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  • NCANG, 145th Airlift Wing host Education Fair

    The North Carolina Air National Guard and the North Carolina University System joined forces to host the 145th AW/UNC Education Fair, April 18, 2015, at the North Carolina Air National Guard base, Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Representatives from several local and state institutions came to showcase programs they offer to veterans
  • N.C. Air National Guard and Central Branch Emergency Management Exercise Tornado Strike

    Exercise Tornado Strike 2015 brought members of the North Carolina Air National Guard, with a Mobile Emergency Operations Center (MEOC) and North Carolina Emergency Management members together at a local airport in Greensboro, N.C.Spring has sprung in the Carolinas and with the typical wide swings in temperature, also comes the severe weather. In
  • 145th SFS High-performing airman earns Distinguished Graduate Award

    It is quite an accomplishment to graduate from any military training program, but earning the Distinguished Graduate Award is an achievement that only 10 percent of airmen attain. Newly promoted Staff Sgt. Kristine Koch, a member of the North Carolina Air National Guard, is now part of that percentage as a distinguished graduate of Airman
  • 145th Airlift Wing airmen "Roll up their sleeves and give the gift of life"

    Airmen from the 145th Airlift Wing stepped into the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC) Bloodmobile to donate blood during "Pints for Patriots" blood drive held at the North Carolina Air National Guard base, Charlotte Douglas International Airport.Many airmen took time out of their day to donate blood and plasma to CBCC, which in turn
  • North Carolina ANG exercises Vigilant Guard 2015 in a new way

    Hurricane Zephyr devastates North and South Carolina and its citizens! This is the scenario for Vigilant Guard Exercise 2015, bringing members of the North Carolina Air and Army National Guard, state Division of Emergency Management and North Carolina Forest Service together at the 145th Civil Engineer Squadron Regional Training Site in New London,
  • Joint combat communication creates realistic training, cost savings

    "Train like we fight" and "do more with less" are mottos echoing the walls of countless conference rooms across the Department of Defense and U.S. Air Force daily -- and for good reason.  US military missions continue to expand while concurrently trying to balance shrinking budgets and decreasing personnel.  During an April 2014 Air Force
  • NCANG welcomes new state command chief

    On a windy afternoon in February, airmen stood in formation on the tarmac at the North Carolina Air National Guard base, Charlotte Douglas International Airport to say farewell to State Command Chief Master Sgt. Bruce G. Pickett. After serving over 30 years in the military, Pickett relinquished his positon to newly appointed State Command Chief
  • N.C. Air National Guard Command Chief humbly says goodbye

    After 30 years of service and achieving the highest enlisted position in the North Carolina Air National Guard, Command Chief Master Sergeant Bruce Pickett passes the sword to a new leader during a Change of Authority ceremony held at the North Carolina Air National Guard Base, Charlotte Douglas Int'l Airport, Feb. 8, 2015."I'm getting close to 60
  • 156th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron train to provide care skyward

    As a new year begins, a new training cycle begins and the 156th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron wasted no time getting their airmen skyward to meet requirements and pass standards.The Jan. 9, 2015 flight consisted of two rotations of training with the crew switching from being patients to acting as medical technicians. Taking only a short break for
  • 145th CES supports community as renovations begin on 2nd Tarheel ChalleNGe site

    Citizen-Soldiers from the North Carolina Air National Guard continue to fortify an already strong relationship with their state and community, while taking the opportunity to hone in and refine their skills.Celebrations occurred after the long awaited groundbreaking ceremony, November 1, 2014, when acknowledgements were made for the support given