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  • New England Civil Engineers Strengthen Skills During Training Exercise

    FORT DEVENS, Mass. –Air National Guardsmen from five civil engineer squadrons across New England participated in the 2024 Region One Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force (BEEF) Field Training Exercise May 11-17.The exercise prepared engineers for the potential demands of the Agile Combat Employment

  • New York National Guard Headquarters Staff Marks Memorial Day

    LATHAM, N.Y. - The New York National Guard’s headquarters staff marked Memorial Day with a short ceremony May 23.Brig. Gen. Isabel Smith, the director of joint staff, spoke briefly about the importance of Memorial Day.“We pay honor and tribute to properly thank these heroes, who have done so much to

  • 261st COS Ready Cyber Crew conducts threat hunting exercise

    Sepulveda Air National Guard Station, CA -- The 261st Cyberspace Operations Squadron at Sepulveda Air National Guard Station conducted a Ready Cyber Crew threat hunting exercise May 4, 2024.The exercise was conducted to develop new readiness strategies to target malicious cyber activities and

  • Tennessee Guard, Local Partners Practice Disaster Response

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee National Guard and state and local first responders tested their emergency response capabilities May 15-19 during the Tennessee Maneuvers exercise involving simulated widespread flooding in Southeast Tennessee.“Disaster exercises are the best to improve our disaster

  • North Dakota Guard Joins Medical Exercise with Ghana

    ACCRA, Ghana - U.S. Army and Air Force medical professionals from the 86th Medical Squadron, Dental Health Activity - Rheinland Pfalz, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, U.S. Army Medical Command and the State Medical Detachment, North Dakota National Guard are conducting a medical readiness

  • Air Guard Units Test Readiness at Sentry Savannah Exercise

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - Over 775 participants and 40 aircraft from units across the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and Active Duty Air Force participated in Sentry Savannah 2024, the Air National Guard’s premier fighter integration exercise that recently concluded at the Savannah Combat Readiness

  • Hawaii Guard Supports Exchange with Partner Indonesia

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Hawaii National Guard medical professionals supported a security cooperation exchange in Jakarta May 6-7 as part of bilateral defense discussions between the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and the Tentara Nasional Indonesia.The exchange served as a midterm review for the December

  • 10th Homeland Response Force Conducts Collective Training

    WARRENTON, Ore. - Last month, more than 350  Army and Air National Guardsmen from Washington, Idaho, Alaska and Oregon conducted a training exercise at Camp Rilea Armed Forces Training Center in Warrenton.The Sustainment Year Collective Training Exercise (SYCTE) is a multi-day evaluation that helps

  • In Thailand, Hokanson Sees Enduring Partners in Name and Practice

    BANGKOK –The National Guard’s top officer visited with Washington Guardsmen and Royal Thai Armed Forces troops training together May 7-9.The Washington National Guard has worked closely with Thailand under the Defense Department’s National Guard State Partnership Program since 2002. Last year, the