-35 Lightning II parked on the flight line at Dannelly Field Dec. 6, 2023. The 187th Fighter Wing received the first three F-35s from Luke AFB, Ariz., and will begin transitioning to their new mission.

Alabama Air Guard Red Tails Conducts Communication Exercise
September 11, 2023
Staff Sgt. Nathaniel Phillips, a cyber systems operator for the 226th Communications, inspects a satellite during Exercise Copperhead Beacon 23 at the group’s headquarters in Montgomery, Alabama, on September 8, 2023.

Alabama Airmen keep Battlefield Communications open at Northern Strike 23
August 18, 2023
U.S. Air National Guardsman with the 232nd Combat Communications Squadron, Montgomery, Alabama stand for a group photo at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Michigan, Aug. 10, 2023.

Airmen Go Off Grid for Terror Threat Training
May 19, 2023
U.S. Airmen from the South Carolina Air National Guard and other Air National Guard units discover a trapdoor and tunnel during Emergency Management Battlefield Expeditionary Response training at McCrady Training Center, Eastover, South Carolina, May 5, 2023. The Airmen practiced responses to simulated chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear events.

Alabama Air National Guard Refuels Romanian Air Force
June 2, 2022
A Romanian F-16 prepares to be refueled in the air by a KC-135 from the Alabama Air National Guard 117th Air Refueling Wing in Bucharest, Romania. May 17, 2022. This exercise was part of a joint training mission through the State Partnership Program between the Alabama National Guard and Romania.

Alabama Air National Guard, Romania Complete Exercise
May 24, 2022
Alabama Air National Guard Master Sgt. Nathan Friday refuels a KC-135 Stratotanker the day before a joint midair refueling exercise with the 117th Air Refueling Wing and Romanian Air
Force in Bucharest, Romania, May 16, 2022. The Alabama Guard and Romania are partners under the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program.

Georgia, Alabama, Puerto Rico Airmen exercise communications
April 18, 2022
U.S. Airmen with the 156th Combat Communications Squadron, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, configure the network router, switch and phones to establish initial communications during Exercise Tropic Thunder at Camp Santiago Joint Training Center, Puerto Rico, April 11, 2022. Exercise Tropic Thunder is the first large-scale exercise for the 156th CBCS to build and maintain network functions from the ground up, to meet initial operational requirements while developing the cyber skills and teamwork required to operate in any combat communications environment.

Red Tails participate in ACE exercise
November 8, 2021
The 187th Fighter Wing participated in a combat exercise Nov. 1-6 throughout the southeast United States.