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  • Airmen open hearts, homes to future military working dogs

    Two members of the 149th Fighter Wing, Texas Air National Guard have opened their hearts and homes to future military working dogs. The dogs are from the Department of Defense's (DoD) Military Working Dog (MWD) Breeding Program, which is operated by the U.S. Air Force's 341st Training Squadron. The wing and the squadron are both based here. Col.
  • Texas ANG chief discusses Chilean exchange, looks toward future of the state partnership

    About 50 members of the Texas Air National Guard joined international partners for the annual FIDAE (Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio) here, March 23-31, 2014. FIDAE is an international trade exhibition air and space show, and includes military and civilian partners and organizations from across the globe. Texas and Chile work together
  • Tax preparation available to qualified Gunfighters

    It's federal tax season and there's help available. The Texas Military Forces (TXMF) is currently providing service members, retirees and their spouses with tax preparation assistance. While the tax center is being operated at Camp Mabry, the state's National Guard headquarters, in Austin, the services are available to all eligible Texas Airmen,
  • Texas ANG finance troop wears multiple hats in Norway

    A financial program manager with the comptroller flight of Texas Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing, headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland, Texas wore multiple hats during a deployment here, Aug. 12-23, 2013.Staff Sgt. Liza McClaren, a native of Killeen, Texas deployed to Norway with the 149th Civil Engineering Squadron (CES), a
  • Texas Air Guard engineers dig Norway, train with Krigsskolen cadets

    About 50 U.S. Airmen assigned to the 149th Civil Engineering Squadron (CES), a subordinate unit of the Texas Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing, headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland, Texas trained with Royal Norwegian military cadets on construction projects here, near Moss, and in Oslo, Norway, Aug. 12-19, 2013.The Kingdom of
  • Air Guard forecasting for the Joint Force

    Ten members of the Texas Air National Guard's 209th Weather Flight, based at Camp Mabry, in Austin, conducted training at Camp Swift, near Bastrop, March 2-3, 2013.The flight is a geographically separated unit of the Texas Air Guard's 149th Fighter Wing, headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland, and provides weather planning and
  • 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
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