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  • CERFP Capabilities are Showcased by Members of the 143d Airlift Wing

    Members of the 143d Airlift Wing involved in the Region 1 Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, High Yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) performed a training exercise at Quonset Air National Guard Base, North Kingstown, Rhode Island to demonstrate the team's

  • Safety Cannot be Sequestered!

    We're all facing hard economic times in the Guard. Budgets and flying hours are being slashed. Furloughs have been planned. Things are tough all over. Luckily, our work requirements will be scaled back accordingly... right? Hmm... not so much. The need to operate safely cannot be scaled back either.

  • 440th Airlift Wing offers safe haven for Rhode Island aircraft

    POPE FIELD - C-130J Hercules aircraft belonging to the 143rd Airlift Wing take refuge at Pope Field, N.C., on Feb. 6, 2013, as Winter Storm Nemo strikes its home base of Quonset Point Air National Guard Station, R.I.Six C-130s made the trip from Quonset Point to Pope Field with an expected return

  • Quonset Air National Guard Base Air Traffic Control Tower Ready for Action

    Members of the Rhode Island National Guard were joined at Quonset Air National Guard Base by Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse as well as Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicillinie for a dedication ceremony of the newly built $8.3 million dollar Air Traffic Control Tower facility. The 98

  • 143d Airlift Wing Has a New Enlisted Leader

    In a ceremony rich in tradition, the enlisted leadership of the 143d Airlift Wing changed hands Sunday December 3, 2012 inside the maintenance hangar at Quonset Air National Guard Base.The ceremony took place in front of a Wing formation of hundreds of enlisted Airmen known as the "Rhode Warriors."

  • New Leaders Graduate from Satellite NCO Academy

    McGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. -- Six Airmen from the 143d Airlift Wing were among 125 Airmen from 14 units who graduated from the Satellite Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Academy Class 12-2 in a ceremony held at The I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center December

  • Bruins Stop by for Military Appreciation

    Last Wednesday players and staff members from the Providence Bruins Hockey Team and staff members from the Boston Bruins Hockey Team stopped into Quonset Air National Guard Base to visit members of the Rhode Island National Guard to show their appreciation for the selfless service of the Airmen and