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  • Sun fuels Ohio National Guard's alternative energy initiatives Sun fuels Ohio National Guard's alternative energy initiatives

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — The power of the sun is being harnessed to generate electricity at several National Guard facilities throughout the state, with plans to expand the use of alternative energy in the future. Solar power has been a part of the Ohio National Guard's efforts to reduce energy consumption since 2009, when the first panels were installed…

    13 hours ago, August 29, 2016
  • New National Guard Bureau chief has strong ties to Texas New National Guard Bureau chief has strong ties to Texas

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas  – A former member of the 149th Fighter Wing, Texas Air National Guard, was promoted Aug. 3 to the rank of general and became the 28th Chief of the National Guard Bureau at the Department of Defense in Washington. Air Force Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel, of Bulverde, Texas, succeeds Army Gen. Frank J. Grass, as the…

    6 days ago, August 23, 2016
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  • U.S. marks National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week U.S. marks National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week

    WASHINGTON — By presidential proclamation, this week is National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week. The proclamation signed Aug. 19 by President Barack Obama calls on all Americans to join him in expressing thanks to the members of the National Guard and Reserve and their civilian employers. Obama also called on state and local…

    7 days ago, August 22, 2016
  • North Carolina National Guard trains with rural responders in hostage, drug lab scenario North Carolina National Guard trains with rural responders in hostage, drug lab scenario

    RURAL HALL, N.C. - A small town nightmare; local first responders investigated a hostage situation Aug. 17 at the Rural Hall train depot and found a chemical lab. Local fire, rescue, emergency management and SWAT team leaders decided the threat was greater than their resources and the incident commander called out the North Carolina National Guard…

    7 days ago, August 22, 2016
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