Mobilization of the 188th Fighter Wing, Arkansas Air National Guard, Fort Smith Arkansas is part of Operation NOBLE EAGLE. STAFF Sergeant Michael W. Pennington, Medical Service Technician, with a 5.56 mm Colt M16A2 Assault Rifle, is now a security forces augmentee. He uses a mirror stick as he inspects under a vehicle for hidden explosive ordnance. NOBLE EAGLE is a partial mobilization of the reserves for homeland defense and civil support missions in response to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 at the New York World Trade Center and the Pentagon