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During the recent Air National Guard Strategic Planning System Steering Committee meeting held at the Air Force Conference Center, Andrews AFB, MD, Maj Gen Buddy Titshaw, Acting Director Air National Guard, welcomes the incoming steering committee leadership team of Brig Gen Gary Magonigle, SPS Executive Chairman, and Brig Gen Joe Balskus, SPS Executive Vice Chairman.  Looking on are the outgoing steering committee leadership team of Maj Gen Daryl Wong and Brig Gen Don Haught. Maj Gen Buddy Titshaw, Acting Director Air National Guard, welcomes the incoming steering committee leadership team.

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Default Air Force Logo National Guard to support inauguration
Approximately 10,000 National Guardsmen and women will support the 56th Presidential Inauguration, helping to ensure a safe and secure environment for all attendees. They will provide security, traffic control and crisis response personnel as well as musical units, marching bands, color guards, salute batteries and honor cordons. National Guard
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A lab specialist at the military drug testing facility in Texas points out samples prepared for analysis with a gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer. The military laboratory's high-tech equipment can find and identify any drugs present. (Photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Cheryl Hackley, National Guard
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Guard's Counterdrug warriors endeavor to test one and all
BROOKS CITY-BASE, Texas - Finding a single drug abuser among thousands of servicemembers can compare to a shell game, but the National Guard is placing all odds in its favor. The National Guard is striving to keep its Citizen-Soldiers and -Airmen drug free through an increase in drug tests and the integration of new prevention programs. Current
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Default Air Force Logo 'Psst ... don't forget your ID card,' say Air Guard's network protectors
Air National Guardmembers at the Air Guard's Readiness Center on Andrews Air Force Base, Md., may soon have a friendly reminder to secure their Defense Department photo and data identification, "Common Access Cards" (CACs) when away from their computers, said its network security officials here this holiday week. A pop up message will soon remind
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Air Force Maj. Gen. Jim Graves, the assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for Reserve Affairs, gives a slideshow presentation to National Guard and Reserve members at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Dec. 10. Graves spoke on the importance of joint service experience within the military as well as joint service rank advancement aspects specific to reserve component troops. (Army photo by Pfc. Eric Liesse)
Guardmembers earn discretionary points for joint designation
Discretionary points can now be earned through the Joint Officer Management Program (JOM) to achieve the Joint Qualified Officer designation. NGB's JOM staff administers a Joint Qualification System (JQS) enacted by the National Defense Authorization Act of 2007, which provides for the attainment of these points. While the JQS mandates minimum
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Default Air Force Logo "Acting Director, Air National Guard sends Holiday Greetings"
Dear Air National Guard Family, As we prepare to celebrate this Holiday Season, allow me to extend warm wishes and thanks to you and your loved ones. Today, more than 107,000 Airmen serve in the Air National Guard and our country benefits from your efforts every day. Please know how much I appreciate the commitment and service that you and your
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Default Air Force Logo Chief, National Guard Bureau issues holiday message to Guard members, families and employers
Here is the text of Air Force Gen. Craig R. McKinley's message: With the holidays now upon us, I extend warmest Seasons Greetings to the Soldiers and Airmen of the National Guard and to their families and employers. America is indebted to you for your dedication and service to the Nation, and I thank you for you for the sacrifices you make every
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Default Air Force Logo Guard taking on sexual assault through support, education
As part of an overall Department of Defense policy, the National Guard is engaged in reducing acts of sexual assault and providing support for its victims. First instituted in 2005, the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program has a two-pronged approach to the issue of sexual assault. First, those who have been victims of a sexual
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Default Air Force Logo CNGB birthday message
Tomorrow the National Guard will celebrate its 372nd Birthday and I take great pride in thanking our more than 470,000 Citizen-Soldiers and -Airmen for their dedication and outstanding service to the nation. Today's Guard men and women continue the commitment and selfless service of the first militiamen who banded together at a moment's notice to
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John Huff/Staff photographer Boom Operator Sgt. Mike Girouard controls the boom of a New Hampshire Air National Guard, 157th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 as he refuels an F-15 Eagle out of Ottis Air Force Base over the skies of New Hampshire Wednesday afternoon. Air Guard to host three KC-135 associate wings
Three Air National Guard KC-135 Stratotanker wings will become active associate units beginning this summer, the Air Force announced today. Active-duty Airmen will be assigned to the 117th Air Refueling Wing (ARW) in Birmingham, Ala., the 126th ARW at Scott Air Force Base (AFB), Ill., and the 157th ARW at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. They
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