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  • New York Guard hosts biological, chemical dispersal drill

    NEW YORK – The New York National Guard's 24th Civil Support Team is hosting 124 counterparts from 19 other states in New York City this week to support a homeland security exercise focused on figuring out how biological and chemical weapons disperse in a city.Officially known as the Urban Threat

  • New York National Guard Airman helps deliver Afghan baby

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – The woman’s foot pressed into the top of the Airman’s collarbone where it connected at her right shoulder.In the Airman’s other hand was a cell phone hoisted straight into the air. All ears in the room strained to hear the Pashto translator on the other

  • New Jersey National Guard, Albania celebrates 20-year partnership

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – Leadership from the Republic of Albania Armed Forces arrived on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., on Sept. 19 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the bilateral agreement created in 2001. The New Jersey–Albania Partnership is one of 22 European

  • National Guard units across the nation complete Cyber Shield

    CAMP WILLIAMS, Utah - The National Guard completed its annual cyber defense training exercise July 23, with more than 750 top cyber defense professionals from Soldiers and Airmen to industry partners participating from all over the United States.Cyber Shield 21 was a concentrated, two-week effort to

  • NY, NJ Homeland Response Force resumes training

    EAST AMHERST, N.Y. — After a year and a half hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 200 National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from New York and New Jersey trained together to respond to Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear incidents April 16-17.The members of the FEMA Region II

  • Michigan, Latvia strengthen partnership in virtual workshop

    LANSING, Mich. – U.S. military public affairs professionals from Michigan, Illinois, New Jersey and Washington joined with counterparts from the Republic of Latvia to sharpen their skills as media content creators during a virtual military storytelling workshop March 15-19.More than 40 people

  • Virginia National Guard supporting security in Washington

    RICHMOND, Va. — More than 2,000 members of the Virginia National Guard are on the ground in Washington to assist law enforcement with security, joining a total National Guard force expected to top 7,000. The Soldiers and Airmen will help protect property and provide a safe environment for people to

  • New Jersey Airmen support homes for veterans

    VINELAND, N.J. – Ten New Jersey Air National Guard Airmen from the 108th Wing and 177th Fighter Wing are activated and helping out at the Veterans Memorial Home as the staff continues to battle COVID-19. The Airmen are conducting rapid COVID-19 testing for staff, which nets results in about 15

  • Maryland National Guard A-10 crews train with Estonian JTACs

    MIDDLE RIVER, Md. – Maryland Air National Guard A-10C Thunderbolt II pilots from the 104th Fighter Squadron conducted close air support training with joint terminal attack controllers from their state partner country of Estonia the first two weeks of December. The training event in New Jersey and

  • 177th Fighter Wing utilizing new airspace for training

    ATLANTIC CITY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.J.-- The 177th Fighter Wing will be utilizing new airspace over the Atlantic City International Airport for training purposes starting in November 2020.The newly utilized airspace was primarily used by the 177FW for landing purposes but will now be used for