• Local police departments collecting unwanted prescription medicines

    TRICARE enrollees are being offered an easy way to dispose of their expired and unwanted prescription drugs Saturday as part of the Drug Enforcement Agency's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.Locations will collect medicine from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in order prevent abuse and environmental

  • 182nd Airlift Wing hosts joint-force JAG training

    The 182nd Airlift Wing hosted a joint-force training workshop for around 60 legal professionals from both the Air and Army National Guard during its unit training assembly here last weekend."The point of the conference is to bring judge advocates and paralegals together and conduct continuing legal

  • Air Force extends SAPR services to AF civilians

    The Air Force released a policy memo today allowing Air Force civilian employees who are victims of sexual assault to file restricted and unrestricted reports with their installation's sexual assault response coordinator.The policy is effective immediately and allows SARCs and sexual assault

  • 182nd Airlift Wing elements train in CERFP exercise

    Airmen and soldiers of the Illinois National Guard's Chemical,  Biological, Nuclear, and High Yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) participated in exercise Tiger Strike at the Boone County Fire District training facility near Columbia, Mo. June 17. Airmen from the 182nd Medical

  • Cyberwarrior home from Liberia, Ebola free

    A cyber transport systems specialist with Peoria's 264th Combat Communications Squadron returned home in November from the fight against the Ebola epidemic in Africa. There, he and his unit led the way in building up communications for hospital training centers as part of Operation United

  • OSS commander selected for 182nd Vice Commander

    The commander of the 182nd Operations Support Squadron was selected to become the 182nd Airlift Wing's new vice commander November 6. He is scheduled to begin his duties during the December unit training assembly.Lt. Col. Timothy D. Stumbaugh is a U.S. Air Force Academy graduate with more than

  • 182nd Medical Group Makes Big Impact in Hawaii

    Forty-three members of the 182nd Medical Group deployed to Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), Hawaii for an annual training tour from Sept. 6-20.TAMC is the largest military hospital in the Asian and Pacific Rim region, and the only United Nations Peace Operations Institute in the United

  • Air Force revamps AEF

    The Air Force will deploy Agile Combat Support Airmen under its redesigned air expeditionary force construct October 1. The primary purpose of the redesign was to look at ways to deploy more ACS Airmen with their units and standardize dwell times across the Air Force as much as possible to present a

  • ANG Band of the Midwest to perform free jazz concert

    The Air National Guard Band of the Midwest is scheduled to perform a free public concert at the Glen Oak Park Amphitheatre September 6 at 6 p.m. Harmony in Blue, the unit's jazz ensemble, will perform classic dance band tunes as well as modern jazz compositions, from entertainers such as Count

  • Security Forces comes home

    Thirteen Airmen with the 182nd Security Forces Squadron arrived home at the Gen. Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport last night after a 7-month deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Illinois Air National Guardsmen were assigned to the 405th

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