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Michigan Army Guard artillery, aviation units conduct cold weather sling load and howitzer live fire exercise
Soldiers of the Michigan Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 119th Field Artillery Regiment, with support from Soldiers with B Company, 1st Battalion, 147th Aviation Regiment and 3rd Battalion, 238th Aviation Regiment, successfully conducted cold weather training at Camp Grayling Joint Military Training Center, Mich., recently...
March 7, 2014
Social media offers many benefits, but Guardmembers must remain aware of its risks
The use of social media has made it easier for many to stay connected to friends and family. It often provides the opportunities to give near instant communications via text or images and can help ease stresses when servicemembers are deployed. The benefits of social media are nearly endless and often far reaching...
March 6, 2014
Arizona Soldiers, U.S. CBP unite to secure border hot spot
The Arizona Army National Guard's 2220th Transportation Company have been working with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to reinforce areas along the Arizona-Mexico border. The light-medium truck company moved 193 tons of concrete barriers from El Centro, Calif., to Naco, Ariz., recently to fortify a porous section of the state's border...
March 4, 2014
Alaska Air National Guard rescues five near Knik River
Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard's 210th and 212th Rescue Squadrons rescued five individuals who were stranded near the Knik River after their all-terrain vehicle became stuck in an ice floe...
March 4, 2014
Alaska Air National Guard units complete massive ‘Lava Rescue’ training exercise
Airmen from the Alaska Air National Guard's 176th Wing completed an 11-day flying training exercise, "Lava Rescue 2014," on Friday. Seventy-seven members of the 210th and 212th Rescue Squadrons, the 144th and 249th Airlift Squadrons, and the 176th Maintenance Group participated in a first-ever opportunity of its kind in the Alaska Air Guard...
March 3, 2014