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  • 162nd Maintenance Group named top 2022 AETC maintenance unit

    The 162nd Maintenance Group was recognized as an Air National Guard top maintenance unit, winning the 2022 Maintenance Effectiveness Award.After earning the top spot in the medium aircraft maintenance unit category for Air Education and Training Command, the unit has advanced to compete at the Air

  • Women’s History Month Highlight: NCO of the Year

    March is Women’s History Month and this month we’re highlighting Tech. Sgt. Kristie Cox, who is the Non-Commissioned Officer-in-Charge of Wing Intelligence at Morris Air National Guard Base, Tucson, Arizona.

  • Recruiting Spotlight: Technical Sgt. Matt Bahosh

    Recruiters are expected to be the embodiment of their organization's values to prospective recruits. Technical Sgt. Matt Bahosh, an Air National Guard recruiter for the 162nd Wing in Tucson, Arizona, does just that, but with particular focus on one of the Air Force's Core Values – "Service Before

  • Tucson Guard gears up for Super Bowl Sunday with media day, flight

    The 162nd Wing welcomed national-level media and Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense (NORAD) representatives this week for a media day and flight to highlight air defense security efforts that will be in place over State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, during Super Bowl LVII on Feb.

  • Recruiting Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Judith Lopez

    Recruiters are invaluable to the United States Air Force. They provide materials and information concerning service, basic training, technical schooling and career opportunities to people who are interested in becoming a member. For Staff Sgt. Judith Lopez, a 162nd Wing production recruiter, her

  • Son takes flight, continues family legacy

    Some sons walk in their father’s footsteps, while others fly. That sentiment was especially true for father-son F-16 pilot duo, Lt. Col. Joseph Thomas and 1st Lt. Nathan Thomas, here at the Morris Air National Guard Base this year.