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  • A Visit from Mrs. Rice

    As Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, Air National Guard director, met with Airmen and senior leaders from the 136th Airlift Wing, Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, during his visit May 20, his wife Nancy took time to meet with unit members as well.
  • Supporting hidden warriors: Second Lady Karen Pence visits DFW military spouses

    When considering the sacrifices of military members across the Armed Forces, many think of the various deployments, relocations and the physical tolls that are consistently associated with the cost of service. One aspect that is often overlooked are the families that support service members across the globe. Millions of men, women and children willingly give up their stability, their careers, and their homes among many other things every few years in order to support the nation by being the backbone of those who fight to protect freedoms.
  • Enlisted Advisory Council hosts diversity celebration

    The cultural diversity represented throughout the nation is reflected by Airmen serving in the Texas Air National Guard. Military members are required to wear the same uniform and stand unified in the mission, but in serving together, members also celebrate the uniqueness of their differences.To promote the appreciation and understanding of diverse
  • Finish strong: Besting the Best Warrior Competition

    The Texas Military Department Best Warrior Competition brought together 28 members of the Texas Army and Air National Guard as well as partner Czech Republic and Chilean service members. Texas Air National Guard Senior Airman Chase Barnett, 136th Security Forces Squadron member, was one of those participants who conquered the grueling four-day event Feb. 28 - March 3, 2018 at Camp Swift near Bastrop, Texas.
  • Representing Security Forces: Fighting to be the "best"

    The morning started early on March 2, 2018 for Texas Guardsmen and their state partners taking part in the 2018 Texas Military Department Best Warrior Competition. By 4 a.m., competitors were already charging uneven terrain on a 12-mile march, lugging 35-pound rucksacks over their shoulders. With only three hours to complete the task, the 28 participants forged their way to the finish-line only to be immediately shuttled to M-4 rifle and .50-caliber machine gun qualification ranges followed by a warrior task simulation field.
  • Sole female competitor battles for "best warrior"

    Of the more than 3,200 Airmen currently serving in the Texas Air National Guard, only eight were selected to compete at Camp Swift as part of the 2018 Texas Military Department Best Warrior Competition. Among the selectees, Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Brown, 273rd Cyber Operations Squadron education and training specialist, Texas Air National Guard, stood out from her peers chosen to participate. Not just for her skill and abilities in qualifying to represent her unit, but also as the only female competitor overall.
  • 136th AW members compete to be "best warrior"

    Members of the 136th Security Forces Squadron, Texas Air National Guard, will compete in the 2018 Texas Military Department Best Warrior Competition from February 28 to March 4 at Camp Swift, Texas.
  • Suelzer takes command of 136th Airlift Wing

    FORT WORTH, TX, UNITED STATES 12.03.2017 Story by Staff Sgt. Kristina Overton´é× 136th Airlift Wing/Public Affairs (Texas Air National Guard)
  • Texas Air National Guard wing transports 468 Hurricane Harvey evacuees

    Hurricane Harvey has been named the most hazardous land-falling tropical cyclone in the continental U.S. The hurricane dropped more than 51 inches of water in a 6-day period, causing an estimated $75 billion in damages. In support of critical efforts to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey, members of the 181st Airlift Squadron with the 136th Airlift Wing, Texas Air National Guard, have been working around the clock to provide personnel, equipment and air support for evacuees in southern Texas.