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  • Journey of an Airman: The Gambia to NEANG

    During his upbringing in Banjul, Gambia, Ebrima Minteh balanced his time between school and assisting his family at the nearby market. He found joy in playing soccer with friends and aiding fishermen in hopes of receiving some freshly caught fish from the Atlantic Ocean. Amidst these activities, his

  • Co-hosted air show wins award

    The 2023 Guardians of Freedom Air Show was named the Military Air Show of the Year by the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels, during the International Council of Air Show Convention Dec. 5, 2023.The air show was co-hosted for the first time by the 155th Air Refueling Wing and the

  • Nebraska Airman: The Story behind the Uniform

    On a crisp, mid spring morning in Lincoln, Nebraska, Jarell Roach, a senior at Southeast High School, was leaving the cafeteria following a typical forgettable lunch experience. Making his way through the random collective pockets of his peers, the whispers around him became noticeable. Speculation

  • Mission Efficiency: 155th ARW's hot-pit refueling

    The 155th Air Refueling Wing performed a hot-pit refueling for their KC-135R Stratotanker, Nov. 4, 2023, where Airmen from the maintenance and operations groups received their initial training.Hot-pit refueling is a method that facilitates the refueling of aircraft while their engines remain

  • 155th FSS trains on new E-SPEK

    Airmen from the 155th Air Refueling Wing’s force support squadron completed a training program on the latest Expandable Single Pallet Expeditionary Kitchen on Sept. 19-21, 2023.This hands-on training focused on the setup and maintenance of the E-SPEK and honed Airmen's skills in rapidly deploying

  • Guardians of Freedom Air Show returns with record attendance

    The Guardians of Freedom Airshow returned to the Lincoln Airport for the first time since 2016 with a record number of attendees August 26-27, 2023.An estimated two-day crowd of more than 350,000 saw the U.S. Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Team, hit speeds of more than 700 miles per hour and

  • Lifting Success: Inside intel and the gym

    A go-getter, someone who steps up to volunteer for everything, and a drive to always get better are a few things that come to mind for Capt. Mark Durant, 155th Air Refueling Wing chief of wing intelligence when asked to describe Staff Sgt. Alica Bushhousen, 155th Air Refueling Wing intelligence

  • 155th ARW implements Innovative ISO process

    A total of 28 Airmen from the 155th Air Refueling Wing, Nebraska Air National Guard visited Scott Air Force Base from Nov. 28 to Dec. 16, 2023, working alongside 126th Air Refueling Wing maintainers on a KC-135R Stratotanker. Nebraska Airmen studied the Isochronal Inspection process.The invitation

  • Martial Arts: Way of life for 155th SFS Airman

    It’s 4:30 a.m. and time to get the day started. Anthony Ray hits the road not long after waking up and drives down to Lincoln. He arrives at the Nebraska National Guard air base, puts on his gear for security forces, and then works in the area he’s assigned. He drives back home once his shift is