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  • Gunfighter suits up as different kind of hero

    When Senior Airman Anthony Guiteau, a member of the 149th Logistics Readiness Squadron, took his nephew to a comic convention three years ago and saw all of the cosplayers dressed up as popular characters from movies, books or video games, the experience left him with an idea of a way to give back to the community.
  • ANG members aid couple involved in accident

    A group of Air National Guard members assist pair injured in accident
  • 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.
  • Airman fulfills long-held dream of military service

    149th Fighter Wing airman fulfills her long-held dream of military service after waiting for many years to see it realized.
  • Son of SFS Gunfighter continues father's legacy

    Tech. Sgt. Manuel Mauricio retires from the 149th SFS during a joint enlistment and retirement ceremony on the same day his son Nathaniel Mauricio enlists into the unit.
  • Becoming an MTI: What it takes

    After first transitioning from active duty to the Air Force Reserves, one former Marine turned transportation operator started to wonder if he had made a bad career move.  "[Bus driving] was boring to me," said Master Sgt. Carlos Recoder, a Reservist assigned to the 433rd Training Squadron at JBSA-Lackland. "Then I found out about this program --
  • The future of our nation is in your hands

       "Surprise, when it happens to a government, is likely to be a complicated, diffuse, bureaucratic thing. It includes neglect of responsibility, but also responsibility so poorly defined or so ambiguously delegated that action gets lost. It includes gaps in intelligence that, like a string of pearls too precious to wear, is too sensitive to give
  • With a little help from my friends … my wingmen

    "When the world turns its back on you, you turn your back on the world," according to Timmon in "The Lion King." Not in my Air Force.     To say I've had a difficult year would be, by a stretch of the definition, an understatement. This is my personal life, my life outside the uniform, a separate entity -- or so I thought.      I left active duty
  • One task among many

       The task is one of many here for the 149th Civil Engineer Squadron.    Tech. Sgt. Michael Meras slides the two by six-inch boards into place, aligns a straight edge and with a pencil scores the boards where they will be cut.    "I'm mostly eye-balling it," he says, answering my unasked question.    The objective is to make new bench seats along
  • Armenian institute commander: Humanity key to relations

       (Author's note: This interview was conducted informally through an interpreter.)    Col. Daniel Balayan, commander of the Military Aviation Institute here, greeted his two public affairs visitors cordially and gestured for them to sit down at a narrow table that formed a "T" with his desk. The desk was modest, but the man who sat down behind it
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