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  • It's Not Just About the Drill

    Volunteering their time, Airmen of the North Carolina Air National Guard, spent the day at Independence High School judging the annual Patriot Classic Drill Competition which drew in Air Force Junior Reserve Offices' Training Corps teams from 14 high schools with over 300 students participating. The competition is a qualifying event where winners can move onto regional and national competitions
  • At the Leading Edge of Conversion

    At the forefront of conversion efforts, Airmen of the 145th Maintenance Group are training to receive the C-17 Globemaster III in April and keep the aircraft in flight. Preparations are not limited to formal schools, and maintenance Airmen are taking the initiative to train others at the North Carolina Air National Guard Base.
  • A Golden Ticket Tour with Tactical Air Control Specialist in the N. C. Air National Guard

    Akin to touring Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, wide-eyed Chase Riddell, junior reserves officer’s training corps senior student with East Mecklenburg High School, shadows 2nd Lt. Nathan Closen, tactical air control party specialist with the 118th Air Support Operations Squadron in Stanly County, N.C. Dec. 4th, 2017.
  • Operation Santa Success: N.C. Air National Guard Delivers

    Members of the N.C. Air National Guard brought plenty of joy and holiday spirit to 110 students and family of the Aristotle Preparatory Academy of Charlotte during an annual holiday toy drive put on by the N.C. Air National Guard Chapter 7 association and local Target distributor.
  • “Bittersweet” Echoes as the Last C-130H Departs the North Carolina Air National Guard

    As the last C-130 Hercules aircraft assigned to the N.C. Air National Guard departed the runway of the Charlotte Douglas Intl. Airport, you could hear the collective sighs and feel the bittersweet emotion sweeping across the base.
  • Proposed Fire Training Facility Kindles Community Relationships for the NCANG

    The N.C. Air National Guard has partnered with the Office of State Fire Marshal to build the N.C. Emergency Training Center, a facility at the Stanly County Airport that would provide specialized training for emergency responders statewide while sparking economic growth to the region.
  • We are Defenders Too

    145th Security Forces Squadron Airmen, or Defenders as they're also know, are responsible for the force protection and security of the base, but they couldn't complete this mission without the support of Officers from P & G Security Services. The Officers are not only trained to the same standard as Airmen, but are treated as part of the team.
  • 145th Logistics Readiness Squadron Assists Disaster Relief in the U.S. Virgin Islands

    When it comes to a Hurricane, the disaster continues long after the wind has settled, this is why the Logistics Readiness Squadron of the North Carolina Air National Guard recently sent fifteen Airmen to the U.S. Virgin Islands, a region devastated back in September by Hurricanes Irma and Maria
  • 145th Airlift Wing Welcomes First Female Command Chief, Susan Dietz

    The 145th Airlift Wing celebrates U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Susan Dietz, as she assumes her role of the first female command chief for the wing during an Assumption of Authority ceremony held at the North Carolina Air National Guard Base, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Oct. 14, 2017. The ceremony was officiated by Col. Michael “Troy” Gerock, wing commander for the 145th Airlift Wing.
  • Train As You Fight To Save Lives

    On a corner of the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport 25 agencies and over 100 volunteers gathered to participate in the Triennial National Disaster Medical Systems Exercise to fulfill a Federal Aviation Administration requirement. The exercise goal is to demonstrate the ability to alert, notify, and respond to an aircraft accident utilizing and communicating between various organizations to ultimately recover and render medical aid to victims. A C-130 Hercules aircraft for the 145th Airlift Wing was utilized in the scenario to add realism, and fire-fighters from the 145th Civil Engineer Squadron participated as part of our interagency agreements.