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  • 136AW’s best warrior is driven by inspiration

    Porter says he has always loved competition, especially when it comes to endurance-based sports like running. So it was a no-brainer that he would excel at in the Best Warrior Competition.
  • Final push to finish for 2019 Texas Best Warrior Competition competitors

    Two days down, two more to go for the Soldiers, Airmen and international partners competing in the Texas National Guard’s 2019 Best Warrior Competition at Camp Swift, Texas March 1, 2019.
  • Texas National Guard kicks off 2019 Best Warrior Competition

    More than two dozen Soldiers and Airmen from the Texas Military Department began competing to win the state’s Best Warrior Competition Feb. 27, 2019 at Camp Swift, Texas.
  • 136th Airlift Wing Airmen recognized as Outstanding Airmen of the Year

    Five individuals were selected from the 136th Airlift Wing to move forward to Austin, Texas, Jan. 11-13 to compete for the state title, Airman of the Year. This award recognizes outstanding Guardsmen for superior leadership, job performance, community involvement and personal achievements.
  • McGraw takes command of 136th Airlift Wing

    Col. Christopher McGraw assumed command of the 136th Airlift Wing from Col. Thomas Suelzer during a change of command ceremony here, January 26, 2019.
  • Air Force announces 2019 Spark Tank finalists

    The Air Force recently announced the 2019 Spark Tank finalists who will showcase their innovative ideas to Air Force senior leaders Feb. 28, in Orlando, Florida, at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium.
  • Security Forces Support Presidential Funeral

    Security Forces members are charged with a range of challenging responsibilities, to include the duty of standing guard, being vigilant in watching for threats to a base and protecting their fellow Airmen. Among the myriad tasks a Security Forces Airman performs, the most somber is the support of funeral services. In December, ten members from the 136th Security Forces Squadron had the honor of assisting with funeral services for George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States.
  • 136 CRF: Ready at a moment’s notice

    In the blink of an eye, a natural disaster could strike the United States or military operation on the other side of the world could require a flight line to be opened at a moments notice. This is when the 136th Contingency Response Flight springs into action.
  • 136th AW kicks off inaugural Spark Tank competition

    Status quo is not the way of the Air Force any longer. Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson kicked off the Air Force’s Spark Tank competition in September 2017 with a goal to “unleash the innovative capacity of our Airmen.” Through the Spark Tank program, Airmen compete and pitch their ideas much like an entrepreneur would make a pitch to a venture capital firm.
  • Chilean Airmen Observe 136 Vision Through NVGs

    As part of a State Partnership Program (SPP), the 136th Airlift Wing hosted Chilean Air Force members July 24-28, 2018, at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas. Chilean and Texas Air National Guard maintenance and operations Airmen worked side by side on various crew chief tasks, C-130 upkeep as well as insight through Night Vision Goggle (NVG) training.