Eighteen personnel and one HC-130 from
the California Air National Guard's 129th Rescue Wing were activated
on May 1, 1999 for 140 days and deployed overseas to participate
in Operation Southwest Asia (Southern Watch). Eighteen personnel
rotate every 35 days for a total of four rotations.
On May 10, 1999, 102 personnel of the
California Air National Guard's 162nd Combat Communications Group
were activated at home station for 270 days for Operation Southwest
Asia (Northern Watch). The first 18 members departed to the European
Theater on May 27, 1999.
One airman from the 146th Airlift Wing's
195th Weather Flight was activated on May 10, 1999 for 270 days
to perform weather duties (backfill) at Beale AFB, California.
Two individuals from the California Air
Guard's 163rd Air Refueling Wing's 210th Weather Flight were
activated on May 10, 1999 for 270 days to perform weather duties
(backfill) at Davis-Monthon AFB, Arizona. One other member of
the 210th was deployed to the European theater in support of
Operation Southwest Asia (Southern Watch).
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