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  • 133rd Airlift Wing Welcomes New Commander

    The 133rd Airlift Wing Base Color Guard presents the colors during the Wing change of command ceremony in St. Paul, Minn. Apr. 16, 2016.
  • Never Too Late To Dream

    Not all girls dream of princesses and desire to be pretty in pink when they grow up. The story of dreams and aspirations of serving in the military differ for each and every one of the members of the 133rd Airlift Wing.For Master Sgt. Lynn Olkives, a first sergeant with the 210th Engineering Installation Squadron, the road to military service held
  • 133rd Airlift Wing First Female Instructor Pilot

    Many Air Force jobs are traditionally dominated by males. However, in recent decades, women who have the intelligence and mental and physical ability to meet and exceed the standards have been rising through the ranks.Dana Novinskie, a pilot at the 109th Airlift Squadron, a part of the 133rd Airlift Wing, has been flying since she was 22. This
  • Airmen Joins Forces to Create Blue Watch

    In the National Guard, it is common for some members to hold similar jobs in the civilian field.  Some military police or security forces airman have similar jobs during the week.   A career in law enforcement has been know to bring high levels of stress to those who serve.Law enforcement officers and their families face high levels of strain
  • Ready and Relevant Airmen Achievements

    The 133rd Airlift Wing held its annual Wing Awards Ceremony in the south hangar celebrating the Outstanding Airmen of the Year and the overall achievements of the wing in St. Paul, Minn. Dec, 2015.The 133rd Airlift Wing awards ceremony is typically held in the north hanger. However, due to the full renovation project taking place at that location
  • 133AW and Best Buy Corporate join together to support Operation Gratitude

    Airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing and employees from Best Buy Corporate joined forces to support Operation Gratitude at the Best Buy corporate headquarters in Bloomington, Minn., Friday, Nov. 6, 2015.Operation Gratitude is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, volunteer-based corporation, funded entirely by private donations. Every year, Operation Gratitude
  • Empowering Girls and Influencing the Next Generation

    The Minnesota Air National Guard and the Soroptimist International of the Twin Cities partnered together to present the documentary film 'Girl Rising' at the 133rd Airlift Wing on Saturday, Nov 7 2015.The event featured a C-130 tour for any of the attendees, which included girls as young as nine. Following the tour, the documentary film 'Girl
  • Guest Speaker Visits Minnesota to Address Army and Air Guardsmen

    Russel W. Strand spoke to more than 400, full-time Minnesota National Guard Soldiers and Airmen about the prevalence of sexual assault in the military and throughout the nation - and how to foster a new culture blames the perpetrator, not the victim - during a 2-hour, engaging presentation at the 133rd Airlift Wing's dining facility on Nov. 4,
  • Airman's core value in service deemed 'outstanding'

    Tech Sgt. Katie Morsch earned the 133rd Airlift Wing Outstanding NCO of the Year here, recently selected from more than a dozen nominees.The outstanding Airman of the year program recognizes the state's top senior NCOs, NCOs, Airmen, first sergeants and honor guard managers reviewed for state and national consideration."I am extremely honored and
  • Broadcast journalist stretches service through Airmen

    Getting a glimpse into all the different jobs throughout the Air Force and showing why Airmen they are so vital to mission success what Staff Sgt. Jessica Lewellen recently said she does, when not stretching them into odd poses."I tell the Airman's story through broadcast journalism," said Lewellen. "I get to work alongside people whose paths would