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  • Ten-Day Large-Scale Readiness Exercise

    VOLK FIELD, Wisc. - Airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing in St. Paul, Minnesota started their summer by completing a ten-day Large Readiness Exercise (LRE) aimed at hardening the warrior’s mindset and preparing for the threats of near-peer adversaries.

  • Fitting for a New Mask

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 133rd Operations Group, 934th Operations Group, and 374th Operations Group attended a briefing about the new M69 Joint Service Aircrew Mask Strategic Aircraft (JSAM-SA) in St. Paul, Minn., June 9, 2022. The purpose of the briefing was to share information and answer

  • Gov. Walz Introduces a Service Bonus

    Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, visits the 133rd Airlift Wing in St. Paul, Minn., May 31, 2022. Walz’s visit focused on introducing service bonuses to post 9/11 era veterans.

  • Sen. Amy Klobuchar Visits the 133rd Airlift Wing

    U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., visits the 133rd Airlift Wing in St. Paul, Minn., May 22, 2022. Klobuchar’s visit focused on the importance of continued modernization of the Wing’s C-130H fleet, which is regularly relied upon to support state and federal missions.

  • Eggstravaganza

    Airmen and their family members from the 133rd Airlift Wing participated in Easter-themed activities in St. Paul, Minn., April 9, 2022. The event was hosted by wing key volunteers, Contact Club members, and the Airmen and Family Readiness Program.

  • Raising Awareness 2022

    U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Piontek, Vice Commander of the 133rd Airlift Wing, and Krista Sheridan, 133rd Airlift Wing’s Sexual Assault Response Coordinator hand out information about sexual assault awareness and prevention month in St. Paul, Minn., April 8, 2022. The campaign is designed to raise

  • Creative Engineering

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from five different maintenance squadrons came together to repair aging lightning control units for their C-130 H3 Hercules fleet in St. Paul, Minn., April 7, 2022. This ingenuity restored the operational status of 11 of 16 lighting control units and saved the U.S. Air Force

  • All Women Drop Zone Team

    St. Paul, Minn. – On March 16, the first all-female drop zone team recovered 11,109 pounds of cargo consisting of heavy platforms and bundles from Camp Ripley, Minn. U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Heather Boutin, Air Transportation Specialists, 133rd Air Transportation Function (ATF), led the team with

  • Celebrating a Century in the Sky

    More than 475 Airmen and guests gathered at the Union Depot in St. Paul, Minn., to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 133rd Airlift Wing.