• National Guard responds in force to Hurricane Ida

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Thousands of National Guard Soldiers and Airmen responding to Hurricane Ida in Louisiana have rescued hundreds of people, cleared roads and distributed food and water to victims of the devastating storm.More than 5,400 Guardsmen from 11 states were in Louisiana Wednesday, assisting

  • More than 5,000 Guard members supporting hurricane relief

    NEW ORLEANS – Almost 5,300 National Guard members from four states are activated to assist with rescue and relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ida's destructive path through Louisiana and Mississippi.The hurricane made landfall in Louisiana Sunday with 150 mph winds, dumping rain throughout the

  • National Guard support critical to U.S. European Command

    STUTTGART, Germany – From Poland to Kosovo, Lithuania to Ukraine, Soldiers and Airmen from the U.S. National Guard operate alongside allies and partners throughout Europe. They train in all domains, whether firing a rifle, driving a tank, flying a plane or protecting critical infrastructure from

  • 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

  • Alabama Guard trains to begin vaccinations in rural areas

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – In a National Guard armory, more than 100 service members from all corners of the state gathered with public health officials for the final steps in an effort that has been months in the making – bringing COVID-19 vaccines to those who need them."This is something we are really

  • Mobilians with Alabama Guard combat COVID-19 in hometown

    MOBILE, Ala. – Task Force 31, a joint effort between the Alabama Air and Army National Guard, has been fighting COVID-19 in the state since April.With numbers continuing to rise in the city, the Mobile natives who have been called to active duty are taking the fight personally.“I joined [the