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  • Air National Guard Crisis Team Recognized for Innovation

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. - The Air National Guard Crisis Action Team was nominated for the 2024 General Larry O. Spencer Innovation Award for innovation that improved efficiency and operational readiness across the Air Force enterprise.“The primary objective of the CAT is to provide ANG senior

  • Hokanson Explores National Guard Cooperation with Kingdom of Denmark

    COPENHAGEN – On the last leg of a four-country trip to strengthen security cooperation between the National Guard and European partners, the Guard’s senior-most officer talked with Danish Armed Forces leaders about the prospect of deeper engagements between the Guard and the Kingdom of Denmark. As a

  • National Guard Joins Air Force African Senior Enlisted Leader Summit

    ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire - Senior enlisted leaders from the United States, including the State Partnership Program, and 20 African nations attended the African Senior Enlisted Leader Summit Nov. 7-9.The meeting was a first-of-its-kind gathering of African Air Force senior enlisted leaders.U.S. Air

  • National Guard Unveils Senior Enlisted Advisor Positional Colors

    JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL, Va. – Almost 150 people from all service components, including National Guard leaders from all 50 states and four territories, gathered in Patton Hall to witness a defining moment in National Guard history: the unveiling of the positional flag for the senior enlisted

  • DOD Leaders: Redefining Cybersecurity a Priority for All

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Cybersecurity is experiencing a dramatic transformation. What was once primarily the domain of IT specialists has evolved into a collective responsibility for all defense personnel. Each member now plays a crucial role in fortifying the digital realm against looming threats.“We have

  • Hokanson: Panama a Global Crossroads, Key Security Cooperation Partner

    PANAMA CITY, Panama – The Republic of Panama is a bridge that connects the Americas. Its renowned canal is one of the most strategic waterways in the world. It also is a key security cooperation partner for the United States, the National Guard’s top general said during a recent visit to the