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  • 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.
  • Connecticut Air Guardsman Competes at Golden Gloves

    When Andrew Eikleberry stepped into the ring on Jan. 12, he felt a sense of calm.
  • Members of 103rd CES earn OSHA certification

    Members of the 103rd Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) partnered with industry safety experts recently to conduct Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training at Bradley Air National Guard Base in East Granby, Conn.
  • Sentry Savannah: 103rd ACS at the forefront

    From 900 miles away at the unit’s home station in Orange, Conn., the103rd ACS provided air control (radar) services for combat air operations in Savannah, Georgia during the Sentry Savannah 19-1 Large Force Exercise (LFE).
  • 103rd CES and Team Rubicon join forces during PATRIOT North 18

    The chaos of a natural disaster does not end immediately after a storm passes or the earth stops quaking; the discord continues into the relief phase as government and non-government organizations work together to rescue survivors and rebuild what has been destroyed.
  • Inside the 103rd Air Control Squadron

    The mission of the United States Air Force can be expressed in what has become a well-known mantra: ‘Fly, Fight, Win,’ but how is this phrase converted into action? Establishing air superiority and winning the air war begins with Airmen, such as those stationed with the 103rd Air Control Squadron in Orange, CT, who control the air war from their ground based command and control radar system.
  • 103rd CES first to deploy DOMOPS package

    The Air National Guard can’t prevent a natural disaster from happening, but it can prepare for one. On July 13, the 103rd Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) did just that when it became the first National Guard unit in the nation to deploy the military’s premier emergency response toolkit, the DOMOPS (Domestic Operations) package, during the PATRIOT North 18 emergency response exercise.
  • Martin reflects on 13 years as Connecticut's TAG

    Maj. Gen. Thaddeus Martin leaned back in a chair behind his desk as he reminisced about his reason for joining the Air Force. Conflict with his father is what motivated him to enlist. After having given college a try for a couple of years, Martin decided it wasn’t for him and wanted to enlist against his father’s wishes. “I was going to prove he
  • A symbol of independence on Independence Day

    On June 10th, dozens of people gathered in Meriden, Conn. to watch the retirement of faded and worn American flags during the American Legion, Post 45 Disposal of Unserviceable Flags Ceremony. Many of the flags had been displayed in honor of deceased service members several years ago, while some had flown one last time in a C-130H “Hercules” aircraft on Memorial Day throughout the state of Connecticut.