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         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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Students decorate airplane nose

    The 155th Air Refueling Wing honored two Pender High School freshmen girls who unveiled their artwork on the nose of a KC-135R Stratotanker during the Guardians of Freedom Airshow, Sept. 10, in Lincoln, Neb.The unveiling ceremony is an annual event sponsored by the 155th Air Refueling Wing. It is

  • Blue Angels bring world famous act to Guardians of Freedom show

    The early morning sun glistened on the wings of the Blue Angels parked on the ramp. Upon entering the gate, spectators observed service members driving in golf carts with gear, setting up equipment, applying sunscreen and passing out water bottles, while vendors constructed their booths and