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  • Ch. (Lt. Col.) Daniel Pulju Promotion to Colonel

    On Apr. 18, the deputy Adjutant General of the Minnesota National Guard, U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sandy Best, and many distinguished visitors, including friends and family, gathered at the 133rd Airlift Wing Base Chapel to honor the promotion of Ch. (Lt. Col.) Daniel J. Pulju to Colonel.
  • 133rd Birds: Phoenix Ravens

    As a kid, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Andrew Dotas described how he could never have imagined being part of a program like the Phoenix Raven. Dotas values the incredible experiences he has had being part of the 133rd Airlift Wing's Phoenix Raven team.
  • Raising Awareness

    U.S. Air Force Col. Jamie Lindman, 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 6, 2021.
  • Painting Boots

    Krista Sheridan, 133rd Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, paint combat boots teal in St. Paul, Minn., Mar. 31, 2021.
  • Operation Snowbird 2021

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing completed Operation Snowbird, a training exercise for the wing that enhances the ability to deploy, execute, and sustain rapid global mobility worldwide in Yuma, Ariz., Feb. 25, 2021.
  • 133 AW Security Augmentee Program

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing learn the proper way to use an a collapsible baton in St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 24, 2021. The Airmen are taking part in the annual security augmentee training program, which equips base personnel with the fundamentals skills required to assist Security Forces if called upon.
  • Homecoming

    Nearly 750 Minnesota National Guard Soldiers and Airmen returned home after supporting the 59th Presidential Inauguration. More than 200 Airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing and 148th Fighter Wing and more than 500 Soldiers from the 682nd Engineer Battalion and B Troop, 1st Squadron 94th Cavalry responded to a short-notice request for support. Upon their return, Airmen and soldiers were tested for COVID-19 as a precautionary measure.
  • Load Up and Move Out

    A C-130 Hercules from the 133rd Airlift Wing taxies the runway in St. Paul, Minn., Jan. 18, 2021. The C-130 Hercules is preparing to depart the Minneapolis – St. Paul Airport to pick-up Airmen and Soldiers from across the Minnesota National Guard to Washington D.C. in support of the 59th Presidential Inauguration.
  • Celebrating 100 Years of 133rd AW Aviation

    On Jan. 17, 2021, the 133rd Airlift Wing celebrated their 100th anniversary. A century ago, they became the first federally recognized Air National Guard unit in the nation. The origins of the 133rd Airlift Wing are traced back to the founding unit, the 109th Observation Squadron, known as the 109th Airlift Squadron today.
  • 133rd AW Airmen Receive the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in St. Paul, Minn., Jan. 8, 2021.
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