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  • Director of Air National Guard Visits 148th Fighter Wing

    Today, Director of the Air National Guard, Lieutenant General Harry "Bud" Wyatt visited the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minn. Lt Gen Wyatt spent most of his day touring the 148th Fighter Wing's state of the art facilities and meeting military personnel. Lt Gen Wyatt attended a breakfast and luncheon with both Wing leaders and community leaders,
  • Helpful Mission

    Mary Linda Sather, author and mother of 148th Fighter Wing member Senior Master Sgt. Ronald Waterhouse shared her message of how families can deal with separation during a book signing at Fitger's Bookstore on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009.Sather's book Boo Boo Bear's Mission tells the true story of a teddy bear who travels to Iraq to carry a family's
  • 148th Supports 20th Annual Thanksgiving Buffet

    The 148th Fighter Wing proudly supported the 20th Annual Thanksgiving Buffet held at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center on Thanksgiving. Approximately 3,700 people attended this year's buffet, and another 1,000 meals were delivered to people who could not attend the buffet.It takes 1,000 volunteers to peel two tons of potatoes, prepare
  • Bulldogs Lead the Christmas City of the North Parade

    The 148th Fighter Wing was represented by over one hundred members in Duluth's 51st Christmas City of the North Parade On November 20, 2009. The 148th Fighter Wing Honor Guard led the parade carrying the American Flag. Both officers and enlisted, traditional, full time members of the wing numbered among the marchers as they made their way through
  • Special Sendoff for Keewatin Airman

    Jeff Graves has several titles. Maintenance man for the Nashwauk-Keewatin schools, Fire Chief for Keewatin, and Master Sgt. with the 148th Fighter Wing.He's leaving his first two jobs, for the third, which includes a tour of duty in Afghanistan.So the schools wanted to show him how much they care. A special ceremony was held on Friday in the gym at
  • Minnesota guardsman is top graduate at Airman Leadership School

    A member of the Minnesota Air National Guard was presented the John L. Levitow award for her accomplishments at Airman Leadership School at The I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center here, Oct. 29. Senior Airman Jennifer M. Kuklenski, an intelligence analyst with the 148th Fighter Wing in Duluth, Minn., was the top graduate of
  • An Early Morning Goodbye for 148FW Security Forces

    Air National Guard members of the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minn., said goodbye to family and friends early this morning in Duluth, Minn. These Security Forces specialists are deploying to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. They will deploy for approximately 6 months. Today's departure is just the beginning of the deployment
  • 148th Fighter Wing deploys to support Air Force Weapons School

    On Oct. 3, 2009, more than 100 members of the 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard said goodbye to wind, rain and 40 degree weather in exchange for sun, fun and 70 degrees. Deployers left Duluth, Minn. via military aircraft and landed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. to offer support to the United States Air Force Weapons School. Known as
  • 148th Fighter Wing Receives "Excellent" Rating

    After six-months of intense planning and training, the 148th Fighter Wing has completed its Operational Readiness Inspection with great results. From a 5-tier rating scale, the 148th received an "Excellent" rating. The five possible ratings are Outstanding, Excellent, Satisfactory, Marginal and Unsatisfactory. Excellent is the highest rating
  • 179th Fighter Squadron Proves Air Superiority

    Dr. Thomas Kennedy, Vice President of the Raytheon Company along with General Craig R. McKinley, chief of the National Guard Bureau, presented the Raytheon Trophy to the 179th Fighter Squadron saying, "It is an honor and a privilege to recognize such a fine unit." The 179th Fighter Squadron proved they are the best in air superiority in the U.S.