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  • Gov. Nixon appoints a new adjutant general

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Gov. Jay Nixon today appointed Col. Stephen L. Danner, of Hollister, to the position of adjutant general of the Missouri National Guard. As adjutant general, Danner will hold the rank of brigadier general and will oversee the operations of the Army and Air National Guard units assigned to the state by the federal government.
  • AATTC's Harmeyer earns AMC honor

    You can't fault someone with 17 years on active duty for assuming coming to work at a small Air National Guard base would be slower than what he's used to. Master Sgt. Christopher Harmeyer, an instructor with the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center, certainly had that idea before arriving here. "I just assumed it would be kind of slow," he
  • Total Force Integration comes to the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center

    Total Force Integration, or TFI, is a catchy phrase describing the merging of certain active and reserve component assets to better accomplish certain missions. And, at Rosecrans, TFI is becoming a reality in the form of 18 active duty airmen who have moved or will move here as part of the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center. But what does TFI
  • Maintenance Group leadership changes

    During the January drill, the 139th Maintenance Group made several changes in their leadership roles. Lt. Col. Andy Halter has been assigned as the Maintenance Group deputy commander. Assuming command of the Aircraft Maintenance Squadron is Lt. Col. Gordon Meyer and 1st Lt. Tom Orth has taken command of the Maintenance Squadron. Major Mark Cheney
  • Hayner named Sr. NCO of Year

    The accolades just keep coming in for Master Sgt. Gary Hayner of the 139th Logistics Readiness Squadron, as he was recently named the Missouri Air National Guard's Senior NCO of the Year. Hayner represented the 139th Airlift Wing at the state-level competition in Jefferson City in January, after winning at the wing level. "I was floored," he said
  • Johnson earns air traffic control award

    Johnson earns air traffic control award Capt. Brian Bowman Tech. Sgt. Brently Johnson of the 241st Air Traffic Control Squadron insists he wasn't trying to win any awards. "I just honestly try to do my job the best I can, that's all," he said of being named the 2008 Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems (ATCALS) NCO of the Year for the Air
  • AATTC hosts 28th annual Tactics Symposium

    Aircrew, Intelligence personnel, contractors and VIPs from across the nation - and from eight other Allied countries - gathered at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base from Jan. 12-15 for the 28th annual Tactics-Intel Symposium. The Symposium was hosted by the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center and the 139th Airlift Wing. Included in the
  • Changes, Confusion a "Virtual" Certainty

    A website that has changed the way personnel records are available has performed as promised. But more changes scheduled for this summer could cause confusion. Guard members can log onto the virtual Military Personnel (vMPF) site via the Air Force Portal anytime from anywhere. The site allows changes in status, such as marriage, divorce, children,
  • SPOTLIGHT ON AIRMEN

    NAME: SHAWN R. BLAIR RANK: SRA UNIT: 139TH CE/CES HOMETOWN: MARYVILLE, MO, lives in SAVANNAH, MO ATTENDED MARYVILLE HIGH SCHOOL JOINED AIR FORCE: FEBRUARY 2005 JOINED GUARD: AUGUST 2006 (Palace Chase) CIVILIAN JOB: UNION CARPENTER FOR DCM CONSTRUCTION, KANSAS CITY WHY DID YOU JOIN THE GUARD? "I took Palace Chase from Active Duty Air Force. I wanted
  • Mission Support Flight merges with Services Flight

    In April of this year, the base level Mission Support Flight and Services Flight will merge to create the new Force Support Squadron. The new organization is the result of an ongoing Air Force-wide merger of Mission Support and Services and is expected to be completed by early 2010. "The new squadron will help streamline deployed processes and cut
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