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  • Indiana National Guard Partner Slovakia Receives F-16s

    INDIANAPOLIS - One of the Indiana National Guard’s state partners, Slovakia, received two F-16s during a ceremony in South Carolina Feb. 29 attended by Maj. Gen. Dale Lyles, Indiana’s adjutant general.The fighter jets, also known as Fighting Falcons, aim to bolster Slovakia’s defense capability,

  • Massachusetts Guard Attends Planning Conference in Israel

    RAMLA, Israel - Members of the 102nd Intelligence Wing, Massachusetts Air National Guard, attended the National Guard Bureau-Home Front Command annual planning conference in Israel July 22-28.U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Brendan Simison, Plans and Engineering Division chief, and Chief Master Sgt. Michael

  • Indiana Air Guard Supports Joint Homeland Defense Exercise

    MUSCATATUCK URBAN TRAINING CENTER, Ind. - Airmen from the 181st Intelligence Wing and emergency response partners from the military, civilian and private sectors practiced emergency support operations in the four-day Homeland Defender exercise.Homeland Defender is a recurring multi-agency,

  • Indiana Guard Demonstrates IRT Clinics to Slovak Partners

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Indiana Air National Guard Airmen hosted their Slovak Armed Forces Military Medical Command counterparts during an Innovative Readiness Training mission June 7.The visit was part of continuing interactions to enhance military relations between Indiana and its State Partnership

  • IRT Hoosier Care Offers Free Medical Care to Community

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - An Innovative Readiness Training mission called IRT Hoosier Care provides vision exams, single-vision eyeglasses, dental exams and extractions and basic medical exams — including youth sports physicals — at no cost to the public June 7-14.Service members came from across the

  • 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,