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  • Maryland Air National Guard Completes Readiness Exercise

    MIDDLE RIVER, Md. – The Maryland Air National Guard conducted a readiness exercise involving Airmen in a simulated deployed environment across Martin State Air National Guard Base March 2-5.Operation Lucky Strike 2023 tested the 175th Wing’s ability to operate in a near-peer conflict while executing

  • Maryland Air Guard Sustains Support of U.S. Cyber Force

    FORT MEADE, Md. – Maryland Air National Guard members recently completed a six-month activation in support of U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber National Mission Force.The 276th Cyberspace Operations Squadron handed over the responsibilities to the 175th Cyberspace Operations Squadron to continue to defend

  • NH Guard, Salvadoran Cyber Teams Strengthen Partnership

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Backlit by the soft blue glow of nearly a dozen computer screens, a joint cyber team from the New Hampshire National Guard assessed El Salvador’s burgeoning cyber unit during a State Partnership Program exchange Dec. 5-9.The Salvadoran team’s answers provided the New

  • National Guard Assists With Critical Election Cybersecurity

    ARLINGTON, Va. – As the eyes of the nation turn to Tuesday’s midterm elections, the integrity of polling and the security of the electoral process are the focus of National Guard cyberspace operations teams nationwide. “We saw the challenges that came out of the 2016 election, and that was when we

  • Virginia Guard, Partners Conduct Cyber Exercise

    RICHMOND, Va. – Approximately 20 Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen took part in the Cyber Fortress exercise with public and private sector partners Sept. 21-30.Participants included Dominion Energy, the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, the Virginia Department of Information

  • New Hampshire National Guard, El Salvador Participate in Cyber Exchange

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – In the heart of San Salvador, inside the Centro de Etrenamiento Tactico, New Hampshire Airmen from the 157th Communications Flight shared new ideas with a growing Salvadoran cybersecurity unit.The joint training, coordinated through the State Partnership Program, allowed

  • Washington Guard Hosts Multinational Cybersecurity Program

    CAMP MURRAY, Wash. – Just like in conventional warfare, strong alliances are necessary to battle cyber criminals. “To get just one country here, putting together a cyber plan with our folks is an accomplishment, but getting three together is incredible,” said Col. William Connor, J6/5 for

  • Maryland National Guard, European Partners Protect Network Security

    LAUREL, Md. - The Maryland Army National Guard’s 169th Cyber Protection Team, Maryland Air National Guard’s 175th Operation Support Squadron and members of the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina (AFBiH) participated in a joint cybersecurity seminar June 29.Army Brig. Gen. Adam Flasch, the

  • Guard Soldiers, Airmen Participate in Cyber Shield Exercise

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – More than 800 National Guard Soldiers and Airmen, civilian experts, and other military services from throughout the nation are conducting exercise Cyber Shield this month with partners from all levels of government. Cyber Shield is the nation’s premier unclassified cyber

  • 183d Wing cuts ribbon on joint cyber range

    ABRAHAM LINCOLN CAPITAL AIRPORT, Ill. – During drill weekends, Illinois National Guard Soldiers and Airmen often go to the range for training. A typical day at the range might include training in physical fitness, land navigation and weapons qualification.This year a new range, the Illinois National