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  • 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.
  • Guard, Reserve gather for annual aerial firefighting training

    One by one, C-130 tail flashes adorned with vibrant orange numbers arrived Wednesday on the flight line here at the Idaho Air National Guard Base. Each orange number represents one of the eight planes on the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System team, including three Air National Guard units and one from the U.S. Air Force Reserve, each stationed around the western U.S.
  • Hometown son takes rein of Reno Air Guard unit

    For Col. Eric Wade, home means Nevada. However, in 1996, Wade, a Reno High and University of Nevada, Reno graduate, left the sagebrush and the pinyon pine after the 152nd Reconnaissance Group’s conversion from RF-4C jets to C-130 aircraft. Following a decade-long active duty tour overseas, though, he returned, and earlier this month became the 22nd commander of the 152nd Airlift Wing, Reno’s hometown Air National Guard unit.
  • Long-serving Nevada Air Guardsmen recognized at ceremony

    Ten long-serving members of the Nevada National Guard received recognition Sunday for their decades of service. Retired Maj. Gen. Drennan A. Clark, former adjutant general of Nevada, helped present the awards, which bear his name, “The Drennan A. Clark Order of Nevada,” during a ceremony at the Air National Guard base here.
  • ‘Bittersweet’ outgoing 152nd Airlift Wing commander embraces new journey

    Col. Karl Stark feels bittersweet and exhausted, but that’s a good thing. “For any outgoing commander, when you get down to it, it’s always bittersweet,” said Stark, whose three-year tenure as the 152nd Airlift Wing commander comes to a close 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Nevada Air National Guard Base fuel cell hangar in a ceremonial passing of command to Col. Eric Wade. “The bitter part is you’re leaving something that you’re extremely passionate about. The sweet part is, I believe, if you do this job correctly, you’re probably pretty tired — as a matter of fact, you ought to be exhausted. That’s the sweet part of holding the burden of command year after year, it’s certainly very challenging. It becomes your life.”
  • 152nd Airlift Wing holds first Leadership Summit

    When Gen. Joseph Lengyel visited the Nevada Air National Guard Base in Reno on March 3, he did something he admitted was one of the most important things he does as chief of the National Guard — talk about the importance of leadership. “I think anytime I get the opportunity to come and participate in the development of our future leaders of the National Guard, it’s probably one of the most important things I do,” Lengyel said. “We fight wars. We defend the homeland. We build partnerships,” Legyel said. “That’s my message, and I can’t do any of that without the people here in the National Guard to do it. That’s why the focus on leadership development, having people that are experts in warfight, homeland, developing partnerships and growing our people is so very, very important.”
  • Opportunity Strikes

    Hydraulic Mechanic from 152nd Maintenance Squadron gets opportunity of a lifetime.
  • Nevada National Guard Joint Marriage Ops

     On Sunday, the 152nd Airlift Wing hosted the Nevada National Guard's first ever joint "Couples Date Night" hosted by Chaplain Maj. Donny Crandell and the 152nd Airlift Wing's Chaplain Corps here at the Air Guard Base in Reno.There was a mix of Army and Air Guard couples among the attendees.  The textbook for the night was, "5 Love Languages
  • Nevada National Guard support to the 58th Presidential Inauguration

    Airmen from the Nevada National Guard, Reno Air National Guard Base, supported the 58th Presidential Inauguration from 16 to 22 January in Washington, D.C.Fourteen airmen from the 152nd Airlift Wing's Mission Support Group supported military members, including Security Forces and Army personnel, by cooking approximately 1,200 meals per day."The