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July 18, 2019

Delaware National Guard Completes Operation Highball 2019

The Delaware National Guard participated in a state-wide special focus exercise known as Operation HIGHBALL in New Castle, Del., July 9-12, 2019. The event took place at the Amtrak Maintenance Facilities in Bear and DNG’s River Road Training Site.Operation HIGHBALL is an all-hazards event based on local and state resources. It’s intent is to train

July 11, 2019

Pa. Guard participates in Delaware domestic disaster preparedness drill

Forty Soldiers and Airmen assigned to various units in the Pennsylvania National Guard participated in the Delaware National Guard's OPERATION HIGHBALL, a domestic disaster preparedness drill this month.

June 3, 2019

Alaska Army National Guard Aviation Prepares for Future Operations

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Alaska National Guard Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment conducted their final annual training as a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter air assault unit earlier this month ahead of their pending transition to becoming part of a larger general aviation support battalion, expected to finalize this

June 3, 2019

Alaska Army National Guard Aviation Prepares for Future Operations

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Alaska National Guard Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment conducted their final annual training as a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter air assault unit earlier this month ahead of their pending transition to becoming part of a larger general aviation support battalion, expected to finalize this

May 23, 2019

166th Airlift Wing Hosts IRR Muster

The 166th Airlift Wing hosted a muster for more than 65 Air Force Individual Ready Reserve members here, May 18.The muster provided opportunities for IRR Airmen to update their personnel and medical information with the Air Reserve Personnel Center and learn the latest information on available benefits.No longer performing their Air Force jobs,

April 25, 2019

166th Airlift Wing CES Firefighters Participate in Operation Blue Skywalker

Station 33 firefighters were the lead unit that participated in Operation Blue Skywalker, here, April 10, 2019. Other agencies participating in the drill included the Federal Aviation Administration, Delaware Emergency Management Agency, New Castle County Emergency Medical Services, Saint Francis Hospital, Wilmington Manor and Christiana Fire

April 11, 2019

Maryland Guard’s all-female command team makes history

ARLINGTON, Va. – Not long ago, women who wished to serve in the U.S. military were limited to select support roles. Today, the Maryland National Guard’s top leaders are all women – a first for the National Guard.“It is a big deal,” said Army Maj. Gen. Linda Singh, the adjutant general of the Maryland Guard. “You don’t see that happening a lot

April 9, 2019

No rushing: Slow is smooth, smooth is fast for EOD

Airmen with the explosive ordnance disposal flight at the 166th Airlift Wing teamed up with the base’s emergency management Airmen to conduct a joint exercise operation here April 7.Three Airmen with the EOD flight conducted a two-part exercise: identifying, decontaminating and sealing a dummy munition, overseen and graded by EOD; and a

April 9, 2019

166th Airlift Wing receives new commander

 U.S. Air Force Colonel Carla D. Riner assumed command of the 166th Airlift Wing during a ceremony held here, April 6, 2019. Riner previously served as Special Assistant to the Adjutant General for Air at the West Virginia National Guard Headquarters.Riner is a senior pilot with almost 3,000 hours in the C-130H3, including 121 combat and combat

April 1, 2019

Command Sergeant Major Christopher Kepner visits 166th Airlift Wing

Command Sergeant Major Christopher Kepner, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief, National Guard Bureau visited the Delaware Air National Guard, March 1, 2019 at the New Castle Air National Guard Base, Del.During his visit, Kepner toured the base, its facilities and connected with Airmen. Several Airmen joined Kepner for lunch, during which he