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Virginia Guard task force begins federal active duty for Africa mission

Virginia Guard task force begins federal active duty for Africa mission

BEDFORD, Va. - State and federal officials and senior military leaders joined families, friends and fellow Soldiers to mark the start of federal active duty for more than 1,000 Virginia and Kentucky Army National Guard Soldiers Nov. 27 at departure ceremonies in Bedford, Virginia, and Lexington, Kentucky.  Virginia units from Bedford,…

23 hours ago, November 29, 2021
104th Fighter Wing supports COVID-19 testing task force

104th Fighter Wing supports COVID-19 testing task force

BARNES AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mass. – Fourteen members of the 104th Fighter Wing were activated to support Task Force Maher and help test students and school staff for COVID-19.Task Force Maher is a joint Air and Army National Guard medical mission that established teams to help with COVID-19 testing in 12 Massachusetts school districts. Members…

5 days ago, November 24, 2021
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Planning conferences for Northern Strike 22 completed

Planning conferences for Northern Strike 22 completed

CAMP GRAYLING, Mich. – Since 2012, Michigan’s Northern Strike (NS) exercise series has grown into one of the largest multi-domain, joint readiness producing exercises for the National Guard and other reserve components. Ensuring the success of the exercise requires rigorous planning and coordination facilitated by the NS planning team.The team…

19 hours ago, November 29, 2021
Oklahoma National Guard exercises mission sustainment teams

Oklahoma National Guard exercises mission sustainment teams

WILL ROGERS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Okla. – The 137th Special Operations Wing (SOW) conducted Mission Sustainment Team (MST) training Nov. 5-7.Fifty-five Airmen from five squadrons in the 137th Special Operations Mission Support Group, Oklahoma Air National Guard, learned a variety of new skill sets during the training, including forklift driving,…

5 days ago, November 24, 2021
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