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  • 162nd Wing Airmen seek financial peace

    Airman and their families at the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing, located at the Tucson international Airport attended Financial Peace University here Jan. 27-March 30.The course is a DVD-based lecture series designed by nationally syndicated talk show host and founder of FPU, Dave Ramsey. It teaches participants about the basic principles
  • Commander of the 19th Air Force visits Arizona guardsmen

    Maj. Gen. James Hecker, 19th Air Force commander, visited the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing located at the Tucson International Airport, March 30-April 1, to witness the premier F-16 fighter pilot training program in action.During his visit, Hecker met with members of the 162nd Wing, whose mission is to train fighter pilots from around
  • 162nd Wing members commit to service of state and country

    New Airmen embarking on the journey of becoming members of the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing and members renewing their commitment to service recited the oath of enlistment at the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base "Thunder and Lightning over Arizona" March 12.In front of hundreds of D-M open house air show guests 18 guardsmen swore to defend
  • Sun sets on training for Japanese students at the 162nd Wing

    As Japan prepares to mark five years since a massive earthquake triggered a tsunami that devastated its northeast coast, the Japanese students at the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing located at Tucson International Airport completed their F-16 pilot training.Japan turned to the premier training program here after the disaster left the Japan
  • Gov. Ducey visits Davis-Monthan Airmen, Arizona Air National Guardsmen

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey spent Monday afternoon visiting with Airmen and getting a firsthand look at the diverse operations conducted here, including the missions of the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing, which the governor oversees as commander-in-chief of all Arizona's guardsmen not mobilized in support of a federal mission.Airmen from 12th
  • 162nd Wing alert detachment receives Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award has been awarded to the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing Aerospace Control Alert detachment located at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base for the period of Nov. 1, 2012 through Oct. 31, 2014.The award is given to units that have distinguished themselves by outstanding achievement and distinctly standout among
  • MAGIC provides tools for Airmen

    The Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing located at Tucson International Airport held the 6th annual My Air Guard Incentive Career, or MAGIC event at Pima Community College West Campus Jan. 9-10."This year's goal was to provide Airmen with the tools they need to make informed career, personal and family readiness decisions," said event organizer
  • 162nd Wing firefighters complete joint live fire training

    Firefighters with the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing located at Tucson International Airport participated in a joint live fire training with firefighters from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and the Tucson International Airport on Dec. 8 at D-M AFB.This aircraft fire exercise provides personnel the opportunity to work with partner agencies to
  • Barrier testing ensures safety

    The Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing located at the Tucson International Airport performed testing and certification this drill weekend on a barrier designed to stop a military aircraft in case of an emergency.The exercise is performed annually to ensure equipment is ready to prevent a crash and save lives during an emergency situation. An
  • A new star at the 162nd Wing

    Sealing his new rank as an Air National Guard brigadier general, junior enlisted personnel pinned silver stars onto the shoulders of the 162nd Wing Commander during a promotion ceremony Nov. 7 at the Tucson International Airport.Brig. Gen. Phil Purcell accepted his new rank in front of more than 1,000 Airmen and distinguished guests, including Air
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