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  • 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.
  • NOTAM: 2021 Flight Plan

    Col. Hammons addresses the Airmen of the 152nd Airlift Wing for his January 2021 Notice to Airmen.
  • Air Force recognizes High Rollers with Outstanding Unit Award

    The 152nd Airlift Wing, also known as the High Rollers, received the Outstanding Unit Award for its historic deployment cycle overseas and assistance to federal firefighters in the western U.S. during 2018 and 2019, the U.S. Air Force announced Friday. “This recognition highlights the great work High Rollers accomplish on a daily basis here at the Reno Air National Guard Base,” Col. Jacob Hammons, 152nd Airlift Wing commander, said. “I’m extremely proud of the airmen that make up our premier tactical airlift wing. I want to thank the Air Force for recognizing them with this prestigious award.” 
  • NOTAM: Year One in Command

    Last November, I humbly accepted the responsibility of caring for the High Roller family when I took the guide-on as your Wing Commander. Chief Ash and I can say with straight faces that the last year has been a blur! Little did I know that shortly after taking command we would be dealing with a global pandemic, a volatile civil unrest situation and an incredibly active wildfire season.
  • 152nd Communications Flight demonstrates their communications capability with Washoe County Sheriff’s Office

    CHICKEN SPRING, Nev. — The 152nd Airlift Wing’s Communications Flight’s Joint Incident Site Communications Capability (JISCC) team demonstrated communications capability with the Washoe County Sheriff Office’s Search and Rescue Special Vehicle Unit on Oct. 24 and 25 for their quarterly training requirement in Chicken Springs, about four hours north of Reno.
  • Largest-ever firefighting activation for Nevada Air National Guard continues; unit conducts DoD mission

    Over one million gallons of fire retardant have been dropped this fire season by military aerial firefighting units such as the “High Rollers” of the Nevada Air National Guard and the support continues.
  • 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.
  • Celebrating Women's History Month

    The Department of Defense (DoD) is commemorating the 75th Anniversary of World War II by recognizing the contributions and sacrifices made by Service members as well as those who served on the home front.
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