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  • National Guard Airmen partner with local law enforcement, perform life-saving SWAT training

    Six members of the Oklahoma Air National Guard trained alongside almost 30 members of the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office and other state agencies during a Special Weapons and Tactics school held by the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office at a variety of training locations throughout Oklahoma, Oct. 26 to Nov. 6, 2015.The school allowed four Security
  • Oklahoma Air Guardsmen get down and dirty with debris clearance

    Debris clearance teams from the 137th Civil Engineering Squadron in Oklahoma City and 138th Fighter Wing CES in Tulsa kicked up dust and rubble while moving large concrete blocks, tree trunks and limbs during a debris clearance training at Camp Gruber, Oklahoma, Oct. 19-23, 2015.The primary goal for the training was the familiarization of Airmen
  • New cable infrastructure improves security

    New fiber-optic and copper communication cables are being installed at select locations around Will Rogers Air National Guard Base. This new infrastructure is necessary as part of the 137th Air Refueling Wing's transition to a Special Operations Wing.Provided by the 137th Communications Flight, the new system will provide better security for the
  • 137 ARW Command Post wins Air National Guard Small Command Post of the Year

    The 137th Air Refueling Wing Command Post was selected as the Air National Guard Small Command Post of the Year for the period of Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2014.The 137 CP received the award for excellence in mission accomplishment and impact, performance and recognition of Command Post controllers, and training recognition."We are very excited to be
  • 137 AES holds joint emergency training with diverse airframes

    The 137th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participated in a joint Air National Guard training mission with the 130th Airlift Wing, West Virginia Air National Guard, Sept. 12, 2015.The mission allowed the two crews of five to maintain flight readiness on a C-130 Hercules airframe flown by the 130 AW. This training helps the 137 AES experience
  • Oklahoma Air National Guardsman informs students of HAZMAT dangers

    A member of the Oklahoma Air National Guard informed eighth-grade science students at Deer Creek Middle School in Edmond, Oklahoma, Sept. 8, 2015, on the dangers of mishandling hazardous materials.Tech. Sgt. Tim Cotterall, 137th Civil Engineering Squadron emergency management specialist, spends time every September educating the students on the
  • 137th Force Support Squadron adds distinguished graduate to recruiting team

    The 137th Air Refueling Wing Force Support Squadron recently added a new recruiter to their team.Senior Airman Dezire Suter, 137 ARW production recruiter, graduated from the Air National Guard recruiting school at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, on May 12. Suter was honored as the distinguished graduate."I was happy to learn I was being recognized
  • Airmen from the 205th Engineering Installation Squadron support C4ISR

    Seven Airmen from the 205th Engineering Installation Squadron have been reunited with their families and friends over the last week at Will Rogers World Airport after returning from a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia in support of communications enhancements and upgrades.The Airmen, along with members of the 219 EIS, 138th Fighter Wing,
  • New ASOS commander focuses on 'center of excellence'

    The 146th Air Support Operations Squadron welcomed a new commander during a ceremony here, Aug. 2.Maj. Christopher D. Gries assumed command from Lt. Col. James B. Waltermire after serving the last two years as the squadron's director of operations. He said he intends to continue the vision that his predecessors have put in place."Making this the
  • MC-12W returns flying operations back to Will Rogers Air National Guard Base

    The 137th Air Refueling Wing officially welcomed flying operations back to Will Rogers Air National Guard Base by recognizing the arrival of the MC-12W during a ribbon cutting ceremony, Aug. 1."We're very excited to have the mission back at Will Rogers and have everybody here and back under one roof," said 137 ARW Commander Col. Devin R.