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  • Bronze Star recipient reflects on experience, why family matters

    In an award ceremony held here recently, four Airmen from the 202nd Engineering Installation Squadron were presented the Bronze Star Medal by the commander of the Georgia Air National Guard, Maj. Gen. Thomas Moore.Senior Master Sgt. George Kight was among the recipients to receive the award for his

  • One Airman’s lesson on ‘The Wall’ in Afghanistan

    In Pink Floyd's song, "Another Brick in the Wall," it starts, "Daddy's flown across the ocean, leaving just a memory."According to Capt. Robert Brumfield, an operations officer with the 116th Security Forces Squadron, these words and a real life wall took on new meaning during his deployment to

  • Team JSTARS takes action against sexual assault; spreads awareness

    Airmen from Team JSTARS partnered with the 78th Air Base Wing for Sexual Assault Awareness Month in an effort to combat sexual assault and fuel a culture of positive change throughout the local military community.To kick off the campaign, 116th and 461st Air Control Wing members flooded the base's

  • Change brings opportunity for female Guardsmen

    Times have changed since 1968 when the first woman was sworn into the Air National Guard thanks to the passage of Public Law 90-130 that allowed the ANG to enlist women.Fast forward 46 years and the portion of female enlistees have grown to just over 22%, according to a Department of Defense

  • Guardsman keeps fueling the mission

    The days of pulling your car up to the gas pump where you were greeted by a friendly gas station attendant, also known as gas jockeys, have become a thing of the past--unless you are an E-8C Joint STARS.Georgia native, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Bradley Barreth, Georgia Air National Guard, a fuels

  • Guardsman keeps 202nd EIS rolling

    Georgia native Master Sgt. Andrew Jones career started in 1983 as a traditional guardsman in the Georgia Air National Guard and continues today as a dual-status civil service technician.He brings a breadth of knowledge and experience to the 202nd Engineering Installation Squadron as a heavy mobile

  • Sexaul assault victim advocates make a difference

    Being a survivor of sexual assault can be a traumatic event but volunteers in the 116th Air Control Wing are dedicated to ensuring survivors of sexual assault get the care they need and deserve.If you are a victim of sexual assault you do not have to bear the burden of that trauma alone. Victim

  • Georgia Guardsmen continue a family tradition

    Being in the military is a proud tradition for the Gellins family. Two sons and their father serve in the Georgia Air National Guard together and the military lineage in the family dates back to the Revolutionary War.2nd Lt. Brett Gellins:What led you to join the Guard? I wanted to be like my dad,

  • 35-year Guard member accepts dual employment opportunity

    Since 1977, most of Senior Master Sgt. Maldvina Anderson's career was spent working part-time or in temporary status, but after 23 years, her life has changed. Anderson is now a full-time, Civil Service, Health Services Management technician for the 116th Air Control Wing. Enriched with two jobs,