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  • 149th Security Forces marches to remember 9/11

    Members of the Texas Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing participated in a cross-country relay that's being hailed as the "Ruck March to Remember 9/11," and involves over a dozen U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard units to honor the Security Forces Defenders that have fallen or become wounded since the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United
  • 149th Fighter Wing NCO earns national recognition

    Tech. Sgt. Angela Jenkins, a knowledge operations manager, with the Texas Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing has been named the Honor Program Manager of the Year for the entire Air National Guard, one of six national Outstanding Airmen of the Year awards given out by the National Guard Bureau in Washington, D.C.More: National Guard -
  • Texas Air Guard honored by San Antonio Missions Baseball Club

    The San Antonio Missions, a Double-A affiliate of Major League Baseball's San Diego Padres, honored the Texas Air National Guard, including Lackland Air Force Base's 149th Fighter Wing, during tonight's game against the Arkansas Travelers. Maj. Gen. John Nichols, Texas' Adjutant General, joined San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, to throw out the
  • Former [Air] Guardsman visits fighter unit as congressman

    U.S. Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez of San Antonio, a seven-term member of the U.S. House of Representatives, visited the Texas Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18. No stranger to the unit, Congressman Gonzalez served as a member of the Alamo City-based Air National Guard unit in the intelligence field from
  • Something to shoot for; troubled youth given military perspective

    Members of the U.S. armed forces assigned to Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, paid a visit to the Hector Garza Residential Treatment Center to visit with troubled teenagers that are in the state's custody, Aug. 12. The service-members gained an understanding of the youth's experiences, as well as shared their own stories and insight to inspire them
  • Museum to open 9-11 exhibit in Austin

        The Texas Military Forces Museum will observe the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack with the grand opening of an exhibit recognizing the contributions and sacrifices of the Texas National Guard.    The exhibit, properly titled "9-11 and Beyond: The Texas National Guard in the War on Terror," will open Sept. 10 at the Texas
  • 149FW pilot performs hometown flyover

    The push to hold today's dedication of a fighter jet at the Texas Panhandle War Memorial Park had a momentum that only grew stronger."We got very lucky on this," said Master Sgt. William Conner with the public affairs office at Lackland Air Force Base. "This had too many things - a plane that belonged to us, a speaker who flew one, the guy on duty
  • Instructor uses Marine Corps experience in Air Guard

    As a combat-seasoned Marine, Air Force Tech. Sgt. David Butler never thought he would be serving here as an instructor with the Texas Air National Guard.But now that he is here, he loves it."I absolutely love my job down here and the guys I work with," Butler said about serving with the 204th Security Forces Squadron, which operates the Desert
  • 204th Security Forces Squadron teaches a Total Force lesson

    Several active duty security forces members now have a better idea what the "Total Force" concept is after learning valuable combat skills from Guard instructors.Senior Airman Michele Vitorio and Staff Sgt. Robert Holmes, both from the 316th Security Forces Squadron on Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, and about 50 other active duty security forces
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