• Wing to adopt Green Dot initiative

    The 182nd Airlift Wing announced its plans to implement the Green Dot violence-prevention initiative into its sexual assault prevention and response program this year.The Air Force announced a three-year contract with the non-profit organization in December. Five Airmen from Peoria's Air National

  • Three squadron leaders assume command

    Three Illinois Air National Guard officers reported for duty Jan. 9 to begin the next chapter of their careers at 182nd Airlift Wing in Peoria, Ill.Maj.Tom Nieukirk of the 264th Combat Communications Squadron, Maj. Robert Reed of the 182nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and Maj. Gary Velasquez of the

  • Battlefield Airmen unveil combat simulator

    Battlefield Airmen with the 169th Air Support Operations Squadron, Illinois Air National Guard, hosted a ribbon cutting Monday at the 182nd Airlift Wing here for a combat simulator they helped create.The Air National Guard Advanced Joint Terminal Attack Controller Training System allows tactical air

  • 182nd vice commander promoted to colonel

    The vice commander of the 182nd Airlift Wing was promoted to the rank of colonel during a commander's call at the 182nd Airlift Wing here Oct. 3, 2015.Col. Timothy D. Stumbaugh is a U.S. Air Force Academy graduate with more than 10,000 hours flying military and civilian aircraft. He served as the

  • 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

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