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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT

New York Army Guard engineers build houses in Puerto Rico
Forty-five Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard's 204th Engineer Battalion spent two weeks helping Habitat for Humanity build a three-family home in Puerto Rico, July 30 to August 10. More...

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Moldovan and North Carolina Guard Soldiers become one team
Ninety-five Moldovan soldiers are taking part in the 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team's eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) exercise Aug. 6 -- 28. More...

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Thousands of Guard members battling western wildfires
Wildfires through the western United States - especially in California - started earlier than normal this year and expanded faster than in past years. Thousands of Airmen and Soldiers of the Guard responded. More...

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Maryland National Guard Special Ops triumph in international Airborne competition
WEST KINGSTON, R.I. -- Soldiers with the Maryland Army National Guard's Special Operations Detachment recently participated in Leapfest, an international static line parachute training event and competition. More...

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Patriot Warrior brings cyber operators together in Wisconsin
Exercise Patriot Warrior fostered the close relationship among Army and Air Force communication elements, as members of both services integrated to test out their capabilities, marking the first time that the two entities have ever partnered in a cyber co More...

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Army Families: Are you doing your part on social media to keep Soldiers safe?
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Social media plays a significant role in everyday life, especially for military families. It helps them learn information about their next duty station and stay connected to the family and friends they leave. At the same time, the tool i More...

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT

National Guard senior leaders honor World War I battle anniversary
OISE-AISNE AMERICAN CEMETERY, France -- Thousands of headstones silently testify to the American sacrifice at the Second Battle of the Marne 100 years ago -- a sacrifice the chief of the National Guard Bureau honored recently. More...

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Georgia Guardsmen deliver in multinational exercise
Militaries from four nations participated today in the first ever helicopter troop insertion exercise by Georgian Special Operation Forces at the Vaziani Training Area, Georgia on Aug.6, 2018. The exercise included the U.S. Army, U.S. Army National Guard More...

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT

MEDEVAC crews train to save lives
CAMPTON, Ky. -- Soldiers from the MEDEVAC detachment out of Frankfort practiced air rescue techniques and hoist lifts from rooftops, water, and cliffs -- everything to prepare for a time when real lives might be in danger and in need. More...

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT

New DOD policy prohibits GPS-enabled devices in deployed settings
WASHINGTON -- Deployed service members are going to have to ditch their 'geolocation devices' in response to a new memo from Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan. More...

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