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  • 145th CES Receives Three National Awards

    The 145th Civil Engineer Squadron was presented three 2012 Air National Guard Civil Engineer Awards in a ceremony held at the N.C. Air National Guard in Charlotte, May 16, 2013. Making the presentations were Col. Peter Sartori, Director of Installations and Mission Support and the Civil Engineer for the Air National Guard at Joint Base Andrews,
  • North Carolina 145th Civil Engineers -- Canadian Construction Engineers Building a Bridge -- Bridging a Gap

    For two weeks in March 2013, members of the Royal Air Force 3 Wing Construction Engineers Canadian Forces Base, Bagotville, Quebec made the 145th Civil Engineering Squadron at the North Carolina Air National Guard Regional Training Site in New London, N.C. their home. These Canadian neighbors attended the Deployment for Training Program, an
  • 145th CE Continues to Bridge Gap by Integrating Total Force Training

    In wartime or contingency environments, Air Force Active Duty, Guard and Reserve Civil Engineers often involve the use of specialized and unique mission essential equipment that they normally do not use in their day-to-day operations. Due to cost and complexity, mission-essential equipment and trainer expertise are not commonly found at
  • Brig. Gen. Kelly Joins ANG Family in Remembrance

    Charlotte Air National Guard Base - Family members, including those of recently honored aerial fire fighters with more than a thousand airmen of Charlotte's 145th Airlift Wing stood at stoic attention as Brig. Gen. D. Todd Kelly lay a wreath of remembrance during a solemn ceremony at the base's memorial garden here October 19.Following a flyover of
  • Airmen Recognized Upon Return

    Hundreds of Airmen gathered October 20, honoring others among them who deployed recently. During an official Air National Guard ceremony known as the Hometown Heroes Salute at the 145 Airlift Wing's Charlotte air base, Brig. Gen. D. Todd Kelly said "we are doing one of the most important things we can as Guardsmen, recognize and thank our airmen
  • Air Wing Gains New Leadership

    North Carolina National Guard's top senior military leaders were on hand to usher in a new era of leadership for its air operations. Maj. Gen. Gregory A. Lusk, The Adjutant General, North Carolina National Guard, presided over an assumption of command ceremony at the North Carolina Air National Guard base at Charlotte Douglas International Airport
  • N.C. Air National Guard Announces C-130 Crash Victims

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Four airmen died and two others were seriously injured when a Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) equipped C-130 belonging to the 145th Airlift Wing, North Carolina Air National Guard, based here, crashed Sunday evening while fighting a woodland fire in Southwestern South Dakota.Dead are Lt. Col. Paul K. Mikeal
  • Crashed Fire Fighting C-130 is from Charlotte Air National Guard Unit

    The North Carolina Air National Guard - and indeed the National Guard across all of North Carolina and the country - is grieving today.The military C-130 equipped with the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System, otherwise known as MAFFS, that crashed while battling a fire in Southwestern South Dakota just before 6 p.m. mountain time Sunday belonged
  • Lt. Col. Collins Promoted to Rank of Col.

    After assuming command yesterday of the 145 Maintenance Group, Lt. Col. Marshall C. Collins was promoted to the rank of Colonel in a ceremony at the 145 Airlift Wing, Charlotte Air National Guard base. The rank was pinned onto his uniform by his wife, Jane and their daughter Kelsey. He succeeded Col. David Zartman in leadership of the 145
  • The 145th Maintenance Group Gets a New Commander, Not a New leader.

    During a Change of Command ceremony Saturday, as Col David Zartman relinquished command of the 145th Maintenance Group to Lt Col Marshall C. Collins several attendees commented on how Zartman cared about and focused on his people."As long as I have been in the military I have never heard a commander stand up and say he loves his people, he does it