California Air National Guard Successfully Completes Rescue off San Diego Coast
A team of California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing (RQW) aboard a HH-60G Pave Hawk rescue helicopter and a MC-130P Combat Shadow refueling airplane, successfully completed a complex overwater rescue mission, extracting an injured cruise ship passenger more than 300 miles off the coast of San Diego this afternoon.
California Air National Guard’s 146th Airlift Wing Joins State Firefighting Efforts
Following a request for support from Cal EMA and CAL FIRE, Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. directed the Adjutant General of the California National Guard, Maj. Gen. David S. Baldwin, to provide two specialized firefighting C-130J aircraft and crews from the California Air National Guard’s 146th Airlift Wing to assist with wildfires raging across California.
Grizzly April 2013
In the Armed Forces, it is essential that we live by our core values and treat each other with dignity and respect. Sexual assault is an affront to those values and violates everything we stand for as defenders of this country.
Grizzly March 2013
The California National Guard during the past decade has experienced a continuous stream of overseas deployments that demanded combat-ready Soldiers and Airmen and produced troops with invaluable warfighting experience. Our ranks are full of proven, experienced, battle-hardened troops on a level that few generations of Guard members can claim.