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  • A Hero Among Us

    On a routine PSA Airline flight on July 21, 2016, from the Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Ky., to the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Charlotte, N.C., a belligerent passenger threatened the safety of the crew as well as the others. Maj. Nathan Barron of the 156th Airlift Squadron, who is also a civilian pilot with PSA Airlines, acted decisively and courageously by tackling and subduing the passenger.
  • A Day With Women: Celebrating Womens History Month in 2017

    What started as a national celebration in 1980 when Congress authorized President Jimmy Carter to proclaim March 2 through 8, as Women’s History Week, five years later it turned into a month-long celebration. This allowed us the opportunity to honor the hard work and contributions made by women serving in our military, both past and present.
  • A Family Within A Family

    A family atmosphere has long been rooted in the 145th Airlift Wing and the Dietz family champions this statement. Senior Airmen Jonathan Dietz, of the 145th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, is the youngest son of Chief Master Sgt. Susan Dietz of the 145th Medical Group.
  • A Crew Chief’s First Deployment Rite of Passage

    The N.C. Air National Guard continues to support global missions like Operation Freedom Sentinel as their transition from the C-130 Hercules to C-17 Globemaster III aircraft progresses which truly showcases the unit’s effectiveness and versatility.
  • NC Air National Guardsmen Provide Support for Operation Deep Freeze

    The New York Air National Guard, along with Airmen from other units, annually participate in Operation Deep Freeze by flying in ski-landing gear equipped LC-130 Hercules aircraft to the island and dropping off supplies, cargo, and scientists involved with researching Antarctica’s climate and marine-life.U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jesse Huneycutt and Senior Airman Eric Burkhalter, 145th Logistics Readiness Squadron, joined the NY Air National Guard on their annual mission.
  • NC Air National Guard Supports 58th Presidential Inauguration Ceremony with Mobile Emergency Operation Center

    The NC Air National Guard mobile emergency operation center supported a Task Force Command-Army Joint Incident Site Communications Capability system. Five individuals from the NC Air National Guard were tasked with providing support the mobile emergency operation center.
  • 145th CES receives 2016 Federal Energy and Water Management Award

    The North Carolina Air National Guard, 145th Civil Engineer Squadron has been selected for the 2016 Federal Energy and Water Management Award by the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP). NCANG instituted an effective team approach to energy and water conservation that resulted in a sustained annual energy reduction of more than 6% per year for
  • 145th Airlift Wing Host 21st Annual Retiree Breakfast

    For the last 21 years, the 145th Airlift Wing has paid tribute to retirees of the North Carolina Air National Guard by hosting a breakfast in their honor. This year, September 30, 2016, more than 250 retirees met inside a C-130 Hercules aircraft maintenance hangar at the North Carolina Air National Guard Base, Charlotte Douglas International
  • 145th Airlift Wing Starts a New Chapter

    The 145th Airlift Wing starts a new chapter and welcomes Col. Michael Troy Gerock as their commander during a Change of Command ceremony held at the North Carolina Air National Guard (NCANG) Base, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Oct. 1, 2016. The ceremony was officiated by Brig. Gen. Roger E. Williams Jr., Assistant Adjutant General for
  • End of an era as the 145th Airlift Wing Relinquishes MAFFS Mission

    After 33 years of providing aerial firefighting support with the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS), maintainers from the North Carolina Air National Guard's, 145th Airlift Wing, loaded the last portable fire retardant delivery system in to the back of a C-130 belonging to the 152nd Airlift Wing to be transported to its new home with the