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West Virginia Air Guard crew honored for saving plane after bird strike
October 2, 2012
Crew members who received the 2013 Earl T. Ricks award pose in front of a C-5 Galaxy April 19, 2013. During an overseas mission the aircraft struck multiple birds during takeoff. Two engines were damaged but the crew managed to return the aircraft safely to the airfield.

Kentucky Airman serves in Afghanistan for new friends and old
October 1, 2012
Air Force Staff Sgt. Jonathon Stribling, second from left, with the Airmen of the Kentucky National Guard’s Agribusiness Development Team 4 in southern Afghanistan on March 6, 2012. Also pictured are Staff Sgt. Austin McDonald, Tech. Sgt. Bucky Harris, Staff Sgt. Jeff Ward and Staff Sgt. Raphael Williams.

Guard observes National Hispanic Heritage Month
October 1, 2012
National Hispanic Heritage Month is being observed from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 this year.