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  • 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
  • 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
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