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  • 161 ARW budget officer named best in ANG

    Capt. Maylin White, 161st Air Refueling Wing, Comptroller Flight, Officer in Charge, was named the Air National Guard’s Budget Officer of the Year for 2018.
  • Brothers, ‘Dirt Boyz’ serve together at AUAB

    For two Airmen at Al Udeid, the term “Brothers in Arms” took on new meaning after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York, Washington D.C., and Pennsylvania. John and Christopher Beckett, two brothers with the Arizona National Guard, were inspired by the patriotic response of U.S. citizens in the wake of the attacks. Together, they decided to “do their part” in 2003, and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. Now, more than 15 years later, their paths continue to line up, deploying together to Al Udeid as “Dirt Boyz” for the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron.
  • 161st Air Refueling Wing’s New Year, New You Series: Financial Preparedness

    The New Year is here and it’s time to make good on those New Year’s resolutions. Airmen that haven’t recently reviewed their financial planning or budget, this is the perfect time to take some simple steps to insure they are financially set for 2019.
  • 161st Air Refueling Wing’s New Year, New You Series: Education

    Many Airmen have a New Year’s resolution to further their education, but don’t know how or where to get started. The Air Force provides numerous tools, which enable Airmen to advance their education, and by knowing where to start any Airmen can graduate to their resume.
  • AZ Guard: Every Airman is a recruiter

    Members of the 161st Air Refueling Wing’s Maintenance Group, travelled to Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Jan. 15, to talk with students about the Wing’s mission and provide information on joining the Arizona Air National Guard.
  • 161st Air Refueling Wing's New Year, New You Series: Fitness

    As an Airmen, your fitness and health directly relates to your military readiness. If your New Year’s resolution includes improving your performance during your Air Force Physical Fitness Test then following these steps may help get you started in the right direction.
  • 161st Air Refueling Wing’s New Year, New You Series: Professional Development

    Cheers to the New Year! Many people make New Year’s resolutions during this season, which challenge and encourage improvement for the development of one’s character. Self-development inspires people to becoming the best version of themselves and the 161st Air Refueling Wing has a plethora of duties where Airman can exhibit their leadership skills.
  • New SARC brings a wealth job of experience

    From a tender age, Ms. Lynn Spillers cultivated a never-ending passion for taking care of people, which reflected in her personality and experience as a social worker. Her expertise and devotion to the career field introduces her to a new role - sexual assault response coordinator (SARC) for the 161st Air Refueling Wing.
  • CFC-Join the 2018 Giving Campaign

       Official solicitation period is September 10, 2018 - January 11, 2019CFC official web site: https://www.desertsouthwestcfc.org/Instructions on how to create an account can be found here: CFC Giving Portal Guide.pdf.pdf                                                
  • AZ ANG Defenders Partner with IL ANG for Tactics Training

    Members of the 161st Security Forces Squadron from Goldwater Air National Guard Base in Phoenix ventured out to Camp San Luis Obispo in central California to participate in an annual training exercise alongside three other Air National Guard units from Arizona and Illinois, July 30 to Aug. 9, 2017.
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