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  • Tropical Storm Florence VS. North Carolina Air National Guardsmen: Family Brings the Fight

    As chaos strikes against the Carolinas via massive amounts of rain and debris from Tropical Storm Florence, a team of North Carolina Air National Guardsmen are huddled around computers and phones in an Emergency Operation Center held at the 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Sept. 15, 2018.
  • North Carolina Air National Guard Stands Against Hurricane Florence

    There is standing only room as the 145th Airlift Wing Commander, Col. Bryony Terrell, took center stage to brief on the preparation of Hurricane Florence and what destruction may lie ahead during a “Town Hall Meeting” held at the North Carolina Air National Guard Base, Charlotte Douglas International airport, Sept. 14, 2018.
  • Commanding “Out-of-the-Box” in Poland

    An Airman from the North Carolina Air National Guard was selected for commander of an “out-of-the-box” deployable airbase concept that was tested for the first time in Poland. Maj. John Thompson, 145th Mission Support Group, spent the majority of July and August in Poland as the exercise commander of the new Deployable Air Base System.
  • Annual North Carolina 8th Annual Operation Kids on Guard Kicks Off

    Operation Kids on Guard is an event focused on military family dynamics and how a deployment can effect a family. The children learned the different types of jobs military members can hold with over thirty interactive and educational activities on site.
  • North Carolina Air Guard Sergeant Experiences British Culture

    Staff Sgt. Jason Chipley, 145th Logistics Readiness Squadron, spent two weeks with the Royal Air Force in the United Kingdom as part of the Military Reserve Exchange Program (MREP). This trip allowed Staff Sgt. Chipley to share his experience with the Royal Air Force and experience their culture.
  • ANG's Outstanding Senior NCO of the Year: Master Sgt Ashley U.P. Able

    Master Sergeant Ashley U.P. Able was selected as the Air National Guard’s 2018 Outstanding Senior Non-commissioned Officer of the Year.
  • Maintainers Learning at Every Turn and Torque

    A few months have passed since the April conversion from the C-130 Hercules aircraft to the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, and members of the 145th Maintenance Group have wasted no time training as many of their Airmen as possible. The Monday following the official conversion they initiated a 90 day course with a Field Training Team to facilitated the training of 88 Airmen.
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day June 27

    In light of the upcoming June 27, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day, it is important to mark the difference between post-traumatic stress and post-traumatic stress disorder as, over time, the difference has become muddled.
  • North Carolina Air National Guard Ravens—A Class of Their Own

    Treading on the heels of a recent Safety Down Day, where the North Carolina Air National Guard briefed aircraft and mission safety, the 145th Security Forces Squadron graduated four Raven apprentices in a first-ever, 4-day, pre-Phoenix Raven Indoctrination class, June 10, 2018, held at the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
  • STARBASE: Keep Moving Forward

    What do you get when you mix a handful of knowledgeable volunteers, some principles, theories and laws, rocket materials, and a group of bright-eyed, young students? The annual STARBASE Camp has come to the North Carolina Air National Guard Base at the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport June 18-21, 2018 with more than twenty 4th, 5th, and 6th graders having the opportunity to learn exciting science, technology, engineering, and math applications that will help them launch a rocket and hopefully, ideas for their future.
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