• 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

  • ANG Band of the Midwest kicks off summer tour

    The Air National Guard Band of the Midwest is scheduled to kick off a free summer concert series at the Glen Oak Park Amphitheatre here June 7 at 7 p.m. The Airmen of Peoria's 566th Air Force Band will perform jazz, rock and concert music for audiences in Illinois and Wisconsin as part of their

  • 566th musician awarded for community outreach

    An instrumentalist with the Illinois Air National Guard's 566th Air Force Band received an award from the University of Illinois earlier this month for volunteer work in his community.Master Sgt. Jesse A. Miller Jr. works as a teaching laboratory specialist in the university's chemistry department.

  • FSS chief selected as senior enlisted advisor

    The superintendent of the 182nd Force Support Squadron was named the new command chief master sergeant at the 182nd Airlift Wing here today. He will take on the role of the senior enlisted advisor to the wing commander and act as the liaison between the enlisted corps and senior leadership.Air Force

  • 182nd Airlift Wing photojournalist wins NGB media award

    A photojournalist with the 182nd Airlift Wing was awarded Outstanding New Photographer for the Air National Guard Feb. 3 for his work submitted to the National Guard Bureau Media Contest. The award recognizes an enlisted airman through the rank of technical sergeant working in public affairs and

  • Peoria services airmen evaluated for Kenneth Disney award

    Peoria Air National Guardsmen with the 182nd Force Support Squadron services flight were evaluated by judges for competition in the annual Senior Master Sgt. Kenneth Disney Award at the 182nd Airlift Wing, Peoria, Ill., Feb. 1 and 2, 2014.The services flight is made up of volunteer, part-time airmen

  • Peoria recruiting, retention team wins regional awards

    Four recruiters and a retention manager from the 182nd Airlift Wing in Peoria, Ill., received regional-level awards Jan. 2, 2014 for job excellence, leadership and community involvement.Their efforts led to the Illinois Air National Guard wing's staffing reaching 100.2 percent, a re-enlistment rate

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