A year after horrific crash, Puerto Rico Guard wing gets new missions — and sheds its mobility job

Air Force Times: The Puerto Rico Air National Guard’s 156th Airlift Wing has received new missions and a new name.

Now called the 156th Wing, the unit will now carry out contingency response and combat communications, the Air National Guard said in an April 11 release. Air National Guard spokesman Lt. Col. Randy Saldivar confirmed in an email that the new missions will replace the mobility mission the 156th previously carried out.

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