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  • Enlisted leadership regards 136AW Citizen Airmen's input

    Chief Master Sgt. Michael Cornitius, Texas Military Department Command Senior Enlisted Leader, visited 136th Airlift Wing, Texas Air National Guard Airmen Nov. 14-15, 2020.
  • Of Grog and Battle

    A call went out to the masses - their presence is needed, as battle is near. Warriors gather in twos and threes until the full number arrive. The siren sounds. “ALARM RED! ALARM RED! Move it, combatants! Social hour is over; you’re on my time, now!” bellowed the Mister and Madam Vice. The 2020 136th Airlift Wing Combat Dining-In had begun. More than 200 Citizen Airmen participated in the combat dining-in February 22, 2020, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Lights Out, Take Off!

    It’s pitch black. The sun has set, and the lights are out on the flight line July 17, 2019, at Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Wis. Only a few dim lights shine around a C-130 Hercules as the crew prepare for takeoff. While aircrew don night vision equipment, two Airmen move quickly down the runway to lay out the mobile Phantom Lighting kit.
  • Summer – A time to enjoy family, friends, and practice good risk management

    As Airmen approach and plan for summer activities, leadership at all levels should take the time to discuss risk management and highlight hazards Airmen may encounter during the upcoming months. The Air Force’s top three leaders began that conversation in a tri-signature memorandum recently sent to all Airmen.
  • Texas Air Guard concludes Aviation Rotation 19.1 in Poland

    During Aviation Rotation 19.1, in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, 136th Airlift Wing Airmen strengthened capabilities between U.S. and NATO allies through participation in strategic joint force operations and training to enhance partner interoperability and maintain combined readiness.
  • Daughters inherit mother’s love of service

    For the Menkens, military service is now a family business. Growing up in a large family with limited options for a college education, Lisa was the first woman in her family to serve in the military. Though she wasn’t pushed toward the military, she looked to her father’s time in service, and her decision was easily made.
  • 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.
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