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  • 149th CES boosts morale of remote base through training

    More than 40 Air National Guards members from the 149th Civil Engineer Squadron, a sub-unit of the 149th Fighter Wing, participated in a deployed-for-training exercise July 9 through 21, at Canadian Forces Base Goose Bay, Canada.During the exercise, the guardsmen worked on a variety of projects, including the construction of a cabin, softball
  • Texas, Nebraska ANG participate in international exercise

    Airmen from Texas and Nebraska deployed with fighter and tanker aircraft and various other support equipment to participate in the bi-national air exercise Sky Avenger, held June 18 through 28. The exercise is part of a long-term partnership with members of the Czech air force and Texas and Nebraska Air National Guard members. This unique
  • DANG, command chief visits 149th Fighter Wing

    Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, Air National Guard Director, visited the 149th Fighter Wing May 19, 2018, to tour the facilities and interact with its members.
  • Texas ANG member, Rockport police officer looks back on lessons learned from Harvey

    By Tech. Sgt. Mindy Bloem149th Fighter Wing Public AffairsIt’s been several months since Hurricane Harvey devastated Texans residing in the Rockport region. A local police officer there, Nathan Ward, is now reflecting on the days leading up to the hurricane and how his training in the National Guard made a noticeable impact on his first responder
  • Instructor pilot wins ‘High Flyer’ award

    An F-16 Fighting Falcon instructor pilot assigned to the Air National Guard’s 149th Fighter Wing talks about how it feels to win a prestigious flying award.
  • TXANG Guardsman finds success despite challenges

    Members from the Texas Air and Army National Guard, Chile and the Czech Republic competed in a series of events March 2-4 to determine who would be among the year’s top contenders of the 2017 Texas Military Department Best Warrior Competition.
  • 149 FW Command Chief retires

    The command chief master sergeant of the 149th Fighter Wing, Texas Air National Guard was ceremoniously retired after 35 years of military service at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Feb. 25, 2017.
  • TXANG member helps revive little boy

    The lifeless little body lay on a hot pool deck. His eyes were bulging and partially rolled back in his head. His face was blue but he was grayish and bloated everywhere else.His body felt cold and squishy and he was not breathing.This was the scene painted by Maj. Eric Hoopes, the commander of the 149th Fighter Wing's Detachment 1. He remembers
  • 149th FW 'Gunfighter' selected as AF ambassador for third straight year

    A member of the Texas Air National Guard will once again represent the Air Force in an official capacity for Joint Base San Antonio's 2017 Military Ambassadors program.Tech. Sgt. Marie Sarabia, a recruiter with the 149th Fighter Wing, cements her place in wing history as the latest member to be chosen for the special designation three years
  • Texas Gunfighters join in Hawaii ANG’s Sentry Aloha

    Pilots, maintainers and various support personnel from the Texas Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing traveled to Hawaii to participate in Sentry Aloha, Aug. 17-26, 2016.Sentry Aloha is a large-scale, combat exercise that employs several different fighter and support aircraft from varying Air Force units, maneuvering together in a simulated