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Senior Airman Lea Laney, from the 152nd Civil Engineer Squadron in Reno, Nev. working with Opportunities and Resources Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Wahiawa, Hawaii, Aug. 1, 2017. She, along with fellow airmen performed many duties including tiling, plumbing, and setting up air conditioning units to help build new homes for the agency’s elderly clients to live in. Airmen from 152nd Civil Engineer Squadron help build homes for non-profit organization
Opportunities and Resources Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Wahiawa, Hawaii. Its primary mission is to provide relief and promote the general welfare of the disabled, elderly, and disadvantaged. Susanna F. Cheung, the agency’s founder and CEO, has a relationship with the military that spans almost four decades.
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The 152nd Airlift Wing sent retardant from the Fresno Air Attack Base flightline to fire lines in the Sierra. This "after" photo of the first-ever 152nd Airlift Wing retardant drop with one of its own airplanes on July 22, 2017. High Rollers deploy for first MAFFS activation
FRESNO, Calif. (July 22, 2017) -- More than a year after being named the newest military C-130 unit equipped with the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System, the 152nd Airlift Wing flew its first firefighting operation Saturday at the Fresno Air Attack Base here in support of the U.S. Forest Service.
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Newspaper clippings during the Nevada Air National Guard's 18-month activation in 1968-1969 after North Korea captured the USS Pueblo, followed the story with keen interest and front page coverage in Reno, Nev.. Nevada Air Guard Pueblo activation nears 50th anniversary
News of North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile test launch last week represents the latest chapter in a complex, 64-year armed truce that included a sudden activation of the Nevada Air National Guard nearly half century ago.
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Master Sgt. Laura Magee speaks with members of the Northern Nevada Muslim Community last year. Magee converted to Islam after she competed chaplain assistant course in Fort Jackson, South Carolina three years ago. Nevada Air Guard chaplain: 'I want people to know Islam is not evil'
Laura Magee remembers asking her father about religion when she was 8 while innocently combing her hair in front of a large vanity mirror. It was the first time she can remember asking one of her parents about the existence of a God — which she said her father quickly repudiated. Her parents identified as agnostic or atheist, she said. For Laura, now a master sergeant in the Nevada Air National Guard, these sorts of questions lingered and often went unanswered, even as she attended Christian services in adulthood.
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Nevada Air National Guard fire fighters, participate in the 2017 Reno-Tahoe International Airport's triannual exercise, "Broken Wing." This exercise is a full-scale, multiagency aircraft disaster exercise held every three years in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. High Roller Firefighters participate in Airport Authority Triennial Exercise, “Broken Wing”
On April 27th, Nevada Air National Guard firefighters, along with approximately fifty other entities, participated in the Airport Authority’s “Broken Wing” exercise hosted by Reno-Tahoe International Airport. This exercise is a full-scale, multiagency aircraft disaster exercise held every three years in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. The Reno-Tahoe International Airport held the drill this year near the customs area at the airport.
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Two Nevada Air National Guard Joint Incident Site Communications Capability (JISCC) members, Senior Airman David Almada (right) and Staff Sgt. Jesse Lemos assemble an antenna mast at the Regional Public Safety Training Center in Reno, Nevada, during the 2017 practice exercise. The team, along with the Nevada Air National Guard’s CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosive) Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) will have their annual ExEval inspection in June. Nevada Air National Guard’s homeland response force prepares for inspection
Approximately two-hundred Airmen and twenty-five vehicles from the Nevada Air National Guard’s CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosive) Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) and JISCC (Joint Incident Site Communications Capability) traveled to the Regional Public Safety Training Center April 17-21, 2017 to prepare for their annual inspection which is scheduled for June.
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A Nevada Air National Guard, 152nd Airlift Wing C-130 does a water drop during training April 21, 2017 in the mountains outside Boise, Idaho. All four C-130 units: 302nd Airlift Wing (Air Force Reserve unit), 146th Airlift Wing, 153rd Airlift Wing and 153rd Airlift Wing (all three Air National Guard units) gathered  to do their annual Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System certification/recertification training from April 19-25, 2017. Guard, Reserve units complete annual firefighting training with U.S. Forest Service
121 sorties. 124 flight hours. 373,900 gallons of water dropped. Impressive statistics for the more than 400 firefighting aircrew members from four different C-130 military units participating in a five-day Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System annual training sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service here. The training included Air National Guard units from California, Nevada and Wyoming and one from the U.S. Air Force Reserve in Colorado.
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A California Air National Guard C-130 aircraft flies by a Nevada Air National Guard C-130 during this week's Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training and certification. More than 400 personnel of four C-130 Guard and Reserve units — from California, Colorado, Nevada and Wyoming, making up the Air Expeditionary Group — are in Boise, Idaho for the week-long wildfire training and certification sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service. Guard, Reserve gather for annual aerial firefighting training
One by one, C-130 tail flashes adorned with vibrant orange numbers arrived Wednesday on the flight line here at the Idaho Air National Guard Base. Each orange number represents one of the eight planes on the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System team, including three Air National Guard units and one from the U.S. Air Force Reserve, each stationed around the western U.S.
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Col. Eric Wade, the incoming commander of the 152nd Airlift Wing in Reno, Nev., salutes Brig. Gen. Ondra Berry, the Assistant Adjutant General of Nevada Air National Guard during the Change of Command Ceremony. Col. Karl Stark (far right), the outgoing commander, relinquished command on April 1 this year. Hometown son takes rein of Reno Air Guard unit
For Col. Eric Wade, home means Nevada. However, in 1996, Wade, a Reno High and University of Nevada, Reno graduate, left the sagebrush and the pinyon pine after the 152nd Reconnaissance Group’s conversion from RF-4C jets to C-130 aircraft. Following a decade-long active duty tour overseas, though, he returned, and earlier this month became the 22nd commander of the 152nd Airlift Wing, Reno’s hometown Air National Guard unit.
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Master Sgt. Paul Hinen shows off his Drennan A. Clark-Order of Nevada medal April 2, 2017 at Nevada Air National Guard Base, Reno, Nev. Long-serving Nevada Air Guardsmen recognized at ceremony
Ten long-serving members of the Nevada National Guard received recognition Sunday for their decades of service. Retired Maj. Gen. Drennan A. Clark, former adjutant general of Nevada, helped present the awards, which bear his name, “The Drennan A. Clark Order of Nevada,” during a ceremony at the Air National Guard base here.
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