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  • Air Force revamps AEF

    The Air Force will deploy Agile Combat Support Airmen under its redesigned air expeditionary force construct October 1. The primary purpose of the redesign was to look at ways to deploy more ACS Airmen with their units and standardize dwell times across the Air Force as much as possible to present a consistent Air Force capacity to the
  • Tornado hits, Guardsman responds

    A Maryland Air National Guardsman survived a tornado and then went into first responder mode to help others while camping. Airman 1st Class John McCulloch, a crew chief assigned to the 175th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Warfield Air National Guard Base, was camping with his girlfriend, her family and friends of her family at Cherrystone Family
  • September Airman Spotlight

    The 175th Wing would like to present Senior Airman Andrew Bracken, structural journeyman assigned to the 175th Civil Engineering Squadron, as this months Spotlight Airman. Bracken joined the Maryland Air National Guard in 2008 and is a volunteer fire fighter with the Dallastown Volunteer Fire Department.Here is some more information about Senior
  • Bilateral Affairs Officer for Estonia

    When the new Bilateral Affairs Officer for Estonia starts working in October, it will be the first time a Maryland Air Guardsman will hold the position.Captain Daniel Griffin, an A-10C pilot with Maryland Air National Guard, has been selected. This position is open to both Army and Air Guard members."It is a unique job. It is a great opportunity.
  • August Airman Spotlight

    The 175th Wing would like to present Staff Sgt. Ousseynou Soumou Sonko, Avionics Test Station and Components Craftsman, as this month's Spotlight Airman. Sonko joined the Maryland Air National Guard in 2007 and is a recent graduate of Georgetown University. Here is some more information about Staff Sgt. Ousseynou Soumou Sonko:Name: Ousseynou Soumou
  • Maryland Air National Guardsman awarded shooting badges

    The U.S. Air Force Distinguished Rifleman and Distinguished Pistol Shot Badges are the highest honor that most military and civilian rifle and pistol shooters can aspire to earn and Maryland Air National Guardsman Senior Airman Evan Jones was awarded both Air Force distinguished shooting badges.Another Maryland Air National Guardsman earned both
  • Maryland Air National Guard demonstrates their value as part of the total force

    Nearly 50 members of the Maryland Air National Guard participated in their annual training at Aviano Air Base, Italy. It was an opportunity for guard members to train side by side with their active duty counterparts at the 31st Fighter Wing and to demonstrate their value as part of the total force."The most rewarding part is that the active duty
  • June Airman Spotlight

    The 175th Wing would like to present Tech.Sgt. Ilir Kojtari, who is a munitions systems specialist with 175th Maintenance Squadron, as this month's Spotlight Airman.   Name:    Ilir "Lee" Kojtari Rank:     Tech. Sgt. Unit:      175 MXS Job Description: Munitions Systems Specialist Fulltime job: Graduate student pursuing a doctorate
  • May Airman Spotlight

    The 175th Wing would like to present Master Sgt. Geoff Rose, who works in current operations with 175th Intelligence Squadron, as this month's Spotlight Airman. While at lunch, Rose saved a life by preforming the Heimlich maneuver to stop a fellow airman from choking.Here is some more information about Master Sgt. Geoff Rose:Name: Geoff Rose Rank:
  • Air Force Trials take to the track

    Shoe laces were tied and prosthetics were adjusted as the injured, ill and wounded Airmen prepared to sprint and throw-down at the Air Force Trials during a track and field event April 8 at Rancho High School in Las Vegas, Nev.The Air Force Trials give these Airmen a chance to compete in Paralympic-style events. From a pool of more than 100
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