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  • Retired Staff Sgt. Valvoda - Change of mission, change of job, change of life

    Retired Staff Sgt. Carl Valvoda has been a part of multiple changes throughout his short career in the Montana Air National Guard. He witnessed the fighter aircraft conversion from the F-16 Falcon to the F-15 Eagle and also the beginning of the conversion to the C-130 Hercules airlift mission.The challenges faced by changes in aircraft or missions
  • Finding Treasures in the Attic

    The Airman's Attic officially opened for business during the December unit training assembly at the 120th Airlift Wing of the Montana Air National Guard.The program is operated by the MTANG Airman and Family Readiness Program office with assistance by the Junior Enlisted Council and is intended to help Airmen repurpose free clothing and household
  • Airman-Auctioneer Bids Farewell to the 120th Fighter Wing

    A 120th Fighter Wing crew chief is taking 13 years of Montana Air National Guard experience to his new position as the Air National Guard liaison for the 17th Training Wing located at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas. Tech. Sgt. Don Kirby will be reporting to the active duty training base in June to serve as a point of contact between Air National
  • MTANG Airman's Selfless Act Helps Elderly Woman in Need

    The 120th Maintenance Group Deputy Commander, Lt. Col. Patrick Hover conveys sincere appreciation for one of his Airmen being a true wingman.      "I would like to take the time to express my thoughts on this great example of an Airman that saw something amiss and instead of ignoring it he made the decision to help. It seems in this era of
  • 120th Fighter Wing on Forefront of Diversity

    The Montana Chapter AX, Philanthropist Educational Organization (PEO) recently visited the Montana Air National Guard and received an overview of the guard's mission highlighting its diversity.      The PEO is a professional education organization whose goal is to assist women in achieving higher education though support, scholarships, grants and
  • 219th RED HORSE Squadron Wins National Award

    The Montana Air National Guard 219th RED HORSE Squadron was recently awarded the distinguished National Guard Association of the United States Mission Support Trophy by the National Guard Bureau from Lt. Gen. Harry M. Wyatt, the Director of the Air National Guard.      The winners were selected from numerous outstanding units and their ability to
  • 219th RED HORSE Squadron Returns from Deployment

    A specialized Montana Air National Guard unit, the 219th RED HORSE Squadron, recently returned from Southwest Asia marking their third involuntary full unit mobilization in support of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom.      The seven month deployment adds to its long list of proud and distinguished accomplishments. The classic