• Korean War veteran receives medals after 55 years

    She was only 15 years old at the time, but Norma remembers the day her brother came home. He sat his whole family down, told them the story, and said it would be the last time he would talk about it. He kept his word for nearly 50 years until he wrote an autobiography, not for others to read, only

  • Recruiters exceed 2007 goal, ahead of game for 2008

    The 301st Fighter Wing recruiting office made a huge impact in fiscal year 2007 by accomplishing 116 percent of its yearly goal by enlisting 206 new recruits into the Air Force Reserve. "Our recruiting efforts for 2007 were awesome and we have already made huge strides this fiscal year," said Senior

  • Joint effort makes Web wedding reality

    They grew up in nearby communities, attended the same church, and their parents went on mission trips together -- Dr. Heather Cox knew she would marry Staff Sgt. Erik Mortenson. But timing and circumstances did not allow the wedding to occur before this Marine Reservist departed for the desert in

  • Wreath laid to remember Medal of Honor recipient

    Horace Seaver Carswell, Jr. (July 18, 1916 - October 26, 1944) was a major in the United States Air Force who served in World War II. He is the namesake of former Carswell Air Force Base, now Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. On October 26, 2007, two members from the 301st

  • New year takes old wing newspaper to new online-only version

    As times change so must the military. This is the final printed copy of the 301st Fighter Wing's Fighter Line. Starting with the January 2008 issue, members can view wing information on a .mil computer at, or on the public site at The

  • 301st FW participates in bi-lateral training exercise

    WILLKA 2007 was an important training exercise for the Chilean Air Force and a unique training experience for our hometown-based F-16 fighter unit. The 301st Fighter Wing took advantage of this opportunity to train in a new environment and to establish a relationship with one of the United States'