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  • 116th Air Control Wing Changes command

    The 116th Air Control Wing, Georgia Air National Guard welcomed Col. Mark A. Weber as the new commander during a change of command ceremony held Saturday, here.Presiding over the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Jesse Simmons, Jr., commander of the Georgia Air National Guard."The 116th ACW is more than a

  • Ready on the spot: National Guard members are today's Minute Men

    Three hundred years ago people revolted against British rule. Farmers and local community members rose up to fight. They were called Minute Men, ready to be called to action in a minute.That legacy lives on in the National Guard today.A little more than 1,100 miles away is a statue at the Minute Man

  • 80+ Ga. Guard installers certified during training event at Robins

    The Georgia Air National Guard's 202nd Engineering Installation Squadron recently capped off a weeklong training exercise where more than 80 Airmen were certified here in career-field tasks crucial to their deployed and homeland missions.As one of 15 engineering installation squadrons throughout the

  • NGAGA: The Georgia Guard member’s voice on Capitol Hill

    Service to its members is the number one goal of the National Guard Association of Georgia, according to the NGAGA website."Unlike other military organizations, NGAGA works purely for the Georgia Army and Air National Guard, its members, and families," said NGAGA president Col. John Verhage, 116th

  • Georgia ANG civil engineers lead the pack for Boy Scout construction project

    A team of 34 civil engineers from the Georgia Air National Guard headed north April 19 for two weeks to provide their muscle and expertise to the Boy Scouts while training for a new method of deployment at Camp William Hinds.Of the 87 Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force--or Prime BEEF--the 116th

  • JSTARS provides maritime over-watch for lost diver simulation

    The E-8C Joint Stars, provided real-time maritime over-watch to personnel on the water during a lost diver simulation for the Emerald Warrior exercise in April.Flying off the waters of the Gulf Coast, JSTARS' unique wide-area, all-weather, surface surveillance radar and on-board communications suite