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  • 141st SFS training; focus to shoot, move, and communicate

    Tech. Sgt. Jordan Barnes, 141st Security Forces Squadron security forces specialist, briefs a fire team prior to entering the Urban Evasion Laboratory training facility March 9, 2018 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. The Guardsmen practiced several training scenarios while conducting the training to include moving a squad within the UEL to secure
  • Fairchild executes Total Force Fury

    The 92nd and 141st Air Refueling Wings teamed up with the 452nd Air Mobility Wing from March Air Reserve Base to focus on their total force partnerships throughout a week of alert-force operations during exercise “Titan Fury” here March 2 through 9, 2018.
  • 141st ARW Rising 6 aims to boost communication with Guardsmen

    Tech. Sgt. Shanice Travis, travel pay technician, 141st Comptroller Flight, and president of the 141st Rising 6 Association, discusses ideas on how to increase communication with drill status Guardsmen during the month prior to drill weekends March 3, 2018 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. The Rising 6 Association includes enlisted personnel from
  • 242nd CBCS welcomes deployers home

    Brig. Gen. Jeremy Horn, Commander, Washington Air National Guard, speaks with the family of Tech. Sgt. Andrew Luiten, a radio frequency transmission systems specialist with the 242nd Combat Communications Squadron, March 3, 2018 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. Luiten was one of more than 30 Airmen from the 242nd CBCS who recently returned home
  • 141st ARW focuses on readiness for Guardsmen

    Staff Sgt. Nicholas Pinque, an emergency management journeyman with the 141st Civil Engineer Squadron, reviews proper procedures to detect chemical agents using M8 chemical detection paper during Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Defense training March 6, 2018 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. M8 paper is used to detect nerve and blister
  • 141st MDG Guardsmen gain valuable skills at WSU College of Nursing

    With one smooth and calculated motion, an IV needle is inserted into the arm of Capt. Neal Alexander, maternal child flight manager at the 92nd Medical Group, by Airman 1st Class Jessica Schiller, an aerospace medical service apprentice at 141st MDG, during IV and laboratory draw training at the simulation lab at the Washington State University College of Nursing Riverpoint Campus in Spokane, Wash. More than 45 nurses, medics and medical providers from the 141st MDG as well as seven medical personnel assigned to the 92nd MDG teamed up for the combined training.
  • Washington Air and Army National Guard unite for peer-to-peer support training

    A classroom of peer-to-peer support team members listen as two participants enact a scenario that could feasibly be encountered in real-life. In the scenario, an airman is struggling with marital and financial issues at home and it is affecting their ability to do their job. A peer support team member engages the airman to talk about their issues and to offer help. Once the scenario is complete, the class discusses what they liked about the role play and offer possible suggestions for improvement to the peer support team member.
  • 141st Ops Group commander completes fini-flight

    Col. Matthew Yakely, commander of the 141st Operations Group, is sprayed with water and champagne after completing his final flight on a KC-135 Stratotanker February 23, 2018 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. The final flight, or fini-flight, is a tradition among pilots and air crew to celebrate one’s last flight with their unit or on a certain
  • Alaska National Guard's Exercise Arctic Eagle Tests Radiological Response in Valdez

    More than 200 Air and Army National Guard service members travelled by ferry, plane and vehicle to the outlying community of Valdez, Alaska, to participate in a portion of exercise Arctic Eagle, Feb. 20-26, 2018. Arctic Eagle is a statewide exercise involving national, state and local agencies designed to provide opportunities for 1,100 participants to conduct sustained operations in arctic conditions.
  • 141st ARW Homeland Response Force participates in Exercise Arctic Eagle 2018

    Airmen from the 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard and Washington Army Guardsmen load a cargo trailer onto a C-17 Globemaster III February 20, 2018 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. Nearly 250 Air and Army Guardsmen from Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, South Dakota, Utah, and Washington are slated to participate in Exercise Arctic Eagle