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  • Bulldogs Graduate BMT Wearing Masks Due to COVID-19

    On April 9, 2020, 1400 trainees graduated from Air Force Basic Military Training (BMT) at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas; all wearing masks amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.  Of the 1400, three were Bulldogs of the 148th Fighter Wing.
  • 148th Fighter Wing returns from NORAD-tasked Operation NOBLE EAGLE Deployment

    Airmen from the Duluth-based 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, returned home last week after completing a 60-day NORAD-tasked Operation NOBLE EAGLE mission servicing the continental United States.
  • 148th Fighter Wing Participates in Frisian Flag 2019

    Nearly 180 Air National Guard Airmen from the Minnesota-based 148th Fighter Wing are participating in a 12-day NATO partnership exercise at Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands.
  • Minnesota State Airmen of the Year

    A small ceremony held at the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minnesota acknowledged this year’s Outstanding Airmen of the year statewide on Friday, Jan.11, 2020.
  • Bulldog in Action: Airman 1st Class Kyler Erickson

    1.  Why is serving in the Minnesota National Guard important to you?  It is close to home and gives me a chance to both serve my local community along with the country.  I liked the idea of having both a state and federal mission.2.  What military accomplishment are you most proud of?  Being named a distinguished graduate and getting my badge
  • Minnesota Power Employee Serves in Croatia

    Master Sgt. Bryan Maslowski, a project manager with Minnesota Power and a water fuels maintenance/plumber with  the Duluth-based 148th Fighter Wing Civil Engineering Squadron is spending his annual training this year in Croatia.The 10-year employee of Minnesota Power has spent four deployments assisting with projects as a water fuels
  • 148th Fighter Wing maintains StormReady certification

    Dr. Louis W. Uccellini, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Assistant Administrator for Weather Services, and Director of the National Weather Service, presented the 148th Fighter Wing (148th FW) with a StormReady re-certification June 16, 2016 at a ceremony held in the 148th's fuel cell.The 148th FW became the first Air National
  • Former 148th Fighter Wing Commander Joins U.S. Africa Command

    Brig. Gen. Frank H. Stokes, former 148th Fighter Wing Commander, has been appointed to the role of Deputy Director of Regional Engagements for U.S. Africa Command (U.S. AFRICOM), stationed at United States Army Garrison Stuttgart, Germany."My job is to oversee the country cooperation plans, program for Security Force Assistance, coordinate regional
  • Bulldog earns 2015 Federal Civil Servant of the Year Award

    "Well, they did it at commander's call," said Master Sgt. Alice Nephew, 148th Fighter Wing Force Management Technician. "I didn't even know it was coming."Nephew, a Duluth native and Servicemember of 16 years, was nominated by her supervisor, and recognized by the State of Minnesota Federal Executive Board (FEB) as one of the state's civil servants
  • Planning and Execution: Keys to a Good Deployment

    In early April 2016, the 148th Fighter Wing deployed approximately 300 Airmen and about a dozen F-16's to Osan Air Base, Korea as part of a Theater Security Package (TSP).  TSP's have been an integral part of the U.S. Pacific Air Command's force posture since 2004.  TSP deployments are routine and not due to any specific threat in the region and