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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Soldiers gear up for solar eclipse
WASHINGTON -- On Monday, Aug. 21, the United States will experience a solar eclipse, where the moon passes between the sun and the Earth. For Soldiers on some Army installations, the entire sun will appear to vanish for a few minutes, and during that time More...

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Newly activated Guard unit to bolster Army Cyber forces
TF Echo consists of 138 National Guard members from seven states and highlights the Total Army's capability and focus to support cyber operations and carry out defense of the Army network.UA-84299839-1 More...

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Guard is leader in innovation for weapons of mass destruction civil support teams
LEXINGTON, Ky. - National Guard weapons of mass destruction civil support teams are there to respond to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear - CBRN - incidents throughout the homeland, and advise and assist local and civil authorities on respons More...

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Then and Now: 100 Years of U.S. and Polish Cooperation
L'VIV, Ukraine-U.S. and Polish forces gathered together this week to honor the fallen of both nations during a wreath-laying service held in conjunction with Polish Armed Forces Day on Aug. 15. More...

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Son of fallen Virginia National Guard officer enlists on parents' 20th anniversary
RICHMOND, Va. -- Twenty years after his parents got married and 10 years after his father died while serving in Iraq, Pvt. Paul David Kelly, 19, raised his right hand and enlisted into the Virginia National Guard. UA-87633511-1 More...

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Maine National Guard medics practice crucial table eight skills
The Maine Army National Guard Medical Detachment practiced general Soldier tasks and medical specific skills at the Bog Brook Training site in Gilead August 11- 17, 2017.Soldiers conducted four days of valuable classroom training before heading out into t More...

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Indiana National Guard and Nigerien state partners establish foundation
The Indiana National Guard hosted its Nigerien partners from the Ministry of Defense for a three-day seminar, August 11 through 13.UA-87633511-1 More...

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Multinational exercise reaffirms peacekeeping partnerships
Six nations came together to signal the successful completion of Exercise Steppe Eagle 17 during a closing ceremony Aug. 4, 2017, at the Illisky Training Center, here, in Kazakhstan.UA-87633511-1 More...

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Army Guard vocalist makes the rounds in National Capital Region
Army Maj. Edgar I. Quinones-Marin, a program analyst at the National Guard Bureau, never expected to be the go-to Soldier to sing patriotic songs at events and ceremonies in the National Capital Region. But at a promotion ceremony more than 10 years ago, More...

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Kentucky Guardsmen leave lasting mark on Exercise Steppe Eagle
Kentucky Guardsmen with the 149th Military Engagement Team participated in Exercise Steppe Eagle 17 with Kazakhstani, British, Kyrgyzstani, Tajikistani and Turkish partners July 22 - Aug. 4, 2017, at the Illisky Training Center, here, in Kazakhstan. UA-87 More...



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