139th News

  • Airman Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Chase Brown

    After spending seven years active duty, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chase Brown, a non-destructive inspector with the 139th Maintenance Squadron, enlisted with the 139th Airlift Wing to be able to serve his country part time close to his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Airman Spotlight: Airman 1st Class Sara Lucas

    Climbing through the rubble of a dilapidated building, Airman 1st Class Sara Lucas, 139th Medical Group medic, spots a manikin casualty and immediately begins rendering aid. She checks the manikin for injuries, applies a neck brace and inserts an IV until her team arrives with a stretcher.

  • 139th Airlift Wing receives new victim's advocate

    The 139th Airlift Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, recently added a new face to its Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) team. Capt. Adam Baker, assigned to the 139th Operations Group, stepped up as a new victim’s advocate.

  • Airman reflects on Black History Month

    After moving to Kansas City, Missouri, to support his fiancé with a baby on the way, Tech. Sgt. Bruce Jenkins, a production controller with the 139th Maintenance Group, Missouri Air National Guard, made a decision that forever changed his life.

  • The Punisher or The Leader?

    Often referred to as “The Punisher”, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Mia Randazzo a radar, airfield and weather systems maintainer with the 241st Air Traffic Control Squadron, Missouri Air National Guard, is not who she seems.

  • Coping with Financial Issues of COVID-19 - Part 55

    I hope you will make specific, measureable and realistic changes in January to get yourself back on track. Let me help you in any of the following areas (not all-inclusive!):Credit card pay-off planIncome tax planningSpending plan foundation (or adjustment!)Retirement planning-now and in the future

  • Coping with Financial Issues of COVID-19 - Part 54

    As you plan for the future, our free "Money Ready" guide is designed with a simple objective: to introduce you to the basics of personal finance so that you can begin building a solid financial foundation and improve your financial readiness.The National Defense Authorization Act in 2016 created the