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  • Guard’s Only Female MTI Named AU NCO of Year

    The first and only female Military Training Instructor in the Air National Guard is also the first and only Air National Guardsman to be named the Air University Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.Tech. Sgt. Leslie Cummings of Corona, Calif., is a Military Training Instructor for the Academy of Military Science, the U.S. Air Force Officer Training
  • March Commander's View

    Budget Crisis. Sequestration. Debt ceiling. Continuing Resolution. Furlough. These words have been in the news lately. As one who believes in transparency and as much disclosure as possible, I'm going to share what I know about these topics as of now. You may or may not be aware, but there are actually several events all happening at the same time.
  • February Commanders View

     I hope that everyone enjoyed the holidays and the much needed time off with family and friends. The Super Bowl has been decided and congratulations to the Baltimore Ravens for a hard fought victory. There are two looming dates in March that will affect the 146th AW in respects to the federal budget. March 1st is the deadline for sequestration and
  • December Commander's View

    We have officially entered the holiday season with the Thanksgiving weekend just passing and I hope all of you had time to enjoy some much needed time off. Christmas and New Years are right around the corner and before we know it, 2013 will be here. This Sunday of drill will be a combination Family Day, Hometown Heroes, and Christmas Party. Please
  • November Commander' s View

    As this edition of the Commander's View was being written, Hurricane Sandy was bearing down on the northeast, the most populated area of the United States. Although this hurricane was not as powerful as some in the past, the amount of damage was extremely large. Hurricane Sandy brought massive flooding to New York and New Jersey, and caused
  • 562nd Band Deploys to AFCENT

    "Fuego Azul" lit the summer on fire with Latin dance grooves and mainstream popular hits in Southwest Asia and Kyrgyzstan during July and August of this year. Comprised of Airmen from the Air National Guard Band of the Southwest located at the 146th Airlift Wing, the salsa dance band performed morale-boosting shows for servicemen and women, and
  • October Featured Airman of the month

    This October's Airman of the month is Airman 1st Class Monique Torres, the newest addition to the 146th Airlift Wing's finance office. We caught up with Torres to find out a little more about herself and what her future will hold.1. When did you enlist in the Air Force, how long have you been in the service?My service with the military began when I
  • September's Post its, promotions and news picks

    Here is the latest news and information you need to know from the 146th Airlift Wing. Don't forget you can also like us on Facebook or even watch videos from YouTube and follow us on Twitter! Welcome our newest Airmen of the 146th!Senior Airman Jordan Michael Albers- 146th Logistics Readiness SquadronAirman 1st class Derek Rashaun Davis- 146th
  • September Commander's View

    We had a change in the senior staff this past month and I would like to thank Col. Marilyn Rios for her outstanding leadership as the Vice Commander for the 146th AW since 2003. She has taken over the 162nd Combat Communications Group Commander position and she will be sorely missed here at Channel Islands. Join me in wishing her good luck and God