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  • Public health, it's everyone's responsibility

    Where there is an emergency event, there are public health professionals. These professionals work hard to ensure the conditions of the community are healthy and conducive to preventing the spread of infection, contamination and disease.
  • Puerto Rico Airmen process relief support from Ohio, New Mexico ANG

    Puerto Rico Air National Guard’s 156th Mission Support Group Airmen are providing the gateway to support efforts for units that traveled to Puerto Rico after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake caused damage in five southwest municipalities on the island.
  • Puerto Rico Air National Guard Airmen support Cayey fire response

    Airmen with the Puerto Rico Air National Guard are keeping the communications flowing and monitoring the health and safety of every responder during a multi-agency effort to stabilize the vegetation debris fire that has been burning underground since November 28.
  • 156th Communications Flight works with NGB to recover network control center

    The National Guard Bureau, A/6 communications directorate, recently sent a team to work with the Puerto Rico Air National Guard’s 156th Communications Flight to finalize plans to move the unit’s network control center, after Hurricane Maria left damaging impacts to its current location.
  • Meet your leadership - Col. Pete Boone, 156th Wing commander

    Col. Pete Boone shares views on leadership, professional development, family, the future of the 156th Wing
  • Gen. Lengyel visits the Puerto Rico National Guard at Muñiz Air National Guard Base

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief of the National Guard Bureau, visited Puerto Rico Air National Guard’s Muñiz Air National Guard Base, Dec. 2, 2019. Lengyel arrived in Puerto Rico to meet with senior leaders and discuss the missions and needs of the Puerto Rico National Guard.
  • 156th "Port Dawgs"

    Despite the mission, despite the task or despite the natural disaster/emergency – one constant remains on the concrete plateau of Muniz Air National Guard Base, the “Port Dawgs.”
  • Single is a Status Too

    Being single does not mean you do not need communication skills to build better, or future, relationships. The 156th Chaplaincy hosted and taught a superhero themed “Got Your Back” Strong Bonds Seminar for more than 20 Airmen during a retreat Jul. 12-14 on the east side of the island. “Got Your Back” is an interactive curriculum focused on helping individuals to improve understanding and decision-making in their relationships. The goals include helping individuals handle stress more effectively, limit destructive communication patterns, understand safe and unsafe relationship dynamics, and to be more intentional about expectations and actions in seeking successful relationships with others.
  • Remembering 'Rican 68'

    Family members, friends and fellow Airmen came together May 2, 2019, in Port Wentworth, Georgia, to memorialize the lives of the nine Puerto Rican Air National Guard Airmen who lost their lives when their C-130 Hercules, assigned to the 156th Airlift Wing, crashed shortly after takeoff one year ago.
  • NY, Puerto Rico Airmen continue joint training operations

    Nearly two years after providing support in Puerto Rico following the devastation Hurricane Maria left, the relationship between the 109th Airlift Wing here and the 156th AW at Muñiz Air National Guard Base, Puerto Rico, has continued to grow. Airmen from the two Air Transportation Operation Centers have joined together for training opportunities