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  • Hair-raising event helps unit Morale Welfare and Recreation fund at Nevada Air National Guard base

    Tech. Sgt. Nichole raised over $300.00 in support of her unit’s Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) fund by taking bids and ideas for a new haircut on May 11, 2018 at Nevada Air National Air Guard base here in Reno. The winning bidder got to select the hairstyle and wanted her to cut her hair down to a ¼ inch—within the Air Force regulations for female haircuts.
  • Hysell, 35, embodied character of a High Roller mechanic

    Master Sgt. Ryan Hysell, a dedicated family man and 152nd Maintenance Group mechanic with a keen knowledge of the inner-workings of C-130 aircraft, died Monday, October 9. He was 35.
  • Haunted Hangars proves success even under shroud of voting controversy

    Haunted Hangars, one of the Nevada National Guard's most popular annual events held Oct. 27, included haunted houses, music, bounce houses, refreshments and even alleged voter fraud.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.