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  • Air Guard wing commander flies with Blue Angels

    The commander of the 155th Air Refueling Wing, Col. Richard J. Evans III, flew as a passenger in a U.S. Navy Blue Angels jet during the Guardians of Freedom Airshow practice, Sept. 8, in Lincoln, Neb.The colonel was qualified to fly in the F/A-18 Hornet with some of the most highly trained pilots in

  • Airshow homecoming for visiting F-15 commander

    With the sound of fighter jets over head, the colonel's eyes followed the aircraft across the sky. Dressed in his Air Force green flight suit, Col. Pat Doherty, commander of the 4th Fighter Wing, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., flashed a proud smile.Doherty, a native of Bellevue, Neb., and

  • Nebraska National Guard members Brush Up on Community Service

    Laughter filled the air as paint flowed from brushes and rollers onto the aged grey house. Painted fingers gripped and dipped their tools as more than a dozen volunteers from the Nebraska Army and Air National Guard surrounded the house with supplies while they prepared and painted the house.The

  • Guardsman Puts Newly Acquired Training to Test

    Senior Airman Luis A. Zendejas-Garcia was driving home May 17 after completing Airman Leadership School where he learned management and leadership skills to be successful in his career. Little did he know he would have to put those newly used skills to work during that drive.Zendejas-Garcia, a food

  • Air National Guard Supports Missouri Flood Efforts

    As a good portion of the sporting world's eyes were focused on the college baseball action at Omaha's sparkling new $128 million TD Ameritrade Park, members of the Nebraska Air National Guard's eyes were focused squarely on the action taking place just north and south of this year's College World

  • 155th Air Refueling Wing Participates in Global Operations

    Most warfare techniques from WWI have become antiquated or have been replaced thanks to new technology. However, the Nebraska Air National Guard continues to employ a deployment concept first created in 1917 - the Air and Space Expeditionary Force concept.Better known as AEF, it was a concept born

  • National Guard Bureau Senior Enlisted Leader Visits

    The 155th Air Refueling Wing welcomed Command Chief Master Sgt. Denise M. Jelinski-Hall, Senior Enlisted Leader for the National Guard Bureau, when she spent time with the airmen and soldiers of Agricultural Development Team 2 here June 6 and 7.Jelinski-Hall visited with members of ADT 2 in the

  • 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