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  • Training like a BOSS!

    As you walk up the short stairs and look inside the rectangular box, you can imagine being in the air and getting ready for a refueling mission. All that is missing is the humming of the KC-135 Stratotanker's engine, and to some degree, the cold breeze you get from being in the boom pod in back of

  • Our Job Never Stops

    "You have to have a want and need to make a difference," said Senior Master Sgt. Julie Schechter, the 108th Wing Command Post superintendent. "There is no room for error in this job. It is too critical to do otherwise."The 108th Wing Command Post Airmen work every day at all hours to include

  • Red Tail Angels: The story of the Tuskegee Airmen

      Prior to World War II, the situation for African-American aviators was even more grim than their counterparts in the other services.  The Army Air Corps had completely barred blacks from their ranks while the other services assigned blacks only the most menial of duties. The basis for this

  • Junior Enlisted Advisory Council: Working for You!

      Are you a new Airman at the 108th Wing or one who has been in the unit for some time? If you are between the ranks of airman basic and technical sergeant, come join the 108th Wing's Junior Enlisted Advisory Council!  The JEAC is a council of Airmen, who represent the junior enlisted force from

  • NJ National Guard chaplains, assistants train for trauma

      "In our field, we're given a lot of training on counseling and pastoral skills," said Capt. David Kahler, a 108th Wing chaplain. "This training was specific to taking care of our Airmen. It helped me to look back on some traumatic events that have happened over my time as a chaplain. Going

  • Wing chooses Airmen of the Year

      Master Sgt. Amanda L. Marotta, Tech. Sgt. John C. Hoffecker and Senior Airman Tyshawn G. Jenkins: What do they have in common?  They were chosen as the 108th Wing's Airmen of the Year.  Marotta serves with the 108th Civil Engineer Squadron as an emergency management specialist, while Hoffecker is

  • Meet the Millers

         The Guard is family.     Case in point.     Danielle Bunyea and Keith Miller first met at Port Hueneme, Calif., Danielle was from Washington state and Keith was from New Jersey.     "We were both at the same tech school in 2008," said Senior Airman Keith Miller.     Danielle was training to

  • Completing my family

    Melissa Pandolf knew she always wanted a big family. It's no wonder she decided to join the second largest military family in the U.S. Armed Forces back in 1993: The United States Air Force. Moving up through the ranks and several Air Force careers, the technical sergeant, a Patchogue, New

  • Got Your Back

    Using graphic language and role acting, the facilitated discussion, Got Your Back, gave 108th Wing Airmen a better understanding of how our culture views sex, sexist language, sexual predators and how we can be better Wingmen by standing up for others.The discussion led by presenters' Kelley Ristow

  • CRG tackles "Eagle Flag"

    When August rolls around in the training calendar for the New Jersey Air National Guard, Airmen from the 108th Contingency Response Group know exactly what to expect. They know they need to put on their game-face and tackle the exercise they have been participating at for the past three years: Eagle