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  • Volunteers sharpen skills at annual workshop

    Displaying their volunteer spirit, dozens of Soldiers and Airmen attended classes, seminars and training sessions here Oct. 21-23 during the third annual Nevada National Guard's Volunteer Workshop - strictly on their own time.The training featured both initial sessions for new volunteers and advanced seminars for veteran volunteers. Classes
  • Free online tutoring service now available to Guardsmen, Guard families.

    National Guard Soldiers, Airmen and their family members can now receive online tutoring and homework assistance from Tutor.com at no charge.The free service is now available to all Guardsmen and Guard and reserve members' families, regardless of duty status, said the assistant secretary of defense David McGinnis earlier this week. Prior to the

    There are multiple scams ongoing through Craigslist, eBay Motors and more involving a fictitious vehicle for sale by a fictitious Nevada Army or Air Guardsman. The scammer says he/she is deploying for Afghanistan or Iraq within a matter of days or weeks, and cannot use the telephone, but needs to sell their car or truck. Photos are usually posted.
  • 152AW unit reaches 45,000 accident-free flying hours, recognized by Air Mobility Command

    The 2011 fiscal year just ended, bringing to a close an amazing 14 years of solid effort and performance by the High Rollers in the stalwart C-130 Hercules aircraft. The 192nd Airlift Squadron was proud to be recognized recently by the Air Mobility Command for reaching the 45,000 hour milestone. In the past 18 months the unit successfully completed

    On Friday, 16 September members of the 152nd Airlift Wing here in Reno reveled in their receiving an "Excellent" on the recent Unit Compliance Inspection (UCI).  To mark the occasion, the wing commander, Col. David Snyder, treated everyone to a Tri-tip cook out.  Although the 152AW can't rest on its laurels, there was some time this afternoon to
  • Adjutant General Burks comments on Carson City events

    In the wake of the events in Carson City, Nev., this morning, Adjutant General Brig. Gen. Bill Burks said: "The Nevada National Guard is devastated by the losses and injuries sustained by our Soldiers and their families this morning. We are working hand-in-hand with the Carson City Sheriff's Office and other national and local agencies to ensure we
  • Reno Aces Military Appreciation Night

    Friday, 5 Aug. 2011 marked an evening filled with families, friends, and baseball. The Reno Aces hosted their "Military Appreciation Night" on Friday at the Aces Ballpark. Uniforms of various service branches, ABUs, ACUs, "Khakis," and "Navy Whites" were all visible in the crowd. Prior to the start of the game, several activities honoring Nevada
  • 152AW ADT Members Roll Home!

    8 members of the 152AW "High Rollers" who were part of the Nevada Guard's Agri-business Development Team (ADT) returned home from Afghanistan Wednesday. The ADT is comprised of about 60 Airmen and Soldiers from across the state.The ADT is concluding a year-long deployment in Afghanistan. The team primarily worked in Logar, Wardak and Bamyan
  • Reno High Rollers Rolling Home

    The largest-ever contingent of deployers from the 152nd Airlift Wing returned home earlier this year.  Several flights containing the more than 100 deployers have already returned. Comprised mostly of aircrew and maintenance personnel, the deployers are finishing a 3-month deployment to Afghanistan.This deployment, three months in length, is not
  • Guard team sets out to win hearts, minds and souls in Afghanistan

    Guard team sets out to win hearts, minds and souls in Afghanistan By Tech Sgt. Wendy Yada Nevada Air National Guard LAS VEGAS - Nevada Guard Soldiers and Airmen will head into the battle to help farmers in answer to the National Guard Bureau's call for a team that it intends will have a ripple effect on mending the torn infrastructure in