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  • Nevada Air Guard installs lactation pods for nursing members and dependents

    On Sept. 23, the 152nd Airlift Wing took delivery of two mobile lactation pods, aiming to provide a private, secure and safe place for nursing members and dependents to breastfeed or pump breastmilk. “These pods are the first of their kind to be stood up in the city of Reno,” said Maj. Tiffany Jordan, 192nd Airlift Squadron Senior Combat Systems Officer, mother of two and certified pre- and post-natal yoga instructor. “The procurement of the lactation suites falls directly in line with the adjutant general’s priorities of unit and member readiness as well as taking care of our Airmen and families.”
  • Joint Effort: 192nd Airlift Squadron, 92nd Civil Support Team and Air Terminal Function accomplish joint training

    The 192nd Airlift Squadron Loadmaster Section conducted a joint aircraft loading exercise with the Air Terminal Function personnel and the 92nd Civil Support Team from Carson City. This training provided junior loadmasters vital pre-deployment training loading a 6-Ton Ford 550 using the ground loading ramps. This also allows the 92nd CST experience with the proper loading and assisting with securing their vehicle into the C-130.
  • 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.
  • Nevada, California Air Guard team for firefighting spring training

    In the apropos heat of the high desert, the California and Nevada Air National Guard, U.S. Forest Service, CAL FIRE and several other firefighting agencies from across the country recently completed the their annual certification training for their upcoming missions using the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System.

    Airmen from the 152nd Medical Group participated in joint aeromedical training featuring UH-60 Blackhawk aircraft with the Nevada Army National Guard in Reno-Stead, Nev., April 10, 2021.
  • 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, biological, radiological and nuclear threats.
  • 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 for a training rotation to help hone the warfighting skills of all units involved.

    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 service and retirement — touched the hearts of every single High Roller on the base as Pilot for a Day, an Air Force-wide program that provides chronically-ill children a chance to enter Air Force life. With his jovial spirit and can-do attitude, he made quite the impact at the Nevada Air National Guard Base in Reno, Dec. 16, 2019.