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  • Tractor-trailer driving students pull their weight at 188th Wing

    The 188th Wing's Tractor-Trailer Training course, allows total force Airmen and DOD civilian employees to learn the skills necessary to obtain a military or commercial driver’s license and put those skills to work in their jobs.
  • SECDEF: National Guard integral to DOD effort to build lethality, alliances

    Enhancing lethality and restoring readiness is at the heart of the National Security Strategy and the National Guard is an integral part of that strategy, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told the National Guard Association of the United States in Washington, D.C., Aug. 25.
  • Over 400 ANG Airmen attend 2018 Enlisted Leadership Symposium

    Over 400 enlisted Airmen selected from across the 90 Air National Guard wings, attended the 2018 Air National Guard Enlisted Leadership Symposium at Camp Dawson, West Virginia, Aug. 15-17, 2018.
  • 188th Wing hosts first senior noncommissioned officer induction ceremony

    The 188th Wing conducted an induction ceremony for its newest senior noncommissioned officers, June 2, 2018, the first such event organized and hosted by the wing.
  • Stigler assumes command of 188th ISR Group

    Lt. Col. Sara A Stigler assumed command of the 188th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
  • 188th Wing celebrates family day

    The 188th Wing invited family members and community supporters out for its annual family day here May 6, 2018. The wing hosted a variety of activities for all ages, including the 6th Annual Hawg Jawg 5K run, a fishing derby, cultural observances and many more family activities.
  • Col. Smith Retires from the Arkansas Air National Guard

    Col. Thomas Smith, Joint Force Headquarters Command Chaplain, retired after more than 25 years of service April 7, 2018, during a formal retirement ceremony.
  • Chief Redding Retires

    Chief Master Sgt. Ronald W. Redding, Chief of Emergency Management for the 188th Wing Arkansas Air National Guard, retired after more than 30 years of service April 7, 2018, during a formal retirement ceremony.
  • Secretary of the Air Force views 188th Wing’s Abilities firsthand

    The 24th secretary of the Air Force, Heather Wilson, visited the 188th Wing at Ebbing Air National Guard Base, Fort Smith, Arkansas, March 26, 2018, marking the second time that a service secretary has ever visited the wing, and the first top level visit since the wing’s mission stand up in 2016.
  • Rivers promoted to Chief Master Sergeant

    EBBING AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ark.- James W. Rivers, 123rd Intelligence Squadron superintendent, was promoted to Chief Master Sergeant, in a ceremony held here Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.