An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

133rd Airlift Wing News

News Search

  • Transporting Propeller Hub and Blade Assemblies

    Last year, during an engine run check, maintenance personnel discovered a leak on one of their C-130H Hercules propellers. After further inspection, more cracks were found, and the U.S. Air Force issued a time compliance technical order (TCTO) which grounded the C-130H fleet utilizing four-bladed

  • Proud to Serve: Celebrating Women’s History Month

    Women's History Month is a moment of reflection on women's achievements in our society. One such woman from the 133rd Medical Group works in two separate career fields with the reward of helping people. U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Sarah Brown-Jager is the Senior Enlisted Leader for the

  • Surviving the Canadian Arctic

    It’s negative 57.1 degrees Fahrenheit as the Canadian Air Operations Survival class prepares to head to the field for a five-day, four-night exercise. Two members of the Minnesota Air National Guard’s 133rd Contingency Response Team (CRT) flew to Resolute Bay, Canada, to train with the Canadian

  • Paving the Way Forward

    U.S. Air Force Airmen and Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard attended a Women’s History Month Event in St. Paul, Minn., March 25, 2023. This year, the theme was “Paving the Way Forward,” which reflects that progress is a journey, and many courageous women came before us who helped open doors

  • Educators Learning About the 133rd Airlift Wing

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing talk to educators in St. Paul, Minn., March 12, 2023. Educators from local high schools attend the 133rd Airlift Wing 101, where they learn about the mission and opportunities the guard can provide. Throughout their visit, educators toured different

  • Another Feather in the Cap

    In December, U.S. Air Force Maj. Charlie Moore graduated from the C-130 Weapons Instructor course. He is the fifth member of the 133rd Airlift Wing to earn the “Weapons Officer” title.

  • Operation Snowbird 2023

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing traveled to Yuma, Ariz., to complete training. Operation Snowbird, a training exercise, enhances the Wing’s ability to deploy, execute and sustain rapid global mobility around the world.

  • 133rd Airlift Wing Change of Command

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing, along with friends and family of U.S. Air Force Col's. Jesse Carlson and James Cleet gather for a change of command ceremony in St. Paul, Minn., March 4, 2023.

  • Colonel Cleet’s Promotion to Brigadier General

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Col. James Cleet’s was promoted as brigadier general in St. Paul, Minn., March 4, 2023. Cleet is promoted to the rank of brigadier general and will serve as Deputy J3 U.S. Europe Command.

  • Breakfast with Veterans from the Vietnam War Southeast Asian Community

    The 133rd Airlift Wing hosted an appreciation breakfast for Vietnam War veterans from the Southeast Asian community in St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 15, 2023. More than 45 Vietnam War veterans from the Southeast Asian community attended the event, where breakfast was provided along with speeches of