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  • COVID milestone: Guard vaccinates 10 million people

    ARLINGTON, Va. — Ten million moms, dads, grandparents, friends, co-workers and neighbors are now vaccinated thanks to the ongoing efforts of National Guard members who are administering shots “in the communities where they live and serve.”Those words came from Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, during a media roundtable
  • New NGB task forces help combat sexual assault, suicide

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Guard Bureau recently stood up two task forces in a continued effort to fight sexual assault and suicide within the ranks.Beginning in January and expecting to last up to 180 days, the Suicide Prevention Task Force and the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Task Force regularly meet to develop prevention strategies
  • 148th Fighter Wing Airmen feed the troops during Presidential Inauguration

    DULUTH, Minn. – Prior to January 6th, 2021 eight Services Specialists from the 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard were already prepared to support the 59th Presidential Inauguration.  The Airmen planned to serve up 2,500 National Guard service members daily out of a mobile Single Pallet Expeditionary Kitchen, or SPEK kitchen.  SPEK
  • National Guard members getting the support they need in DC

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The thousands of National Guard members supporting the 59th presidential inauguration are receiving proper lodging when off duty and three meals a day, according to Guard officials. Establishing that support in a short timeframe is a testament to the Guard’s readiness, said Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard
  • D.C. National Guard Provides Assistance for Peaceful Transition of Power

    WASHINGTON – In past presidential inaugurations, the District of Columbia National Guard has escorted presidents, marched in ceremonial parades, conducted crowd management and ensured the safety of participants of the event. While the D.C. National Guard plays no less pivotal a role, this year is turning out to be a bit different. The reality of
  • D.C. National Guard Plays Historical Role in Presidential Inaugurations

    The District of Columbia National Guard is preparing to provide logistical and ceremonial support to the 59th Presidential Inauguration. The National Guard has a proud history of supporting the event every four years while balancing safety and security.
  • Guard suicides drop but outreach programs continue, expand

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The suicide rate in the National Guard declined last year, according to the Department of Defense’s 2019 Annual Suicide Report, but Air Force Maj. Gen. Dawne Deskins said more work must be done to battle the problem.Last year, the rate was 20.3 suicides per 100,000 people compared to 30.8 in 2018, said Deskins, who recently
  • 148th Fighter Wing Conducts Medevac Training

    148th Medical Group personnel from the 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, gathered at Camp Ripley Training Center, Minnesota to conduct field training September 19-22, 2020.
  • 173rd FW deploys Oregon Guardsmen to help combat raging wildfires

    The 173rd Fighter Wing out of Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon has deployed more than sixty Airmen to assist with containment of the devastating wildfires that have spread across the state, and additional personnel from the Wing are preparing to head out in the next few days.
  • 144th Medics Respond to Creek Fire Rescues

    The fire season in California has been relentless this year. This became even more apparent Sept. 5, 2020, when the uncontained Creek Fire in Fresno and Madera Counties engulfed the Mammoth Pool area trapping more than 200 men, women and children in a ring of fire. Lt. Col. Jordan Darnauer, 144th Medical Detachment 1 commander, received a call from Col. Jeremiah Cruz, 144th Fighter Wing commander, asking for the medical strike teams to be activated to assist with evacuees that were to be rescued by the California Army National Guard’s HH-60 Blackhawks and CH-47 Chinooks and flown into the 1106 Theater Aviation Support Maintenance Group located at the Fresno Yosemite International Air Terminal.
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