Air National Guard

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Air′ Na′tional Guard′

a national guard organization similar to and coordinate with the U.S. Air Force.
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Noun1.Air National Guard - a civilian reserve component of the United States Air Force that provides prompt mobilization during war and assistance during national emergencies
U. S. Air Force, United States Air Force, US Air Force, USAF, Air Force - the airforce of the United States of America; the agency that defends the United States through control and exploitation of air and space
home reserve, National Guard - United States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal government; subject to call by either
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As of today, we have more than 26,000 airmen deployed--4,400 of them are Air Guard.
For Craig, that reason is the four C-130 cargo planes, which he says the Air Force promised him seven years ago would be provided to the Air Guard base in Boise.
He also stressed that a lot of his 20,000 Army and Air Guard personnel ``are young people who don't have a lot of credit history or financial experience'' and urged training programs before cards are issued.
The program will utilize the vehicle and trailer to travel to North Carolina National Guard armories or training sites to provide fun and educational outlets for the children of its Army and Air Guard members, helping to address fears and concerns many children have about their parent's service.
National Guard is the only independent, monthly, national publication dedicated to covering the issues important to the Army and Air Guard officers.
Current obstacles for the [Air National Guard] are training its personnel," said an Air Guard official.
1 the Alabama National Guard deployed 1,400 Army and Air Guard personnel to Mississippi to provide security and help local officials re-establish communication networks.
Tom Lynn, can't initiate action because he's an air guard technician--a government civilian employee--during the week who wears a military uniform.
Lt Col Bruce Butters, of the National Air Guard, said: "We sent up jets to try and find out what was happening.
Yeah, it was someplace to be, all right, this little Air Guard breather between wars that lasted 40 years.
The hands-on, immersive experience takes attendees on a fast-paced journey through life in the Air Guard by letting them participate in simulated challenges that replicate the real-life experiences of Air Guard men and women during basic military training, technical school and on drill weekend.
A NEW team of Army Guard Soldiers and Air Guard medical personnel, known a CERFP (for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear or High-Yield Explosive-Enhanced Response-Force Package), recently demonstrated to a team of Army evaluators they're ready to respond to a potential chemical-agent attack by terrorists targeting a U.