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  • D.C. Air Guardsmen return from Pacific Theater

    More than 200 members of the D.C. Air National Guard returned on an early morning flight, Feb. 8 after 120-day deployment to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, in support of the Pacific Command Theater mission."This was an exceptional deployment for the 113th as it specifically exercised the unit for its mission," said Col. Robert Bowie, 113th Vice
  • Joint operations training prepares National Guard

    The Joint Task Force-District of Columbia, Joint Reception Staging Onward Integration processed 1,400 Airman and Soldiers in support of the 58th Presidential Inauguration, Jan. 17-19, 2017.The JRSOI is a process of accounting for personnel and equipment needed to accomplish mission requirements while ensuring safe and effective functionality of all
  • AF members educate youth at career day

    Airmen from Joint Base Andrews and the National Capital Region volunteered to speak with students at Charles Carroll Middle School in New Carrollton, Maryland, during their Career and Technical Education Fair, Dec. 21, 2016. During the career fair, students heard from individuals in an array of career fields in hopes of opening their eyes to future
  • No Mo' Cancer

    Meeting Tech. Sgt. Moira Howerton has forever changed my outlook on life.I first met Moira, better known as "Mo," during a group lunch, though I had seen her often working around the 113th Communications Squadron, always happy and energetic.During our lunch, she told me about her career going on 14 years in the Air National Guard starting in her
  • 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