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  • 103rd’s newest facility ensures wing meets increasing global demands

    The brand-new Small Air Terminal’s front doors swung open as Airmen en route to a deployment for training formed the first processing line May 3, 2019 at Bradley Air National Guard Base, Conn. After 12 years and 10 facility changes, the 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron finally began work in their new, permanent home.
  • 103rd leads innovation with first virtual reality loadmaster training system

    Loadmasters at the 103rd Airlift Wing helped develop the first Virtual Loadmaster Training System (VLTS), that recently became fully operational at Bradley Air National Guard Base, East Granby, Conn.
  • Conn. Air National Guard showcases global reach in Greenland

    The Air National Guard is known to be a force that is ready to respond to domestic emergencies. These proven capabilities range from natural disaster relief to civil disturbance operations. However, the scope of the Air National Guard’s federal mission, which calls for Air Guardsmen to serve in various nations around the world, is lesser known.
  • Connecticut and Canadian Engineers Train Together at Bellows Air Force Station

    The Canadian Air Force 19th Construction Engineer Squadron along with the 103rd Civil Engineer Squadron work together at Bellows Air Force Station as part of a Deployment For Training program. The program integrates various units for projects to simulate a deployed environment.
  • Connecticut services Airmen support deployment for training at Bellows Air Force Station

    As the sun rises over Waimanalo, Hawaii, services Airmen from the 103rd Force Support Squadron have already been busy preparing breakfast for their 103rd Civil Engineer Squadron counterparts and members of the Royal Canadian Air Force.
  • 103rd Medical Group takes its expertise to the classroom

    Airmen from the 103rd Medical Group visited Torrington High School to teach students CPR and educate them on some of the opportunities the Connecticut Air National Guard has to offer.
  • Connecticut Air National Guard Breaks Ground on New Main Gate

    Thursday, March 21st marked a new beginning for the Connecticut Air National Guard as the 103rd Airlift Wing broke ground on its new main gate.
  • 103rd Chapel Team Expands Capabilities

    Starting in January, the 103rd Airlift Wing chapel team began using a new versatile piece of equipment to expand their support capabilities to the Airmen in the unit.
  • Female Airman thrives despite doubt

    Female service in the U.S. military dates back to long before women were first legally allowed to enlist in 1917. In fact, as early as the beginning of the Revolutionary War in 1775, women were serving as nurses and cooks in military camps. However, it wasn’t until July 8, 1948, that the first female, Sgt. Esther Blake, was allowed to enlist in the Air Force as a part of what was then known as the Women’s Air Force.
  • Women's History Spotlight: Senior Airman Corey Hume

    Senior Airman Corey Hume, a Command and Control Battle Management Operator assigned to the 103rd Air Control Squadron, discusses her experience in the Connecticut Air National Guard and what it means to her to be a female role model in the military.