The Seagull

10 Episodes

By: 102nd Intelligence Wing

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

April: Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Col. David McNulty, 102nd Intelligence Wing commander, officially declares April Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month during a virtual proclamation signing April 2, at Otis Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts.

The Seagull - Ep 029 - May 2024

In this month's Seagull podcast, Command Chief Christopher Hirl covers the origins, history and importance of recognizing Armed Forces Day. We interview an Airman who ran back to back marathons in Boston and London. We hear from the CSAF on the great power competition and we get a clip from the most recent Chevrons podcast!

The Seagull - Ep 028 - Apr 2024

In this month's program we hear from three individual shops about their duties and responsibilities in our AFSC Spotlight series. We get a clip from our most recent Chevrons episode with Chaplain Yi and we get a refresher on motorcycle safety. First though, we hear from 102nd Mission Support Group Deputy Commander, Lt. Col. Beth Crouch as she tells us about the Month of the Military Child.

The Seagull - Ep 027 - Feb 2024

In this month's program we cover mentorship during a conversation with two Senior NCOs from the 102nd Mission Support Group. This month we celebrate Black History. We hear from Tuskegee Airman, Thomas Newton, about his experiences serving as an enlisted Airman in the mid-1940's. With President's day right around the corner, we present a rare recording from 1913; an excerpt of George Washington's Farewell address (spoiler, it's not actually him speaking). But first, in this month's 102nd Intelligence Wing Command Message, Col. Stephen Dillon of the 253rd Cyberspace Engineering Installation Group speaks about new Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen...

The Seagull - Ep 026 - Jan 2024

Welcome to 2024! In this month's Seagull we cover mentorship with a FIVE QUESTIONS segment with Senior Master Sgt Maria Escobar, as well as a series of interviews with wing Airmen who were asked about their experiences and thoughts on mentorship. We hear from Colonel Wendy Armijo, Commander of the 102nd Intelligence Wing in this month's Command Message where she shares some of her priorities as we embark on the new year! We also learn about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - his background and his contributions to our society. We'll wrap things up with a little bit from this month's...

The Seagull - Ep 025 - Aug/Sep 2023

In this month’s show we hear from the leadership of the 102nd Civil Engineer Squadron about how they empower their Airmen by helping them understand the bigger picture, giving them a voice, giving them opportunities to lead priortizing morale and encouraging the warrior ethos. We also hear from a trio of Airmen who have all served here at Otis - two with the Air National Guard and one from when Otis was an Air Force Base - the best part? They are all related! But first, in this month’s command message, Colonel Tim Gordon, vice commander of the 102nd I...

The Seagull - Ep 024 - June 2023

In this month’s show we meet Staff Sergeant Rithy Chhay from the 102nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, we hear from the 102nd Communications Flight and 102nd Medical Group as they practice their domestic operations skills along side their counterparts from the 104th Fighter Wing and the Army National Guard. After that, we get a bit of motorcycle safety awareness training just in time for the nice weather. Finally, we hear clips from our other two podcasts, Zendenizens and Chevrons. You won’t want to miss it! But first, in this month’s command message, Colonel Sean Riley, commander of the 102nd Int...

The Seagull - Ep 023 - May 2023

This month’s show features a clip from our newest podcast, Zendenizens for Mental Health Awareness Month. In honor of Memorial Day, we'll learn a little about the day we set aside to recognize those who served before us and who made the ultimate sacrifice. We hear a clip from the Chevrons podcast, in which we speak to a married military couple who share much more than the passion to serve. But first, in this month’s command message, 102nd Mission Support Group commander, Colonel Nicole Ivers talks about spreading acceptance and support, strategies for managing mental health, fostering acceptance and...

The Seagull - Ep 022 - April 2023

This month’s show features a roundtable discussion with a clip from our BRAND NEW podcast here at the 102nd. The Zen Denizens! a podcast that brings you the best of wellness, mental health, and happy living. The show is dedicated to helping you live your best life by exploring vast and sometimes challenging topics that promote positivity and wellbeing. Brought to you by the members of the 102nd Intelligence Wing Zen Den! We hear a clip from our other podcast, Chevrons, where we spend some time with some of our own wing Airmen who recently completed the Massachusetts National Gu...

The Seagull - Ep 021 - March 2023

This month’s show features a discussion with members of the local chapter of Toastmasters. We hear a clip from our other podcast, Chevrons, where we spend some time with a panel of prior enlisted company grade officers who tell us why they decided to jump from stripes to bars and what their experience was like and how it's been since they made the transition. In honor of Women’s History Month, we'll learn about Frances Fortune Grimes, a Women's Airforce Service Pilot who served right here at Otis. We also asked some of our Airmen what mentorship meant to them...