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  • Puerto Rico Air National Guard Trains at Red Flag-Alaska

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - U.S. Airmen assigned to the 141st Air Control Squadron, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, participated in the two-week advanced aerial combat Exercise Red Flag-Alaska.Military pilots and crew members trained April 18-May 3 to enhance air operations skills, improve

  • National Guard Athletes Finish Strong at Lincoln Marathon

    LINCOLN, Neb. - Twenty-one of the National Guard’s best athletes from the All Guard Marathon Team, representing 17 states and territories, competed in the 47th annual Lincoln Marathon May 5. The Lincoln Marathon is familiar territory to these athletes who all ran the same course last year during the

  • Puerto Rico Guard Youth Program Develops Future Leaders

    PONCE, Puerto Rico - More than 220 cadets with the Puerto Rico Youth ChalleNGe Academy graduated from the 22-week educational program with their high school diplomas and certificates in vocational or technical courses Sept. 15.“The Youth ChalleNGe Academy Program has changed the lives of thousands

  • Puerto Rico National Guard Joins Advisor Edge Exercise

    CEIBA, Puerto Rico - The Puerto Rico National Guard and other military service branches partnered with local and government agencies to conduct the Advisor Edge 2023 exercise June 1-8, maximizing capabilities and interoperability with partner nations.The joint exercise in San Juan, Aguadilla and

  • Guard Names State Partnership Program Partnerships of the Year

    DENVER – Following a busy year with engagements in Europe, South America and stateside, the Pennsylvania-Lithuania and New York-Brazil partnerships were named the Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program partnerships of the year for 2022.The winners were announced by National

  • Resilience Intertwined in Puerto Rico Guard’s Future, CNGB Says

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The legacy of the Puerto Rico National Guard is one of resilience, and investments in the organization are important to its future, the Guard’s top general said.Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, joined territory representatives, local officials

  • Guard Saved Lives, Property, Responding to 2022 Disasters

    ARLINGTON, Va. – With approximately 450,000 members, the National Guard plays a role in every element of the National Defense Strategy, including defending the homeland. Over half of its members were involved in lifesaving natural disaster responses in 2022.Throughout the year, 142,000 Guard members

  • Georgia, Alabama, Puerto Rico Airmen exercise communications

    SALINAS, Puerto Rico – Several combat communications squadrons across the Air National Guard converged on Puerto Rico for a 15-day exercise, Tropic Thunder, April 1-15.The Puerto Rico Air National Guard’s 156th CBCS hosted the exercise at Camp Santiago Joint Training Center, Salinas; Punta Salinas