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Tennessee National Guard Unveils Women’s History Wall
March 29, 2024
Current and former members of the Tennessee National Guard featured on the new Women’s History Wall pose in front of the memorial March 28, 2024, following a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Joint Force Headquarters in Nashville. The wall features 23 women who were the first in their respective positions, such as the first female Black Hawk pilot and the first female general officer, of the Tennessee National Guard.

Virginia Guard Conducts Infantry Tactics Exchange in Tajikistan
March 29, 2024
Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Fort Barfoot-based 183rd Regiment, Regional Training Institute, conduct an infantry tactics exchange with soldiers from the Republic of Tajikistan’s Ministry of Defense Peacekeeping Battalion March 3-8, 2024, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The Virginia Guard and Tajikistan are partners through the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program.

Puerto Rico Guard Partners with Sister Services in Joint Exercise
March 29, 2024
U.S. Airmen assigned to the 156th Tactical Advisory Squadron,  Puerto Rico Air National Guard, and a U.S. Soldier assigned to the 1st Mission Support Command, Army Reserve, assume defensive positions during a joint training noncommissioned officer leadership field exercise at Roosevelt Roads, Ceiba, Puerto Rico, March 15, 2024. The exercise included service members with the Puerto Rico Air National Guard, Marine Corps Reserve, Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, and Coast Guard Reserve.

Pennsylvania Guard NCO Guides Soldiers on Polish History
March 29, 2024
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. John Mateja, Pennsylvania National Guard, the religious affairs NCO of U.S. Army Garrison Poland, shows tour guests a visual of the battlefield at the Museum of the Wielkopolska Uprising of 1918-1919 in Poznan, Poland, March 15, 2024. Mateja guided U.S. Army Soldiers through this museum to see the artifacts and historical replicas that represent the Polish history of independence.

Army Guard Recognizes Top Recruiting, Retention Soldiers
March 28, 2024
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Robert Williams, right, Washington Army National Guard, receives the Recruiting and Retention Noncommissioned Officer of the Year award from Lt. Gen. Jon Jensen, director of the Army National Guard, at the Director’s Strength Maintenance Awards Conference in Houston March 14, 2024. The conference enabled recruiting and retention Soldiers to network, exchange best practices, and honor the Army National Guard’s best recruiters.

Vermont City Builds on Guard's Partnership with Senegal
March 28, 2024
The Vermont The Vermont National Guard, shown working at the Thies Regional Hospital in Thies, Senegal, as part of a medical readiness exercise organized by the State Partnership Program, has partnered with Senegal under the program since 2008. The Burlington, Vermont, City Council voted unanimously March 25, 2024, to forge a sister city relationship with Thies-East, Senegal.

The Hometown Heroes of Tower 22
March 27, 2024
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, and SEA Tony Whitehead, senior enlisted advisor to the CNGB, visit National Guardsmen deployed within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility March 15, 2024.

National Guard Leaders Visit Troops Deployed in Middle East
March 27, 2024
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, right, chief, National Guard Bureau, and SEA Tony Whitehead, senior enlisted advisor to the CNGB, visit National Guardsmen deployed in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility March 15, 2024.

Air National Guard Officers Selected for Prestigious Fellowship
March 27, 2024
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Jen Warren, center, deputy director of AFWERX, stands with Air National Guard AFWERX fellowship recipients Lt. Col. Frances Romero, left, and Lt. Col. Cristi Campbell, right. Not pictured: U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Autumn Lorenz.

Deployed Pennsylvania Guard Soldiers Earn Their Combat Patch
March 27, 2024
U.S. Soldiers with the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, deployed as Task Force Paxton, receive their combat patches during a ceremony at Camp Simba, Kenya, March 21, 2024. Officially called the Shoulder Sleeve Insignia-Military Operations in Hostile Conditions, eligible Soldiers are able to wear that insignia on their right shoulder for the rest of their Army career.

Alaska Guard Black Hawk Aviators Train at Marine Corps Course
March 26, 2024
UH-60L and CH-53 helicopters flying at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona.

Missouri Airmen, Soldiers Showcase Sharpshooting Skills
March 26, 2024
Missouri National Guard Airmen and Soldiers pose for a group photo during the 2024 adjutant general's annual TAG Match marksmanship competition at Camp Crowder, Neosho, Missouri. Nine Airmen from the 139th Airlift Wing earned the Schützenschnur, or German Armed Forces Marksmanship Badge.

National Guard Wins 2024 U.S. Army Small Arms Championship
March 26, 2024
Staff Sgt. John Jordan of the South Carolina National Guard won the title of 2024 All Army Champion at the U.S. Army Small Arms Championships at Fort Moore, Georgia, March 10-16. Jordan’s team, South Carolina Alpha, also claimed the title of 2024 U.S. Army Small Arms Team Champions.

Air National Guard Wings Participate in Agile Rage Exercise
March 26, 2024
U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing on F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base board an HC-130J Combat King II search and rescue aircraft on F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, Westhampton Beach, N.Y., during Exercise Agile Rage 2024, Feb. 29, 2024. The combat readiness exercise emphasized the execution of the Agile Combat Employment concept.

Pennsylvania National Guard Hosts Lithuania Foreign Minister
March 25, 2024
U.S. Soldiers with the Pennsylvania National Guard host a delegation that includes Lithuania Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis and Audra Plepytė, Lithuania ambassador to the United States, during a visit to Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, March 23, 2024. Maj. Gen. James McCormack, assistant adjutant general, and Maj. Alex Stewart, State Partnership Program director, gave the delegation a tour that included the Training Support Center, live fire ranges and the Eastern Army National Guard Aviation Training Site at Muir Army Heliport.

Vermont National Guard Biathletes Compete in World Cup
March 25, 2024
U.S. Army Sgt. Deedra Irwin, left, human resources specialist, Joint Force Headquarters, Vermont National Guard, celebrates completing the Women's 10 km Pursuit with her U.S. Biathlon teammate, Margie Freed, during the International Biathlon Union World Cup races at Soldier Hollow in Utah March 10, 2024. The last time the U.S. hosted World Cup races was in 2019.

NY Air Guard Chief Completes Memorial Bataan Death March
March 25, 2024
U.S. Air National Guard Chief Master Sgt. Patricia Pullar, senior enlisted leader for the 105th Airlift Wing's Operations Group, poses with Bataan Memorial Death March medal at Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, New York, March 22, 2024. Pullar completed her fourth Bataan Memorial Death March March 16 at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

West Virginia Guard Fighting Wildfires From the Air
March 22, 2024
West Virginia National Guard personnel used two Black Hawk helicopters and buckets to help battle wildfires in Hardy County, West Virginia, March 22, 2024.

Lithuanian Soldiers Train Pennsylvania Guard on Weapon System
March 22, 2024
Soldiers from the Lithuanian Armed Forces conduct training with Pennsylvania National Guard Soldiers from the 1-110th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, on the M3 Multi-Role Anti-Armor/Anti-Personnel Weapon System March 15, 2024, at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa.

Ohio Guard, Partner Serbia Share Cybersecurity Expertise
March 22, 2024
A delegation of Serbian Armed Forces cyber professionals visit Airmen of the 121st Air Refueling Wing at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base, Ohio, March 6, 2024. During their visit as part of the State Partnership Program, the Serbians toured a KC-135 Stratotanker and tried a flight simulator.