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  • Indiana Guardsmen, Slovak Partners Compete to be Best Warrior

    CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. - Indiana National Guardsmen and Slovakian service members competed in this year’s Best Warrior Competition March 17-19. The three-day competition tested basic Soldier skills like physical fitness, marksmanship and combat readiness. Events included an obstacle course, a medical

  • Guard Continues Domestic, Global Missions in a Busy 2022

    ARLINGTON, Va. - The National Guard’s footprint on domestic and international events continued in 2022, highlighting its transformation from a Cold War strategic reserve to the combat reserve of the Army and the Air Force. “People don’t realize just how large the National Guard is,” said Army Gen.

  • Indiana Guard, Nigerien Medics Bond Over Lifesaving Skills

    NIAMEY, Niger – The Indiana National Guard state partnership medical team worked alongside the Niger armed forces’ first combat medic team for more than two weeks to teach tactical combat casualty care and behavioral health.The mission didn’t stop there.The Indiana National Guard team also trained a

  • Thousands of Guardsmen Supporting Hurricane Ian Response

    ARLINGTON, Va. – More than 5,000 National Guardsmen from multiple states are positioned across southwest and central Florida to help communities devastated by Hurricane Ian.Florida Guardsmen and others from Louisiana, New York and Tennessee – with more on the way from Georgia, Indiana, New Jersey,

  • Indiana National Guard Welcomes Niger Partners for Exchange

    CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. – Three medical professionals from the Niger Armed Forces joined Indiana Army and Air National Guard medical professionals at Camp Atterbury during a State Partnership Program exchange.The weeklong training focused on public health, mental health, basic sanitary needs, and

  • Minnesota National Guard and Niger improve medical capabilities

    ST. PAUL, Minn.– Three members of the Nigerien armed forces’ medical leadership team visited the 133rd Medical Group and 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron to learn more about the capabilities of providing medical care while on board a C-130 Hercules. During their one-day visit, the Nigeriens

  • 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,