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  • National Guard helps medical facilities with COVID-19 peak

    ARLINGTON, Va. – As COVID-19 infections surge, more than 15,600 National Guard members are supporting state and local officials dealing with the pandemic throughout the country.Of those responding, more than 6,000 Guard members are providing direct support to hospitals, care centers and other

  • Colorado Guard assisting with Marshall Fire, COVID testing

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Approximately 60 members of the Colorado National Guard are helping law enforcement respond to the devastating Marshall Fire response in Boulder County.Gov. Jared Polis declared a state of emergency, which authorized the use of unarmed CONG assets for law enforcement

  • National Guard units across the nation complete Cyber Shield

    CAMP WILLIAMS, Utah - The National Guard completed its annual cyber defense training exercise July 23, with more than 750 top cyber defense professionals from Soldiers and Airmen to industry partners participating from all over the United States.Cyber Shield 21 was a concentrated, two-week effort to

  • Colorado National Guard joins ADRIATIC STRIKE 21 in Slovenia

    LJUBLJANA, Slovenia – The Colorado Air National Guard's 140th Medical Group has arrived in Slovenia to participate in operation ADRIATIC STRIKE 21. The exercise focuses on processing patients in a field environment while allowing 140th medical experts to train alongside our NATO allies.ADRIATIC

  • National Guard, partners to conduct ORCA 21 CBRNE exercise

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Hundreds of National Guard Civil Support Team units from 11 states will participate in Exercise ORCA 2021 in Anchorage, Matanuska-Susitna Valley and Seward with emergency responders and other Guard units.During the May 17-21 exercise, participants will

  • Guardsmen excel in All Army Marksmanship Championships

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Army and Air National Guardsmen from across the country traveled to Fort Benning to participate in the 2021 U.S. Army "All Army" Small Arms Championships March 14-20.The week-long competition brought together teams from the U.S. Army, the National Guard, the U.S. Army Reserves

  • Colorado National Guard reaches COVID-19 testing milestone

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – By order of Gov. Jared Polis, Colorado National Guard members reached a testing milestone this week in support of the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment amid ongoing COVID-19 testing across Colorado. Joint Task Force-Centennial’s Task Force Test Support has tested

  • Colorado Guard tests for COVID-19 at corrections facilities

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Colorado National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are helping test inmates and staff at select correctional facilities in Colorado for COVID-19.At the request of the state, Joint Task Force-Centennial has employed Mobile Testing and Training teams comprised of nearly 70 Colorado Army

  • CONG helps test wildland firefighting teams for COVID-19

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Colorado National Guard Soldiers and Airmen conducted COVID-19 tests of more than 250 first responders involved in fighting wildland fires June 22-29. At the request of the state, Joint Task Force-Centennial has employed Mobile Testing and Training teams comprised of nearly 70

  • NGB chief promotes first Guard director of space operations

    AURORA, Colo. – U.S. Air Force Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel, chief of the National Guard Bureau (NGB), promoted the first NGB director of space operations, U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Gregory T. White, to major general at Buckley Air Force Base May 20.Upon the establishment of the U.S. Space Force in