The Arizona Air National Guard’s home in Phoenix has a new name. The base at Sky Harbor International Airport is being renamed the Goldwater Air National Guard base to honor former air Guardsman, Arizona senator, and presidential nominee Barry Goldwater, according to The Associated Press. The naming officially took place during a ceremony on Friday. The base is home to the Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing, a KC-135 unit.
May 23, 2022
The Department of the Air Force announced the retirements of several key leaders within the Air Force and Space Force on May 23, while also unveiling more than a dozen new assignments for current or future one-star generals.