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  • 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.

  • AZ Guard Airmen train to operate patient decontamination station

    A community’s ability to cope with a mass casualty event depends on the capabilities of its first responders and public health professionals to handle a sudden surge in demand of patients with resource-intensive and specialized medical needs. For the members of the 161st Air Refueling Wing’s Medical

  • Arizona Airmen build, renovate Georgian orphanages

    More than 30 Arizona Air National Guard members from the Phoenix-based 161st Air Refueling Wing spent most of July in Galavani and Tsilkani, Georgia, remodeling and rebuilding two orphanages as part of a Humanitarian and Civic Assist mission coordinated through the Department of State.The

  • Tanker unit enhances suicide intervention skills

    “Are you thinking of committing suicide?” Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training hosted here, March 8 to 9, teaches unit members and civilians how to recognize suicidal tendencies in order to intervene and render aid. The base director of psychological health programs coordinates this workshop

  • Top it off: US, Hellenic air forces practice in-flight refueling

    A KC-135 Stratotanker, from the Arizona Air National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing, joined F-16 Fighting Falcons from Aviano Air Base, Italy, and the Hellenic air force to perform in-flight refueling operations during a flying training deployment, Jan. 20 to Feb. 3, 2017, at Souda Bay, Greece.