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South Carolina National Guard Hurricane Florence response

B-Roll footage of Soldiers with the South Carolina Army National Guard's 178th Engineer Battalion and 1050th Transportation Company working with South Carolina Department of Transportation personnel to deliver and unload 1-ton sandbags to deter impending flooding from the Waccamaw River in Conway, S.C., as a result of Hurricane Florence Sept. 15, 2018. (U.S. Army National Guard video by South Carolina National Guard courtesy asset)

2018 Video Archive
  • Rescue teams monitor and coordinate response efforts for Hurricane Florence Sept. 14, 2018

    Rescue teams for the 106th Rescue Wing, New York, Alaska Air National Guard, California Air National Guard and others monitor and coordinate response efforts at Dover Air Force Base, Del. on 14 September, 2018 (U.S. Air Force video by Tech. Sgt. Laura Beckley)

  • NC Guard prepares ahead of Hurricane Florence Sept. 13, 2018

    N.C. Guardsmen stage troops and prepare equipment ahead of Hurricane Florence making landfall. Video by Staff Sgt. Mary Junell

  • B-Roll Black Hawks landing on flight line Sept. 12, 2018

    Three North Carolina Army National Guard Black Hawk Helicopters land on the 145th Airlift Wing flight line as part of storm preparation for Hurricane Florence, while at the North Carolina Air National Guard Base, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, September 12, 2018. Hurricane Florence is one of the largest storms to hit the Carolinas in years and has ignited a massive response from emergency services. Video by Tech. Sgt. Nathan Clark

  • 167th Airlift Wing serves as a staging area for FEMA supplies Sept. 12, 2018

    The 167th Airlift Wing, West Virginia Air National Guard, is serving as a staging area for FEMA in preparation for Hurricane Florence. About 70 tractor-trailers with water, cots, blankets, food and fuel are expected at the Martinsburg, W.Va. air base. The supplies will be transported to local communities as needed. Video by Senior Master Sgt. Emily Beightol-Deyerle

  • Suicide Prevention CARE team video August 23, 2018

    Real Airmen portray struggles that Airmen face everyday. Video by Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Young

  • Call to Duty Sept. 06, 2018

    1Lt. Moise Bourdeau, Nurse from the 143rd Wing, Rhode Island National Guard talks about his role during triage and treatment of local patients during innovative readiness training at Yabucoa, Puerto Rico on Sep 01, 2018. The purpose of the IRT is to provide medical, dental, and optometry care to assist local municipal authorities in addressing underserved community health and civic needs while performing joint military exercise. Video by Staff Sgt. Jamie Spaulding

  • Katrina remembrance August 29, 2018

    August 29, 2018 marks the 13th anniversary of when Hurricane Katrina devastated the Mississippi Gulf Coast. In 2005, when Katrina made landfall, Mississippi Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team were deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Spc. Jovi Prevot has the story. (Music: https://www.bensound.com). Video by Spc. Jovi Prevot

  • Otis Microgrid leads DoD in energy resiliency August 24, 2018

    The 102nd Intelligence Wing at Otis Air National Guard Base is about to complete a wind powered microgrid on Joint Base Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Otis Microgrid will allow the intelligence mission of the 102 IW to continue in the event of a power outage, and is creating the first cyber secure connection to the regional electrical power grid. Video by Staff Sgt. Thomas Swanson

  • Washington National Guard airmen help fight Sheep Creek fire August 06, 2018

    Washington National Guard airmen from the 141st Air Refueling Wing based at Fairchild Air Force Base, conduct mop up procedures on the Sheep Creek Fire near Northport, Wash., Aug. 6, 2018. Mop up is a wild land firefighting term for making a fire safe, or to reduce residual smoke by extinguishing or removing burning material near control lines. The 141st was called into state active duty to assist Wash. Department of Natural Resources after Governor Jay Inslee issued an emergency proclamation on July 31. Video by Sgt. 1st Class Jason Kriess

  • Bird's eye view - Calf. National Guard - MAFFS B-Roll July 31, 2018

    Watch this bird's eye view of two Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems (MAFFS) equipped C-130 aircraft as they drop retardant at the Carr fire in Redding, California. Video courtesy of the California Air National Guard. Video courtesy of the California Air National Guard

  • California Army National Guard conducts water drops July 29, 2018

    California Army National Guard aviation UH-60 Blackhawks from the Mather Army Aviation facility perform water bucket drops on the Carr Fire. Sgt Justin Becerril a crew chief for the Golf 2-211 explains the process and equipment used for these missions. Video by Master Sgt. JosephJ Prouse

  • Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition 2018 news report July 29, 2018

    News Report for the 2018 Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition held at Fort Indiantown Gap, PA. From 22 Jul to 28 Jul 2018, Army National Guard members compete against one another to determine who is the best. One of the competitors gives his insight on what to prepare for. Interviewee: SGT Quentin Davis, New York Army National Guard. Video by Tech. Sgt. Karl Schwach

  • Cal Guard's water bucket team July 29, 2018

    Members of the California Army National Guard's Bravo Company, 126th Aviation Battalion, secure a 2,000-gallon water bucket and place it on a CH-47 Chinook prior to a Carr Fire mission July 30 in Shasta County, California. Video by Staff Sgt. Edward Siguenza

  • Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition 2018 July 25, 2018

    B-Roll Package from the 2018 Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition held at Fort Indiantown Gap, PA. From 22 Jul to 28 Jul 2018, Army National Guard members compete against one another to determine who is the best. Video by Tech. Sgt. Karl Schwach

  • HIMARS rocket July 21, 2018

    B Battery of the 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery, of the Wisconsin Army National Guard, fires a HIMARS rocket July 21, 2018 in New Mexico outside of Camp McGregor as part of their crew qualification during premobilization training. Video by Capt. Jonathan Leigh

  • Hoist in the rain July 21, 2018

    U.S. Soldiers with Charlie Company, 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion conduct hoist training in the rain at Muir Army Airfield at Fort Indiantown Gap, July 21, 2018. Video by 1st Lt. Travis Mueller

  • Patriot North July 15, 2018

    Fire Fighter from the Air National Guard and civilian counterparts practice confined space and high angle rescue techniques. Video by Senior Airman Kenneth Brown

  • Spring Fire 2018 June 21, 2018

    B-Roll of a Blackhawk helicopter from the Colorado Army National Guard during missions of dropping buckets of water on fire locations in the Spring Fire at Ft. Garland, Colo, 4 July, 2018. Video by Senior Master Sgt. John Rohrer

  • Students participate in Kool School June 21, 2018

    Airmen with the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing in Scotia, New York, completed barren land arctic survival training, or "Kool School" in Greenland on June 7-9, 2018. Video by Staff Sgt. Jamie Spaulding

  • 24th Fighter Wing participates in Red Flag Alaska June 22, 2018

    The 190th Fighter Squadron along with members of the 124th Fighter Wing at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho participated in Red Flag Alaska June 11-22, 2018. Red Flag Alaska provides large force employment training in a simulated combat environment utilizing multi-national forces and gives allied nations the ability to work with one another in a realistic training environment. Video by Tech. Sgt. John Winn

  • Complilation of Operation Western Strike June 21, 2018

    The 142nd Field Artillery Brigade spearheaded Operation Western Strike, a multi-state, emergency deployment readiness and field artillery gunnery exercise at Camp Guernsey, Wyoming. Three Balttalions from Arkansas, Alabama and Tennessee participated in the operation. Video by Spc. Stephen M. Wright

  • Operation Western Strike completed June 20, 2018

    The 142nd Field Artillery Brigade spearheaded Operation Western Strike, a multi-state, emergency deployment readiness and field artillery gunnery exercise at Camp Guernsey, Wyoming. Video by Spc. Stephen M. Wright

  • 2018 Golden Coyote timber haul exercise June 19, 2018

    Army National Guard, Reserve, and Canadian Armed Forces came together to serve Native American Reservations in South Dakota. A key mission during the Golden Coyote exercise is supplying Native Americans with timber collected from the Black Hills National Forest. Video by Sgt. Daniel Ward

  • Alabama Field Artillery unit fires the M777 Howitzer at Operation Western Strike June 11, 2018

    In support of Operation Western Strike crew-members of the 142nd Field Artillery Brigade, Arkansas National Guard, load tracked armored vehicles onto railcars for the first time since Operation Desert Storm. Video by Spc. Stephen M. Wright

  • Tennessee Artillery Unit fires high mobility artillery rocket system at Operation Western Strikes June 12, 2018

    Tennessee National Guardsmen from the 1st Battalion, 181st Field Artillery, fire their M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) during maneuver training at Camp Guernsey, Wyoming. The artillery battalion, headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is participating in a large scale training exercise named Operation Western Strike. The HIMARS is a highly mobile automatic system that fires surface-to-surface rockets. Six HIMARS rockets can be fired in less than one minute by the three-man crew, or one Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missiles. Video by Spc. Stephen M. Wright

  • Arkansas National Guard Medical Company assists at Operation Western Strike June 14, 2018

    The 213th ASMC of the Arkansas National Guard mobilized to Camp Guernsey, Wyoming, to provide medical support for the training exercise Operation Western Strike. The 213th established a location to set a field hospital where treatment could be administered to any possible injured personnel. Western Strike is a large scale field artillery training exercise, comprised of several states, and spearheaded by the 142nd Field Artillery Brigade of the Arkansas National Guard. Video by Spc. Stephen M. Wright

  • Arkansas National Guard loads tracked vehicles onto railcars June 11, 2018

    In support of Operation Western Strike Crewmembers of the 142nd Field Artillery Brigade, Arkansas National Guard, load tracked armored vehicles onto railcars for the first time since Operation Desert Storm. Video by Staff Sgt. James Heuston

  • Arkansas Field Artillery unit fires M109A6 Paladins during Operation Western Strike June 09, 2018

    Arkansas National Guardsmen from the 2nd battalion, 142 Field Artillery Brigade, fire their M109A6 Paladins during maneuver training at Camp Guernsey, Wyoming. The artillery battalion, headquartered in Barling, Arkansas, is participating in a large scale training exercise named Operation Western Strike. The M109A6 is a self propelled 155-mm Howitzer cannon, capable of delivering accurate predictive fires out to a distance of approximately 18 miles. Video by Spc. Stephen M. Wright.

  • Hawaii National Guard teams with local organizations to build housing June 11, 2018

    Members of the 230th Vertical Engineer Company, Hawaii National Guard, teamed with local businesses and charities to build 20 micro-shelters for displaced residents from the Kilauea volcanic eruption. Video by Staff Sgt. James Ro and Master Sgt. Christopher Schepers

  • Guard Special Forces- Chapter Two June 06, 2018

    Did you know the National Guard has Special Forces units? The 19th and 20th Special Forces groups encompass the best of the best and units are located in a variety of states across the country. Guard Special Forces play a large role in contributing to the Operational Force the National Guard is today. Video by SFC Adam Fischman - For more please visit: Youtube.com/user/thenationalguard

  • Guard Special Forces- Chapter One June 06, 2018

    Did you know the National Guard has Special Forces units? The 19th and 20th Special Forces groups encompass the best of the best and units are located in a variety of states across the country. Guard Special Forces play a large role in contributing to the Operational Force the National Guard is today. Video by SFC Adam Fischman - For more please visit: Youtube.com/user/thenationalguard

  • Hawaii Soldiers monitor air quality during Hawaii lava flow May 30, 2018

    Hawaii Army National Guard soldiers are teaming up with civilian first responders as they monitor air levels around areas impacted by lava. The soldiers from the 93rd WMD-CST are checking for any hazardous air conditions as they patrol Hawaii County. Video by Spc. Aven Santiago

  • Aerial video of Hawaii Lava Flow May 27, 2018

    B-Roll of the lava flow in Hawaii County. Hawaii Army National Guard Soldiers teamed up with Active Duty soldiers as they conducted air reconnaissance over areas impacted by the lava on May 27th, 2018. At the 2:29 mark, you can see where the magma is flowing into the Pacific ocean. Video by Spc. Aven Santiago

  • A Gold Star Lullaby May 24, 2018

    On this Memorial Day, we remember those brave souls who died while defending our great nation. Let us also honor the sacrifices of their families who bore the grief and sorrow of great loss. This Gold Star Lullaby creatively tells the story of one family’s loss and the transition from the patriotic pride of displaying a blue star banner to the gold star’s symbol of ultimate sacrifice. Video by Master Sgt. Carl Clegg

  • Puna Lava Flow, Night Shoot B-roll May 22, 2018

    Night aerial B-Roll of 2018 Kilauea Volcano Eruption. Lower Puna area. Aerial b-roll of Puna Lava flow. Shot from a Hawaii Army National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk. May 22, 2018. Aerial survey of the lava flow, fissure eruptions and the Puna Geothermal Venture. Video by Senior Airman Orlando Corpuz

  • State Partnership Program celebrates 25 years (No Intro) May 18, 2018

    The State Partnership Program (SPP) has been successfully building 74 unique security partnerships involving over 75 nations around the globe since 1993. SPP links a unique component of the Department of Defense - a state's National Guard - with the armed forces or equivalent of a partner country in a cooperative, mutually beneficial relationship. Learn more: https://ngpa.us/5470. Video by Tech. Sgt. Karl Schwach

  • Cyber Shield 18 training week May 11, 2018

    Members of Army National Guard Defensive Cyber Operations Teams conduct track based training May 11, 2018. Cyber Shield gathers Soldiers, Airmen and civilian cyber security professionals to train and conduct exercises that prepare participants for their in the National Guard’s Defensive Cyber Operations. Video by Staff Sgt. George Davis

  • CBRNE Exercise Vigilant Guard 18 May 08, 2018

    On May 8, 2018 Maryland Military members participated in Exercise Vigilant Guard at Aberdeen Proving Ground. This exercise practices emergency situations where an unknown chemical contamination is affecting the surrounding residents. Video by Airman 1st Class Danielle Lofton

  • Iowa Air Guard medical clinic trains with Kosovo Security Force May 07, 2018

    Video News Package showing Soldiers and Airmen from the Iowa National Guard in the nation of Kosovo this week as part of a two week exercise being conducted with the Kosovo Security Force. The partner program combined with exercise this week and last week is designed to work with the Kosovo Security Force in order to train and provide effective response to a large scale crisis. The Iowa National Guard has been working with Kosovo as part of the state partner program since 2011, fostering relationships and building cultural exchange between the two states. Video by Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot<

  • Michigan and Latvia a celebration of 25 years April 30, 2018

    The Michigan National Guard and the Republic of Latvia have been partners for the past 25 years as a result of the State Partnership Program. This documentary celebrates the accomplishments and cooperation of the program and where they are headed together in the future. Video by Spc. Eric Bandy and Tech. Sgt. Anica Jankowski

  • Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System water drop training April 24, 2018

    Approximately 300 personnel from the Guard, Reserve and partner agencies gathered at Cal Fire McClellan Reload Base for annual recertification and training April 23-27, 2018. MAFFS C-130 aircrew did water drops over Whiskey Hill in the Tahoe National Forest. C-130 hercules aircraft are equipped with the USDA Forest Service MAFFS II which is capable of dropping 3,000 gallons of water or fire retardant in 6 seconds. MAFFS aircraft are activated to help out the USDA Forest service tankers when wildfire activity is high. Video by Staff Sgt. Nicole Wright

  • Tactical Air Control Party enhances skills with the 138th Combat Training Flight April 18, 2018

    24 Battlefield Airmen traveled to Fort Chaffee Maneuver Training Center in Arkansas to complete The Initial Combat Skills Training course, April 13 - 17, 2018.The Intensive two-month training was hosted by the 138th Combat Training Flight at Will Rogers Air National Guard base in Oklahoma City. Video by Staff Sgt. Tyler Woodward

  • Air National Guard Airmen recycle communications hardware April 07, 2018

    Airmen from the 202nd Intelligence Support Squadron pull back wiring from a building that is being repurposed for cyber intelligence at Otis Air National Guard Base, Mass. on April 7, 2018. Video by Staff Sgt. Thomas Swanson

  • Airman helps others in Tennessee auto accident March 26, 2018

    Tech. Sgt. Jesse Ball, not a strong swimmer, faced the decision on his ride home from the base through Sevierville, Tennessee, last winter, to enter a steam of unknown current and depth to pull passengers in an auto accident to safety. Video by Staff Sgt. Thomas Swanson

  • LA Guard Minute Christmas Tree Drop 2018 March 22, 2018

    Louisiana National Guardsmen from 1st Assault Helicopter Battalion, 244th Aviation Regiment hook up Christmas trees to a UH-60 Black Hawk to drop into Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge in New Orleans East to help combat coastal erosion, March 14, 2018. The project has re-established hundreds of acres of marshland in the Bayou Sauvage NWR over the last 23 years. This year, the LANG and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service emplaced approximately 8,000 trees. Video by Spc. Duncan Foote

  • Pathfinder Course at Fort Indiantown Gap March 20, 2018

    Pennsylvania Army National Guard Soldiers and one Hawaii National Guard Soldier attended a cadre-lead Pathfinder Course at Fort Indiantown Gap March 3-17. The course consisted of three stages: sling load, helicopter landing, and drop zone phases. The course concluded with a three day field training exercise during the drop zone phase. Students learned to perform tasks involving CH-47 Chinooks, including sling load operations and communicating with aircraft pilots to call in door bundle air drops. Video by Sgt. Shane Smith

  • Iowa Air Guard Civil Engineers tackle March snow March 04, 2018

    Civil engineers assigned to the 185th Air Refueling Wing wrestled with another round of snow this past week at the Sioux City, Iowa Air National Guard unit. This snow was piled on top of a series of snow events this winter in Western Iowa that required snow removal crews to work additional hours to ensure air operations at the Air Refueling Wing could continue without interruption. Video by Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot<

  • Massachusetts Army National Guard assists during March winter storm March 04, 2018

    During 2017, though-out the state of Hawaii, Vietnam Veterans where honored as the country marked the 50th anniversary of the pacific war. The Hawaii Army National Guards 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team also honored its Vietnam Veterans who were mobilized with the brigade. Video by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Jackson

  • Massachusetts Army National Guard assists during March winter storm March 03, 2018

    Members of the 125th Quartermaster Company, Massachusetts Army National Guard, assist the Quincy Fire Department in high water rescue operations. 200 members of the Massachusetts National Guard are activated along the coast in response to flooding. Video by Sgt. David Wilkinson

  • 2018 Chief National Guard Bureau Biathlon Championship Maj. Gen. Burton interview Feb. 26, 2018

    Maj. Gen. Burton, Adjutant General of the Utah National Guard, visits the Biathlon Championship. Video by Sgt. James Dansie

  • Ohio National Guard Soldiers answer second call for help as flood waters rise in Southern Ohio Feb. 23, 2018

    For the second time this week, the Ohio National Guard today has activated Soldiers from the 1191st Engineering Company to support Portsmouth, Ohio, by raising additional floodgates as flooding continues. The 1191st was first activated on Sunday, Feb. 18 through Tuesday, Feb. 20, to build two floodgates at the city’s lowest elevation where the need was most immediate. Working alongside the Scioto County Emergency Management Agency and the city of Portsmouth Flood Defense Division, the Citizen-Soldiers will erect two additional floodgates along the Ohio River. Video by Staff Sgt. Michael Carden

  • West Virginia National Guard provides flood recovery support to Ohio County Feb. 20, 2018

    Soldiers from the West Virginia National Guard’s 115th Vertical Construction Company and 119th Sapper Engineer Company assist residents on Wheeling Island located in Ohio County, West Virginia following flood damage Feb. 19, 2018. The Soldiers provided equipment for small and large debris removal and helped local residents and city crews to remove more than 128 tons of debris from the area. Video by Airman 1st Class Caleb Vance

  • Patriot South 18 end of exercise Feb. 16, 2018

    Highlight video from Patriot South 2018, at Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Miss., and the Gulfport Combat Readiness Training Center, Feb. 16, 2018. Patriot is designed to provide Total Force realistic Domestic Operation training by providing a foundation that allows units to define their unique requirements and build them into the overall exercise scenario. Video by Staff Sgt. Ross Whitley

  • JMTG-U sniper training Feb. 06, 2018

    The 27th IBCT (fwd) sent representatives to help develop the sniper course that will be conducted by Ukrainian Armed Forces at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center. More than 220 New York Army National Guard Soldiers are deployed to Ukraine where they are working hand in hand with the Ukrainian army as they strive toward their goal of achieving NATO interoperability. Video by 1st Lt. Derrick Garner

  • Readiness at the 127th Wing February drill Feb. 05, 2018

    Airmen with the 127th Wing are participating in readiness operations during Super Drill that took place Feb. 3rd-6th. The theme, "Readiness for the War Fight," is focusing on individual and wing readiness. The 127th Wing PA Office joined the 127th Civil Engineering Squadron at Selfridge Air National Guard Base to document members of the 127th Wing participating in CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive) training. Video by Staff Sgt. Andrew Schumann

  • JMTG-U rocket grenade training Jan. 30, 2018

    The 27th IBCT (fwd) oversees rocket propelled grenade training conducted by Ukrainian soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 14th Mechanized Brigade at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center here Jan. 30. More than 220 New York Army National Guard Soldiers are deployed to Ukraine where they are working hand in hand with the Ukrainian army as they strive toward their goal of achieving NATO interoperability. Video by 1st Lt. Derrick Garner

  • DANG visits Fresno ANGB Jan. 07, 2018

    Director of the Air National Guard Lieutenant General L. Scott Rice and Command Chief of the Air National Guard Chief Master Sergeant Ronald C. Anderson, visited the Fresno Air National Guard Base. They described the state of the Air National Guard and the goals for the upcoming year. One of which is to increase manpower to be able to take on more missions and maximize the capabilities of the Air National Guard. Video by Staff Sgt. Nicole Wright