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    The Seagull

    The Seagull

    Audio | 102nd Intelligence Wing

    About

    The official podcast of the Massachusetts Air National Guard’s 102nd Intelligence Wing - Our mission is to provide worldwide precision intelligence and command and control along with trained and experienced Airmen for expeditionary combat support and homeland security



    Episodes


    • The Seagull - Ep 011 - May 2022

      In this month’s command message, Colonel Enrique Dovalo, commander of the 102nd Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Group, talks about reasons to reflect, remember, and celebrate during this month of May. We speak to a Guardian over at the 6th Space Warning Squadron, Cape Cod Space Force Station, about an eSports tournament that they have organized for local Massachusetts military members coming up in June. We talk with a couple of subject matter experts about the importance of public... read more

      05/06/2022


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing The Seagull - Ep 010 - April 2022

      This month we’ve got this month’s command message. Colonel Tim Gordon, vice commander of the 102nd Intelligence Wing, talks about the Salem Muster and also shares his thoughts about the month of the military child! In this month's Five Questions we speak to Ms. Jackie Tellier, former wing SARC. We spend a few minutes speaking about the Sexual Assault Prevention Program. With April being SAPR month, it is definitely worth a listen. We also have a bit of April Air Force history as we hear about some Airmen of note. We learn about the establishment of a space for wing personnel to relax, reconnect, and recharge, dubbed the ‘Zen Den’. We finish off with a clip from the latest episode of Chevrons.

      04/01/2022


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing The Seagull - Ep 009 - March 2022

      In this month’s Seagull we’ve got Five Questions with the Information Protection Office. We learn about his role and how his requirements and processes affect each and every one of you and the overall mission and capability of the wing. We also get a little history about Ms. Frances Fortune Grimes, a Women’s Airforce Service Pilot who served at Otis Field during World War II. After all of that we get a quick teaser from this month's chevrons podcast. We start it off with this month’s command message. Colonel Stephen Dillon, commander of the 253rd Cyberspace Engineering Installation Group talks to us about the rising strategic importance of the Arctic region, especially relevant due to recent world events.

      03/04/2022


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing The Seagull - Ep 008 - February 2022

      In this month’s Seagull, we hear from 102 IW Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Hirl in this month's Command Message. Jill Garvin, our Director of Psychological Health answers 5 Questions. We speak to Colonel and Doctor Melinda Sutton, Chief of Aerospace Medicine at the 102nd Intelligence Wing about her military story and we also have a segment about the Tuskegee Airmen that you won’t want to miss.

      02/04/2022


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing The Seagull - Ep 007 - January 2022

      In this month’s Seagull Colonel Nicole Ivers, Commander of the 102nd Mission Support Group has a great message for getting your new year started on the right foot! We also have 5 Questions with our very own Public Health office as they answer some of the most popular questions relating to the pandemic - we talk boosters, symptoms, and COVID testing. We also hear from the Airman and Family Readiness team as they talk about the great things they do for our Airmen and their families. We also get a bit of history about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - and a call for giving back during the National Day of Service in his name that occurs this month. All of that as well as a quick teaser from this month's chevrons podcast.

      01/14/2022


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing The Seagull - Ep 006 - December 2021

      This month we hear from Col. Sean Riley, 102 IW Commander, for this month’s Command Message as he provides a review of the past year. Last month, we hosted a group of information technology students from Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, who got to tour several of the facilities and learn how the 102nd Intelligence Wing uses IT in a variety of career paths. Also this month we get a little knowledge about water and fuels system maintenance in our AFSC spotlight, on 5 Questions we... read more

      12/10/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing The Seagull - Ep 005 - November 2021

      This month we hear from Col. Bob Driscoll from the medical group for this month’s Command Message. We learn little about dentistry in the Guard through our AFSC spotlight and we learn about some of the holiday programs available to Airmen of the wing in a special holiday episode of 5 Questions. We had a big leadership change at the 102nd during the November RSD, so we’ll give you the rundown on that in addition to a history piece about the origin of Veterans Day. All that as well as a... read more

      11/12/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing The Seagull - Ep 004 - October 2021

      This month we have queued up for you the monthly command message, an interview with the Rising Six Council, five questions with recruiting and retention, a recap of the 20th Anniversary 9/11 ceremony and mini documentary, and a teaser from the newest Chevrons podcast. <br /> <br /> Thank you for joining us on this episode of the 102nd Intelligence Wing's flagship podcast! The Seagull is a monthly program that is published on the second Friday of each month. Keep listening for the latest and greatest from Otis Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts!

      10/08/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing The Seagull - Ep 003 - September 2021

      On this month’s Seagull we have the monthly command message, two AFSC spotlights to learn a bit more about the finance and fusion analyst career fields, five questions with the inspector general's office, a recap on the TIME conference that many of our airmen attended, a little teaser of a mini documentary about 9/11, and the newest chevrons podcast.<br /> <br /> Thank you for joining us on this episode of the 102nd Intelligence Wing's flagship podcast! The Seagull is a monthly program that is published on the second Friday of each month. Keep listening for the latest and greatest from Otis Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts!

      09/10/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing The Seagull - Ep 002 - August 2021

      On the August 2021 edition of the Seagull we hear from Col. Timothy Gordon, 102 IW vice commander, as he talks about some of the work that has been done and that is planned to make our installation a convenient walking campus. We highlight the Geospatial Intelligence Analyst AFSC and learn about a new technology that Airmen from the 212th EIS are using to improve our communications infrastructure. We also hear from our Key Spouse program, ask our Judge Advocate five questions and learn a... read more

      08/13/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing The Seagull - Ep 001 - July 2021

      On the July 2021 edition we talk about the new format for the wing's primary podcast stream and how we're bringing back the Seagull moniker in an audio format. We also hear from Col. Stephen Dillon in the form of this month's Command Message, cover some of the recent news and events that have gone on over the past month, and learn a bit of Air Force history in regards to former Massachusetts National Guardsman, Maj. Gen. Charles Sweeney. <br /> <br /> Thank you for joining us on this new chapter of the 102 IW podcast! The Seagull is a monthly program that is published on the second Friday of each month. Keep listening for the latest and greatest from Otis Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts!

      07/09/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Command Message for June 2021 - Chief Master Sgt. John Dubuc

      Chief Master Sgt. John Dubuc, Command Chief of the 102nd Intelligence Wing, delivers the 102nd IW Command Message for June 2021. He discussed the importance of professional development, and the newly established Enlisted Force Tiger Team, which developed a framework to provide enlisted professional development to all Airmen.

      “I am excited about the changes that this will bring to all of us, allowing us to focus on the skills and competencies that we all need as American Airmen," says... read more

      06/04/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Command Message for May 2021 - Col. Nicole Ivers

      Col. Nicole Ivers, commander of the 102nd Mission Support Group, delivers the 102nd IW Command Message for May 2021. She spoke about the hard working members in the MSG that support the 102nd Intelligence Wing’s missions throughout the Commonwealth and around the world. <br /> <br /> “We cook your meals, we guard your resources, we process your promotions and we move your cargo,” says Col. Ivers. “We work hard so you don’t have to worry about the little things. You can keep your eye on the ball – the Mission Support Group has your back.”

      04/30/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Command Message for April 2021 - Col. Sean Riley

      Col. Sean Riley, commander of the 102nd Intelligence Wing, delivers the 102 IW Command Message for April 2021. He talked about his goal to establish the 102nd as a unit of choice, reviewed some of the steps that wing leadership has taken and discussed how far the wing has progressed, achieving a 95% retention rate, where over 90% of eligible Airmen are choosing to reenlist with the 102nd.

      “So while there is still work to do, we are heading in the right direction, and I would like to... read more

      04/08/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing News Update for March 29, 2021 - Defenders Deployed to D.C.; Strengthened Resiliency

      This is Airman Francesca Skridulis with the 102nd Intelligence Wing Public Affairs Office with the latest news from the wing.

      OTIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mass. - Security Forces Airmen from the 102nd Intelligence Wing deployed to Washington D.C. for over a month and a half, contributing to a mission at the Capitol building during the inauguration, and later, a civil disturbance mission at the White House.

      The Airmen’s resilience in the face of adverse conditions allowed them to... read more

      03/29/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast for March 22, 2021 - April is Month of the Military Child

      On this episode, Ms. Jill Garvin, Wing Director of Psychological Health, speaks to recurring guest, Ms. Christi Garner about the needs of children in different age groups and some tips and resources that parents can use to ease some of their children's anxieties and help them work towards good mental health. Ms. Christi Garner is a licensed therapist and one of the 102nd ISR Group key spouses, and has worked extensively with active duty service members and families.... read more

      03/22/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast for March 15, 2021 - Move your grief

      On this episode Ms. Jill Garvin, Wing Director of Psychological Health, speaks with Ms. Sue Andersen about suicide loss and resources for grief management. Ms. Sue Andersen is the board president of the Samaritans and a certified yoga teacher. She hosts classes and workshops helping those who’ve experienced loss to 'Move Your Grief'.
      Sueandersenyoga.com


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      Jill: hello everybody this is Jill Garvin I am the director of psychological health for the 102nd... read more

      03/15/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast for March 10, 2021 - Heroes In Transition- Communication, Connection, and Community

      On this episode Ms. Jill Garvin, Wing Director of Psychological Health, speaks to Ms. Kristen Alexander about the importance of communication, connection and community when it comes to relationships. Ms. Kristen Alexander is a Heroes In Transition spouses group coordinator. Heroes In Transition provides many family, couples and veterans programs to our community. heroesintransition.org


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      Jill: hello everybody this is Jill Garvin the director of psychological health... read more

      03/04/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Command Message for March 2021 - Col. Robert Driscoll

      Col. Robert Driscoll, commander of the 102nd Medical Group, delivers the 102IW Command Message for March 2021. He spoke about some of the missions that the Massachusetts Air National Guard has contributed to this past year, and reviewed the latest safety protocols, including mask guidance from the Department of the Air Force.

      “I have been inspired by your selfless dedication to the mission whether it was at the Holyoke Soldiers Home, the Covid testing mission, caring for our most... read more

      03/03/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast for Nov. 23, 2021 - Technology and Wellness with Samantha Sandland

      Ms. Jill Garvin, the psychological health director at the 102nd Intelligence Wing, speaks to Samantha Sandland, LICSW, NASM-CPT about tools available such as mobile apps, aroma therapy and others that can contribute to wellness. Samantha is an independent clinical social worker and a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer. Samantha owns and operates Champs Psychological Services, LLC, a Rhode Island-based agency which provides mental health, personal training... read more

      03/02/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast for Feb. 26, 2021 - Going from stress to rest

      On this episode Ms. Jill Garvin, Wing Director of Psychological Health, speaks to Ms. Christi Garner about the importance of recognizing that nervous system wellness is just as important as physical wellness, as they discuss different ways to take your body from a stress response into a rest response. Ms. Christi Garner, is a licensed therapist and one of the 102nd ISR Group key spouses, and has worked extensively with active duty service members and families.... read more

      03/02/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing News Update for Feb 23, 2021 - 102nd Force Support becomes a squadron and gets a new commander

      OTIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mass. – A formal unit re-designation and change of command ceremony for the 102nd Force Support Flight was held here, Feb. 12.

      Presiding over both ceremonies was Col. Timothy Gordon, 102nd Mission Support Group commander.

      “The re-designation of the force support flight to the force support squadron has been a long road and a lot of work,” said Col. Gordon, “It’s about growing the professionalism of the Airmen and expanding and improving services... read more

      02/23/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing News Update for Feb 12, 2021 - Massachusetts military forces join together to administer vaccine

      Massachusetts Air National Guard Airmen of the 102nd Medical Group, supplemented by Massachusetts Army National Guard Soldiers and members of the Massachusetts Organized Militia (MAOM), came together to perform a first-run of the COVID-19 immunization process at Otis Air National Guard Base, on Jan. 28.

      The initial doses of the vaccine were administered to wing leadership – the first of two, which will protect Airmen from the COVID-19 virus. The vaccine will be delivered in a phased... read more

      02/12/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Warrior Airman Podcast for Feb. 8, 2021 - Resilience: A Human Journey

      On this episode of the 102 IW Warrior Airman Podcast, Tech. Sgt. Mandy Givens, Master Resiliency Trainer, speaks to Chief Master Sgt. Sean Sullivan and Tech. Sgt. Gary Roberts about their philosophy and personal journeys in the realm of resilience and their thoughts on the culture of resiliency within the wing.

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      GIVENS: hello and welcome to the Warrior Airman podcast a podcast that enriches the unity of the community within the 102nd Intelligence... read more

      02/08/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing News Update for Feb. 5, 2021 - Arrest in development - a gate runner exercise scenario

      The capabilities of 102nd Security Forces Squadron Airmen to defend the perimeter of Otis Air National Guard Base were put to the test during a no-notice exercise here, Jan. 27.

      Security Forces ensure resources and personnel are kept safe and secure 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. These professionals are knowledgeable in the fundamental aspects of a concept known as Force Protection – a doctrine that mandates the safeguard of lives and valuable resources.

      According to Joint... read more

      02/05/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Command Message for February 2021 - Col Enrique Dovalo

      Hello Team Otis. I’m Col Enrique Dovalo, commander of the 102d ISR Group and have the distinct honor of providing this month’s Wing command message.

      This will probably be different than what you’re used to, since I’m recording this on the 21st of January, one day after a smooth transfer of power in the Executive Branch yesterday, despite the recent turmoil our country has experienced.

      My words today are inspired by those recent events and the fact that in February we celebrate... read more

      02/04/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Warrior Airman Podcast for Jan. 14, 2021 – O2X Human Performance Program

      On this episode of the 102 IW Warrior Airman Podcast, Tech. Sgt. Mandy Givens, Master Resiliency Trainer, speaks to two staff members from the O2X Human Performance Program who have been contracted by the Massachusetts National Guard to help Airmen and Soldiers achieve personal performance goals. Ms. Gianna Roma, certified Nutritionist and Dietitian, and Mr. Devon Smith, Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach talked to Tech. Sgt. Givens about their background, what resources and available and some of the services O2X provides.

      01/14/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing - Command Message for January 2021 - Colonel James Hoye

      Welcome to 2021. I hope all of you have had a restful holiday season.

      The first remote drill of calendar year 2021 has been accomplished. As we look on the past year we dealt with a pandemic, we had an inspection by the Air Combat Command Inspector General team. In a sense of deja vu the pandemic is still with us and the IG team will be back in Oct. Social distancing will be the norm for some time to come but vaccinations are arriving so there is light at the end of the tunnel. ... read more

      01/14/2021


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast for Dec. 31, 2020 - Samantha Sandland

      Ms. Jill Garvin, the psychological health director at the 102nd Intelligence Wing, speaks to Samantha Sandland, LICSW, NASM-CPT. She is an independent clinical social worker and a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer. Samantha owns and operates Champs Psychological Services, LLC, a Rhode Island-based agency which provides mental health, personal training services, and performance coaching, in both individual and group settings. https://champspsychologicalservices.com/

      12/31/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast for Dec. 8, 2020 – Todd Whitridge, Recovery Centers of America

      On this episode of the 102 IW Wellness Podcast, Ms. Jill Garvin, Wing Director of Psychological Health, speaks to Todd Whitridge, Treatment Advocate with the Recovery Centers of America. Todd works in an outreach capacity to get people in to treatment for Substance Use Disorder. He is very active in the Cape Cod recovery community and works tirelessly to help people in their recovery journey. You can reach out to Todd at twhitridge@recoverycoa.com or at 617-899-0913.

      12/08/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Interview for December 4, 202 - 102 IW HRA Senior Master Sgt. Luciana Hayner

      On this episode we are joined by Senior Master Sgt. Luciana Hayner, the 102nd Intelligence Wing Human Resource Advisor. We talk about her role in this position, how her military and civilian experiences have prepared her for the job and some of the goals she has for the wing HRA program.

      12/04/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Command Message for December 2020 - Colonel Mike Cornell

      Seasons’ Greetings. I’m Colonel Mike Cornell and I am privileged to deliver this month’s Wing Command Team Message to you, the men and women of the 102nd Intelligence Wing.

      For many of us, December is traditionally a time to reflect on our accomplishments over the past year, and an opportunity to look ahead, and set goals for ourselves in the year to come.

      But after what has been a tumultuous and unprecedented 12 months, that might seem like an exhausting endeavor.

      To... read more

      12/02/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Warrior Airman Podcast for Nov. 19, 2020 - Leadership and Mentorship

      On this episode of the 102 IW Warrior Airman Podcast, Tech. Sgt. Mandy Givens, Master Resiliency Trainer, speaks to Senior Master Sgt. Guy Gottschalk, a member of the 102 IW and former Marine, about his time in the USMC, what brought him to the Air National Guard and his thoughts on leadership and mentorship.

      11/19/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast for Nov. 6, 2020 – Master Resiliency Trainer, Tech. Sgt. Mandy Givens

      On this episode of the 102 IW Wellness Podcast, Ms. Jill Garvin, Wing Director of Psychological Health, speaks to Tech. Sgt. Mandy Givens, Master Resiliency Trainer and member of the 102 IW, about what led her to become an MRT and her thoughts on resiliency and the role it plays in wellness.

      11/06/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Warrior Airman Podcast for Nov. 6, 2020 – Overactive Mind

      On this first episode of the 102 IW Warrior Airman Podcast, Tech. Sgt. Mandy Givens, Master Resiliency Trainer, speaks to Master Sgt. Matt Davis, a long time member of the 102 IW team, about dealing with overactive mind through mindfulness and the role these things play in an Airman’s wellness.

      11/06/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Command Message for October 2020 - Chief Master Sgt. John Dubuc

      I want to talk today about your legacy, what are you doing to make a difference. For you in your life, for the wing, with your family, in your community and in the world.

      First thing is Thank you all for your service, by serving in the military you are already making a difference, less than 1% of the US Population is serving in the military, you are part of an elite group of volunteers. My challenge to you is what can you do beyond your service to make a difference, what will your legacy... read more

      10/02/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast for Sep. 29, 2020 – Dr. Jenny D'Olympia

      Ms. Jill Garvin, the psychological health director at the 102nd Intelligence Wing, speaks to Dr. Jenny D'Olympia, PsyD, LMHC. She is the Chair, Counseling and Behavioral Health Department at William James College; Director, MA in Psychology Online Program; and Interim Director, Military and Veterans Psychology Concentration and the Train Vets to Treat Vets Program.

      09/29/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast for Sep. 4, 2020 – Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands

      In this episode of the 102 IW Wellness Podcast, Ms. Jill Garvin, the psychological health director at the 102nd Intelligence Wing, and Stephanie Kelly, executive director of the suicide prevention organization The Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands, talk about suicide prevention and mental health and the mission of the Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands.

      09/04/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Command Message for September 2020 - Col. Timothy Gordon

      102nd Mission Support Group commander, Col. Timothy Gordon, delivers the monthly 102 IW Command Message to the Airmen of Otis Air National Guard Base.

      09/03/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast for Aug. 27, 2020 – Dispelling the myths of career impact when seeking mental health help

      On this episode of the 102 IW Wellness Podcast, Ms. Jill Garvin, Wing Director of Psychological Health, speaks to Col. Enrique Dovalo, 102nd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group Commander and his wife, Ms. Christi Garner, one of the 102 ISRG’s Key Spouses and a licensed therapist. Together they discuss dispelling the myths around seeking mental health help having a negative impact on one’s career.

      08/27/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing News Update for Aug. 21, 2020 - A Trifecta of Leadership Changes at the 102 IW

      The 102nd Intelligence Wing welcomed three new unit commanders during a ceremony held on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Taking command of the 102nd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group is Col. Enrique Dovalo; of the 102nd Operations Support Squadron is Lt. Col. Bethann Crouch; and of the 102nd Intelligence Support Squadron is Maj. Sean Andersen. The 102 ISRG change of command was officiated by 102 IW commander, Col. Sean Riley. The 102 OSS and 102 ISS changes of command were officiated by Col. Enrique Dovalo.

      08/21/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Command Message for August 2020 - Col. Sean Riley

      102nd Intelligence Wing commander, Col. Sean Riley, delivers the monthly 102 IW Command Message to the Airmen of Otis Air National Guard Base.

      08/07/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Interview for July 24, 2020 - The Wing Resiliency Team

      We're joined by two members of the 102nd Intelligence Wing Resilience Team. We have Ms. Erin Faye, Manager of the Airman and Family Readiness Program and Ms. Jill Garvin, Director of Psychological Health. We talk a little bit about the resiliency team and a survey they have been working on that is about to be released.

      07/24/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Interview for June 25, 2020 - Personal Financial Counseling with Deb Antel

      Deb Antel provides Personal Financial Counseling (PFC) to help wing Airmen and their families manage finances, resolve financial problems and reach long-term goals such as getting an education, buying a home and planning for retirement. We sit down and talk with Deb about the program and the services she offers.

      06/25/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Interview for June 1, 2020 - Talking PTSD with Ms. Jill Garvin

      June is Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month. In this episode, we sit down with Ms. Jill Garvin, 102nd Intelligence Wing Director of Psychological Health and discuss PTSD, some of the causes, symptoms and some of the treatments that are available.

      06/12/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing News Update for June 9, 2020 - 102 IW Change of Command

      There was a formal change of command ceremony of the 102nd Intelligence Wing here on Monday, June 8. Col. Sean D. Riley became the commander of the 102nd Intelligence Wing, succeeding Col. David V. McNulty, who has served as commander since Nov. 2019.

      06/09/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing News Update for June 1, 2020 - Adopting the Family Business

      Newly commissioned 2nd Lt. Allen Nancarrow’s career in the profession of arms is rooted deeply in the service of his family. Following in the footsteps of his mother, father, and others, Nancarrow continues to carry the family legacy of service into the 21st century.

      06/01/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing News Update for May 19, 2020 - Task Force Raptor

      Soldiers and Airmen from the Massachusetts National Guard who have civilian medical training have been assisting nursing facilities with additional medical care helping the commonwealth’s fight against COVID-19. Activated to serve with Task Force Raptor, these guard members are augmenting skilled nursing facilities across the state.

      05/19/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing News Update for May 5, 2020 - PMEL continues calibration for total-force during COVID-19

      Through the course of many weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, the various missions of the Air Force continue. One such area that often goes unnoticed is that of the Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory or ‘PMEL’.

      05/05/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing News Update for May 4, 2020 - Public Health needed now more than ever

      Public Health Airmen play an important role in the mission of the 102nd Medical Group and during the COVID-19 pandemic, they are needed now... more than ever. Captain Bonnie Blakely spent some time speaking to these professionals about their mission - ensuring the health and welfare of the force.

      05/04/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing News Update for Apr. 28, 2020 - The show must go on

      The potential for national emergencies such as weather events, earthquakes, or in this case, a global pandemic to create logistical challenges, are significant. It is critical that organizations train and prepare for every contingency to ensure maximum effectiveness during even the most austere of conditions.

      04/28/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing News Update for Apr. 20, 2020 - Nantucket Security Mission

      In this 102nd Intelligence Wing News Update, hear about how Massachusetts National Guard Airmen and Soldiers are supporting security operations on the island of Nantucket as well as other news from the week.

      04/20/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing News Update for Apr. 13, 2020 - Mobile COVID-19 Testing

      Soldiers and Airmen from the Massachusetts National Guard have been working together to complete mobile COVID-19 testing on patients at nursing homes throughout the commonwealth for over a week. In this wing news update, learn how this mission, one of several operations across the commonwealth, is supporting coronavirus response efforts.

      04/13/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Resiliency Shoutout - Apr. 10, 2020

      Some spiritual guidance from Chaplain (Capt.) Derek White, chaplain for the 102nd Intelligence Wing. "Go beyond what you think you can do..."<br /> <br /> For devotionals and other spiritual guidance, join Chaplain White and the JBCC Chaplain team over at the Joint Base Cape Cod Chapel Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/JBCCChapel/.

      04/10/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Command Message - Apr. 3, 2020

      Col. David McNulty, 102nd Intelligence Wing commander, addresses the wing and answers some questions during a virtual town hall video, April 2, at Otis Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts. The command message includes status of the wing and guidance moving forward in response to the COVID-19 crisis in Massachusetts.

      04/03/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Round Table: Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Apr. 2, 2020

      The 102nd Intelligence Wing Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Team came together for a round table discussion about the wing’s SAPR program. Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, Ms. Jackie Tellier hosted the group which included 102nd IW commander, Col. David McNulty; Volunteer Victim Advocate, Master Sgt. Deb Hasley; 102nd MSG First Sergeant, Master Sgt. Salaam Harris; and Alternate SARC, Capt. David Shepard. Please be advised, this round table discussion was conducted prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and mandate for social distancing.

      04/02/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing First Sgt. Podcast: Becoming a First Sergeant Mar. 5, 2020

      In this first episode of the 102 IW First Sergeant's Podcast, three current wing First Sergeants and a former, now Chief Master Sergeant discuss their individual paths to the career field and share their experiences each has gotten from this rewarding career field.

      03/05/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Interview with Mr. John Noland, Director of Safety

      The 102nd Intelligence Wing Safety Office recently won the 2019 Air National Guard, Director of Safety Award for Outstanding Achievement in Occupational Safety. We took the opportunity to sit down with Mr. John Noland, Wing Director of Safety, to discuss the award and a little bit about the safety program.

      02/18/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast Jan. 7, 2020

      102nd Intelligence Wing Director of Psychological Health, Ms. Jill Garvin, sits down with two representatives from Heroes In Transition, a not-for-profit organization that recognizes those who have served or who are serving our country, especially in the Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) conflicts, by providing appropriate assistance to those with special needs. Their mission is to provide assistance that is not readily available from other organizations... read more

      01/07/2020


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast Dec. 2, 2019

      102nd Intelligence Wing Director of Psychological Health, Ms. Jill Garvin, speaks to Senior Master Sgt. Donald Kochka about his personal journey in coping with loss. Disclaimer: Some of the topics discussed in this podcast may be upsetting for some listeners.

      12/02/2019


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast 11/14/19

      102nd Intelligence Wing Director of Psychological Health Ms. Jill Garvin speaks to U.S Army combat veteran and Objective Zero co-founder Justin Miller about resiliency, mental health and the rising suicide rates among military members following the resilience tactical pause conducted during the regularly scheduled drill at Otis Air National Guard Base, Mass. <br /> <br /> Objective Zero, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that anonymously connects veterans to a nationwide network of peer support and wellness resources utilizing mobile app technology. <br /> <br /> Disclaimer: Some of the topics discussed in this podcast are graphic and disturbing in nature.

      11/11/2019


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast Nov. 5, 2019

      102nd Intelligence Wing Director of Psychological Health, Ms. Jill Garvin, speaks to Kathleen Shine-O’Brien, a licensed mental health counselor with a private practice in Sandwich, Mass. Kathleen is also the behavioral health consultant for the Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands, and Sharing Kindness, a non-profit who's mission is to raise suicide awareness through education, advocacy and prevention and to support survivors of suicide loss and all those who grieve.

      11/05/2019


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Interview with Chaplain (Lt. Col.) David Berube

      Tim Sandland of the 102nd Intelligence Wing Public Affairs Office speaks to 102nd Intelligence Wing Chaplain, Lt. Col. David Berube about his experiences in the Air National Guard as he retires following a 21 year career.

      10/29/2019


    • 102nd Intelligence Wing Wellness Podcast 10/2/19

      102nd Intelligence Wing Director of Psychological Health Ms. Jill Garvin speaks to 102nd Intelligence Wing First Sergeant Senior Master Sgt. Sean “Sully” Sullivan about resiliency and the upcoming tactical pause scheduled to address mental health concerns and rising suicide rates among military members.

      10/02/2019