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  • April an Opportunity to Salute Military Children

    FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – Though the label “military brat” is worn with pride by those who grew up in military families, many outside that lifestyle are unaware of just what those children go through, good and bad.Each year, the Department of Defense joins national, state and local governments,

  • Pennsylvania National Guard Hosts Lithuania Foreign Minister

    FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – Lithuania Minister of Foreign Affairs Gabrielius Landsbergis branded the Pennsylvania National Guard’s cooperation with Lithuania as “exemplary” during a U.S. visit March 23.Maj. Gen. James McCormack, the assistant adjutant general of Pennsylvania, and other members of the

  • Pennsylvania Guard Homeland Response Force Ready for Disasters

    FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa.  –  Soldiers and Airmen from the Pennsylvania National Guard’s Homeland Response Force proved their capabilities during an external evaluation exercise Oct. 27-28.The HRF conducts an external evaluation every three years to test their skills on how they would respond to a

  • Pennsylvania Army, Air National Guard Conduct Joint Training

    FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – Approximately 25 U.S. Soldiers and Airmen with the Pennsylvania National Guard worked together Oct. 13 to load a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter onto a C-17 cargo aircraft and transport it from Army Aviation Support Facility in Johnstown to Pittsburgh and back.Several

  • West Virginia Guard Hosts Irregular Warfare Exercise

    KINGWOOD, W.Va. - The West Virginia National Guard and the Irregular Warfare Center hosted a two-week exercise for more than 420 members of the U.S. military, special operations community, allies and partners from 16 nations, and observers to provide validation for deploying special forces in an

  • New York's 105th Airlift Wing Plays Key Role in Air Defender

    STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, NEWBURGH, NEW YORK - Fifty Airmen assigned to the New York Air National Guard's 105th Airlift Wing are taking part in the largest NATO air forces deployment exercise ever held.Air Defender 2023, organized by the German Bundeswehr, involves 10,000 military personnel

  • Pennsylvania National Guard, Lithuanian Celebrate 30-year Partnership

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania National Guard celebrated its 30-year military-to-military partnership with the Lithuanian Armed Forces as part of the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program during a ceremony at the Commonwealth Keystone Building June 6.Established

  • National Guard Honors Fallen in Memorial Day Observances

    ARLINGTON, Va. - The National Guard is honoring service members who died for their country in Memorial Day observances across the country this weekend.“When we remember what the fallen have given us, when we remember why they served, when we remember what they gave up so we could be free, merely

  • Guard Soldiers, Airmen Compete for All Guard Marathon Team

    LINCOLN, Neb. - More than 200 Airmen and Soldiers representing the National Guard from all 50 states, three U.S. territories and the District of Columbia ran the 46th annual Lincoln Marathon May 7, competing for a spot on the National Guard Military Competitions All Guard Marathon Team.It was the

  • Pennsylvania Guard Conducts Virtual Winter Storm Exercise

    FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – Pennsylvania National Guard members from around the commonwealth participated in a winter storm tabletop exercise Dec. 20.The virtual exercise was coordinated by the Pennsylvania National Guard Joint Staff at the Joint Operations Center at Fort Indiantown Gap. It involved