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Heroic Airman Receives Vanguard Award for Life-Saving Actions
February 26, 2024
Maj. Gen. Jonathan M. Stubbs, the Adjutant General of the Arkansas National Guard, and Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory White, senior enlisted leader of the Arkansas National Guard presented the Vanguard award to Master Sgt. Greggorey Brewer, at the Enlisted Association of Arkansas National Guard and the National Guard Association of Arkansas (AANG/NGAA) Joint State conference Saturday, Feb. 24 to acknowledge his extraordinary acts of heroism.

MQ-9 Reaper Lands at Shaw AFB in Historic First
February 26, 2024
A man in a uniform has his arms in the air, directing a remotely piloted aircraft.

Wisconsin Airmen Complete First F-35 Training Deployment
February 26, 2024
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christian Fischer, a tactical aircraft maintenance specialist with the Wisconsin Air National Guard's 115th Fighter Wing, assists an F-35A Lightning II pilot with preflight tasks February 13, 2024, during a Weapon System Evaluation Program exercise at Tyndall Air force Base, Florida.

Air Force Announces Winners of William Tell 2023 Competition
September 21, 2023
Graphics: Patch for William Tell 2023.

179th Airlift Wing Becomes First Cyberspace Wing in the Air National Guard
September 13, 2023
The 179th Airlift Wing, an Ohio Air National Guard unit, is redesignated as the 179th Cyberspace Wing during a ceremony

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.

Air National Guard Bolsters Recruiting, Retention With First-ever NFL Partnership
September 8, 2023
Jartavius Martin, center, defensive back, Washington Commanders football team, speaks to U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Tatiana Collins, left, Air National Guard (ANG) marketing and advertising non-commissioned officer, National Guard Bureau (NGB), and Master Sgt. Jasmine Grant, ANG events NCO, NGB, during an open practice held at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Aug. 25, 2023. As part of a partnership between the Washington Commanders and U.S. Air Force, an Air National Guard patch will be featured on the Commanders defensive players’ practice jerseys this season to help garner exposure for recruiting the next generation of Airmen. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Sarah M. McClanahan)

Air Guard Leaders Emphasize Priorities at NGAUS Conference
August 24, 2023
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael Loh, director, Air National Guard, briefs company-grade officers from throughout the Air National Guard during the National Guard Association of the United States’ 145th General Conference and Exhibition in Reno, Nevada, Aug. 19, 2023. CGOs were briefed on the ANG mission, force structure, and how the ANG contributes to the National Defense Strategy.

AATC Puts Innovation to Work During Northern Edge Exercise
May 22, 2023
An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Command Test Center launches at Eielsen Air Force Base, Alaska, May 9, 2023, during Northern Edge 2023. AATC aircraft tested the “angry kitten” combat pod, an electronic warfare countermeasure that can be housed in removable, adaptable pods under aircraft wings or fuselages.

Psychological Health Directors Discuss Readiness Impacts
May 2, 2023
U.S. Air Force Col. Linda A. Rohatsch, director, Air National Guard Medical Services, speaks with Air National Guard directors of psychological health assigned to Air National Guard wings during a DPH training workshop, Arlington, Virginia, April 24, 2023. Participants discussed best practices, trends and changes to ensure the psychological health needs of Guard Airmen and their families are met.

Air National Guard Leaders Host 2023 Wing Leader Conference
May 2, 2023
From left: U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, director, Air National Guard; Staff Sgt. Dhruva Poluru, 107th Attack Wing, New York National Guard; Tech. Sgt. Jessica R. Brazionis, 110th Wing, Michigan National Guard; Senior Master Sgt. Tony K. Hall, 145th Airlift Wing, North Carolina National Guard; Master Sgt. Joshua R. Johnson, 140th Wing, Colorado National Guard; and Command Chief Master Sgt. Maurice L. Williams, command chief, ANG, during an Outstanding Airmen of the Year ceremony at the 2023 Wing Leader Conference in Newport Beach, California, April 26, 2023. The winners were recognized for superior leadership, job performance and overall excellence.

ANG Top Leader Hosts Air Defender ’23 Media Visit
April 7, 2023
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael Loh, front center, director, Air National Guard, tours the flightline during Air Defender 2023 Media Day, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, April 4, 2023. Members of the German air force and media visited in preparation for Air Defender 2023 in June.

Air Force Leaders Discuss Total Force Integration
March 20, 2023
From left: U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kevin Schneider, director of staff, Air Force; Katharine Kelley, deputy chief of Space operations for human capital; Lt. Gen. John Healy, chief, Air Force Reserve, and Lt. Gen. Michael Loh, director, Air National Guard, field questions during the 2023 Total Force Symposium at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, March 15, 2023.

Florida Guardsman Achieves First at Air Force Weapons School
August 5, 2022
U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Ryan Colon, a 114th Space Control Squadron weapons instructor, in front of a graphic of the enlisted weapons patch following his graduation from the Space Warfighter Advanced Instructor Course at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, in June 2022.

AESA Radar Launches F-16 Into Next Generation of Air Power
June 23, 2022
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jackie Zheng, left, avionics specialist, 113th Wing, District of Columbia National Guard, briefs Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, right, director, Air National Guard, on the specifications of the Active Electronically Scanned Array radar now equipped on F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the DCNG on Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, June 9, 2022. The AESA radar brings up-to-date capabilities to this legacy aircraft and enhances the ANG’s integrated defense efforts while remaining interoperable with the Total Force and coalition partners.

New Air National Guard Exercise Tests Agility in Michigan
June 7, 2022
A U.S. Air Force Airman from the 127th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., performs Agile Combat Employment training while marshaling an A-10 Thunderbolt II in an Integrated Combat Turn during Agile Rage 22, June 7, 2022.

ASLC brings ANG, NGB, USAF leaders together
April 26, 2022
From left, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, director, Air National Guard; Dianne Loh, Gwendolyn Williams and Command Chief Master Sgt. Maurice L. Williams, command chief, ANG, take part in the opening ceremony of the 2022 Air National Guard Senior Leader Conference in Dallas, April 19, 2022. ASLC brought together senior leaders and commanders from the 90 wings, 50 states, three territories and the District of Columbia to discuss the future of the ANG and Air Force.

Air Force leaders talk total force integration
March 31, 2022
U.S. Air Force Airmen from across the globe tune in to a fireside chat featuring Lt. Gen. Richard W. Scobee, left, chief, Air Force Reserve, Lt. Gen. Kevin B. Schneider, middle, director of staff, Headquarters Air Force, and Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, right, director, Air National Guard, during the annual Total Force Integration Symposium at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, March 22, 2022.

New ANG commanders learn to ‘progress unhindered by custom’
March 31, 2022
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown Jr. listens to a question during the Air National Guard Commander Leadership Course at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., March 22, 2022. Hosted annually, the leadership course provides upcoming ANG leaders the perspectives of senior leaders across the Air Force.

ANG command chief speaks on total force integration
March 30, 2022
U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Maurice L. Williams, command chief, Air National Guard, answers a question during the Senior Enlisted Leadership Panel segment of a Total Force Integration Symposium at the General Jacob E. Smart Center on Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, March 22, 2022. Williams joined Chief Master Sgt. Timothy C. White, command chief, Air Force Reserve Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian P. Knuzelnick, command chief, Air Mobility Command, in the moderated panel to discuss the challenges, successes, and coming initiatives affecting Total Force Airmen. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Sarah M. McClanahan)