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  • 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

  • Wing Commander's Final Flight

    U.S. Air Force Col. James Cleet, 133rd Airlift Wing commander, completes his final C-130 Hercules flight in St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 13, 2023. The fini-flight is a time-honored aviation tradition marking the end of Cleet’s flying status.