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  • Hokanson Visits Guardsmen Safeguarding Las Vegas New Year’s Eve Celebration

    LAS VEGAS – Amid throngs of people ringing in the New Year, the National Guard’s senior officer met with Nevada National Guardsmen on duty to safeguard “America’s Party” — one of the largest New Year’s Eve celebrations in the country.About 200 Nevada Guardsmen supported local and federal law

  • Nevada National Guard Safeguards ‘America's Party’

    LAS VEGAS – The Nevada National Guard completed its 24th year supporting first responders during Las Vegas’ annual New Year’s Eve celebration, ”America's Party,” which attracted over 300,000 people.Approximately 200 Nevada Guard Soldiers and Airmen were on duty during the activation, ensuring

  • Guard Caps 2023 Supporting Defense Strategy, Domestic Missions

    ARLINGTON, Va. – As December draws to a close, the National Guard wraps up a dynamic year, leaving an indelible mark supporting the warfighter and protecting communities. From fortifying a world-leading state partnership program to pioneering advancements in cyber and space operations, the nation’s

  • The 174th Attack Wing Celebrates Opening of New Main Gate

    HANCOCK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, NY -- New York Air National Guard Airmen stationed at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base held an installation entry control point (main gate) grand opening ceremony Dec. 14, 2023.The new $4.5 million main gate will benefit the uniformed service members and

  • Kingsley Field provides weightlifters better-quality gymnasium

    KINGSLEY FIELD, OR  -- The doors opened to an anticipated upgrade to the Kingsley Field gymnasium, Dec. 13, 2023. The 4,800 square foot addition cost just over 3-million dollars, and took nearly a year and half to complete.Although most people at Kingsly refer to it as a gym, it’s actually a

  • The Dream

    RICKENBACKER AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, OH -- Edward Appiah was born and raised in Accra, Ghana, with his uncle. At 23, he moved to the United States to be with his parents. Appiah, a green card holder at the time, had to obtain his bachelor's degree in Europe because it was too expensive to study in

  • Oregon Air Guard, Germany Participate in Officer Exchange

    PORTLAND, Ore. - The Military Reserve Exchange Program has been strengthening international relationships as a program for NATO servicemembers to build cultural understanding and regional expertise. For German reserve officers, it’s a rare opportunity to engage with the U.S. armed forces, as only 14

  • New York National Guard Conducts Over 9,000 Military Funerals

    LATHAM, New York - New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen expect to provide military funeral honors for the families of over 9,000 veterans by the end of 2023.Federal law requires the military to provide honors at the funerals of any former members of the U.S. military not dishonorably