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  • As Panic Sets In: Nebraska Airman saved following heart attack

    “Holy crap, I killed our friend.” Guilt set in Capt. John Kupka’s thoughts when he and four other Airman turned over Tech. Sgt. Michael Alvarez, who was lying face down and unresponsive on a basketball court.
  • It’s Not Just A Pile of Rocks When It Comes to Counter IED Awareness Training

    Thirty Airmen with the 155th Security Forces Squadron from the 155th Air Refueling Wing, Lincoln, Nebraska, conducted their annual training June 19-26, 2017 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
  • Nebraska Air Guardsmen support Australia training

    Fourteen Airmen from the Nebraska Air National Guard’s 155th Air Refueling Wing joined approximately 230 Airmen from the active duty Air Force and reserve component of the Air Force for a Feb. 9-28 joint exercise with the Australian Air Force at Darwin Royal Air Force Base in Darwin, Australia.
  • NEBRASKA AIR GUARD SHOWCASES EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CAPABILITIES: CIVIL DISTURBANCE, NATURAL DISASTERS

        When it comes to unpredictable weather, the state of Nebraska rarely takes a backseat to anyone.    That's why, the Nebraska Air National Guard places such a significant focus on maintaining its readiness and ability to step in to help local and state communities recover when disasters do inevitably occur. Whether a community is struck by a
  • STAPLETON SENIOR UNVEILS NOSE ART

         An artistic vision hatched at ground level in Stapleton, Neb., will now be visible around the world, after the latest 155th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker nose art was unveiled in a ceremony Aug. 8 at the Nebraska National Guard air base in Lincoln, Neb.     Mariah Harm, a Stapleton, Neb., native and soon-to-be senior at Stapleton
  • Simulator Cuts Dollars, Increases Training Availability

    At 12,000 feet, the airman from the 155th Air Refueling Wing lies on his stomach in the KC-135 Stratotanker's boom pod, his hands tense on the controls. "Start guiding in the receiving plane", a voice tells him. The airman may feel nervous, but the B-1 Lancer pilot sounds calm as he receives permission to approach. With tracking lights the airman
  • NEBRASKA AIR GUARDSMEN TRAVEL TO REPUBLIC OF KOREA FOR ANNUAL TRAINING

    Forty-eight members of the Nebraska Air National Guard's 155th Air Refueling Wing traveled to Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, for a hands-on, job-specific training with active duty counterparts, April 4-18.The Nebraska Air National Guard sent Airmen from nine shops to the overseas base for two-weeks to seamlessly integrate with their active duty
  • CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT OF THE AIR FORCE VISITS NEBRASKA AIR NATIONAL GUARD

    The Nebraska Air National Guard's 155th Air Refueling Wing welcomed Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody, and his wife, retired Chief Master Sgt. Athena Cody, to visit with wing Airmen Feb. 21-22, 2015, during a Unit Training Assembly, in Lincoln, Nebraska.The Nebraska Guardsmen gathered for an Airman's Call with Cody to hear where the Air
  • Nebraska Guardsmen travel to Puerto Rico for U.S. Northern Command, National Guard Bureau-sponsored operation: Operation Borinqueneer Response 2015

    Nearly 200 Soldiers and Airmen of the Nebraska and Iowa National Guard's vastly trained emergency response team operated with the Puerto Rico National Guard during Operation Borinqueneer Response 2015 in Puerto Rico, 16-20 March.The operation was sponsored by U.S. North Command and National Guard Bureau.Realistic training is conducted annually to
  • Behind the Scenes: Military Spouses Hold the Fort

    Before Cara Loken met her now husband, she had little experience with the military. In the 15 years since they've been married she has learned a lot. There have also been a lot of challenging times.Cara's husband, Maj. John Loken, deputy commander of the 155th Maintenance Squadron, has been a member of the Nebraska Air National Guard for more than
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