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  • National Guard Supports Armed Forces of Ukraine

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Pinned down by a Russian tank and armed with only a failed anti-tank missile, a Ukrainian soldier recently turned to an unlikely source as the most effective weapon available — his cell phone. On the other end was a member of the Washington Army National Guard. Because they had

  • Common goals strengthen MING-Latvia-Liberia relationship

    MONROVIA, Liberia – Situated 700 miles south of Africa’s Sahara Desert and 435 miles north of the equator, Monrovia rarely dips below 70 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s a sub-Saharan beachside paradise teeming with lush green fauna and palm trees.Ties to the United States are deep and unmistakable. Liberia

  • 181st IW, local partners conduct emergency response training

    HULMAN FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ind. – Indiana National Guard Airmen assigned to the 181st Intelligence Wing participated in an emergency response exercise with civilian agencies March 5.The exercise, dubbed HUF 24, involved a simulated plane crash at an airshow with victims scattered

  • Indiana National Guard supports Operation Allies Welcome

    CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. – Approximately 150 Indiana National Guard members and employees continue to work at Camp Atterbury to support Afghan nationals in the Operation Allies Welcome program. The Department of Homeland Security initiative provides Afghan partners essential support at secure locations,

  • National Guard supports vulnerable Afghans at military bases

    ARLINGTON, Va. – National Guard Airmen and Soldiers from around the nation are helping support Afghan personnel who are temporarily housed at Department of Defense installations as part of Operation Allies Refuge.The Defense Department, through U.S. Northern Command and at the State Department's

  • Indiana National Guard practices disaster response

    BUTLERVILLE, Ind. – More than 500 Indiana National Guard Soldiers and Airmen and civilian first responders trained together to respond to a disaster Aug. 13-15 in a scenario that involved a catastrophic earthquake, chaos and cyberattacks.The Indiana National Guard, the Indiana Department of Homeland

  • Indiana National Guard vaccinates thousands at speedway

    INDIANAPOLIS – National Guardsmen from across Indiana converged on the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the largest sports venue in the world, to vaccinate thousands of people in March.More than 300 Guard members administered roughly 4,000 Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines a day during the

  • National Guard troops head to DC from as far away as Guam

    WASHINGTON – Thousands of National Guard troops are arriving in the nation's capital from as far away as Guam to support authorities through the presidential inauguration Wednesday.Volunteers from the Guam National Guard departed from the A.B. Won Pat International Airport in Tamuning on Jan. 17, en

  • Frontline Indiana Guardsmen receive COVID vaccine

    Approximately 200 Indiana National Guard Soldiers and Airmen received the COVID vaccine on Dec. 16 at the Johnson County Armory.The Hoosier Guardsmen who were vaccinated have been on the front lines of pandemic response missions at long-term care facilities, COVID testing sites, protective equipment

  • 181st Intelligence Wing Airman manages ground transportation

    HULMAN FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ind. – Serving in the military can mean performing multiple roles. For one Airman, that includes both overseeing fleet vehicle logistics and – when duty calls – getting his hands dirty turning wrenches.U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Bob Osborn, a ground