Wichita celebrates Week of Heroes

Airmen assigned to the 184th Security Forces Squadron interact with children while displaying their law enforcement and training equipment during the Week of Heroes at the Museum of World Treasures in downtown Wichita, March 22, 2017. The Week of Heroes is an event sponsored by local organizations to honor and thank military members, law enforcement and first responders. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Lauren Penney, 184th Public Affairs)

Airmen assigned to the 184th Security Forces Squadron interact with children while displaying  equipment during the Week of Heroes at the Museum of World Treasures in downtown Wichita, March 22, 2017. The Week of Heroes is an event sponsored by local organizations to honor and thank military members, law enforcement and first responders. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Lauren Penney, 184th Public Affairs)

By Senior Airman Lauren Penney, 184th Public Affairs

Local military personnel, law enforcement and first responders gathered March 20-24 at the Museum of World Treasures in Wichita for the Week of Heroes to visit with attendees, provide demonstrations, give talks and more. The week-long celebration focuses on celebrating the heroes that protect the community. Continue reading

Love the 184th? There’s an app for that

170404-F-UB734-002By Master Sgt. Matt McCoy, 184th Public Affairs

For many years, Guardsmen of any status and their spouses have expressed the need for accessible information from the unit. Whether they’re interested in things happening on base, on a trip and need phone numbers for key personnel, or talking to a potential recruit and want to showcase their wing, Airmen find themselves in need of instant access to information concerning the 184th Intelligence Wing.

To address the need, the 184th Public Affairs office worked with Straxis Technology to build an app for mobile devices. The app contains features that strengthen the connection between Air Guardsmen and the wing. Continue reading

Protecting our people protects our mission

150406-F-ZZ999-002By Capt. Allison Farres, 184th Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Although we engage in conversations around sexual assault and the continuum of violence year round, this month provides us an opportunity to pause and truly consider the impact of this crime.

This year’s theme is Protecting our People Protects our Mission. This theme emphasizes the role that we all play in creating an environment of dignity and respect. It also reminds us that when one of our own is hurting, we are all impacted.  Continue reading