Bird’s Eye View – Commander’s Comments October 2016

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Col. Vonda Wigal, commander, 184th Medical Group

The 184th Medical Group participated in a humanitarian outreach civic action trip to Armenia in August. Thirty-six members participated in the medical training trip, lodging in hospital rooms and working side-by-side with Armenian medical professionals. The total force team consisted of various medical specialties from the 184th, and we were privileged to have three British Army 6th Battalion combat medics join us for the trip. This was a unique trip for the medical group as the organization typically conducts its annual training at established U.S. military treatment facilities. Continue reading

Bird’s Eye View – Commander’s Comments August 2016

Col. Michael Venerdi, commander, 184th Intelligence Group

Col. Michael Venerdi, commander, 184th Intelligence Group

As you read this, our wing will be putting the finishing touches on the Sept. 10 celebration of its 75th anniversary. This event will reunite Jayhawks past, present and with some luck, future. Recognizing wing, squadron and individual accolades that have been collected over our history is important, but perhaps more important is the “why.” In my opinion, it stems from one word—Pride. Continue reading