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  • National Guard Athletes Finish Strong at Lincoln Marathon

    LINCOLN, Neb. - Twenty-one of the National Guard’s best athletes from the All Guard Marathon Team, representing 17 states and territories, competed in the 47th annual Lincoln Marathon May 5. The Lincoln Marathon is familiar territory to these athletes who all ran the same course last year during the

  • First Lady Welcomes National Guard Families to White House

    WASHINGTON - For the second straight year, first lady Jill Biden welcomed National Guardsmen, spouses and children to the White House to discuss their challenges and how best to support them.The first lady heard stories of the pride and resilience children show in the face of frequent calls for

  • National Guard’s Heritage Honored at Storied Army Base

    ARLINGTON, Va. – In a hallowed corner of Patton Hall at Northern Virginia’s Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, a journey through the annals of American military history awaits. An officer’s saber from the late 19th century, a World War I-era combat helmet, and a flag that bore witness to the attack on

  • 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.

  • Fighting wildfires almost year-round, Guard preps for more

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The Hermit’s Peak Fire in New Mexico is now the largest fire in state history, scorching more than 310,000 acres and prompting the governor to activate nearly 180 New Mexico National Guard members. The New Mexico Guard is not alone in battling 2022 blazes before the June start of

  • Training team seizes opportunities on medical mission

    GREENVILLE, Miss. – When Capt. Adrian Mateos, 150th Medical Group, New Mexico Air National Guard, was named the officer in charge of training for the 2021 Delta Wellness Innovative Readiness Training Mission in March, he had a philosophy he wanted to implement immediately — to incorporate as much

  • New Mexico Guard command centers support COVID-19 mission

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Unit Command Centers for the 150th Special Operations Wing and the 210th RED HORSE Squadron are coordinating more than 200 Airmen in support of the New Mexico Joint Task Force state mission during the COVID-19 pandemic.Because of the lack of resources and supplies in many

  • New Mexico National Guard delivers water by the truckload

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Airmen and Soldiers of the New Mexico National Guard Joint Task Force are supplying food and water to New Mexico communities during the COVID-19 response mission.Around the state of New Mexico, many small towns and villages have been around for hundreds of years. While the sense

  • The faces behind masked service

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – Members of the 150th Special Operations Wing fill in anywhere needed during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that all New Mexicans have what they need.With many jobs to do in response to the health crisis, Airmen from the Wing work with Soldiers to staff the New Mexico