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  • Psychological Health Directors meet to discuss readiness impacts

    ARLINGTON, VA— Best practices, trends, and changes to psychological health needs for Guard Airmen and their families was the focus for more than 75 Air National Guard Directors of Psychological Health at their April 24-28 workshop.“The Air National Guard Psychological Health Program is a critical

  • Airman's service, family values rooted in Filipino heritage

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Maj. Angela Atha is a health services administrator assigned to the 139th Medical Group in the Missouri Air National Guard. She is also half Filipino and half German. In 2019, she had the opportunity to visit her mother's hometown in the Philippines for the first time, and it

  • National Guard Excels in U.S. Army Small Arms Championship

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Army and Air National Guardsmen from across the country dominated the 2023 U.S. Army “All Army” Small Arms Championships.The week-long competition in March brought together 260 shooters, including Soldiers and cadets from all components of the U.S. Army. Army National Guard,

  • Western Air Defense Sector Conducts Exercise at Oregon Beach

    SUNSET BEACH, Ore. - For the past month, Airmen from the Western Air Defense Sector’s 225th Air Defense Squadron have been innovating mobile tactical command and control planning and exercises to inch closer to a vision of agile combat employment to protect the homeland.On Apr. 25, they continued

  • ANG Top Leaders Host 2023 Wing Leader Conference

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, director, Air National Guard, and Chief Master Sgt Maurice L Williams, command chief, Air National Guard, hosted ANG senior leaders and commanders from around the nation for the Wing Leader Conference in Newport Beach, Calif., April 26-27, 2023.WLC, formerly

  • National Guard Leaders Urge Leveraging Enlisted Force in SPP

    DENVER - The National Guard Bureau hosted its annual State Partnership Program Conference April 17-21, welcoming Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Joanne Bass, senior enlisted leaders from Air Force major commands, combatant commands and the Defense Security Cooperation Agency to participate in a

  • Arizona Guard, Partner Kazakhstan Compete to be Best Warrior

    PHOENIX - Early mornings, long days and late nights were all part of the grueling three-day experience of over 30 Arizona National Guard members and Republic of Kazakhstan soldiers who competed to be Arizona’s 2023 Best Warrior at the end of April.Held annually in states nationwide, the Best Warrior

  • Wisconsin Air National Guard Receives F-35s

    MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing received its first F-35 Lightning II aircraft April 25, making it only the second Air National Guard unit with the advanced fighter.The fifth-generation fighters flown by pilots Capt. John Lorbiecki, Maj. Jacob Jerzewski, Maj. Joe

  • Massachusetts Guard Partners with Fellow Innovators

    WASHINGTON - Imagine being so injured, all you can think about is wanting to die. Under the best conditions, it takes about five minutes for a trained medical professional to establish an intravenous point to start giving a steady flow of pain medication. They must treat the injuries and monitor the

  • Strength in the Beauty of Strength

    ATLANTIC CITY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.J. -- U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Danielle R. Todman, the fitness monitor at the 177th Fighter Wing of the New Jersey Air National Guard, is an esteemed athlete in and out of uniform.Using the knowledge and experience Todman gained throughout her athletic