Air National Guard

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Air′ Na′tional Guard′


n.
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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America's US Air Force Space Command, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, and rotating Air National Guard units all use it.
Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard units, and U.S.
Wright additionally is responsible for the combat readiness and operational effectiveness for all Oklahoma Air National Guard units.
Fairchild's role as a refueling installation and the additional air National Guard units now on base indicate the USAF's view that it is a mission-essential facility for its operations and training.
FAST FLY resulted in Air National Guard units flying more overwater missions, hauling more cargo and transporting more passengers than ever before in recorded Air National Guard history.
There are 10 Air National Guard units with AE squadrons.
Today's nose art has become the rule and not the exception throughout the bomber and tanker fores of Strategic Air Command, and although Tactical Air Command frowns on non-standard markings of any sort, several TAC gained Air National Guard units have artwork on their aircraft.
Air National Guard units have mobilized and deployed exactly those capabilities, sometimes embodied as full units and sometimes as unit or individual contributions to the Air Expeditionary Forces, which the Air Force has directed them to provide.
Air National Guard units with air sovereignty missions, like the 113lh Wing, will need to see that trickle down in the next four to five years, and perhaps even earlier for some units, depending on the status of their aircraft, he said.
Air National Guard units may be activated in a number of ways as prescribed by public law.
None of the funds provided in title III of this Act may be obligated for F-16 aircraft modifications until the Secretary of the Air Force submits a report to the congressional defense committees detailing a plan to assign, no later than the first quarter of fiscal year 2002, F-16 Block 40 aircraft, or later model F-16 aircraft, to Air National Guard units which were deployed to Operation Desert Storm.
By assigning active associates or Reserve units with Air National Guard units, these units are allowed to share responsibility for limited weapon systems.

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