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  • 126th ARW Inclement Weather Reporting Procedures

    This is a reminder of the reporting procedures personnel assigned or attached to the 126 Air Refueling Wing in the event of inclement weather. If Scott AFB determines that weather conditions pose a safety threat to its workers, a change in reporting time will be announced. Personnel can find out

  • Air Guard Team Receives Navy Medical Training

    A team representing two states, and three Air National Guard wings, has come together for a training opportunity with the U.S. Navy.Members of the 126th Air Refueling Wing and the 183d Wing, both from the Illinois National Guard, and the 131st Bomb Wing, from the Missouri National Guard, are in

  • 126TH AIR REFUELING WING TRAINS WITH POLISH AIR FORCE

    In keeping with a quarter century precedent, the Illinois National Guard supported the Polish Air Force during the 2018 BALTOPS exercise in the Baltics from June 1-15.The 126th Air Refueling Wing, located at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, provided aerial refueling for Polish Air Force F-16s along

  • Illinois Air National Guard Unit Continues to Support Hurricane Recovery

    The 126 ARW continues to support hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto RicoA 7 person aircrew from the 126th Operations Group and 126th Maintenance Group flew a mission of nearly 15 hoursA 13 person security team has deployed from the 126th Security Forces SquadronAn 8 person communications team has

  • Air National Guard Restores FAA Capabilities for Puerto Rico

    A week and a half post hurricane Maria, it is hard to tell the Federal Aviation Administration was at “ground zero” and in the dark with no power or communications capabilities. Now, the air traffic flow at San Juan Luis Munoz Marin International Airport is back to normal thanks to the relationship

  • Illinois ANG makes lifesaving connections in Puerto Rico

    The Illinois Air National Guard is helping to provide critical communications to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The hurricane devastated many parts of the island knocking out power across the entire island and rendering communications networks inoperable. The lack of reliable

  • 126th Maintenance Group Achieves Highest Maintenance Efficiency

    The 126th Maintenance Group was rated best in the Air Force for KC-135 mission capability readiness for the fiscal year 2016.The 126 MXG received an 82 percent mission capability rating.  This exceeded the Air National Guard goal by 8 percent and the Air Mobility Command goal by 2 percent.There are