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  • 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

  • Montana National Guard Hosts Regional Cooperation Exercise

    HELENA, Mont. - The Montana National Guard hosted an exercise with Guardsmen from five states and international partners to enhance stability and cooperation on counterterrorism and joint, combined capabilities among U.S. and Central and South Asian nations.More than 230 people from the United

  • Montana National Guard Hosts Regional Cooperation Exercise

    HELENA, Mont. - The Montana National Guard is hosting Regional Cooperation 23, a U.S. Central Command-sponsored exercise for military personnel from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, and the Arizona, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana and Virginia

  • Washington, Montana National Guard Train for Air Mobility

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Soldiers and Airmen with the Washington National Guard Region 10 Homeland Response Force and CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Package trained alongside the 92nd Logistic Readiness Squadron on rapid deployment air-load operations at Fairchild Air Force Base May 10-11.During the two-day

  • Guard Saved Lives, Property, Responding to 2022 Disasters

    ARLINGTON, Va. – With approximately 450,000 members, the National Guard plays a role in every element of the National Defense Strategy, including defending the homeland. Over half of its members were involved in lifesaving natural disaster responses in 2022.Throughout the year, 142,000 Guard members

  • Thousands of Guardsmen Supporting Hurricane Ian Response

    ARLINGTON, Va. – More than 5,000 National Guardsmen from multiple states are positioned across southwest and central Florida to help communities devastated by Hurricane Ian.Florida Guardsmen and others from Louisiana, New York and Tennessee – with more on the way from Georgia, Indiana, New Jersey,

  • Montana Air Guard Demonstrates Equipment to Partner Sri Lanka

    GREAT FALLS, Mont – The 36th Contingency Response Squadron assigned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, organized a Mobile Training Team event between the Sri Lanka Air Force and the 120th Airlift Wing, Montana Air National Guard, Sept. 8-12.Airmen from the 120th Logistics Readiness Squadron and 120th

  • Hokanson: Individual Readiness Makes National Guard Always Ready, Always There

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The physical and mental readiness of each Guard member enables the National Guard to keep its promise to America to stand Always Ready, Always There, the component’s most senior general officer said  Sunday. “Your health and resilience – both physical and mental – is vital to

  • National Guard Trains with Partner Nations in Tajikistan

    DUSHANBE, Tajikistan – About 300 troops from the United States, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Mongolia and Pakistan trained together for the exercise Regional Cooperation 22 Aug. 6-18.The annual exercise, sponsored by U.S. Central Command and primarily conducted by National Guard

  • Alaska National Guard hosts Arctic Interest Council

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – When delegates of the National Guard Arctic Interest Council representing six states visited the arctic city of Kotzebue March 29, they witnessed a still-frozen landscape showing few signs of spring besides the sun still visible at 9 p.m., previewing the