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Captain Sean Edwards, Firefighter, 138th Fighter Wing, captures image of wildfires while in transit to the Tulsa Area Firefighter’s Mutual Aid (TAFMA) Task Force 1. 138th Fighter Wing Firefighters Support Tulsa Wildfires
On March 16, 2018 at approximately 6:00 pm, Tulsa Air National Guard Fire Department, 138th Fighter Wing units 67 and 68 received a mutual aid request from the Tulsa Fire Department in regards to a major wildfire. The first objective under assignment to the Tulsa Area Firefighter’s Mutual Aid (TAFMA) Task Force 1, was to dig control lines north approximately 5 miles south of the Osage Casino in Sand Springs and meet up with lines dug by the Cherokee Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Montana BIA, and North Carolina BIA. The second objective for Task Force 1, provide quick response to fires threatening homes and cross roads. The Air Guard units contributed various hand tools and blowers on scene for approximately 9 hours until wildfires remained in control. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Sean Edwards/Released).
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Andrew "Gunner" Jolly is 138th Fighter Wing's Newest Pilot for a Day Andrew "Gunner" Jolly is 138th Fighter Wing's Newest Pilot for a Day
138th Fighter Wing's newest Pilot For A Day, Andrew "Gunner" Jolly receives a key to the base, and is witness to the greatest fighting machine in history at Tulsa Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma, Feb 27, 2018. The Pilot For A Day program allows children with potentially life threatening illnesses a chance to experience a day in the life of a Fighter Pilot.
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Master Sgt. Craig Yates and Staff Sgt. Justin Talbert, members of the 138th Security Forces Squadron, execute their combative skills during annual training on Feb. 12, 2017 in Collinsville, OK.  Following the training, Talbert discussed the techniques they learned and provided feedback to the airmen on their performance during the training scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rebecca Imwalle) Security Forces executes combatives training
Members of the 138th Security Forces Squadron gathered in Collinsville, Okla., to participate in annual combative training on Feb. 11, 2017.During the two-day training, defenders were educated on how to protect themselves and control their adversary during armed and unarmed attacks. While the training began with basic defense movements and hand
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Brigadier General David Burgy, Chief of Staff of the Oklahoma Air National Guard speaks during a homecoming ceremony at the 138th Fighter Wing in Tulsa, Okla., March 5, 2017. More than 90 Airmen deployed from 12 squadrons across the 138th FW. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Rebecca Imwalle) 138th Fighter Wing Airmen return from deployment
More than 90 Airmen from the 138th Fighter Wing recently returned home from a six month deployment in various areas throughout the Middle East and Africa in support of Operations Freedom Sentinel, Inherent Resolve, Resolute Support and Spartan Shield.On March 5, 2017, the 138th FW hosted a welcome home event to recognize the contributions of these
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Master Sgt. Jason Stockinger, 138th Communications Flight, seeks out other water fight participants during the 138th Fighter Wing's combat dining-in held Aug. 1, 2015 at the Tulsa Air National Guard base.  The wing's senior non-commissioned officer's council sponsored the event as a way to enhance camaraderie and promote esprit de corps throughout the ranks.   (U.S. National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mark A. Moore/Released) 138th Combat Dining In builds unit camaraderie and promotes esprit de corps
Upon the conclusion of Saturday's unit training assembly August 1, 2015, the 138th Fighter Wing Senior Non-Commissioned Officers Council sponsored a Combat Dining In.Guardsmen of all ranks and ages from nearly every organization on base donned their wacky uniforms, filled up their water balloons and super soakers and gathered to participate in the
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Parents and children pose for a group photo at the Tulsa Air National Guard Base, Okla., 23 April, 2015, during "National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day."   The 138th participated in the event as a way to give children an insight into what their parents do, as well as demonstrating to them what is involved day to day in a job or career.  (U.S. National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt.  Preston L. Chasteen/Released) Tulsa ANG participates in “National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day”
Members of the 138th Fighter Wing and their families participated in the "national take our daughters and sons to work day" held here April 23.The one day event allowed children to go to work with their parents and see first-hand what mom or dad does for a living, as well as give children a better understanding of what's involved with a job or
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2015
Maj. Gen William S. Hadaway III, former Director of Logistics, National Guard Bureau, receives his certificate of retirement from former Director of the Air National Guard Lt. Gen. Harry M. Wyatt III (ret.), April 11, at the Brig. Gen. Joseph W. Turner complex, Tulsa Air National Guard Base, Okla.  Both Wyatt and Hadaway were former wing commanders at the 138th Fighter Wing in Tulsa.  (U.S. National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mark A. Moore/Released) Former NGB Director of Logistics, Maj. Gen. William S. Hadaway III, retires
Former Director of the Air National Guard Lt. Gen. Harry M. Wyatt III (ret.), was the presiding officer for a retirement ceremony held here for Maj. Gen William S. Hadaway III, former Director of Logistics, National Guard Bureau, April 11, at the Brig. Gen. Joseph W. Turner complex.As Director of Logistics, Hadaway served as the principle advisor
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Maj. Frank Horton (Left), 138th Maintenance Squadron, Lt. Col. Michael Scorsone (center), 125 Fighter Squadron Commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Williams (right), 138th Maintenance Group, receive the “Outstanding Maintenance Unit Award”, after completing Red Flag training at Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, Nevada,  Mar. 12, 2015.  Red Flag is the Air Forces top air-to-air combat training exercise. (U.S. National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Hardison) Tulsa ANG maintainers demonstrate excellence at Red Flag
Personnel from the 138th Fighter Wing participated in Red Flag combat exercise 28 Feb-14 Mar, at Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, Nevada.Red Flag-Nellis is conducted on the Nevada Test and Training Range and involves U.S. and allied forces from all branches of service.Each Red Flag exercise normally involves a variety of interdiction, attack, air
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2015
Members from the 138th Fighter Wing (FW) assemble beds and place mattresses March 29, 2015, at the Ronald McDonald House of Tulsa.  Volunteers from the 138th FW assisted at the house upon the arrival of a large shipment new beds and mattresses. (U.S. National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mark A. Moore/Released) 138th Fighter Wing volunteers give back by assisting families with seriously ill children
Members of the 138th Fighter Wing, Oklahoma Air National Guard, recently volunteered at the Tulsa Ronald McDonald House.On March 29, 10 airmen disassembled several old beds and then assembled and installed new ones at the Tulsa Ronald McDonald House. The beds are used by families with seriously ill children while those children receive medical care
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Chief Master Sgt. Dennis Dipiazzo, 138th Fighter Wing communications chief, gives a speech to airmen attending a "Rising 6" organization meeting. The organization was recently reactivated by the senior non-commissioned officer’s council to help junior enlisted airmen to have a voice on base, and establish rapport and morale with other guard personnel. (U.S. National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jeffery Foster/Released) Tulsa ANG's Rising 6
The 138th Fighter Wing senior non-commissioned officer council recently decided to reactivate the "Rising 6", a volunteer organization which helps technical sergeants and below have a voice on base and establish rapport and morale for young airmen.Staff Sgt. Melissa Montgomery, the program's president and full time maintenance group command support
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