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  • High Rollers live up to name during training exercise

    The 152nd Airlift Wing held a training exercise, Operation Chemical Blackjack, March 5 to 7, 2021, at the Nevada Air National Guard base, Reno, Nev. The 72-hour exercise was designed to ensure the Nevada Air National Guard is properly prepared to protect, respond to, and recover from chemical,

  • What’s cooking?

    The 152nd Airlift Wing received a new disaster relief mobile kitchen (DRMK) last week, delivered to the Nevada Air National Guard base here.According to Senior Master Sgt. David Hill, 152nd Services Superintendent, the mobile kitchen is rated to serve 1,100 meals per meal period.

  • High Rollers demonstrate versatility and strength at Green Flag 21-05

    Early in March of 2021, the 192nd Airlift Squadron sent a C-130H, aircrew, and support personnel from the 152nd Operations Support Squadron and the 152nd Maintenance Group to participate in Green Flag 21-05 at Little Rock, Ark. The intent of this exercise is to integrate a variety of joint assets

  • FAMILY:

    Capt. Tennyson William Hunter, “Wizard,” the Nevada Air National Guard’s first-ever Pilot for a Day in 2019, died Monday, Feb. 22, after a lifetime battle with Kabuki Syndrome. He was 15. Hunter, or as Nevada Air Guardsmen called him Wizard — a call sign he acquired in his whirlwind one day of

  • SEAC Troxell kicks off Nevada Guard Leadership Series

    Retired U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2015-2019, spoke Friday during the inaugural Nevada Guard Leadership Speaker Series at the Nevada Air National Guard Base auditorium in Reno.

  • Nevada Air National Guard Open Communications for Inauguration

    Airmen from the Nevada Air National Guard’s 152nd Communications Flight deployed to the nation’s capital Jan. 13 to support critical communications for the presidential inauguration.The 152nd Communications Flight deployed with the Joint Incident Site Communications Capability (JISCC), a

  • High Rollers Recognized in Annual Ceremony

    NEVADA AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Nev. – The Nevada Air National Guard hosted its annual awards ceremony, and Outstanding Airman of the Year Ceremony Jan. 31, 2021 at the Nevada Air National Guard Base. The Nevada Air National Guard presented a total of 14 awards, and recognized the outstanding Airmen

  • Self-described ‘computer geek’ rises to rank of Nevada Air Guard general

    John Week planned to leave the Nevada Air Guard in 1989 after completing college courses and reaching the rank of technical sergeant.“I developed an interest in computers in the 1970s and carried that throughout my career and life,” said Week, who grew up in Minden where his father taught business

  • Nevada Guard helps track COVID-19 spread among Reno homeless

    Nevada National Guardsmen conducted a sample collection site for COVID-19 testing Thursday after the Washoe County Health District noticed an uptick in cases among downtown Reno’s homeless citizens at shelters operated by Volunteers of America near the city's downtown district on Fourth Street.