Venerdi assumes command of 184th IW

Col. Mike Venerdi, middle, receives the 184th Intelligence Wing’s flag from Brig. Gen. David Weishaar, left, commander, Kansas Air National Guard, as a symbol of his assumption of command during a ceremony at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, Sep. 8. Col. Joe Jabara, right, relinquished command moments earlier. Also pictured is Chief Master Sgt. Sid Colliatie, middle, command chief, 184th Intelligence Wing. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Alex Brun)

By Staff Sgt. Briell Zweygardt, 184th Public Affairs

Col. Mike Venerdi assumed command of the 184th Intelligence Wing during a change of command ceremony held at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, Sep. 8. Continue reading

A hero in the community

Staff Sgt. Aaron Lewis a chaplain assistant wityh the 184th Intelligence Wing saved the life of a member of the wichita community with his quick reaction and CPR training that he learned on drill weekend. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Justin Jacobs, 184th Public Affairs)

Staff Sgt. Aaron Lewis a chaplain assistant wityh the 184th Intelligence Wing saved the life of a member of the wichita community with his quick reaction and CPR training that he learned on drill weekend. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Justin Jacobs, 184th Public Affairs)

By Tech. Sgt. Justin Jacobs, 184th Public Affairs

What is a hero? A hero is a person who is noted for courageous acts or nobility of character.

Anyone of us can be a hero to someone. It’s up to us to seize the moment and step up to the occasion that calls us to help one another. For Staff Sgt. Aaron Lewis that occasion was on his last day of work. Continue reading