A KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 134th Air Refueling Wing of the Tennessee Air National Guard taxis through a wash rack, also known as a bird bath, after a mission last month. The jets are required to be washed in a salt water environment to better maintain the aircraft.
Sen. Lindsey Graham addressed Guard officers and their guests at the 136th General Conference & Exhibition in Chicago on Aug. 23. The senator is co-chair of the Senate National Guard Caucus. | Read more
The August issue takes a look at how an Army intiative would sacrifice many of the nation's most experienced Apache pilots. The magazine also includes an interesting story about Mexican general Santa Anna's wooden leg, how Guardsmen play a key role in space operations, and an old highway tunnel that has been transformed into a premier training center.| Preview