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  • Combat arms instructors train airmen for deployment

    The Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructors are not your usual airmen. They are an elite cadre of security forces, whose mission is to ensure that every airman and officer leaving for deployment is combat ready. Not only do they teach the marksmanship of the weapon but also the care and maintenance of the weapon. With more deployments
  • 113th Wing hosts Maryland Congressmember

    The 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard hosted and provided an orientation flight to a U.S. Congress member June 29 here.U.S. Representative Donna Edwards, from Maryland's 4th Congressional District, received an orientation flight in a 113 WG,  F-16D, Fighting Falcon aircraft.The purpose of Rep. Edwards' visit and flight was to gain
  • Guardsman meet living history

    Guard members form the 113th Civil Engineer Squadron got the opportunity to meet with living history June 2, 2011 while deployed to Window Rock, Ariz.Bill Toledo, one of the original Navajo Code Talkers from World Word II spoke about his experiences to a group of around 50 Guard members during a presentation arranged by the Navajo Nation.The group
  • 113 Civil Engineers lend a helping hand to Navajo Nation school

    Members of the District of Columbia Air National Guard are providing construction and renovation support for the St. Michaels Association for Special Education at Window Rock, Ariz.The 113th Civil Engineer Squadron deployed as part of the Nationals Guard's Innovative Readiness Training program. The IRT matches real-world training experience for
  • Teamwork enables success for 113th at Green Flag West

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. - Eighty-seven members of the 113th Wing, in addition to pilots and staff from the 121st Fighter Squadron, participated in Green Flag West May 13 to 27. Conducted by the 549th Combat Training Squadron at Nellis AFB and the 12th Combat Training Squadron at Fort Irwin; Calif., Green Flag West provides a realistic
  • 113 Wing Student Flight Hosts Blood Drive

    The 113 Wing Student Flight hosted a blood drive that was open to the Andrews Community May 15, 2011.Airman First Class Min Tun, 113 Student Flight, spearheaded the effort for the blood drive by inviting the Armed Services Blood Bank Center to the Wing for a community event for personnel and family at Joint Base Andrews."Student Flight was looking
  • Air Guard refueling trucks provide alternative fuel to Thunderbirds

    Refueling trucks from the 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard will provide an alternative fuel to the Air Force Thunderbirds here, May 20 to 21.Air National Guard personnel from the 113th Logistics Readiness Squadron's Petroleum, Oil and Lubricant team will be responsible for providing the alternative fuel blend for aircrafts 5 and
  • Air National Guard Command Chief Urges Airman to “Tell Their Story”

    The Air National Guard's highest ranking enlisted person emphasized the contributions of National Guard Airmen in shaping the foundation of the United States during his visit to the 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, April 17, 2011.Command Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Muncy, Air National Guard Command Chief was invited to talk
  • DC Guard Members Unfurl Super-Flag on Opening Day for the Washington Nationals

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- More than 150 Soldiers and Airmen from the District of Columbia and Florida National Guards and Military District of Washington teamed together to unfurl a 100-foot-by-300-foot American super flag on opening day of the baseball season here as the Washington Nationals took on the Atlanta Braves.The National's organization is very
  • Nation’s busiest air sovereignty alert unit, D.C. Guard’s 113th Wing, earns award

    District of Columbia National Guard's 113th Wing was recently awarded the First Air Force/Continental U.S. NORAD Region Meritorious Service Award for outstanding mission accomplishment.One of its major achievements this year was surpassing 3,000 alert responses, the highest of any air sovereignty alert unit in the nation, according to Air Force Lt.