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  • 150th Fighter Wing History

    The mission of the New Mexico Air National Guard is to provide unsurpassed aerospace combat capability and combat support forces to meet any contingency in the world.The New Mexico Air National Guard was federally recognized on 7 July 1947 as the 188th Fighter Bomber Squadron. The unit was composed of a utility flight equipped with Douglas B-26
  • AIR NATIONAL GUARD PALACE CHASE PROGRAM

    Palace Chase is a voluntary separation program for active duty Air Force officers and enlisted members. It affords you an opportunity to separate from active duty early and serve the remaining portion of your commitment in the Texas Air National Guard. If you'd like to learn more about this program or find out how to apply, please send us an
  • AIR NATIONAL GUARD PALACE FRONT PROGRAM

    The Palace Front program is a transfer program which allows active duty Air Force officers and enlisted members to transfer from the United States Air Force to the Texas Air National Guard the day after separation from the Air Force non-Palace Chase, normally upon completing their Active Duty Service Commitment (ADSC) or on reaching their date of
  • C-26 Metroliner

    The C-26 is operated exclusively by the Air and Army National Guard and was first delivered in 1989. They have quick change passenger, medevac, or cargo interiors. The C-26A is the civilian equivalent of the Fairchild Metro III with the C-26B being equivalent to the Fairchild Metro 23. The C-26B(CD) [Counter Drug] and the UC-26 are National Guard
  • F-16 Fighting Falcon

    The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multirole fighter aircraft. It is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack. It provides a relatively low-cost, high-performance weapon system for the United States and allied nations. In an air combat role, the F-16's maneuverability and combat radius (distance
  • F-16C/D Fighting Falcon

    The F-16C and F-16D aircraft, which are the single- and two-place counterparts to the F-16A/B, incorporate the latest cockpit control and display technology. All F-16s delivered since November 1981 have built-in structural and wiring provisions and systems architecture that permit expansion of the multirole flexibility to perform precision strike,
  • History of the New Mexico Air National Guard - 1947-Present

    The New Mexico Air National Guard was federally recognized on 7 July 1947 as the 188th Fighter Bomber Squadron. The unit was composed of a utility flight equipped with Douglas B-26 light bombers, a fighter squadron composed of 100 officers and airmen flying 25 P-51 mustangs and three T-6 Texan trainers, plus a small weather detachment. The 188th's
  • NON-PRIOR SERVICE

    ENLISTMENT REQUIREMENTS The Air National Guard is looking for high quality individuals to take us into the 21st century. If you have never served in the military, and you meet the following qualifications, you may be just the person we are looking for. · High school graduate or equivalent · 17 - 34 years old (If you are 17 years old, you must have
  • PRIOR SERVICE

    ENLISTMENT PROCESS Prior-Service Procedures for Enlistment in the Air National Guard (Prior Service) The process begins with your local Air National Guard Recruiting office. You will: · Receive your initial interview by a Recruiter to determine your tentative qualifications for entrance into the Texas Air National Guard · Receive a complete
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