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Default Air Force Logo Pilots for the Day
The 113th Wing. D.C. Air National Guard, welcomed the newest Pilots for a Day, Jack Kirkbride and Houston Pirrung. The Pilot for a Day program allows children with potential life-threatening illness a chance to experience a day in the life of a fighter pilot.It’s been a tough year for Jack and Houston young lives. The six-year-olds from the
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2017
Default Air Force Logo D.C. National Guard plays pivotal partner in 58th Presidential Inauguration
In support of the 58th Presidential Inauguration, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) held a swearing-in for more than 3,000 police officers from several states at the DC Armory in support of the 58th Presidential Inauguration Jan. 19.Support elements such as the Construction Facility Management Office and Department of Information Management
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2017
A 113th Wing F-16 Fighting Falcon flies over the skies of D.C. during a routine training mission at Joint Base Andrews, Md.  (Courtesy photo)  D.C. Air National Guard to reach historic milestone protecting nation's skies
The D.C. Air National Guard's 113th Wing Aerospace Control Alert (ACA) Detachment here is on the verge of achieving 5,000 alert events since September 11, 2001, making it the most active ACA in the nation.As part of the federal government's efforts to protect U.S. airspace, the ACA mission includes aerospace control forces arrayed in a rapid
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2015
Tech. Sgt. Justin Foulsham waves to the crowd as he and fellow D.C. Air National Guard member Senior Master Sgt. William Liston are honored for their service prior to the Washington Wizards home game against the Golden State Warriors, Feb. 24. Both Foulsham and Liston are 2014 DCANG annual award winners.  (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Craig Clapper) Air National Guard captivates fans at Wizards NBA game
Rising in unison and clapping feverously as if Merlin himself had cast a spell, a frenzy swept the crowd at the Verizon Center Feb. 24. It wasn't the local NBA basketball team, the Washington Wizards, causing the commotion, but the men and women standing proudly center court that roused the fans to cheer and many to stand. The evening highlighted
0 2/27
2015
Emergency management specialists stand in formation for roll call at the beginning of the day during the Region 3 Emergency Management training exercise, Bethany Beach Regional Training Institute, Delaware Air National Guard June 27, 2014. More than 40 emergency managers comprised from the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania Air National Guard participated in the inaugural Region 3 training exercise. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Craig Clapper/Released) Air National Guard members participate in Region-3 emergency management training exercise
More than 40 Air National Guard emergency management specialists participated in an emergency management training exercise June 21-28. Comprised of Air National Guardsmen from the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, the Region-3 EMT tested emergency managers' knowledge, preparedness, and responsiveness in the event of a
0 7/09
2014
Two US Air Force (USAF) F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 121st Fighter Squadron, 113th Wing, District of Columbia (DC) Air National Guard (ANG), in flight over the nation's Capital, during a Combat Air Patrol mission in support of Operation NOBLE EAGLE.  Air Force fighters and civilian aircraft will participate in FALCON VIRGO 07-09, a monthly National Capitol Region exercise, June 25 through June 29.  Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Young D.C. Air National Guard detachment responds to 4,000th alert since 9/11
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - The 113th Aerospace Control Alert Detachment of the District of Columbia Air National Guard at Joint Base Andrews passed a major air defense milestone Jan. 9, responding to its 4,000th alert event since Operation Noble Eagle started in September, 2001.An alert event is designated when the unit's F-16 fighters are
0 2/06
2013
Default Air Force Logo New commander takes reigns of 113th Wing
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Johnson, 113th Wing commander, relinquished command of the wing to Brig. Gen. Marc Sasseville during a change of command ceremony Aug.11. Under General Johnson's command, the 113th Wing received many awards and accolades, to include the Air Force Meritorious Award; Distinguished Air Force Flying Unit Award; and the Air Force
0 8/17
2012
Default Air Force Logo Earthquakes, hurricanes and 4-star generals
Natural disasters come in all shapes and sizes, and sometimes even a high-ranking visitor can make a unit scramble more than seismic activity. But in the span of eight days, the 113th Wing expertly navigated a record-breaking earthquake, a Category-II hurricane evacuation and a visit from the NORAD/NORTHCOM commander."I'm really proud of each
0 9/09
2011
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