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  • 152nd Airlift Wing “High Rollers” extended on MAFFS duty as fires continue burning across western states

    The Nevada Air National Guard’s participation in the MAFFS mission this year has been extended to Aug. 26 at the request of the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC). There will also be two additional C-130 aircraft and aircrew added to the mission for a total of five military C-130 aircraft activated. The additional aircraft--one from the Wyoming Air National Guard and the other from the Air Force Reserve in Colorado--will arrive July 20.
  • Nevada Guardsman, movie subject, leads Nevada Storm to women’s football championship

    Airman 1st Class Jasmine Plummer is reserved and shy among her peers in the Nevada Air Guard. She’s been that way her entire life.
  • FEELING THE BURN: 152nd CES Firefighters train at Volk Field Air National Guard Base

    152nd Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) fire protection specialists participated in multiple firefighting training exercises at Volk Field Air National Guard Base June 7-9, 2021.
  • READINESS & COMMUNITY: High Rollers demonstrate communication capability at Resolute Hunter

    Airmen from the 152nd Communications Flight tested domestic operations equipment in a simulated contested environment during Exercise Resolute Hunter at the Naval Air Station Fallon Range Training Complex beginning June 17, with the exercise running through June 30. The Airmen brought the Joint Incident Site Communications Capability package (JISCC), which has been developed to provide mobile on-scene satellite connectivity for phone, internet and radio — designed specifically for domestic operations and disaster response.
  • COMMUNITY: Nevada Air Guard activated for firefighting effort as fires rage across western states

    The National Interagency Fire Center has requested one C-130 aircraft and aircrew from the 152nd Airlift Wing, Nevada Air National Guard, to aid firefighting efforts around the western U.S.
  • READINESS and COMMUNITY: Hawaii National Guard Hosts CERFP JHAT Exercise

    Members from the Nevada Air National Guard’s 152nd Medical Group (MDG) Detachment (DET) 1, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-Yield Explosive (CBRNE) Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) team, participated in a joint-service, multi-agency joint hazard assessment team (JHAT) exercise here, June 16-17, 2021. Also participating, were members from the Hawaii Army and Air National Guard, California Army National Guard, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, Connecticut Army National Guard as well as the Honolulu Fire Department’s Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) team and contractors from Patriot Partners.
  • COMMUNITY: 2021 Canada Goose Round-Up

    Around 30 members of the 152nd Airlift Wing participated in this year’s annual Canada Goose Round-Up June 7-15--a joint effort with the United States Department of Agriculture and the Nevada Department of Wildlife. It is an event that relocates Canada Geese from the Reno-Tahoe corridor to other parts of the state where the air traffic isn’t quite as hectic.
  • READINESS: Ready, Set, Fire! 152nd SFS maintain proficiency at the shooting range

    The 152nd Security Forces Squadron took part in a 3-day, small-arms, live-fire training exercise at the Hawthorne Army Depot, June 8-10, 2021.
  • SHAPING OUR CULTURE: High Rollers and spouses attend Strong Bonds Marriage Retreat

    Wing Chaplain, Maj. Donny Crandell assigned to the 152nd Airlift Wing, heads up the Strong Bonds Marriage Retreat each year with the help of the Chapel Staff and Airman & Family Program Manager, Fred Barton. This year the retreat had 25 couples in attendance from June 11-13 at the Resort at Squaw Creek, Calif.
  • Air Guard’s ‘Baby Doc’ overcomes early health condition to become leader in pandemic battle

    Undeterred by a rare health condition early in life, Nevada Air Guard 1st Lt. Caleena Longworth is now on the front line of health care in southern Nevada during the ongoing pandemic. Few in the state have vaccinated more people than Longworth, who has personally administered the vaccine to more than 4,000 people while acquiring the nickname “Baby Doc” from her health care coworkers given her youthful appearance. And she did that all while finishing her medical doctorate at UNLV’s Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine this spring.
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