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  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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