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  • Mass casualty disaster simulation

    It was a scene of carnage and chaos as emergency responders reacted to a mass casualty exercise. "Casualties" littered the ground. Screams, emergency sirens, and cries of pain resonated in the air. Seem horrifying? It's supposed to. The 181st Intelligence Wing Medical Group recently participated in

  • 181st IW members return from Operation Enduring Freedom

    The Indiana Air National Guard's 181st Intelligence Wing, Terre Haute, Ind., recently welcomed home three members from a deployment to Multi-National Base Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan. Lt. Col. Charles Iracondo, Master Sgt. Damon Girton and Airman 1st Class Austin Rowlands, members of the 181st

  • 81st Troop Command – Racer’s Newest Tenant

         On 19 June, Indiana's Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. R. Martin Umbarger, along with other National Guard leaders and government officials, held a press conference to provide details on a significant increase of military personnel who will train at Hulman Field in Terre Haute. Specifically, the

  • A Fallen Hero

         The Guard is a family. I have heard this statement throughout my active-duty career, from PME, and from Guard members I have served with. I never paid much attention to this statement, until I joined and saw it in action.     On a cold May afternoon, the 181 Intelligence Wing leadership

  • 181st IW Participates in PATRIOT 2012

    When a simulated earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale struck Wisconsin last Monday, followed the next day by another rumble measuring 6.0, 1100 personnel from 24 states responded to the disaster. The 181st Intelligence Wing of Terre Haute, Ind., provided two of those responders--the 19th

  • CES deploys to Camp Morena (Navy S.E.A.L. Training Camp)

         California, the land of balmy tropical breezes and golden beaches for as far as the eye can see, where sun bleached surfers congregate to pay homage to breaking waves, and navel oranges hang on every tree, ripe for the picking. It's the kind of place our imaginations draw us to when the day

  • ASOS represents 181st on vital mission

         One of the Indiana Air Guard's newest units has now deployed to Southwest Asia. Terre Haute's 181st Intelligence Wing stood up the 113th ASOS (Air Support Operations Squadron) following the BRAC (Base Realignment and Closure) of 2005.     The mission of the 181st IW's 113th ASOS is to advise

  • Indiana National Guard and Indiana State University Form a Partnership

    The Indiana National Guard recently teamed up with Indiana State University in Terre Haute by officially entering into agreement to share restricted airspace with the state school.On December 5th, Maj. Gen. R. Martin Umbarger, Adjutant General of the Indiana National Guard, and ISU President, Dr.

  • Colonel Patti Mook makes Racer history

         During a promotion ceremony on October 2, 2011, Colonel Patti Mook made Racer history, as she was the first female to be promoted to the rank of colonel.      Immediately following the promotion ceremony, Brig. Gen. Worthe Holt relinquished command of the 181st Medical Group to newly promoted

  • Former Wing Commander Now Wears a Star

         Maj. Gen. R. Martin Umbarger, the Adjutant General of Indiana, promoted Col. Jeffrey W. Hauser to brigadier general on August 7, in a ceremony conducted in the Grand Hall of the Indiana War Memorial in downtown Indianapolis.     Family and friends, as well as Airmen and Soldiers of all ranks,