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  • South Carolina Guard Airman Receives Bronze Star Medal

    MCENTIRE JOINT NATIONAL GUARD BASE, S.C. - Master Sgt. Christopher Vine with the 245th Air Traffic Control Squadron was recently awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his achievements while deployed to Iraq in 2022, making him the only current South Carolina Air National Guard enlisted Airman to hold

  • Minnesota Air Guard Security Forces Train on High-Tech Drone

    CAMP RIPLEY, Minn. - The 133rd Security Forces Squadron became the first National Guard unit to certify on the Skydio X2D drone in November.“The strategic plan for the Air Force going forward is to adopt new technology. The Security Forces have adopted drones as our current new technology that we’re

  • Guam Guard Hosts Central Pacific Cybersecurity Summit

    MANGILAO, Guam - Over 100 cybersecurity stakeholders gathered at the University of Guam for the 2024 Central Pacific Cybersecurity Summit, hosted by the Guam National Guard Nov. 6-7.Representatives from the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, the National Guard Bureau, U.S. Cyber Command, the FBI, the

  • New York National Guard, Danish Military Plan Joint Training

    LATHAM, N.Y. - The New York National Guard and the Danish military command responsible for patrolling Greenland plan to conduct joint training, key leader discussions and exchanges in 2024 and 2025.The immediate goal for the partnership, initialed during a meeting at New York National Guard

  • U.S. and Pacific Joint Forces Train Together

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii - Joint Forces from across the United States and the Pacific participated in a large-scale joint training exercise Nov. 1-10 that included the largest airdrop in Hawaii history.The Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Center (JPMRC) rotation is a large-scale

  • New York Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing Leads Holiday Parade

    SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – The New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing acted as grand marshal of Schenectady’s 54th annual holiday parade.Over 50 Airmen, led by Col. Christian Sander, wing commander, marched in the Nov. 18 parade as Sander waved to the crowds lining State Street. The parade fell

  • Nevada Guard Supports Safety at Las Vegas Grand Prix

    LAS VEGAS – The Nevada National Guard executed Operation Silver Circuit, a comprehensive mission dedicated to ensuring safety and security during the inaugural Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix.About 90 Soldiers and Airmen from the 72nd Military Police Company, the 152nd Medical Group, and the 92nd

  • Shared Culture

    Springfield IL -- Years ago, a child growing up on a Navajo reservation in Tuba City, Arizona, noticed something flying overhead. He did not know what it was, or where it came from, but he knew he wanted to find out. U.S. Air National Guard Colonel Lawrence “Lulu'' Yazzie recalls this as the moment

  • Connecticut Guard Completes Mission Systems Operator Conversion

    ORANGE, Conn. - The 103d Air Control Squadron of the Connecticut Air National Guard is the first National Guard unit to complete the mission systems operator conversion. The squadron will be involved in further modernization efforts, including testing cutting-edge equipment like the Tactical

  • NY Guard Helps Prepare Georgia Guard for Aircraft Conversion

    WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. - New York Air National Guard Airmen of the 106th Rescue Wing’s maintenance squadron spent a month teaching the ins and outs of C-130J maintenance to members of the Georgia Air Guard at F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base.The 165th Airlift Wing’s maintenance squadron worked