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  • Texas Air National Guard civil engineers deploy to Cuba

         More than 45 members from three Air National Guard units deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during the week of Feb. 10 to provide engineering support for the Expeditionary Legal Complex there.      Most of the Guardsmen are from the 136th Airlift Wing, Civil Engineer Squadron (Texas Air National Guard) stationed at the Fort Worth Joint Reserve
  • Foundation helps Texas Guard families in need

    If a Soldier or Airman in the Texas National Guard needs financial assistance related to hardships resulting from his or her deployment, the Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation is there to help. The foundation obtained its official 501(C)3 status as a non-profit organization in 2004, but the idea of an extended emergency assistance fund
  • Ace recruiter arrives

    The Air National Guard's Recruiter of the Year will make her home in San Antonio and begin recruiting for the 149th Fighter Wing Jan. 6. Master Sgt. Michelle Echavarria, formally of the 136th Airlift Wing in Fort Worth, Texas, was chosen from among over 25 candidates that competed for the vacant recruiting position. "The competition for the
  • 149th shines at Airmen of the Year Competition

    First Sgt of the Year and Honor Guard member of the Year titles for Texas in 2007 rest with the 149th Fighter Wing. Master Sgt Mary Macias, 149th FW First Sgt. and Master Sgt Roland Dominguez, 149th FW Honor Guard were selected as top in their respective fields when Air National Guard members representing units from across the state of Texas
  • Luzader of Air Force Training Command speaks out on ABU

    Air Force Air Education Training Command, Command Chief Mark R. Luzader recently issued a memorandum to fellow AF Chiefs in AETC urging them to caution airmen to refrain from altering the Airmen's Battle Uniform. "It has come to my attention that Airmen in AETC are removing buttons from the Airman's Battle Uniform and sewing down pockets" said
  • 182nd Fighter Squadron recalls legacy

    The 149th Fighter Wing hosted the 60th anniversary celebration of the 182nd Fighter Squadron with events in San Antonio Oct. 11, 12 and 13. Almost 200 former members of the squadron, some of whom joined during the 1940s, attended the events, which included a welcome ceremony, base tours, a golf tournament, and a social hour and banquet. Among the
  • Mentoring success through the Air Force Portal

    The Air National Guard's Mentoring Program is now available through the Air Force Portal. All Active, Guard and Reserve members are authorized to login to the AF Portal at https://www.my.af.mil/ . There you will find the Enlisted Development Plan (EDP) under the "Featured Links." The focus of the EDP is to maximize performance of our Airmen through