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  • 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.
  • 145th Airlift Wing Welcomes New Commander and Makes History

    The North Carolina Air National Guard makes history during a Change of Command Ceremony by welcoming the first female commander of the 145th Airlift Wing, Col. Bryony Terrell. Regardless of gender, Terrell is the perfect fit to command a unit of nearly 1,300 Airmen as they complete a transition to the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft.
  • A Box Full of Appreciation

    Girl Scouts from Troop 20436 of Denver, N.C., spent their morning handing out Girl Scout cookies to members of the North Carolina Air National Guard for the fifth year in a row. This event allows Troop 20436 to show appreciation for military members through their famous cookies.