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  • General officer named Missouri Air National Guard chief of staff

    The adjutant general of the Missouri National Guard has named a new chief of staff for the Missouri Air National Guard at Ike Skelton Training Site.Maj. Gen. Steve Danner, the adjutant general, announced Brig. Gen. Murray A. Hansen, a 30-year Air National Guard veteran, as the Missouri Air National Guard chief of staff. "Hansen brings to Missouri a
  • Rezac assumes command of the 110th Bomb Squadron

    Lt. Col. Timothy "Bling" Rezac took command of the 110th Bomb Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony held here June 5 during the 131st Bomb Wing's drill weekend.Previously the chief of safety for the 131st and the flight safety officer for the 509th Bomb Wing, Rezac served as the senior safety advisor for the Air National Guard's only
  • Chaplains provide morale boost during mock SED

    131st Bomb Wing chaplains held Bible studies each night for their fellow Citizen-Airmen during the second week of annual training here this week.Chaplain (Capt.) Charlie Dey and other wing chaplains offered a ministry of presence during a mock state emergency duty deployment exercise by providing a nightly Bible study after duty hours at this
  • Virtual-reality training used to work on teambuilding, experience for Citizen-Airmen at Camp Clark

    131st Bomb Wing Citizen-Airmen used virtual reality to build teamwork during Annual Training here May 18.The Virtual Clearance Training Suite is a virtual-reality system that helps train military members for convoy operations and explosive hazards that may occur in deployment or state emergency situations."The dashboards used in the simulations are
  • Rain or shine, 239th CCS Airmen support Camp Clark AT Week

    Airmen of the Missouri Air National Guard's 239th Combat Communications Squadron received real-world experience while supporting a two-week training exercise at Camp Clark, near Nevada, Missouri, beginning May 15.The 239th is supporting more than 180 Airmen from 131st Bomb Wing units across the state here to train for state emergency duty."The
  • Colonel Eaves takes 131st reins at Wing Change of Command

    The 131st Bomb Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, has a new commanding officer after a change of command ceremony held during May drill here today.Previously wing vice commander, Col. Ken "Willie B" Eaves is now responsible for the National Guard's only B-2 unit, which provides nearly 1,100 combat-ready Airmen for both state and federal
  • Francis named new Missouri Air National Guard assistant adjutant general

    The adjutant general of the Missouri National Guard has named a new assistant adjutant general-Air for the Missouri National Guard at Ike Skelton Training Site this week.Maj. Gen. Steve Danner, the adjutant general, announced Col. Michael Francis, the current commander of the 131st Bomb Wing, will succeed Brig. Gen. Gregory Champagne, the Missouri
  • 131st gains full-time resource to support sexual assault response

    Amy Creighton recently joined the 131st Bomb Wing as its sexual assault response coordinator, in support of Guard Airmen who have faced sexual assault."As the first dedicated 131st SARC, Amy is a tremendous asset to the wing with her extensive background in the program at Whiteman and in the local community," said Col. Kenneth Eaves, 131st BW vice
  • Champagne promoted to Major General, will take on new assignment

    Missouri National Guard's Assistant Adjutant General - Air, Brig. Gen. Gregory S. Champagne, was promoted to the rank of major general in a ceremony today at the Joint Force Headquarters.In addition to putting on a second star, Champagne will be transitioning to his new role as the Air National Guard Assistant to the Commander for Air Force Global
  • Standing united: SAPR program provides avenues for recovery

    During a traumatic experience, it might be hard to know to whom to turn. Dealing with a sexual assault can be a very isolating experience, especially for service members who may be away from their support system at home.However, Airmen can rely on their Air Force and Department of Defense (DOD) family to provide support at any time. The Air Force
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