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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Taylor D. Fiore, 157th Mission Support Group personnel specialist and Tech. Sgt. William J. Cole, 157th Operations Group analyst, present medals to athletes during the New Hampshire Special Olympics Summer Games, June 4, 2016, University of New Hampshire, Durham, N.H. During the three day event, Airmen cheered and awarded the athletes in the top three categories. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kayla McWalter)
157 ARW Airmen find deeper meaning through volunteering
Each year members from the 157th Air Refueling Wing volunteer their time at the Summer Special Olympics, which are held at the University of New Hampshire.During this event, the uniformed volunteers offer support and encouragement to the contestants as well as congratulate them on a job well done. For U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. William J. Cole,
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2016
U.S. Army Col. Kirk C. Dorr, Joint Task Force-Bravo commander, pins the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal on U.S. Air Force Capt. Sherri Pierce, JTF-Bravo Logistics director, during a commander’s call last month while deployed to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras. Pierce received the award for completing 11 volunteer events equaling more than 40 hours of service while deployed. (Courtesy photo) 157 LRS captain making an impact
Throughout an Air Force career, there are defining moments that can help shape you as a professional Airmen.For Capt. Sherri Pierce, that moment culminated during  a six-month deployment to Honduras serving with Joint Task Force Bravo at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras."This truly has been a fantastic experience," said Pierce, who is assigned to the
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2014
Default Air Force Logo NH Air National Guardsmen spreads Christmas cheer
Over the past 6 years, Master Sergeant Stanley Norton , a New Hampshire Air National Guard communications manager with the 157th Air Refueling Wing, has spread Christmas cheer to his community in the state of Maine.NH Air National Guardsmen Technical Sergeant Thomas G. Johnson interviews Master Sergeant Stanley Norton about "Norton Lights".To watch
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2011
Staff Sgt. Bonnie Demers and her son, Senior Airman Thomas Demers joined the NHANG together in 2008. The ANG, part of the family business
Family business is what it is all about for this mother and son team. Both owning and operating their own business and both serving here at Pease as traditional Guardsmen is what they would call a smart business plan.It all started when Thomas E. Demers called to request information about the Air National Guard (ANG) when he was still a senior in
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2011
Members of the 157 Air Refueling Wing take on the 'Tough Mudder' competition on Mother's Day. Pictured from left to right, 2nd Lt. Jeff Hill, TSgt. Hope Townes, SSgt. Melinda Fuller, and SSgt. Sean Avery.   Photo courtesy of SSgt. Fuller.
One Tough Mudder
This past Mother's Day was far from the norm for Tech. Sgt. Melinda Fuller, a mother of three children and NDI Shop Unit Training Manager from the 157ARW maintenance group. While most moms would simply want to relax on mother's day, relaxing was not what Fuller had in mind. This year Fuller spent Mother's Day with those she refers to as her
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2011
Wood brothers, Sean and Chris pose with their older sister Jessica after graduating from Basic Military Training at Lackland AFB, Texas. Courtesy photo provided by the Wood family.
Two of a kind
When they were young boys, these fraternal twins lived next door to a military base, played with matchbox cars, and dreamed of one day being a soldier. Today, Sean and Christopher Wood are living out their childhood dreams. They are both airman first class here in the NH Air National Guard's 157th ARW, are working on military vehicles and serving
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2011
Default Air Force Logo One mile at a time
When Tech. Sgt. Bernard, "Bernie" Cho, Electro/Environmental Craftsman with the 157th Maintenance Group, completed his Air Force fit test in October 2008, he scored a 70.00, which was then considered only marginal. His run time for this test was 16:07 for the mile and half.When he retested in May of 2009, he scored a 72.5 with a 13:49 run time.
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2010
Chief Master Sgt. David Eaton of the 157th Air Refueling Wing briefs members before going door-to-door doing welfare checks in Stratham, N.H. Dec. 16. Many residents are still without power six days after an ice storm hit the area. (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Sherri Pierce) Day 6 without power and counting...but it could be worse
It is 10 p.m. on Dec. 16 - going on day six of no power due to the ice storm last week. I know it would make this story more dramatic if I said I am writing this by candle light, bundled in a blanket trying to stay warm, but I'm not. Luckily, I have friends and family who have taken me and my family in since the power went out five days ago. Am I
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2008
New Hampshire National Guard soldiers and airmen are taken through movements of colonial soldiers and shown how to load and fire muskets at the Bennington Monument in Vermont on August 16th 2008.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Timothy Psaledakis) Heritage Tour 2008
As I boarded the bus, I felt like a grade school kid going on a field trip. In a sense, I was going on a field trip, but this one would have more meaning to me than any trip to a beach or aquarium ever could. In history class, we all learned about the revolutionary battles and skirmishes that happened in New England, but for me that was years and
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2008
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