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  • Medical Airmen train in Puerto Rico during Vigilant Guard

    MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Medical personnel Airmen from the Pennsylvania Air National Guard participated March 12-13 in the disaster relief exercise Vigilant Guard at Camp Santiago in Salinas, Puerto Rico.Vigilant Guard is a U.S. Northern Command and National Guard Bureau sponsored event. This year it was held in multiple locations across Puerto Rico.The
  • Vigilant Guard exercise helps Puerto Rico troops prepare

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Air National Guard members from the 156th Medical Group recently treated simulated mass casualties during a training exercise called Vigilant Guard.United States Northern Command in conjunction with the National Guard Bureau sponsored the exercise.The program provides state National Guard headquarters and supporting units
  • Groundbreaking diversity training begins in Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Members of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard recently took part in groundbreaking diversity and inclusion training led by members of the Air National Guard Readiness Center. This new training is an adaptation of business and industry techniques and instruction applied in a military environment.“Creating a culture of active
  • ANG Headquarters sends emissary to PRANG

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Edward L. Vaughan, Special Assistant to the Director, Air National Guard, for Puerto Rico Recovery, arrived on the island recently on special assignment as an advisor to the Adjutant General of Puerto Rico and the commanders in the Puerto Rico Air National Guard.
  • A new year means new priorities for the Puerto Rico Air National Guard

    Wing commander discusses priorities for 2019 and moving the base forward.
  • Puerto Rico Air National Guard WC-130 crash investigation results released

    Air Mobility Command released the results of its investigation into the WC-130H Hercules crash near Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, Savannah, Georgia, May 2, that killed all nine Airmen on board.
  • Puerto Rican guardsmen integrate with Eielson defenders

    RED FLAG-Alaska brings units from around the globe for joint, coalition and multilateral training from simulated forward operating bases, but one unit from the Puerto Rico Air National Guard joined the defenders on Eielson for real-world integration. Members from the 156th Security Forces Squadron out of Muñiz Air National Guard Base, Puerto Rico, deployed to Eielson where they supported 354th SFS operations during RF-A 18-3.
  • Air National Guard restores FAA capabilities for Puerto Rico

    A week and a half post Hurricane Maria, it is hard to tell the Federal Aviation Administration was at “ground zero” and in the dark with no power or communication capabilities. Now, the air traffic flow at San Juan Luis Munoz Marin International Airport is back to normal thanks to the Air National Guard stepping in to help the FAA and to restore air operations for the island.
  • Airmen Keep Muniz ANG Base Powered Up

    Two Citizen-Airmen are helping to power Muñiz Air National Guard Base as the installation recovers from Hurricane Maria, which hit the island on Sept. 20. Staff Sgt. Carlos Arroyo and Airman 1st Class Pedro Pedraza travel around the base, re-fueling the 20 generators that keep key components of the base operational.
  • Puerto Rico's Citizen-Airmen find comfort in service after disaster

    For many of the Citizen-Airmen of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard’s 156th Wing, military service is helping them to cope with the massive damage done to their island by Hurricane Maria. Members of the 156th Airlift Wing are fully engaged in response to the damage caused by the hurricane since it hit the island early on Sept. 20. For several of the Wing’s Airmen, being part of the wing’s recovery is the best medicine.
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