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  • Sentry Savannah brings brothers together

    In the Guard, it is not unusual to have family members in the same unit. It is unusual, however, to have three brothers doing the same job for the same unit.Staff Sgt. Michael Sirois, Senior Airman Patrick Sirois and Airman 1st Class Nicholas Sirois are F-16 Fighting Falcon crew chiefs with the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minn. and are
  • 148th Fighter Wing 1st Sgt. Assists in Saving a Life

    Whether he is performing his duties at the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minn. or volunteering as the Fire Chief for the Rice Lake Volunteer Fire Department, Senior Master Sgt. Scott Twining epitomizes the Air Force core value of "service before self".As a member of the volunteer fire department and a first responder, Twining and the rest of the Rice
  • CMSAF Cody visits with 148th Airmen

    Seven Airmen from the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minn. were given the opportunity to visit with the Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody on Nov. 1, 2014.  Chief Cody was in Minnesota to visit the 934th Airlift Wing, Minneapolis, Minn. during their drill weekend and held an Airmen's Call which members of the 148FW attended.During the
  • Making a Difference

    On Oct. 4, 2014, on a cool, fall Saturday, members of the 148th Fighter Wing volunteered to help Habitat for Humanity build a storage shed and excavate for a sidewalk for a local family. This marks the third year in a row that 148th Fighter Wing member Tech. Sgt. Ryan Ostrofsky coordinated volunteer efforts between the 148th and Habitat for
  • Thracian Star

    Members of the 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard joined forces with military partners overseas and successfully completed several multi-lateral total force exercises to include Thracian Star, BALTOPS and Saber Strike. Thracian Star, organized by the Bulgarian Air Force, took place between May 25 and June 4 at Graff Ignatievo Air
  • Running for a Good Cause

    The 148th Fighter Wing Bulldog Enlisted Council (BEC) held the Fifth Annual Meatball 5K Walk/Run, May 18, 2014. Why is it called the Meatball 5K Walk/Run, you ask? The Meatball 5K use to be held in April, the same month as the 148th Fighter Wing's Annual Spaghetti Feed. Since both events were held during the same weekend Guard drill, the decision
  • Climbing Stairs for Charity

    Seven firefighters from the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minn. participated in the fifth annual Big Climb-Minneapolis, April 5, 2014. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) held the event to raise lifesaving funds for blood cancer research and help patients live better, longer lives.The climb was held at the Capella Tower and consisted of 47
  • A New Way of Doing Business

    Back in 2011 and 2012, the Inspector General (IG) completed a comprehensive assessment of the effectiveness and efficiency of the Air Force Inspection System (AFIS) and found it to be wasteful, inadequate and unsustainable in the current and future resource environment. In short, the inspection system that was currently in place did not meet Title
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