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  • Welcome message from the 113th Wing Commander

    Hello Capital Guardians!I want to take this opportunity to introduce myself and say hello. I started as your new wing commander a few months ago and I have been out meeting as many of you as possible. I am impressed with the professionalism and positive attitudes and I look forward to meeting each one of you. General Sasseville left the wing in
  • 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
  • 113th Wing members deploy to Brazil

    More than 100 members from the 113th Wing, D.C. Air National Guard, recently deployed to Natal Air Base, Brazil in support of CRUZEX 2013, a Brazilian-led training exercise focused on interoperability between participating air forces from multiple countries. Combined with members from the 161st Aerial Refueling Wing, Arizona ANG, the U.S. Air Force
  • Unit at the ready

    The culmination of months of planning for the Combined Unit Inspection (Phase 1) came to fruition June 14 and 15 for the Capital Guardians at Joint Base Andrews. Meeting the demanding standards of Air Combat Command, the 113th Wing earned a grade of satisfactory, indicating the unit is mission ready.Inspectors from Air Combat Commanded based at
  • AFNORTH commander chooses new command chief

    The Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region and 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) commander has chosen the command chief master sergeant from the 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard to be the next CONR-1 AF (AFNORTH) command chief.Lt. Gen. William Etter chose Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Anderson Jr. who
  • 113th Wing recognized with two national awards

    The 113th Aerospace Control Alert (ACA) Detachment, District of Columbia Air National Guard was selected as the 2012 ACA Unit of the Year March 21. The unit is one of 16 units nationwide where fighters sit at the ready to defend America's airspace. "We are the Capital Guardians and when it comes to defending the Washington skies, the DC Air
  • First Sergeant first Air Guardsman to attend U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy nonresident course

    Senior Master Sgt. Lorene Kitzmiller is no stranger to accomplishing great things in the military. She has served in the U.S. Navy, Army, and the Air National Guard and recently added to her long list of accomplishments by becoming the first Air Guardsman to attend the U.S. Army Sergeant Major Nonresident Course in Ft. Bliss, Tex.At first, getting
  • D.C. National Guard celebrates Joint Prayer Breakfast

    The Army and Air National Guard came together on Mar. 17 at the 113th Wing, Andrews Air Force Base, Md., for an annual prayer breakfast. The District of Columbia's National Guard annual prayer breakfast is an event that allows Air and Army National Guard members to gather in prayer. This year the event featured guest keynote speaker Chaplain (Brig.
  • 113th Wing aids in Hurricane Sandy relief

    After Hurricane Sandy dumped nearly 10 inches of rain and delivered winds in excess of 50 knots, Joint Base Andrews appeared to have been spared the worst.The governors of 12 states and the mayor of the District of Columbia had declared a state of emergency because of the storm, which eventually downgraded into a post tropical cyclone as it made
  • 113th Force Support Squadron demonstrates new Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen capabilities

    Joint Base Andrews, Md. 10/04/2012 - The 113th Force Support Squadron showcased its latest piece of equipment by providing hot meals to more than 200 Airmen in a live training and demonstration of the new Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen Trailer (DRMKT) here Nov. 3.The D.C Air National Guard is one of the first units to receive the mobile kitchen and