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  • 42-years of service – Master Sgt. Tom Krob

    At the end of this week, Krob will retire with more than 42-years and two-months of service to his state and nation; just shy of his 60th birthday. “I’ve enjoyed working with personnel from maintenance my whole career. It’s felt more like an experience than a job,” said Krob. “You get out of this

  • The end of an era; 148th heritage F-16 takes off one last time

    On Thursday, March 28, 2024, the 148th Fighter Wing’s heritage F-16, tail number 406, departed the 148th for the last time with its Air Force blue, yellow and white paint. The jet is headed to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, for Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) modifications which includes a new,

  • 148th FW participates in WSEP 24.04

    The 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, participated in the latest iteration of the Weapons System Evaluation Program, WSEP-East 24.04 at Tyndall Air Force Base, Jan. 16-19, 2024. WSEP is a joint program designed to evaluate air-to-air and air-to-ground live fire weapons employment for

  • Recruiting spotlight: Esko, Minnesota

    In a time where approximately .05% of Americans currently serve in the U.S. Armed Forces, it’s interesting to see communities crushing the statistics. Esko, Minnesota, with a population of 2,200 is one community far exceeding the norms.