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  • "Trimming the supply Chain Fat" in anticipation of RABUs

    Tech. Sgt. Stephen Marsh's days as a supply technician at the Clothing Retail Sales shop here are filled with logistical jargon and industry terms, such as expendability and recoverability codes to Just-in-Time inventory strategies and controlling costs measures.As the Clothing Retail Sales store noncommissioned officer in charge, Marsh's ultimate
  • 162nd Memorial - Keeping the legacy of friends and co-workers alive

    In 1988, Master Sgt. John Salazar, a former aircraft crew chief now retired, realized there were retired and current members who had passed on, but there was no place on base where current unit members could honor their memory.With the help of members of the retirees group, he formed a small committee that made his dream a reality, and in the fall
  • Van Pooling, a less expensive way to get to work

    Did you know that you could commute to work for FREE? Yes, your employer, the federal government, will provide up to $1,500.00 per year to cover your commute costs if you vanpool or ride the bus. Not only will you commute for free, but you'll save on maintenance costs and wear and tear on your personal vehicle, as well as reduce the stress of
  • Protected Species? Call in the Guard!

    The162nd Fighter Wing not only protects Southern Arizona with F-16 fighting falcons in the sky, but service members are also ensuring the safety of the local birds that burrow below ground. A species of endangered burrowing owls was discovered outside Building 1 at the Tucson Air Guard base about a year ago, and the Environmental Management Office
  • AF pilot immersed in Dutch life during exchange program

    For the past two years, Maj. Dan McGuire, an F-16 pilot, and his wife, Jen, called the Netherlands home. McGuire participated in the Air Force Personnel Exchange Program and served as an exchange pilot with the Royal Netherlands air force. He was assigned to the 312th Tactical Fighter Squadron at Volkel Air Base. Prior to moving overseas, the
  • Fun, Sun, Family Time

    The 162nd Fighter Wing's November Unit Training Assembly incorporated wing-wide block training, Airmen recognition, and family appreciation fun. Saturday kicked off with the first ever annual block training which combined more than 30 hours of computer-based training into one single training event. The event included a multitude of subject matter
  • What are the things that stress you out the most?

    Holiday Greetings! As we move through the holiday season I thought some tips on stress management might be in order. What are the things that stress you out the most?· Finances· Marriage· Work deadlines· Parenting demandsChances are that during the holiday season these stressors only get worse. In addition to these stressors, you probably are
  • 162nd Fighter Wing first in region to receive MEOC

    The 162nd Fighter Wing received a new piece of emergency equipment Nov. 1 - a Mobile Emergency Operations Center, or MEOC - to act as an incident command post in the event of emergencies or special events. "The MEOC stands ready as a state or region asset for incidents such as natural disasters, aircraft mishaps, terrorism, special events, Domestic
  • Arizona Air Guardsman Honored as Analyst of the Year

    The Outstanding Analyst of the Year Award was presented to Arizona Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Svetlana Sevciuc for her full-time work as an intelligence specialist with the Arizona High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) in July. Sevciuc is a services specialist in her drill-status duties with the 162nd Fighter Wing here."She is a great
  • 31st Annual WEPTAC Conference

    Warfighters from throughout the United States will be gathering here for the 31st annual Weapons and Tactics Conference (WEPTAC) on Oct. 22-26 located at Tucson International Airport, home of the conference hosts Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Command Test Center (AATC), the 162nd Fighter Wing, and the 355th Fighter Wing.This year's theme is