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  • Road to Recovery: A Story of Resiliency

    Key Field Air National Guard Base, MS -- In many stories you encounter of how women have overcome adversity; you may recognize a central theme: resiliency.In October 2022, Air National Guard 2nd Lt. Emily Mackey was injured in an accident while riding on a side-by-side that flipped over, severely

  • New Jersey National Guard/Cyprus State Partnership begins new phase

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- In February 2024, security cooperation and training between the New Jersey National Guard and Republic of Cyprus commenced in full swing. New Jersey National Guard teams comprised of medical, cyber, civil engineering and information analysis deployed to

  • The Heartbeat of Heroism

    Saint Paul, MN -- Women’s History Month serves as a platform for honoring the enduring impact of women across history. This story unfolds as a living testament to that history in the making.U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Natalie Dornan, First. Sgt., 133rd Maintenance Group, and U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt.

  • Ohio Guard, Partner Serbia Share Cybersecurity Expertise

    RICKENBACKER AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ohio - The Ohio National Guard invited Serbian Armed Forces cyber professionals to collaborate with Ohio cyber organizations across the state as part of the State Partnership Program March 5. During their visit, the Serbians collaborated with cyber military

  • New York Air Guard Supports Arctic Edge Exercise

    STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. – Forty-six Airmen from the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing participated in Arctic Edge 24, a U.S. Northern Command homeland defense exercise demonstrating U.S. military capabilities in extreme cold.The event demonstrated combined force

  • Connecticut Air Guard Unit Tests Battle Management System

    NIANTIC, Conn. - Airmen from the 103rd Air Control Squadron, Connecticut Air National Guard, mounted their vehicles early March 5 and braved rainstorms to convoy from their home station in Orange to Camp Nett in Niantic to conduct Exercise Agile Panda.The goal of Agile Panda, an exercise five months

  • Alaska Guard Maintenance Airmen Train on Security Tactics

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Airmen with the 168th Wing refined tactics for possible future conflicts during a shoot, move and communicate course at Eielson Air Force Base March 11-15. The 168th Maintenance Group Airmen were trained as multi-capable Airmen with the 168th Security Forces Squadron

  • Joint Guard Team Prepares for State Partnership Mission

    PEASE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.H. - Between bouts of misty showers and freezing rain on the flight line at Pease Air National Guard Base, the belly of a C-17 Globemaster III from the 167th Airlift Wing was steadily filled with people and equipment.Over three cold hours, Soldiers and Airmen from

  • Iowa Guard’s 132d Cyber Range Hosts Training Event

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The 132d Wing’s Cyberspace Range Squadron hosted its first training event at the 132d Wing, Iowa Air National Guard, Feb. 29-March 3. The 132d RANS is a first-of-its-kind cyber range provider for the Air National Guard, focusing on certifying cyberspace capabilities to the joint

  • 176th Wing hosts tour for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK -- The 176th Wing hosted Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska leadership during a March 13 wing tour at the wing’s JBER campus.Alaska Air National Guard Brig. Gen. Anthony Stratton, 176th Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Arnzen, 176th Maintenance Group