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  • In Colombia, Hokanson Highlights Security Cooperation Partnerships

    CARTAGENA, Colombia – Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson joined regional defense leaders at U.S. Southern Command’s South American Defense Conference 2023 recently, highlighting the role of the Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program in security cooperation.The 29th Chief of the

  • Director of Air National Guard Medical Service visits 192nd Medical Group

    JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. -- Col. Linda Rohatsch, director of the Air National Guard Medical Service, visited the 192nd Medical Group July 8, 2023, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. This marked Rohatsch and her team's first visit to the base since assuming the role at the end of

  • Guard Names State Partnership Program Partnerships of the Year

    DENVER – Following a busy year with engagements in Europe, South America and stateside, the Pennsylvania-Lithuania and New York-Brazil partnerships were named the Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program partnerships of the year for 2022.The winners were announced by National

  • Hokanson: State Partnership Program Stable, Steadfast and Growing

    DENVER – The Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program — built on enduring relationships, common interests and trust — is stable, steadfast and growing, the Guard’s top leader said Thursday.The program started with 13 partnerships in 1993. It now boasts 100 nations paired

  • AIM-HI Connects Innovators, Senior Military Leaders

    WASHINGTON - Academia Industry Military-Hybrid Innovations hosted a one-day capstone pitch event where teams presented solutions for emerging national defense problems to senior military leaders March 31.“Since its inception in 2020, 24 AIM-HI teams consisting of more than 100 service members have

  • CNGB Fitness Challenge Continues with Team Building

    ARLINGTON, Va. - National Guard Soldiers and Airmen working as a team can do far more than when working alone. That’s why team building is April’s theme for the National Guard Holistic Wellness Challenge.  Driven by Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, wellness experts at the

  • Guard Recognizes Milestones that Brought Positive Change

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Guard will recognize three anniversaries this year that legally established racial integration in the military, opened more opportunities for women to serve and ended the draft.This year marks the 75th anniversary of President Harry S. Truman’s Executive Order of the

  • Sultanate of Oman Joins Growing State Partnership Program

    MUSCAT, Oman – A relationship formed almost two centuries ago – when the Sultanate of Oman became the first Arab Gulf state to sign a bilateral accord with the United States – deepened this week with the signing of a security cooperation agreement with the Arizona National Guard.With the formal

  • ANG Director visits 144th FW

    FRESNO AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, CA -- U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael Loh paid a visit to the California Air National Guard’s 144th Fighter Wing where he engaged with Airmen during their drill Feb. 4, 2023, at the Fresno Air National Guard Base.Accompanied by his wife, Dianne, as well as Brig. Gen.

  • Tucson Guard gears up for Super Bowl Sunday with media day, flight

    MORRIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, AZ -- The 162nd Wing welcomed national-level media and Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense (NORAD) representatives this week for a media day and flight to highlight air defense security efforts that will be in place over State Farm Stadium in Glendale,