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  • Guard Vice Chief Emphasizes Cyber Readiness During Maine Visit

    BANGOR, Maine - The National Guard’s motto is “Always Ready, Always There,” and for one group of Maine National Guardsmen, being “there” is a loose term with no specific battlefield or location in mind. Being ready is a constant for the small collection of specialized Soldiers and Airmen who operate

  • Guard’s Past, Present, Future, Linked in Vice Chief’s New York Visit

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. – The National Guard is the nation’s oldest military organization, tracing its roots back to 1636, and Air Force Lt. Gen. Marc Sasseville educated the Guard’s newest enlistees about its storied history on its birthday.“For 387 years, we've had men and women answering the call to serve

  • National Guard Leaders Empower Enlisted Personnel at Conference

    ROCHESTER, Minn. – National Guard Bureau leaders emphasized the importance of empowering enlisted personnel during the 52nd Annual Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States conference Aug. 13-17.In an opening statement, Air Force Lt. Gen. Marc H. Sasseville, vice chief of the

  • National Guard Defends Skies Over Nation’s Capital

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The crack of the sonic boom over Washington from District of Columbia Air National Guard F-16s scrambling to intercept a private plane flying off course in restricted airspace June 3 was a reminder of the Guard’s vital role in air defense over the nation’s capital.  The 121st

  • Sasseville: State Partnerships Vital to International Relationships

    WASHINGTON – The National Guard reaches out to other nations through partnerships, stands ready for the warfight, and provides security for the homeland, the vice chief of the National Guard Bureau said Jan. 12.“The National Guard exists to fight and win our nation’s wars,” Air Force Lt. Gen. Marc