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  • 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

  • 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