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  • 145th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander promoted to Lt. Col.

    All eyes were on Maj. Karen Shook, commander of the 145th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, as she was ceremoniously promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel during a ceremony held in her honor at the North Carolina Air National Guard base in Charlotte, N.C. To top off her well-deserved rank, Shook's newly wedded husband was on hand making the event
  • 235th Air Traffic Controllers keep the skies safe at home and abroad

    Every day, civilian and military aircraft take off and land at Stanly County Airport in New London, N.C. It is the job of North Carolina Air National Guard's, 235th Air Traffic Controllers (ATC) to monitor these aircraft in order to prevent accidents.It takes a decisive, straightforward and confident person to handle the responsibilities of an Air
  • North Carolina ANG celebrate U.S. Air Force 68th birthday

    Members of the 145th Airlift Wing celebrate the 68th birthday of the United States Air Force, Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, during a ceremony held at the North Carolina Air National Guard Base, Charlotte Douglas International Airport.Col. Quincy Huneycutt, III, 145th Airlift Wing, vice commander, stood before his Airmen and stated, "Today we celebrate
  • North Carolina Air National Guard heightens readiness during expeditionary skills rodeo

    Gas masks went on, simulated injuries were mended and tourniquets were put in place as over 100 Airmen participated in an Expeditionary Skills Rodeo during September's Unit Training Assembly (UTA) at the North Carolina Air National Guard Base, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Sept. 13, 2015."Every three years, Airmen are required to have
  • N.C. ANG reflects and remembers victims of 9/11

    With the rising of the sun on Sept. 11, 2015, two members of the 145th Security Forces Squadron solemnly lower the flag to half-staff in honor of those who lost their lives on that tragic day 14 years ago.Every year millions of Americans pay tribute, uniting together as a nation, in memory of those who lost their lives beginning at 8:46 a.m., Sept.
  • 145th Regional Training Site host ICP to support increasing demands for military instructors

    Nothing exemplifies leadership more than becoming a military training instructor and more are needed to help meet short and long-term training goals.Every Airman, regardless of component, should be given the opportunity to enhance their careers. Continuing their training in their Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) and furthering their education is a
  • 145th Civil Engineer Fire Fighter named Air Guard's best

    During a banquet held July 22, 2015, at McGee Tyson Air National Guard Base, Alcoa, Tenn., Staff Sgt. Jeret E. Kinnaird humbly accepted the "Chief Albert Fitzpatrick Award" after being recognized by the Air National Guard's Fire Chief Association as Military Fire Fighter of the Year for 2014. Kinnaird is the lead instructor for the Air National
  • Enlisted Symposium Cultivates NCANG's Most Vital Resource: People

    No mission happens without quality people to see it through from start to finish."This is a monumental event," said 145th Airlift Wing, Command Chief Master Sgt. Maurice Williams, referring to the first-ever unit Enlisted Symposium held Aug. 14, 2015. "It provides a foundation that will help develop future leaders in the 145th Airlift Wing."Held at
  • Col. "Chuck" Davis celebrates 38 years of service by taking traditional "Fini-Flight"

    Members of the 145th Airlift Wing witnessed the final flight of Col. Charles D. Davis, III, when he landed, July 28, 2015, onboard a 145th Airlift Wing, C-130 Hercules aircraft, at the North Carolina Air National Guard base, Charlotte Douglas International Airport.As part of a military tradition with aviators, Davis stepped off the C-130 onto the
  • Deployment for Training keeps civil engineers mission ready

    Airmen from the 145th Regional Training Site (RTS), teamed up with 31 Prime Base Emergency Engineering Force (Prime BEEF) civil engineers from 138th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES), Tulsa, Oklahoma, to participate in a 14 day Deployment for Training (DFT) at the 145th Regional Training Site in New London, N.C.With a heat index over 100 degrees, Air