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  • National Guard among top 25 organizations for diversity

    The National Guard Bureau was recently named one of the top 25 national organizations when it comes to diversity and inclusion.
  • Guard members to see changes in GI Bill transfer benefits

    Provisions allowing Guard members to transfer some or all of their Post- 9/11 GI Bill benefits to their spouse or children are set to change, limiting the timeframe Soldiers and Airmen can transfer those benefits.
  • 288th OSS welcomes new chief

    The 288th Operations Support Squadron congratulated their new chief during a Feb. 2, 2019, promotion ceremony at the Red Horse Training Center, here.
  • Gentry promoted to colonel at 188th Wing

    The 188th Operations Group promoted its commander to the rank of colonel in a ceremony held here, Feb. 2, 2019. Lt. Col Jeremiah S. Gentry, a Fort Smith native, took command of the 188th Operations Group February of last year, and oversees 210 personnel in support of operations for combatant commanders.
  • 188th Wing announces Outstanding Airmen of the Year winners

    The 188th Wing announced its 2018 Outstanding Airmen of the Year during a ceremony held recently at the Red Horse Training Center here. The Airmen selected are recognized for their consistent performance above expectations and setting the standard for their fellow Airmen to meet.
  • National Guard technician program turns 50

    This month marks the 50th anniversary of the National Guard's technician program, which provides for a full-time element to maintain readiness in units throughout the Guard.
  • Arkansas Airman fixes hospital equipment in Guatemala

    Throughout a week-long medical readiness training exercise, 30 Airmen from the 189th Airlift Wing and 188th Wing saw more than 2,000 patients. While that number is a feat in itself, one Airman used his knowledge to support the local community in a different way.
  • Brewer Promoted to Chief at the 188th

    The 188th Force Support Squadron promoted its new superintendent to the rank of chief master sergeant, during a ceremony held here, Nov. 4, 2018.
  • 188th Wing UPAD continues to deliver Hurricane Florence support

    Since September 13, the Arkansas Air National Guard’s 188th Wing Unclassified Processing, Assessment and Dissemination (UPAD) has provided critical information and analysis to aid Hurricane Florence relief efforts in both North and South Carolina.
  • 188th Wing activates UPAD for Hurricane Florence Response

    The Arkansas Air National Guard’s 188th Wing activated its Unclassified Processing, Assessment and Dissemination (UPAD) capability in response to Hurricane Florence September 13, 2018, providing imagery, geospatial, and assessment support to incident commanders in affected areas.
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