News Search

News Comments Updated
1 ... 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... 18
148th Fighter Wing personnel and emergency responders from the community coordinate their initial response during an emergency management exercise.  Both the 148th Fighter Wing and local emergency responders were participating in an emergency response training exercise on May 2, 2012 at the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minn. ( National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Ralph J. Kapustka) 148th Fighter Wing hosts an Emergency Management Training Exercise
148th Fighter Wing members along with emergency response personnel from the community participated in an emergency response training exercise on May 2, 2012 at the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minn.The exercise centered on emergency response by personnel from the Wing as well as agencies from the community. The exercise gave them an opportunity to
0 5/02
2012
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Wayne Jenderny, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron firefighter, runs as the sun sets at an undisclosed location, Southwest Asia, April 7, 2012. Jenderny, a Minnesota Air National Guard member deployed from the 148th Fighter Wing and native of Eyota, Minn., ran 100 miles in less than 24 hours to raise awareness and take donations for a fellow firefighter's daughter who is suffering from a painful nerve disorder. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. James Lieth) Deployed Airmen run to raise reflex neurovascular dystrophy awareness
148th Fighter Wing Firefighter Tech. Sgt. Wayne E. Jenderny ran 100 miles to raise awareness for reflex neurovascular dystrophy April 7, 2012. While deployed at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jenderny learned that a fellow deployed Airman's daughter was diagnosed with RND. Sharon Soergel, the 12-year-old daughter of Master Sgt. Pete
0 4/15
2012
Members of the 148th Fighter Wing, board a C-17 bound for Tyndall Air Force Base, FL. from Duluth Minn. to participate in training exercise Combat Archer January 22, 2010.  Combat Archer will be the first operational test of the new Block 50 F-16 Falcons.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Donald Acton/released) 148th Fighter Wing to receive national award
The 148th Fighter Wing will be awarded the 2012 Air Force Association (AFA) Outstanding Air National Guard Flying Unit Award (AFOUA). The award was announced by the Director of the Air National Guard, Air Force Lt. Gen. Harry M. Wyatt III."This is the third time the 148th has been selected for this award which is given to the overall best Air
0 4/15
2012
More than 150 148th Fighter Wing members pose with a Block 50 F-16 Mar. 15, 2012 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.  The 148th participated in Red Flag, a final exercise at the tail end of the 148th’s conversion to the Block 50 F-16 from Feb. 27 to Mar. 16. (Courtesy photo.) With flying colors
More than 150 148th Fighter Wing members deployed from Feb. 27 to March 16 to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. where they participated in Red Flag, a final exercise at the tail end of the 148th's conversion to the Block 50 F-16. 148th Fighter Wing Commander Col. Frank Stokes described Red Flag as "the Air Force's ultimate training event."The exercise
0 3/22
2012
Tech. Sgt. Scott G. Herrington poses in front of a KC-135 after  an orientation flight at the 148th Fighter Wing. Herrington, a journalist at the 148th, has been named the Air National Guard’s “Outstanding New Writer of the Year” for 2011. (National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Ralph j. Kapustka.) Telling the story
148th Fighter Wing journalist, Tech. Sgt. Scott Herrington, has been named the Air National Guard's "Outstanding New Writer of the Year" for 2011.The annual media contest recognizes outstanding public affairs achievements across the National Guard."The recognition feels great," said Tech. Sgt. Herrington when asked about his award. "I wasn't sure
0 3/22
2012
Tech. Sgt. Beau Davidson of the 148th Fighter Wing attaches a purlin to the SSS tent structure during the Silver Flag exercise.  Airmen from the 148th Fighter Wing Force Support Squadron participated in a weeklong contingency operations training exercise from February 18-25 at Dobbins Air Reserve Base.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Paul Santikko)

http://www.minnesotanationalguard.org/press_room/e-zine/articles/index.php?item=3688 148th FW Airmen participate in Silver Flag Exercise
Airmen from the 148th Fighter Wing Force Support Squadron participated in a week-long contingency operations training exercise from February 18-25 at Dobbins Air Reserve Base.Twelve members of the 148th FW, Force Support Squadron (FSS) departed for Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB) to participate in Silver Flag, a vital training exercise that provides
0 3/08
2012
148th Fighter Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Mark Rukavina addresses the 148th Fighter Wing for the first time as command chief during the Transfer of Authority ceremony December 4, 2012 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center.  (National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brett Ewald.) The 148th Fighter Wing's new command chief’s vision
"It's a humbling experience and it's an honor to have the trust placed in me by Col. Stokes and the leadership team here at the wing to be the voice for the enlisted--to be that conduit between the enlisted force and the commander," said 148th Fighter Wing Command Chief Mark Rukavina.The 148th Fighter Wing appointed Rukavina as the new command
0 2/05
2012
Members of the 148th Fighter Wing attend warrior weekend training during a unit training assembly.  The training allows the Bulldogs to focus on their mission and career field related tasks the remainder of the year, rather than perform periodic ancillary training.  (National Guard photo by 148th Fighter Wing Public Affairs.) 148th Fighter Wing Force Support Squadron wins education and training award
"It's great to be recognized by our peers," said Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Cheslak, 148th Fighter Wing Force Development Superintendent.The 148th Fighter Wing Force Development office was awarded the Nathan Altschuler Oustanding Education and Training Program Award in January 2012 for their efforts in 2011. The award is based on three different
0 2/05
2012
148th Fighter Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Mark Rukavina, Command Chief Master Sgt.  Michael Layman, and 148th Fighter Wing Commander Col. Frank Stokes stand during the transfer of authority ceremony held Dec. 4, 2011 in Duluth, Minn.  The command chief is the representative of all the enlisted personnel at the 148th, and is the liasion between the commander and the enlisted Airmen. (National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brett Ewald) 148th Fighter Wing bids farewell to Command Chief Master Sgt. Layman
"It's been a pleasure to serve with the men and women of the 148th," said 148th Fighter Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Michael Layman.Layman, a Bulldog since Oct. of 1986, spent his final day as the command chief of the 148th Fighter Wing Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 after 22 months of service in that position--during which Layman gave Command Chief Master
0 12/04
2011
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar visits with Airmen from the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minn.  Senator Klobuchar was in Duluth to meet with wing leadership on the possibility of the 148th FW becoming an active association unit.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ralph Kapustka/released) Duluth Fire Department Receives Patriot Award
Col. Frank H. Stokes, 148th Fighter Wing Commander presented the Employee Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award to Fire Chief John Strongitharm and Deputy Chief Bryan Bushey of the Duluth Fire Department during a ceremony held in Duluth, Minn. on Nov. 1, 2011. Stokes thanked them both for the support they provide to their military
0 11/02
2011
1 ... 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... 18
RSS