Guam - The Guam Air National Guard celebrated a historical milestone after activating a new unit. Adjutant General Major General Benny Paulino says it's not often that days like this happen in the organization. The activation of the 254th Comptroller flight as a separate and distinct unit under the 254th Air base group follows a path for the growth ahead. 

Commander Johnny Lizama states, "In 1982, the 254th Civil Engineering Flight received its federal recognition. At that time a flight, it has now evolved into the 254th Red Horse Squadron over 170 strong." The unit is comprised of 10 personnel most of whom have some type of deployment experience. Military officials state this new unit demonstrates a practice of fiscal responsibility in servicing over 450 assigned members of the Guam Air National Guard.