• Louisiana, Iowa Guard civil support teams train together

    PINEVILLE, La. – The Louisiana National Guard’s (LANG) 62nd Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team (CST) and Iowa National Guard’s 71st CST conducted a joint situational training exercise (STX) at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans Jan 11.“To do something like this with the 71st

  • National Guard helps medical facilities with COVID-19 peak

    ARLINGTON, Va. – As COVID-19 infections surge, more than 15,600 National Guard members are supporting state and local officials dealing with the pandemic throughout the country.Of those responding, more than 6,000 Guard members are providing direct support to hospitals, care centers and other

  • New Mexico Guardsman puts training, experience into action

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Capt. Adrian Mateos was having lunch Oct. 14, 2021, in Kearny, N.J., when he noticed a woman faint and fall to the ground because of a seizure.Mateos, who was in N.J. supporting Operations Allies Welcome as a member of the New Mexico Air National Guard’s 150th

  • Air Guard director meets Airmen at 123rd Airlift Wing

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The director of the Air National Guard arrived in style at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base here Friday, landing aboard a new C-130J Super Hercules being delivered from the Lockheed-Martin factory in Marietta, Georgia.Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, accompanied by his wife, Diane,

  • New lodging building opens at TEC

    MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. -- The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center’s new lodging building opened on McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base in East Tennessee this month.The 2,400 square foot building provides a large lobby area for customer service and room check-in/check-out

  • Open House provides PFAS remediation update at Truax Field

    MADISON, WI -- The Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing hosted an open house at Madison College’s Truax Campus Jan. 11 to address the current status of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances originating on and around Truax Field.Representatives from the National Guard Bureau, Dane County

  • PA Airman's paint scheme may adorn Air Force Recruiting stock car

    BIDDLE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Pa. -- An Air National Guardsman assigned to the 111th Attack Wing at Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, is a finalist in the recent U.S. Air Force Recruiting contest that challenged Airmen to design an Air Force-themed paint scheme for the No.

  • Oregon Guard helps respond to COVID surge at 40 hospitals

    SALEM, Ore. - The surge of COVID-19 cases prompted Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to order an increase of National Guard members assisting at hospitals around the state, boosting the number of Guardsmen on hospital relief missions from 500 to over 1,200 at 40 hospitals.During this deployment, National Guard

  • Georgia National Guard assists with COVID-19 response

    MARIETTA, Ga. – Members of the Georgia National Guard will help out at 15 COVID testing sites and 11 hospitals, handling logistical and administrative functions so that staff can spend more time with patients.“The Georgia National Guard is answering the call to COVID response missions as we have in

  • Washington National Guard members respond to flooding

    CENTRALIA, Wash. – Following heavy rain, high winds and record snowfall, the Washington National Guard activated members to support flood response operations in Lewis County.The Jan. 7 mobilization marks the second time the Guard has responded to flooding this season.“Our Guard members know that