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Staff Sgt. T.J. Seelbach and Master Sgt. Doug Hickman practice their self-aid and buddy care skills during the rodeo. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Kayla Köhn) Basic skills training is a rodeo
During the January drill the 190th Air Refueling Wing conducted Expeditionary Skills Training, also known as the Expeditionary Skills Rodeo. Approximately every 24 to 36 months Airmen go through a rodeo in an attempt to stay up to date on predeploymenttraining."The actual rodeo satisfies up to 11 subcourses of training, so once you do the rodeoyou
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2017
Ret. Col. Chris Turner, former 190th ARW vice commander, speaks during his retirement ceremony Jan. 8, 2017, in the engine shop at Forbes Field, Kans. Turner had spent the past 20 years with the unit, two of which he served as the Wing’s vice commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Emily E. Amyotte) 190th ARW bids farewell to vice commander
Ret. Col. Chris Turner, former 190th Air Refueling Wing vice commander, celebrated his retirement ceremony Jan. 7, 2017, in the Operations Group Engine Shop with family, friends and fellow coyotes.Turner is an enthusiastic, energetic and motivational leader, according to those who spoke during the ceremony, and has been the vice commander for the
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2017
Airman 1st Class Ryan Ramshaw throws the first pitch at a Kansas City Royals game. (Photo by Al Junco photography) KC Royals support Ryan's Race
Ryan Ramshaw, 190th Comptroller Flight accounting technician, is a life long sports fan. His life, spent surrounded with sports memorabilia and hours upon hours of baseball practices, was dedicated to the game. He's been a supporter of all area teams, but none compare to his admiration for the Kansas City Royals.Early last December, Ramshaw went to
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2016
Looking for a mentorship opportunity? Command Chief to mentor selected Airmen
Opportunity is knocking for the Airmen at Forbes Field. A new mentorship program is scheduled to begin this September. The Junior Enlisted Mentorship Program is a program that provides Senior Airmen and below an opportunity to shadow the Wing Command Chief for a day.According to Senior Master Sgt. Doug Stowe, 190th Air Refueling Wing Comptroller
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2016
Airmen from the 190th Air Refueling Wing return home from their deployments at Forbes Field, Kansas. Aug. 13, 2016. Their deployments varied from two to three months in Al Udeid Air Base in Doha, Qatar. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Emily E. Amyotte/Released) Families welcome home Airmen from Qatar deployment

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2016
Coyotes provide health care at Tropic Care 2016 Coyotes provide health care at Tropic Care 2016
Airmen from the 190th Air Refueling Wing provided free vision, medical and dental care to the communities of Kauai as part of Tropic Care 2016 from June 20-29 on the island of Kauai, Hawaii.Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines all worked together to yield aid from five separate clinics across the island, bringing a range of medical care to the
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2016
Airmen from the 190th Air Refueling Wing crosstrain into the Air Force's new combat Air Force Specialty Code, Combat Barista. Air Force introduces new combat AFSC
Air Force senior leaders have released details of the service's plan to announce a new Air Force Specialty Code, combat barista, beginning in April 2016."Alertness levels have been below required sustainment for quite some time," said Brig. Gen. Dee Kaff, Air Force director of operations. "We all have to learn how to do more with less and we've
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2016
Senior Airman Taylor Wheeler,190th fuels system journeyman, and her support dog, Tigger (photo by Airman 1st Class Emily E. Amyotte) The wonderful thing about Tigger
Senior Airman Taylor Wheeler, 190th fuels system journeyman, stood tall and proud in front of her colleagues. As Major General Lee Tafanelli, Kansas Adjutant General, approached Wheeler to bestow an award, her admiring dog Tigger slowly inched his  way in between the two.Tigger could sense his partner was nervous and wanted to inform the general of
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2016
190th Comptroller Flight members Staff Sgt. Camrey Gayer, Senior Airman Tess Brackemyer, Capt. Casey Montgomery and Senior Master Sgt. Douglas Stowe run the Coyote Mudder. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Emily Amyotte) Comptroller Flight Mudders

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2015
Capt. Kevin Vilardo 24th CST, New York (left) and Sgt. 1st Class Michael Ramos, 73rd CST, (right) monitor both the security and the tennis at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in
New York City. (Photo provided.) 73rd CST keeps the US Open safe
Not many careers in the National Guard get to work for and support national and even world-wide broadcast events, but the 73rd Civil Support Team is the exception.Members from the unit participated as colleagues at the 2015 U.S. Open this summer, where they supported the New York Police Department's public safety and precautionary efforts. A part
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2015
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