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  • 113th Wing Fighter Air Defense Center of Excellence Hosts Guardian Shield 20-02

    The District of Columbia Air National Guard designed and hosted Guardian Shield 20-02 Sept. 21-25, the largest live-fly cruise missile defense exercise ever held by the Department of Defense. The multi-service, mass-participant exercise tested cruise missile defense tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) designed to meet the NORTHCOM mission of deterring, detecting and defeating threats to the United States. Outcomes from the exercise will help develop and refine cruise missile defense expertise and tactics that can be called upon by Combatant Commands when the need arises.
  • D.C. Air National Guard Airmen return from deployment

    More than 250 D.C. Air National Guard Airmen recently returned from a successful deployment to the Indo-Pacific region in support of a theater security package designed to ensure warfighter capability and foster partnerships in the area.“We accomplished numerous security packages in the past with Australia and Guam, but the proximity of our