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  • NOTAM: Resilience and Connection

    These past few months have been trying for all of us. Whether the pandemic and social unrest has impacted you personally, financially, or psychologically, living in such uncertain times has made it difficult for all of us at a basic human level. There are obvious knock-on effects to readiness this stress induces, but today I want to focus on the necessary steps we must take as a Wing to increase our Resiliency.
  • NOTAM: The High Roller "New Normal"

    Since March, the 152nd Airlift Wing has been working with the Joint Task Force in support of COVID-19 response. While this support is ongoing, our mandate to maintain readiness within the Wing is also required. We must balance the risk to our mission readiness with our risk to the force. Through a deliberate planning process, we made the difficult decisions to postpone April drill, conduct a virtual May drill, and proceed with a modified Super Drill in June. Throughout this process, commanders and senior enlisted leaders, with the consult of healthcare professionals, have made judicial risk calculations to ensure operational safety and health protection.
  • Nevada Guard enters historic response to battle COVID-19

    About 700 additional Nevada National Guard Soldiers and Airmen will enter the fight against COVID-19 this week, Gov. Steve Sisolak announced today. That brings the total number of Nevada National Guardsmen on military orders to support the state's COVID-19 response to about 800, the largest state activation in Nevada National Guard history.
  • Nevada Guardsmen battle COVID-19 as civilian medical professionals

    While the Nevada National Guard has not been activated, some members of the state’s military force are among those already on the front line battling COVID-19. 1st Lt. Sparkle Mccuiston, 152nd Medical Group, Nevada Air National Guard, said she's come in contact with three confirmed cases while working her civilian job as an infectious disease nurse practitioner in Las Vegas.
  • Celebrating Women's History Month

    The Department of Defense (DoD) is commemorating the 75th Anniversary of World War II by recognizing the contributions and sacrifices made by Service members as well as those who served on the home front.
  • Meet the new High Roller motto

    On Feb. 28th, 45 members from the 152nd Airlift Wing (152 AW) met for a day-long strategic planning on-site, held at our excellent Dining Facility. The purpose of this retreat was to bring together diverse thinkers, leadership and influencers to define our three-year Wing strategic plan. Our goal for the day was to determine how to lead the 152 AW to become the #1 Air National Guard (ANG) C-130 Wing by 2023.
  • Nevada Guard ‘High Rollers’ launch AFWERX spark cell

    RENO, Nev. – About 70 innovation spark cells launched around the world since the U.S. Air Force debuted AFWERX in 2017, with a majority in the active-duty realm. Earlier this month, the 152nd Airlift Wing, Nevada Air National Guard, also known as the “High Rollers,” became the newest Guard unit to participate with the creation of “Silver State Spark.”
  • Operationalizing Diversity builds a more lethal force

    This month's NOTAM from the 152nd Airlift Wing's Commander, Col. Jacob Hammons, talks about leveraging diversity to build a more lethal force.
  • 2019 Kids Christmas Party

    Santa and Mrs. Clause traded their sleigh for a Nevada Air National Guard Fire Truck as they arrived at the Boys and Girls club of Truckee Meadows and was greeted by excited kids of all ages.
  • Readiness and Resolve

    Notice to Airmen (NOTAM): Welcome to the 2020s! For many of us, the dawning of a new decade signals renewed hope, optimism, and eager engagement of new methods to solve our toughest problems. Many of us make resolutions this time of year – statistically most of us will break them by mid-February. In the spirit of resolution, let’s delve into a topic that I consider of paramount importance to our effectiveness as a military organization – RESOLVE.
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