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  • 2021 Wing Awards Ceremony

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing, along with friends and family attend the 2021 Wing Awards Ceremony in St. Paul, Minn., Dec. 11, 2021. The annual Wing Awards Ceremony recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of the men and women of the 133rd Airlift Wing who have set themselves

  • For the Last Time

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Katie Lunning was halfway through her first deployment as a Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT) nurse when evacuation operations out of Afghanistan began.

  • Inaugural Class - Minnesota Air National Guard Flight of Honor

    Seven Minnesota Air National Guard members were inducted into the Flight of Honor on Oct. 17, 2021. The Flight of Honor recognizes past and present Airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing, 148th Fighter Wing, and Joint Force Headquarters who have distinguished themselves with notable professional

  • Flyover for the Wing

    A C-130 Hercules from the 133rd Airlift Wing conducts a flyover at the Minnesota Vikings home opener game in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Sept. 26, 2021. The flyover commemorates the historic flight taken by U.S. Army Gen. Walter Rhinow, Lt. Col. William C. Garis, and Capt. Ray S. Miller on Sept. 26,

  • 133rd Contingency Response Flight Conducts Contingency Response Exercise

    The saying “train like you fight” is something the Airmen from the 133rd Contingency Response Flight (CRF) live by. Within 36 hours of notification of a simulated hurricane, they were on the ground in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, conducting airbase operations in support of a larger natural

  • Setting Up Operations

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 146th Contingency Response Flight, California Air National Guard, 133rd Contingency Response Flight, Minnesota Air National Guard, and the 136th Contingency Response Flight, Texas Air National Guard, set up airbase operations in St. Croix, Virgin Island, Aug. 17, 2021.

  • Meet in the Middle

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 133rd Maintenance Group understand the importance of aviation safety. Each workday, the maintainers ensure that every component on the aircraft is able to perform at its highest level. When a safety time compliance technical order (STCTO) is delivered, the maintainers

  • Welcome to the Wing, Director of the Air National Guard

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, Air National Guard director arrived at the 133rd Airlift Wing, July 16. Loh met and thanked Airmen for their contributions to multiple domestic operations over the past year.

  • 133rd Welcomes the Governor and Lt. Gen. Loh

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, Director of the Air National Guard, and other senior leaders from the 133rd Airlift Wing and the Minnesota National Guard greet Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz in St. Paul, Minn., July 16, 2021.