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  • 190th Medical Group received hands on medical facility training

    Over 30 members from the 190th Medical Group traveled to the Naval Medical Center San Diego in August for their medical facility annual training.“Our experience was exceptional in the way of having access to hands-on patient care,” said Maj. Angie Carroll, 190th MDG officer in charge of nursing services. “We train to fight at the 190th MDG with
  • 190 MDG hosts vaccine events

    Since January, the 190th Medical Group has vaccinated over 1,000 Kansas National Guard Airmen, Soldiers and Department of Defense civilians.When the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine Moderna arrived on December 23, 2020, the 190th MDG and Kansas Army National Guard personnel had only three business days to plan for the first vaccination event on
  • 190 ARW deploy for Operation Capitol Response

    Members of the 190th Air Refueling Wing have returned to Forbes Field following their deployment to Washington, D.C., where they provided support to the District of Columbia National Guard and local civilian authorities for the presidential inauguration from Jan. 17-27. A total of 59 Coyotes volunteered for this short notice mission, transported by
  • Kansas Guardsmen compete at Omaha Marathon

    After months of training, seven Kansas National Guard members competed as a team in the Omaha Marathon Sept. 20, 2020, showcasing what Kansas could do against the other 110 National Guard participants.The team placed 11th out of 48 teams, which earned two runners a chance to represent the All Guard Marathon Team, a separate comprised team of guard
  • CF prepares for new cyber defense mission

    On October 15, 2020, the 190th Air Refueling Wing Communications Flight visited Wichita, Kan. to collaborate with the 184th Wing in preparation for the new cyber defense mission to begin implementation at Forbes Field in fiscal year 2021.After a course of three phases, CF plans to be entirely transferred over to the new Mission Defense Team, with
  • Saying Goodbye to the KC-135: Colonel's Fini Flight

    The jet takes a victory lap over the runway before looping around and taxiing onto the ramp. The aircrew parks and makes their way through all the required maintenance checks. Meanwhile, family and friends wait eagerly for the signal to run toward the aircraft. As the lucky individual emerges from the jet, he comes face-to-face with cheers,
  • Medical Group practices emergency life support

    Capt. Ryan Voth and Lt. Col. Jon O’Neal, both members of the 190th Air Refueling Wing Medical Group, practice advanced cardiac life support during the Jan. drill. ALCS is basic life support with extra emphasis on cardiac support. Scenarios like this usually take place in a hospital setting. Training and equipment for these circumstances are not
  • CES Constructs Facilities and their Future

    It’s July 20, 2017 at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania when John Mellencamp’s hit released in 1980, “Ain’t even done with the night,” streams from a phone. Well-seasoned Senior Master Sgt. Casey Batterton pauses for a moment, chuckles and mutters “I remember when that song was new.” For him this would be his final Deployment for Training after 30 years of selfless service to active duty and the Kansas Air National Guard.
  • 190th ARW app on the horizon

    The 190th Air Refueling Wing is planning to release a new base app just in time for September’s drill.It is designed to promote communication, interaction and entertainment for Airmen, while also providing important base information. The app will feature helpful tools such as news, PT calculators, notifications, references, phone directories and
  • Paola Legion Riders show appreciation for 190th Airmen, mission

    The American Legion Riders, Chapter 156 from Paola, Kansas visited the 190th Air Refueling Wing on June 25, 2017, to show their support for Airmen and the refueling mission. The American Legion Riders are a national motorcycle club split into regional sectors that provide support for veterans and their families. The Paola chapter is one of the most