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  • National Guard Honored for Youth ChalleNGe Program

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Guard Youth ChalleNGe program, which helps “at-risk” teens earn their high school diploma or GED, earned national recognition Aug. 31 during the 103rd American Legion National Convention in Milwaukee.“After spending over almost 30 years in the military I had not heard

  • Challenge accepted: from Youth ChalleNGe to Soldier

    PIERCE, Idaho – The Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy’s newest class of candidates is currently going through a two-week acclimation phase. During this phase, candidates are challenged to adapt to the program’s rigid schedule, strict rules and culture of personal accountability.The academy conducts two