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Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST

Training scenario with ground and air forces work together with a bang
There are possible enemy troops in the area, Soldiers are injured and black smoke signals mark the extraction site as the 1st Battalion, 244th Aviation Regiment (Assault), 449th Combat Aviation Brigade medical evacuation helicopters approach. This was the More...

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST

Soldiers receive hands-on training for proper aviation operations
The blades of a UH-60 Black Hawk start to swirl as Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 244th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division prepare to train 60 Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 35th Armored Regiment More...

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST

Nevada adjutant general, SPP officials weather Tonga cyclone
The Nevada National Guard adjutant general, Brig. Gen. William Burks, was in the Nevada Guard State Partnership Program delegation in Tonga during Tropical Cyclone Gita on Monday. The entire delegation is accounted for and no injuries are reported. More...

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST

Soldier, veteran Olympian ready to go for gold in doubles luge at Winter Olympics
WASHINGTON -- By day, Sgt. Matthew Mortensen is an engineer, both as a civilian and for the New York Army National Guard's 1156th Engineer Company. Oh, and he's also qualified for the Olympics for the third time. More...

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST

79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team trains for Kosovo mission with Task Force Warhawg
Soldiers from the California Army National Guard's 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) successfully completed a Mission Rehearsal Exercise (MRX) on Feb. 12 at Camp McGregor, New Mexico, in preparation for an upcoming nine-month security and stabiliza More...

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST

New Hampshire troops train in the cold with Canadian forces
A company of mountain infantrymen from the New Hampshire Army National Guard and a platoon of reservists from the Canadian Armed Forces convened here and at Fort Devens, Massachusetts, to conduct training, Feb. 10-15. More...

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST

Following Warfighter Exercise, Screaming Eagles prepared to meet global demands
FORT CAMPBELL, KY -- With readiness being the life-blood of the U.S. Army's ability to fight and win our nation's wars, the Screaming Eagles participated in a multi-echelon, live and virtual training event, Warfighter Exercise 18-3, at Fort Campbell, Feb. More...

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST

National Guard couple celebrates Valentine's Day before deploying
Every year, thousands of married Soldiers are deployed around the world, away from their spouses and families. Though some may marry other service members, it is rare for a dual military couple to deploy together. More...

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST

36th Infantry Division Headquarters selects Best Warrior competitors
Texas Army National Guard Soldiers with the 36th Infantry Division's Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion competed to represent the battalion in the Best Warrior Competition on Feb. 10, 2018, at Camp Mabry and Camp Swift, Texas. More...

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST

DOD, Army help set scene for American heroes in '15:17 to Paris' movie
WASHINGTON -- Every year, there are a few blockbuster movies based on true stories of U.S. service members, and the upcoming '15:17 to Paris,' directed by the legendary Clint Eastwood, is no exception. More...



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