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The 144th Fighter Wing successfully completed its unit effectiveness inspection here July 17 with an overall rating of Effective. (U.S. Air Force graphic) 144th Fighter Wing – UEI Complete
Air Combat Command inspectors visited the 144th Fighter Wing July 13-17, 2017 to evaluate the wing’s ability to perform its mission with a Unit Effectiveness Inspection, or UEI.
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U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagles assigned to the California and Massachusetts Air National Guard peel away from formation at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, Engand, Sept. 28, 2016. The aircraft stopped at RAF Lakenheath on their way to their home station after participating in a joint NATO air policing mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier) Eagles return home: 194th EFS completes European deployment
The 194th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron recently completed its six-month theater security package deployment to Europe. The squadron’s 12 F-15C Eagle fighter aircraft and more than 300 California Air National Guard Airmen assigned to the 144th Fighter Wing deployed from Fresno Air National Guard Base, California, as part of Operation Atlantic
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A California Air National Guard F-15C Eagle lands on the flightline at Graf Ignatievo, Bulgaria, Sept. 8, 2016. Four of the 194th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron’s F-15Cs will conduct joint NATO air policing missions with the Bulgarian air force to police the host nation’s sovereign airspace Sept. 9-16, 2016. The squadron forward deployed to Graf Ignatievo from Campia Turzii, Romania, where they serve on a theater security package deployment to Europe as a part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden) Bulgaria, US commence joint air policing
The United States and Bulgarian air forces will conduct the first ever joint NATO air policing mission in Bulgaria, Sept. 9-16. The air policing mission enables on-demand response capabilities, which serve to mitigate and deter violations and infringements on Bulgarian sovereign airspace. Working alongside the Bulgarian air force are four F-15C
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Sixteen United States Air Force F-15C Eagles - a total of 12 from the 493rd Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, U.K., and four from the 194th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron  currently deployed to Campia Turzi, Romania, in support of Theater Security Package - along with approximately 300 personnel will deploy to Ämari Air Base, Estonia, from August 15 to Sept. 2, 2016. These units will participate in flying training with other air forces from Estonia, Finland, Sweden, and the United Kingdom in Estonia. This multi-lateral training will focus on dissimilar air training while building interoperability capabilities. This deployment is part of Operation Atlantic Resolve and continues to demonstrate our commitment to our Allies and partners and to European security and stability. (U.S. Air Force Photo/ Senior Airman Erin Trower) F-15s deploy to Estonia in support of TSP
Sixteen United States Air Force F-15C Eagles - a total of 12 from the 493rd Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, U.K., and four from the 194th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron currently deployed to Campia Turzi, Romania, in support of Theater Security Package - along with approximately 300 personnel will deploy to Ämari Air Base, Estonia, from August
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2016
Default Air Force Logo 144th FW Conducts Multi-Agency Exercise
The 144th Fighter Wing conducted a multi-agency fire exercise at the Fresno Air National Guard Base July 10, 2016.The agencies involved in the exercise included the 144th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department, emergency management and explosive ordnance disposal units.The exercise was a terrorist scenario, which simulated the terrorist crashing
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2016
A flight formation of Romanian air force MiG-21 LanceR aircraft and U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter aircraft fly during the RoAF's 71st Air Base's air show and open house at Campia Turzii, Romania, July 23, 2016.  The aviation demonstration took place during the middle of the U.S. Air Force's 194th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron's six-month long theater security package deployment to Europe in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, which aims to bolster the U.S.'s continued commitment to the collective security of NATO and dedication to the enduring peace and stability in the region. The unit, comprised of more than 200 CANG Airmen from the 144th Fighter Wing at Fresno ANG Base, California, as well as U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, piloted, maintained and supported the deployment of 12 F-15Cs Eagle fighter aircraft throughout nations like Romania, Iceland, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Estonia and among others. The F-15Cs took to the skies alongside the 71st AB's MiG-21 fighter aircraft and Puma helicopters for both the airshow, the second engagement of its kind at Campia Turzii under Operation Atlantic Resolve, and the bilateral flight training, also known as Dacian Eagle 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released) Golden State ANG, Romanian air force partnership soars over Campia Turzii
Thousands of Romanian and European spectators marveled at aerial acrobatics in the skies and combat capability displays on the ground during an airshow and open house at Campia Turzii, Romania, July 23, 2016.  To the adults and children among the crowds, the spectacle served as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see military aircraft up close and
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U.S. Air Force Colonel Sean Navin, 144th Fighter Wing vice commander, speaks at the F-15C Eagle fighter jet dedication at the Castle Airport May 14, 2016. The aircraft was dedicated to the city of Modesto, Calif during a Cities of Honor ceremony. The ceremony honors a local community around the Fresno Air National Guard Base for there support of the men and women who hail from that particular city. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Chris Drudge) Modesto F-15 Dedication
An F-15 Eagle fighter jet from the Fresno Air National Guard Base, 144th Fighter Wing, was dedicated to the city of Modesto, Calif. at the Castle Airport May 14, as part of the Cities of Honors Program.The 144th FW's Cities of Honor Program dedicates an individual aircraft to a select city in the San Joaquin Valley of California. Modesto was the
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2016
Default Air Force Logo March Mayhem Annual Training
To maintain readiness, during the March Unit Training Assembly, drill status Guardsmen from the 144th Fighter Wing spent four days accomplishing annual training requirements, known as March Mayhem."The goal is to knockout out this training at one time so that we can allow our Airmen to focus on their core mission for the rest of the year," said US
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2016
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. (ret.) Robert Earthquake Titus, judges a drill competition at the Fresno Air National Guard Base March 31, 2016. The drill competition included Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Fresno and surrounding communities. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Klynne Pearl Serrano) Flying Legend Visits 144th FW
Brig. Gen. (ret.) Robert "Earthquake" Titus visited the 144th Fighter Wing to share his experience and knowledge with 144th FW Airmen and members of the surrounding communities as part of the 3rd Annual Wing Heritage Week  held at the Fresno Air National Guard Base, March 30 through April 2, 2016.During Titus' time in the Air Force, he served as
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2016
Airmen assigned to the 144th Fighter Wing stand in formation during a change of command ceremony at the Fresno Air National Guard Base April 2, 2016. U.S. Air Force Col. Reed Drake assumed command of the 144th FW from U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Clay Garrison, who will continue his service as the Assistant Adjutant General-Air California National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Klynne Pearl Serrano) 144th Fighter Wing Change of Command
Colonel Reed Drake assumed command of the 144th Fighter Wing during a change of command ceremony held here today.Col. Drake assumed command from Brig. Gen. Clay Garrison who takes on the role of Assistant Adjutant General - Air, California National Guard.Major General Jon Kelk, commander, California Air National Guard, was present to officiate the
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