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  • 192nd Wing first sergeants - putting Airmen first

    Called by many names - Diamond, Shirt, First Shirt - a first sergeant has many roles in their unit. They advise commanders on Airmen and families' readiness, health, morale, welfare and quality of life to ensure a mission-ready force. But their primary mission? Taking care of Airmen.

  • Dirt Boys pave the way for the VaANG

    Within the 203rd RED HORSE, 192nd Wing, Virginia Air National Guard is a prestigious group of Airmen - the Dirt Boys.To be a “Dirt Boy” means to be a highly trained and skilled engineer, technician and craftsman who possesses determination in various construction disciplines. It is a term of

  • 34th CST, Virginia State Police team up for training exercise

    Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airman assigned to the Fort Barfoot-based 34th Civil Support Team, along with Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation bomb technicians, conducted a training exercise March 19-21, 2024, in Blackstone, Virginia. 

  • Women veterans honored at War Memorial ceremony

    Women veterans from all military branches received pins recognizing their service during a Virginia Women Veterans Week event March 21, 2024, at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond, Virginia.

  • VaANG top performers recognized at annual awards ceremony

    JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. --The Virginia Air National Guard held its annual awards ceremony to recognize the 2023 Outstanding Airmen of the Year Feb. 3, 2024, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, in Hampton, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Catherine M. Jumper, Virginia Air National Guard commander, and Col.