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  • Chilean Air Force trains with Texas Air Guard

    About 50 members of the Chilean Air Force participated in a training exercise with the Texas Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing here, Oct. 24-26, 2012, as part of the National Guard's State Partnership Program.The three-day exercise teamed aviators and aircraft maintenance crews from each organization, said Maj. Bryan Carlson, an instructor
  • 149FW Det. 1 facilitates joint training, hosts Texas Red Flag

    For over a quarter of a century, Detachment 1, a subcomponent of the Texas Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing, has managed Yankee Range, the northern of two ranges that comprise the McMullen Target Complex, which is part of Naval Air Station Kingsville. The nearly 3,000-acre remote location in McMullen County, Texas, is situated between San
  • Air Guard participates in state disaster exercise

    Medical professionals from the three major Texas Air National Guard units, Fort Worth's 136th Airlift Wing, Houston's 147th Reconnaissance Wing, and the San Antonio-based 149th Fighter Wing, were attached the state's Joint Task Force 71, a homeland response force, to participate in a disaster response exercise near Austin, Texas, on Apr. 25-27,
  • Gunfighter medics train to save lives

    Healthcare professionals with the 149th Medical Group, a subordinate unit of the Texas Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, underwent intense medical training at the Centre for Emergency Health Sciences in Spring Branch, Texas, on Apr. 22, 2012.Known as the Lone Star Gunfighters, the 149th Fighter Wing has the
  • Texas recruiter named best in the Air Guard

    Last month, Tech. Sgt. Jennifer A. Joubert of Lake Church, La., a production recruiter with the 149th Fighter Wing at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, was recognized by the Air National Guard as one of the nation's top recruiters during the 2012 Air National Guard Recruiting and Retention Workshop in New Orleans, in her native state.The Air National
  • Texas ANG Chief of Staff Visits Lone Star Gunfighters

    Brig. Gen. Brian C. Newby of Fort Worth, Texas, chief of staff for the Texas Air National Guard, visited the 149th Fighter Wing at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, during the unit training assembly, or UTA, Feb. 11, 2012. In addition to meeting with senior leadership, General Newby made a point to informally tour the various organizations within the
  • 149th Fighter Wing Inaugurates Honorary Commander Program

    Today, the Texas Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing launched the Honorary Commander Program by welcoming executive leaders of the San Antonio Talons professional arena football team as the newest members of the Lone Star Gunfighters team. Jason Lohe, owner and chief executive officer, and Cree Crawford, senior vice president and chief
  • Gunfighter jet honors 65th anniversary

    Members of the Texas Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing have begun a year-long remembrance leading up to the unit's the 65th anniversary in the Air National Guard with a new design for the wing's flagship aircraft. Known as the Lone Star Gunfighters, the 149th Fighter Wing's specialty logo directly ties the unit's connection to the state of
  • Lackland medics enhance warfighter training at Fort Bliss

    Training activities at the Texas Air National Guard's 204th Security Forces Squadron, at Fort Bliss, Texas, showcase a collaborative effort between Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve medical personnel to accomplish a mission. Aerospace medical technicians Staff Sgt. Robert Turner, with the Air Force Reserve's 433rd Airlift Wing, and Senior
  • Texas ANG Security Forces sharpen spear of Total Force

    In the picturesque desert of West Texas and New Mexico, members of the Texas Air National Guard's 204th Security Forces Squadron prepare U.S. Air Force, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard warfighters as they head toward forward operating locations across the globe. A geographically-separated unit of the 149th Fighter Wing at Lackland Air
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