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  • Lincoln Police Department Trains Nebraska Air National Guard Security Forces on KA Band Radar Detection

       Ten members of the 155th Security Forces Squadron partnered with the Lincoln Police Department Dec. 20, 2013, for training on Ka band radar detectors, a new and useful tool to ensure safety at the 155th Air Refueling Wing in Lincoln, Neb. The Ka band radar detector is a piece of equipment that uses a specific radio frequency for vehicle speed
  • National Guard Marathon Team Finishes Strong

         Sweat, competition, and the desire to compete filled the crisp spring air as more than 10,000 runners filled the streets of downtown Lincoln, Nebraska, preparing to complete the 37th Annual Lincoln National Guard Marathon, May 4.      Within a marathon there are several competitions. Runners not only compete against one another, but against
  • NEBRASKA NATIONAL GUARD AIRMAN SOLDIERS WORK WITH LOCAL EMERGENCY AGENCIES DURING MASS CASUALTY EXERCISE

         "Exercise, exercise, exercise. Lockdown, lockdown, lockdown," echoed from the intercom system. Police cars, fire trucks, ambulances, and emergency personnel waited on stand-by as the sound of gun-fire shattered the silence in the air.      What seemed like a normal, breezy April morning at the Nebraska National Guard air base turned into havoc
  • NEBRASKA AIR GUARD STAFF SERGEANT WINS FIRST PLACE BARREL RACE IN TEXAS RODEO

         Dirt flies, cheers and whistles echo, and the announcer' s voice rings throughout the arena. She can't eat, she can't sit still. She can't even think. All she can do is shake in her saddle as she feels the pounding of her heart and the steady deep breathing of the 1,500-pound horse beneath her. She waits for the announcer to call her name.    
  • NEBRASKA ATTORNEY GENERAL VISITS NEBRASKA NEBRASKA NATIONAL GUARD FOR MILITARY CONSUMER PROTECTION DAY

    LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska's Attorney General, Jon Bruning, visited the Nebraska National Guard air base in Lincoln, Neb., July 17, for Military Consumer Protection Day, to brief Soldiers, Airmen and their families about scams targeting the military community and how to avoid being a victim of fraud and how to get help if already victimized.    The
  • Nebraska National Guard marathon team deonstrates 'Fit to Fight' mentality during annual marathon

    LINCOLN, Neb. - Overcast skies and a chilly breeze greeted nearly 10,000 runners ready to tear up the pavement at the 36th Annual Lincoln National Guard Marathon, held May 5, in Lincoln, Neb.   More than 200 Guard runners representing 44 states and two territories joined the thousands of other runners while hundreds more Nebraska Guardsmen helped
  • Deployed Airmen and family members honored, recognized for service

    LINCOLN, Neb. - Ninety-two Airmen from the Nebraska Air National Guard's 155th Air Refueling Wing were recognized during a Hometown Heroes Salute ceremony at the Nebraska National Guard air base, in Lincoln, Neb., April 6.    The purpose of the ceremony was to recognize the members who deployed in 2012.    The ceremony was also meant to thank
  • Airman's life celebrated with final roll call ceremony at Nebraska Air National Guard

    LINCOLN, Neb. - More than a month has passed since Senior Airman Dale Butler, of the 155th Air Refueling Wing Fuel Shop, lost his life in a private plane accident. Members of the Nebraska Air National Guard's 155th ARW celebrated Butler's life and service with his family, front and center, during a memorial ceremony at the Nebraska National Guard
  • Attitude is Everything During Atso Training

       Thunder showers, lightening warnings and thick humidity did not stop members of the 155th Air Refueling Wing from proving they had the ability to survive and operate in a hostile environment during an ATSO exercise held June 10-12, at the Nebraska National Guard air base in Lincoln, Neb.   More than 300 Airmen from the 155th ARW simulated a
  • Soldiers, Airmen respond to simulated natural disaster, chemical spill

       When a city is hit by a natural disaster, the destruction can be devastating. Tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, fires and landslides have affected virtually every corner of the United States, wiping out buildings, chemical plants, businesses and homes.    And when disaster strikes, the state's governor can call upon the National Guard to
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