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  • Message from the New Human Resource Advisor

    Greetings fellow Defenders of Freedom,I have recently been selected at the 182nd Human Resource Advisor. I am extremely excited for this opportunity and would like to thank my predecessor, Chief Marlon Burton, for laying the foundation of the HRA program that I will be building from!

  • Happy Patriot Day

    First, a reminder that for open applications for the Human Resource Advisor position, please contact Maj. Grindel or me if interested.

  • Why do we focus on suicide prevention?

    “No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does goes on, and it will be better tomorrow.” –Maya AngelouSeptember is Suicide Prevention Month, and why do we focus on suicide prevention?

  • Easy ideas for reducing stress this summer

    While summertime is a time to relax and unwind, it can also pose a challenge for parents whose kids now have a lot more free time. For the stay-at-home parents, it might mean your child constantly seeks your attention or demands continuous entertainment. For working parents, it becomes the ultimate

  • After high school: Talking with your young adult about underage drinking

    High school students typically graduate in late May or possibly early June. While they’re wrapping up high school studies, high school seniors make important decisions about the rest of their lives. Some choose to pursue a college degree immediately, and others may decide to join the workforce or

  • Stay strong in your choice

    The other day was the first day of spring. The weather is getting nicer, and it is going to be BBQ and parties around the corner. Ever tried to pass on a drink at a party or bar only to end up as the punchline to every joke or pressured by your friends for the rest of the night?

  • Message from new 182nd Airlift Wing SARC, Samantha Harris, March 4, 2022

    U.S. Air Force civilian Samantha Harris, the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Coordinator with the 182nd Airlift Wing, Illinois Air National Guard, and wing command Col. Daniel McDonough deliver a message to the wing’s Airmen about sexual assault prevention and response in Peoria, Illinois,

  • Happy National Women’s History Month

    Happy National Women’s History Month!This month we celebrate and honor the vital role women have played in American history. In 1981, Congress passed Public Law 97-28, which authorized the president to proclaim the second week of March as Women’s History Week. Later in 1987, with the efforts from

  • It’s Black History Month

    This month we focus on achievements by African Americans and their central role in U.S. History. In January we focused on the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his extraordinary leadership.This month we highlight the 54th Regiment, Massachusetts Voluntary Infantry Regiment unit made up