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  • 155th Security Forces Squadron battles rain, heat, rising water to perform field training exercise

    Not rain, record heat nor encroaching flood waters could keep the 155th Security Forces Squadron from performing their annual field training exercise at Camp Ashland, Neb., May 31-June 9. Members of the Nebraska Air National Guard's 155th SFS used the annual training to refresh their skills in a field environment. The training was made up of two
  • Nebraska Air National Guard Opens Cornhusker State Games

    The 95-degree hot and humid heat didn't deter the twenty volunteers of the 155th Air Refueling Wing as they readied to unfurl the large U.S. flag during the 27th Annual Cornhusker State Games opening ceremonies held at Seacrest field in Lincoln on July 15, 2011.The Opening Ceremonies is the showpiece of the Cornhusker State Games, featuring lively
  • Madison Native Assists With Nebraska National Guard's Ongoing Flood Response

    Like an unstoppable force, the Missouri River continues to redefine its banks as it cuts across the Nebraska landscape and through Omaha's north and east shores.The sheer amount and momentum of unmitigated water hastening southward, carrying trees and debris like missiles, truly escapes the mind as it displays the awesome destructive power Mother
  • Wing Airmen Complete National Guard Reaction Force Training

    The National Guard serves a dual mission. The Guard's primary duty is to follow orders from the president of the United States in the event of a national emergency. Their secondary duty is to answer the call of the governor in a state emergency such as a flood, blizzard, earthquake, hurricane or civil disturbance.Airmen representing all units from
  • Gators Go Fishing

    Positive community relations can be established by giving one's time to people in the surrounding communities.Members of the Nebraska Air National Guard's 155th Air Refueling Wing volunteered, May 20, to teach students enrolled in the Functional Community Reference program at Lincoln North Star High School how to fish.For the past seven years, the
  • Lincoln Airmen Spend Holidays Overseas

    Airmen from the 155th Air Refueling wing recently deployed in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom supporting two separate rotations.The deployments, approximately 39 and 37 days respectively, sent more than 100 Nebraska ANG members to the AOR. Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, has become the cornerstone of tanker operations in that
  • Let it Snow, Let it Snow....NOOOO

    Sammy Cahn penned it, several artists sang it, however after a record of more than 24 inches of snow fell in Lincoln, Neb., in December, no one is asking for it anymore. Snow blew in every nook and cranny that it could find, even under the hangar doors of the Nebraska Air National Guard Base, home of the 155th Air Refueling Wing. If that wasn't
  • 155th Air Refueling Wing Receives 10th Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    The Nebraska Air National Guard's 155th Air Refueling Wing has been named a recipient of the 2009 Air Force Outstanding Unit Award. This marks the 10th time that the Lincoln-based organization has earned the award in its 64-year history.The 155th Air Refueling Wing is one of only 14 Air National Guard wings from across the United States to earn the
  • Kid Rock Visits Troops

    On December 6, 2009 the Air Force Reserves sponsored a morale event at Al Udeid AB, Qatar that included the Air Force Reserve Band, comedian Carlos Mencia, singers Jessie James and Kid Rock.In conjunction with their performances they visited different areas of the base to include the flight line. In preparation for the flight line visit, tanker
  • Security Forces Train for Deployment

    Several members from the 155 Security Forces Squadron spent a recent morning beating and handcuffing their fellow airman to better prepare them for an upcoming over-seas deployment.The training, provided by civilian law enforcement officials included classroom and hands-on-training.Classroom training tested the security troops on the theory and
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