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  • Sierra Leone to Partner with Michigan National Guard, Liberia

    LANSING, Mich. - The Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) is joining the State Partnership Program as an additional member of the existing partnership between the Michigan National Guard and the Armed Forces of Liberia.Michigan and Liberia have been partners under the SPP since 2009.“This

  • USAF Participates in Desert Flag 2024

    UNDISCLOSED LOCATION -- U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles from the 335th Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina and U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt IIs from the 104th Fighter Squadron, assigned to the Maryland Air National Guard, as well as support personnel

  • ARC Athena’s Encore: Langley AFB hosts second annual event

    LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, VA -- The United States Air Force Reserve Command and Air National Guard fused their efforts to host the second annual ARC Athena at Langley Air Force Base from April 29-30, 2024. Drawing over 400 individuals, with approximately 270 in-person attendees, ARC Athena served as a

  • New York Air Guard Transports Special Operations Forces

    STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. - Forty-six Airmen from the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing participated in Arctic Edge 24, a U.S. Northern Command-led homeland defense exercise demonstrating the military’s capabilities in extreme cold.The event demonstrated combined force

  • Kentucky Guard Airlifts Materials for Arctic Circle Housing

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - More than 20 Kentucky Air National Guard Airmen deployed to Alaska in April to airlift 15 tons of homebuilding materials to the North Slope of Alaska to support needy communities.Maj. Nick Dobson, a pilot from Kentucky’s 165th Airlift Squadron, said the

  • California Air Guard Rescues Man at Sea on Cruise Ship

    MOFFETT AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Calif. - The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center activated the California Air National Guard’s 129th Rescue Wing to airlift a man on a cruise ship to a hospital May 7.The 64-year-old man suffered a heart attack aboard the Bahamian-based Ovation of the Seas cruise

  • Missouri combat communications Airmen conduct mock deployment exercise

    NEVADA, MO -- The 239th Combat Communications Squadron collaborated with multiple 131st Bomb Wing units to prepare members for future deployments by providing real world training scenarios from April 22 to May 2, 2024 at Camp Clark, Nevada, Missouri.During Exercise Pacific Reign 2024, the 239th set

  • Guard Bureau Chief Promotes Partnerships at Defense Services Asia Exhibition

    KUALA LUMPUR – Alliances and partnerships underscored the National Guard Bureau chief’s participation in one of Asia’s largest defense and homeland security events on May 6. Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, the Guard’s top officer, told international military leaders and officials at the biennial Defence