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  • 113 CES joins Jamaica Defence Force to enhance learning

    Members of the 113th Civil Engineer Squadron, D.C. Air National Guard, experienced a very unique training environment far away from the D.C. Metro area, working with members of the First Engineer Regiment, Jamaica Defence Force, on a variety of civil engineer projects.The two-week tour of duty includes projects such as heating, ventilation,
  • Secretary James meets with D.C. Air National Guard Airmen

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visited the 113th Wing, D.C. Air National Guard, here May 20.James is no stranger to the wing's VIP airlift mission, maintained by the 201st Airlift Squadron, as she has been their passenger nearly 10 times. During this visit, however, the secretary took the opportunity to learn about the wing's fighter
  • Military Makeover: DC Airmen volunteer to renovate local home

    While many of us were still asleep on the Saturday morning of April 30, a group of 20 D.C. Air National Guard Airmen arrived at Forestville, Md., with one goal: to make a difference in their community, especially for one individual. Forestville community member 73-year-old Grace Williams lived in a 1951 home in need of dire repairs. Prince George's
  • 113th CES airmen train in Silver Flag 2016

    The 113th Civil Engineering Squadron joined members from the Maryland Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and the active duty for the Silver Flag training exercise March 5 to 12 here. Conducted by the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, Silver Flag is required training to prepare Air Force civil engineer specialties, services,
  • D.C. Airmen participate in New Orleans flying exercise

    More than 200 Airmen from the 113th Wing, D.C. Air National Guard teamed up with the Air Force Reserve and a local ANG unit to partake in Exercise Sentry Voodoo 2016, Jan 15-29.The multi-aircraft exercise brings together fighter jets, F-15s and F-16s, and refueling aircraft, the KC-135, from the 459th Air Refueling Wing, Joint Base Andrews, Md.,
  • Air Force recognizes D.C. Air Guard as Outstanding Unit

    For the 15th time in their history, the D.C. Air National Guard's 113th Wing received the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for operational performance and mission accomplishment, setting clear track record as a showcase unit that can get the job done."The Capital Guardians are committed to exemplifying the highest standards is the military with
  • D.C. National Guard supports Papal visit to Washington, D.C.

    More than 150 Airmen from the 113th Wing, D.C. Air National Guard volunteered as task force support for visit of Pope Francis here, Sep. 22-24.Sworn-in and deputized by the D.C. Metropolitan Police as special police, the Airmen served as a standing police force for the event that attracted thousands of spectators to the D.C. area.Domestic
  • D.C. Air National Guard demonstrates its Air Power

    The D.C. Air National Guard participated in the 2015 Joint Base Andrews Air Show Sept.18 to 19.As one of the most active and unique units in the Air National Guard, the 113th Wing was able to showcase its mission to their local community and other military personnel during the free, public air show.The air show, comprised of the ANG, Army National
  • D.C. National Guard leadership exchanges ideas, expertise with Jamaica Defense Force

    Maj. Gen. Errol Schwartz, Commanding General of the District of Columbia National Guard traveled to Kingston, Jamaica on a State Partnership Program visit Aug. 20. During the visit, Schwartz reviewed the development of the humanitarian assistance program, the disaster response program developed with the Jamaica Defense Force."The DC National Guard
  • D.C. Air National Guard civil engineers deploy to U.S. Coast Guard Academy for training

    A team of 38 Airmen from the District of Columbia Air National Guard's 113th Civil Engineer Squadron is currently conducting a deployment for training at the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) in New London, Connecticut from June 14-27.The Airmen are executing a variety of construction, renovation, and maintenance projects in support of the