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  • 113 SVS trains for deployment

    The 113th Force Support Squadron, Sustainment Services Flight, completed a deployment for training Oct. 1 to 3 at Fort Indiantown Gap, Penn., in order to accomplish training that is required for wartime readiness.This training is normally conducted at home station; however, some of the resources for training are unavailable at home
  • On the wings of our hearts: one brave child becomes a 113th pilot for a day

    Elijah Davis has never been in the cockpit of jet. He's never commanded any aircraft, and he's never even donned a flight suit. But on April 22 at Andrews Air Force Base, the 7-year-old brain tumor survivor became a 'Pilot for a Day.' The 113th Wing, led by the 201st Airlift Squadron and in cooperation with several base agencies, literally rolled
  • 113 AW provides foundation leaders insight into F-16s and Wing mission

    Twenty-five business leaders, who are part of The Kaplan Public Service Foundation, were welcomed to the 113 AW April 22 for a static tour of the F-16s.David and Mitchell Kaplan founded The Kaplan Public Service Foundation with the goal of encouraging American civilians to become more involved in the support of members in all military services."The
  • 113th receives newer, more capable F-16s

    The first two F-16s in a 21-jet exchange flew into the 113th Wednesday, marking the start of a complete transition of the Capital Guardians fighter assets. The new jets have the same engine (Block 30), and are roughly two years newer. The big difference? A larger inlet. More air going in means higher performance for the engine. "The main difference
  • 113th Airmen return home from Iraq

    One hundred forty Airmen from the 113th Wing were welcomed home after a 52 day deployment to the Middle East April 6.Airmen from the Maintenance Group, Logistics Readiness Squadron, Operations Group and Medical Group returned home from an AEF rotation in Balad, Iraq where they supported ground movements and provided air support during the volatile
  • 201AS conducts urban evasion and water survival exercise

    Pilots and crew members of the 201st Airlift Squadron traveled to Naval Air Station Key West, Fla. to participate in a comprehensive two-day urban evasion and water survival exercise Mar. 14 to 16.The 201st Airlift Squadron provides short notice worldwide transportation for the Executive Branch, Congressional Members, Department of Defense
  • 113th Wing passes ORI

    The 113th Wing passed the Phase II Operational Readiness Inspection with an overall "satisfactory." The announcement was met with cheers and applause from those in attendance in an out brief in the wing auditorium July 22. A Phase II ORI evaluates a unit's ability to perform wartime or contingency missions, which consist of employment, mission
  • 113 SFS keeps cool under fire

    Members of the 113th Security Forces Squadron, District of Columbia Air National Guard, attended the Air Force Phoenix Warrior Training Course at the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center Oct. 19 to 30 here.Security forces members attend the course to learn skills they may need to use while deployed in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring
  • H1N1 available for 113th Airmen

    The novel H1N1 influenza virus is showing trends of being milder than typical flu; however, one reason H1N1 has been so widespread is that it is a new strain of the influenza virus, so the world's population in general does not yet have sufficient immunity to fight off an infection. Although also called "pandemic influenza", this term comes from
  • DCANG conducts water survival, urban navigation training

    The 201st Airlift Squadron of the 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, held their annual survival training at Naval Air Station Key West, Fla., March 13 to 14.More than 40 Airmen participated in the mandatory training for pilots and aircrew members.Although the training is required every three years, the members are on a rotation of
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