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  • Montana Air National Guard hosts International Air Cadets

    The 120th Airlift Wing, Montana Air National Guard, hosted more than 25 members of the International Air Cadet Exchange for a visit July 29, 2019. The cadets, most in their late teens, hailed from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Netherlands, and the United States.During the tour they attended a mission brief, climbed into a static
  • Air National Guard supports airlift operations at Ali Al Salem

    When C-130 aircraft from the Montana Air National Guard and Connecticut ANG touched down on the flight line to replace Guard units from Rhode Island and California, the aircrews and maintenance teams seamlessly transitioned to continue ongoing flight operations.  
  • Montana Air National Guard Airmen, C-130s to support Southwest Asia airlift operations

    Approximately 130 Airmen and four C-130s from the 120th Airlift Wing have begun a four-month deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Spartan Shield.  Assigned to the 385th Air Expeditionary Wing, the aircrew, aircraft maintainers, and additional personnel will provide airlift and airdrop support to operations throughout the U.S.
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  • HQ ARPC streamlines retirement application process

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center released a web-based application April 29 enabling retired Guard and Reserve Airmen to more easily apply for retirement pay and benefits.Retirees approaching age 60, or those that qualify for a reduced retired pay age (RRPA) will no longer need to mail their DD Form 2656 and ARPC Form 83 for their
  • Thomas new maintenance commander

    Col. Trace Thomas, right, accepts the 120th Maintenance Group guideon from Col. Buel Dickson, 120th Airlift Wing commander, Montana Air National Guard, during a change of command ceremony April 6, 2019, Great Falls, Montana. The outgoing maintenance commander, Col. Larry Gardner, was selected as the next commander of the 141st Air Refueling Wing,
  • Group commander promoted to colonel

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. – Col. Tim Lincoln, commander, 120th Mission Support Group, embraces his father, retired Chief Master Sgt. Joe Lincoln, during his colonel promotion ceremony Jan. 4, 2019. As the MSG commander, Lincoln is responsible for the group that provides civil engineering, logistics, security forces, communications, force support, and
  • Volunteers out in force for community dinner

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- Current and retired members of the 120th Airlift Wing, Montana Air National Guard, carve turkeys Dec. 24, 2018 at the MTANG dining facility here. More than 50 volunteers showed up, many before 5 a.m., to prepare food for the 26th annual Danny Berg Memorial Dinner, held on Christmas at the Great Falls Senior Center. This was
  • Red Horse Squadron holds awards, promotion ceremony

    MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Mont. -- Col. Rusty Vaira, 219th RED HORSE Squadron commander, left, presents Staff Sgt. Damian Guzman with an Air Force Achievement Medal during a ceremony Dec. 2, 2018. The squadron combined an award as well as a noncommissioned and senior noncommissioned officer induction ceremony to recognize the superior performers