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  • 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.
  • 113WG participates in five inspections

    The 113th Wing, D.C. Air National Guard will host Air Force and National Guard Bureau inspectors for its unit inspections here March 3 to 7.This is the first time an Air Force Wing will participate in five simultaneous inspections.Components of the 113 WG will be participating in the Air Combat Command and Air Mobility Command Inspector Generals'
  • D.C. Air National Guard 3 Chief's promotion

    The D.C. Air National Guard promoted three of its members to the rank ofchief master sergeant at Joint Base Andrews during their February UnitTraining Assembly. Chief Master Sgts. Louis R. Keeler, Kevin W. Kling and James T. Mathews, ofthe 113 Maintenance Squadrons, were officially promoted to chief mastersergeant in a single ceremony in the 113th
  • 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