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  • End of an Era: Building 10 Demolished at Nevada Air National Guard Base

    More than 60 years of history crumbled to rubble on Jan. 20 as the southeast end of the Nevada Air National Guard Base here prepares for a new look following the demolition of Building 10.
  • 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 of the year in the state.
  • 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 and typewriting at Douglas High School. “I enjoyed working in aircraft maintenance, but I really wasn’t doing anything with computers there, and that was my passion.”
  • 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 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.
  • High Rollers fly with Navy, other services during Resolute Hunter Exercise

    The 192nd Airlift Squadron participated in Exercise Resolute Hunter at the Naval Air Station Fallon Range Training Complex (FRTC) from Oct. 21 to 25. The Fallon Naval Air Station (NAS Fallon) and Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center (NAWDC) are the Navy’s premier Weapon Tactics Instructor (WTI) schools and they’re located well within flying distance for the High Rollers out of Reno.
  • Maintainers secure Nevada Air Guard's second consecutive Excellence in Diversity award

    The Nevada Air National Guard won its second consecutive National Guard Bureau Excellence in Diversity award in the category of Best Air National Guard unit at the Professional Education Center in North Little Rock, Arkansas last month.
  • Four gentlemen and a lady: Nevada Air Guard promotes five to chief master sergeant in one day

    The Nevada Air National Guard held promotion boards for five separate chief positions in July—all five resulted in selections of brand new chief master sergeants. They will promote four members to the highest enlisted rank in August and one in September. Promotion to chief master sergeant normally happens once in a while; however, five chief promotions at one time is quite uncommon. By federal law, roughly only one percent of the Air Force enlisted force holds the rank of chief master sergeant.