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  • 113 Wing issues new gas mask

    8 Jan. 2011 -- Joint Base Andrews, Md. - The 113th Medical Group is replacing Airman's outdated MCU-2A/P gas mask for the newer, more improved and comfortable M50 Joint Service General Purpose gas mask.The Bioenvironmental staff has been replacing the masks over the last two drill weekends. The new gas mask has many comfort improvements including
  • 201 AS Crew conducts training during Congress' recess

    Joint Base Andrews, Md. -- The 201st Airlift Squadron conducted an Off Station Training (OST) mission with a C-40 crew to and from Naval Air Station Rota, Spain January 4 to 6, 2011. With Congress being away on recess the OST enabled pilots and flight attendants to meet their requirements and allow for upgrade training.Not only did the crew perform
  • Honoring those who went before

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Approximately 30 volunteers from the D.C. National Guard spent the day honoring veterans by escorting and greeting a group of WWII veterans from Chicago as they visited the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C., as part of Honor Flight Network.The Honor Flight Network provides free flights for WWII veterans to come to Washington and
  • 113 SVS trains for deployment

    The 113th Force Support Squadron, Sustainment Services Flight, completed a deployment for training Oct. 1 to 3 at Fort Indiantown Gap, Penn., in order to accomplish training that is required for wartime readiness.This training is normally conducted at home station; however, some of the resources for training are unavailable at home
  • On the wings of our hearts: one brave child becomes a 113th pilot for a day

    Elijah Davis has never been in the cockpit of jet. He's never commanded any aircraft, and he's never even donned a flight suit. But on April 22 at Andrews Air Force Base, the 7-year-old brain tumor survivor became a 'Pilot for a Day.' The 113th Wing, led by the 201st Airlift Squadron and in cooperation with several base agencies, literally rolled
  • 113 AW provides foundation leaders insight into F-16s and Wing mission

    Twenty-five business leaders, who are part of The Kaplan Public Service Foundation, were welcomed to the 113 AW April 22 for a static tour of the F-16s.David and Mitchell Kaplan founded The Kaplan Public Service Foundation with the goal of encouraging American civilians to become more involved in the support of members in all military services."The
  • 113th receives newer, more capable F-16s

    The first two F-16s in a 21-jet exchange flew into the 113th Wednesday, marking the start of a complete transition of the Capital Guardians fighter assets. The new jets have the same engine (Block 30), and are roughly two years newer. The big difference? A larger inlet. More air going in means higher performance for the engine. "The main difference
  • 113th Airmen return home from Iraq

    One hundred forty Airmen from the 113th Wing were welcomed home after a 52 day deployment to the Middle East April 6.Airmen from the Maintenance Group, Logistics Readiness Squadron, Operations Group and Medical Group returned home from an AEF rotation in Balad, Iraq where they supported ground movements and provided air support during the volatile
  • 201AS conducts urban evasion and water survival exercise

    Pilots and crew members of the 201st Airlift Squadron traveled to Naval Air Station Key West, Fla. to participate in a comprehensive two-day urban evasion and water survival exercise Mar. 14 to 16.The 201st Airlift Squadron provides short notice worldwide transportation for the Executive Branch, Congressional Members, Department of Defense