Stories tagged: washington air national guard
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 5:14 p.m.
Washington Air Guard officer dies during overseas deployment
Washington Air National Guard Lt. Col. Flando Jackson, 45, died Thursday in southwest Asia while on an overseas deployment.
Mon., July 25, 2016, midnight
Forest Service, Fairchild solve mystery of plane crash discovered in the Colville National Forest
The U.S. Forest Service and Fairchild Air Force Base solve the mystery of plane wreckage in northeast Washington.
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2012, 4:01 p.m.
Fairchild moms in national spotlight
Two local servicewomen who posed for photos in uniform as they breast-fed their children say they have been silenced by superiors. The photos, meanwhile, have spread across the Web amid …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2012, midnight
Support mission takes unit to Texas, then Afghanistan
Some local guardsmen are going to war. About 50 civilian-airmen from the Washington Air National Guard’s 141st Civil Engineer Squadron, of Fairchild Air Force Base, will soon deploy to Afghanistan …
Sun., Dec. 11, 2011, 6:25 p.m.
Washington guardsmen hold key role in U.S. cyberdefense
In the next war, one of the battlescapes is likely to include a brick building shaded by fir trees, not far from Interstate 5, north of Olympia.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2010, midnight
Air National Guard troops return to warm welcome
Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Jerry Martin had his own cheering squad when he returned home Thursday from six months of guarding the Baghdad airport. “Jerry, Jerry, Jerry,” Debbie Nadeau …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2010, 5:52 p.m.
Air National Guardsmen return from Iraq
Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Jerry Martin had his own cheering squad when he returned home Thursday from six months of guarding the Baghdad airport.
Thu., Aug. 14, 2008, midnight
Retired Air Guard Gen. Lamb dies
The Washington Air National Guard general whose 39 years of service included overseeing the Spokane-based unit’s shift from jet fighters to aerial tankers has died at 84. Lloyd Lamb, a …