Technical Sgt. Chris Giles and Technical Sgt. Miguel Munguia from the 163rd Attack Wing California Air National Guard, along work with Staff Sgt. Jeromy Vranken and Master Sgt. Chestin Adaoag from the 232nd Operations Squadron of the Nevada Air National Guard lower a U.S. Air Force MQ-1 Predator in to a stand at the Air National Guard Paint Facility in Sioux City, Iowa on March 3, 2020. After being painted in Sioux City the remotely piloted aircraft will be placed on static display at the Air National Bureau in Washington D.C. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot 185th ARW Wing PA
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Wingless Predator

Technical Sgt. Chris Giles and Technical Sgt. Miguel Munguia from the 163rd Attack Wing California Air National Guard, along work with Staff Sgt. Jeromy Vranken and Master Sgt. Chestin Adaoag from the 232nd Operations Squadron of the Nevada Air National Guard lower a U.S. Air Force MQ-1 Predator in to a stand at the Air National Guard Paint Facility in [Read More …]

Soldiers assigned to the 2nd-151st Aviation Regiment, South Carolina Air National Guard pose in front of a U.S. Army UH-72 Lakota participating in PATRIOT South 2020 at the Gulfport Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Miss., Mar. 01, 2020. PATRIOT is a Domestic Operations disaster-response training exercise conducted by National Guard units working with federal, state and local emergency management agencies and first responders. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Technical Sgt. L. Roland Sturm)
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Patriot South 2020: 2nd-151st Aviation Regiment Group Photo

Soldiers assigned to the 2nd-151st Aviation Regiment, South Carolina Air National Guard pose in front of a U.S. Army UH-72 Lakota participating in PATRIOT South 2020 at the Gulfport Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Miss., Mar. 01, 2020. PATRIOT is a Domestic Operations disaster-response training exercise conducted by National Guard units working with federal, state and local emergency management [Read More …]

A UH-72 Lakota assigned to the Mississippi Army National Guard is staged on the flight line at Gulfport Combat Readiness Training Center preparing for Patriot South 2020 at the Mississippi National Guard Base, Gulfport, Miss., Feb. 26, 2020. Patriot is a Domestic Operations disaster-response training exercise conducted by National Guard units working with federal, state and local emergency management agencies and first responders. PATRIOT is a Domestic Operations disaster-response training exercise conducted by National Guard units working with federal, state and local emergency management agencies, and first responders. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Technical Sgt. L. Roland Sturm)
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Patriot South 2020: Exercise Preparations

A UH-72 Lakota assigned to the Mississippi Army National Guard is staged on the flight line at Gulfport Combat Readiness Training Center preparing for Patriot South 2020 at the Mississippi National Guard Base, Gulfport, Miss., Feb. 26, 2020. Patriot is a Domestic Operations disaster-response training exercise conducted by National Guard units working with federal, state and local emergency management agencies [Read More …]

An F-16 fighter jet assigned to the Ohio National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing sits on the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 15, 2020 during exercise Green Flag-West. Green Flag is a realistic, air-to-surface, joint training exercise designed to improve interoperability between aircraft while supporting ground troops by allowing U.S. military branches, as well as other NATO and allied nations, an opportunity to work together, as they would in military operations around the world. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kregg York)
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180th Fighter Wing Goes to Green Flag

An F-16 fighter jet assigned to the Ohio National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing sits on the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 15, 2020 during exercise Green Flag-West. Green Flag is a realistic, air-to-surface, joint training exercise designed to improve interoperability between aircraft while supporting ground troops by allowing U.S. military branches, as well as other NATO and [Read More …]

An A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft with the 122nd Fighter Wing, Fort Wayne, Ind., performs aerial maneuvers during Southern Strike, Feb. 12, 2020, at Avon Park, Fla. Pilots with the 163rd Fighter Squadron honed their skills at Avon Park Air Force Range, a 106,000 acre bombing range located in central Florida. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sergeant Rita Jimenez)
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122nd FW A-10’s train during Southern Strike

An A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft with the 122nd Fighter Wing, Fort Wayne, Ind., performs aerial maneuvers during Southern Strike, Feb. 12, 2020, at Avon Park, Fla. Pilots with the 163rd Fighter Squadron honed their skills at Avon Park Air Force Range, a 106,000 acre bombing range located in central Florida. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sergeant Rita Jimenez)

U.S. Army Pfc. Antonio Arriola, left, and Staff Sgt. Matt Hedges, Soldiers with the New Jersey National Guard’s Det. 1, D Co., 104th Brigade Engineer Battalion “Skydevils” perform ops checks on a RQ-7B Shadow unmanned arial system on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb. 10, 2020. The “Skydevils” provide persistent surveillance and communication relays for ground forces during combat operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht)
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Skydevils provide key support for ground forces

U.S. Army Pfc. Antonio Arriola, left, and Staff Sgt. Matt Hedges, Soldiers with the New Jersey National Guard’s Det. 1, D Co., 104th Brigade Engineer Battalion “Skydevils” perform ops checks on a RQ-7B Shadow unmanned arial system on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb. 10, 2020. The “Skydevils” provide persistent surveillance and communication relays for ground forces during combat operations. (U.S. [Read More …]