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Montana Air National Guard

One-time Billings mayoral candidate now advising generals in the nation's capital

One-time Billings mayoral candidate now advising generals in the nation's capital

Nine years ago, Al Garver ran for mayor of Billings, losing by about eight percentage points to former Billings Police Chief Ron Tussing.

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Project builds partnership, fixes roads in Makoshika State Park

Project builds partnership, fixes roads in Makoshika State Park

MAKOSHIKA STATE PARK, Glendive — The loud rumble of a bulldozer and an excavator pierced the quiet of the rocky crags and canyons inside Makoshika State Park on Saturday.

August 03, 2014 12:15 am Video Photos

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Changes marked at Montana Air National Guard

GREAT FALLS — The Montana Air National Guard has officially marked its new mission and a new commander.

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MANG pilots begin C-130 training

MANG pilots begin C-130 training

GREAT FALLS — The Montana Air National Guard's mission change from F-15 fighter jets to C-130 cargo planes continues.

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Father's military homecoming a home run

Father's military homecoming a home run

GREAT FALLS — A Montana man's homecoming after seven months in Afghanistan was a home run with his 10-year-old son.

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F-15s begin leaving, part of MANG mission change

F-15s begin leaving, part of MANG mission change

GREAT FALLS — The first of 20 F-15 fighter jets assigned to the Montana Air National Guard has left Great Falls for Fresno, Calif., as the 120th Fighter Wing begins changing its mission.

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Montana National Guard names two commanders

HELENA — Two longtime Montana National Guardsmen were promoted to enlisted command positions this weekend.

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Billings police sergeant to advise chief of National Guard Bureau

Billings police sergeant to advise chief of National Guard Bureau

Billings Police Department Sgt. Mitch Brush will become the senior enlisted adviser to U.S. Army Gen. Frank Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau, in May.

March 07, 2013 2:31 pm Photos

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Veteran: 'I just always hoped that I would be in that freak car accident'

Veteran: 'I just always hoped that I would be in that freak car accident'

When Casey Elder enlisted in the Montana Army National Guard as a 17-year-old, she was not impressed with the organization’s nearly nonexistent suicide-awareness plan.

December 30, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Montana airmen head home after defending Hawaii

Montana airmen head home after defending Hawaii

HONOLULU — Montana National Guard airmen are heading home in time for Christmas after spending more than two years defending the skies above Hawaii.

December 06, 2012 4:50 pm Photos

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Tester, Baucus offer assurance on moving C-130s to Great Falls

HELENA — U.S. Sens. Jon Tester and Max Baucus say recent meetings show support for moving eight C-130s to the Montana Air National Guard in Great Falls as previously announced.

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Delegation strikes back at Air Force over C-130s

Delegation strikes back at Air Force over C-130s

GREAT FALLS -- The congressional delegation is worried the U.S. Air Force may be reconsidering its plan to move eight C-130s to the Montana Air National Guard in Great Falls.

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Montana Air National Guard to lose 144 positions

GREAT FALLS — An Air Force manpower report shows the Montana Air National Guard will lose 144 positions in fiscal year 2013.

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Montana Air National Guard to get C-130 planes to replace F-15s

HELENA — The Montana Air National Guard will get new airplanes and a new mission to replace the F-15s being taken away from the Great Falls base, according to U.S. Sens. Jon Tester and Max Baucus.

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Gov. Nutter, 5 others remembered 50 years after fatal plane crash

Gov. Nutter, 5 others remembered 50 years after fatal plane crash

HELENA — Montanans on Wednesday remembered the 50th anniversary of when Gov. Don Nutter and five aides and Air National Guardsmen were killed in a plane crash near Wolf Creek.

January 25, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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Montana Air National Guard mission uncertain pending F-15 shift

GREAT FALLS - A Montana Air National Guard commander in Great Falls said the future of his unit's mission is uncertain, pending the transfer of its F-15 jets to a the California Air National Guard and an accompanying atmosphere of austerity in Washington, D.C. that could reach into military …

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Montana Air National Guard's F-15 mission in Hawaii extended by 8 months

GREAT FALLS — Now that the transfer of the Montana Air National Guard's F-15 fighter jets to California has been delayed, the Guard will extend its mission in Hawaii.

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Flags ordered to half-staff to honor Montana Air National Guard member

HELENA — Gov. Brian Schweitzer has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff Tuesday to honor a member of the Montana Air National Guard who was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash south of Great Falls.

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Helena woman killed in rollover crash near Great Falls

GREAT FALLS — Authorities say a member of the Montana Air National Guard was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash south of Great Falls.

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Montana Air Guard's transfer of F-15 fighters to California delayed

GREAT FALLS — The transfer of the Montana Air National Guard F-15s to the California Air National Guard has been delayed.

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