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Idaho medic tends to war’s most innocent victims
September 29, 2006
Spc. Jessica Guzzetti, a Task Force Talon medic from the 1-183rd Aviation Battalion from Boise, Idaho, tends to the needs of a local at a free clinic in Afghanistan.

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
September 28, 2006
One local man is trying to help civilians show their silent appreciation for soldiers.

Recruiting and retention top priority for Guard directors
September 28, 2006
Lt. Gen. Craig McKinley, director of the Air National Guard, addresses the 128th General Conference of the National Guard Association of the United States in Albuquerque, N.M., on Sept. 18.

Reserve, Guard leaders speak at AFA convention
September 28, 2006
Units like the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia are composed of active duty Airmen as well as Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve servicemembers. The Reserve and Air Guard top leaders briefed attendees at the Air Force Association's Air and Space Conference Sept. 27 on importance of the total force.

Cheney Praises Michigan Guardsmen, Discusses Terror War
September 26, 2006

President Proclaims National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week
September 25, 2006

Arkansas Engineer Battalion on the verge of Iraq mission; Deployment ceremony marks end of training
September 25, 2006
Capt. Jacob Roy leads the Vermont Army National Guard's 131st Engineer Company onto the Fort McCoy, Wis., parade field during a deployment ceremony Sept. 23, 2006. The 131st includes Soldiers from Vermont and Indiana, and is attached to the Arkansas Army National Guard's 875th Engineer Battalion, which departed Arkansas July 22. The unit has finished a grueling two-month training regiment at Fort McCoy and will depart shortly on a year-long deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Guard association's conference features forum and a new song
September 22, 2006
Legendary singer Pat Boone performed the new song "For My Country: Ballad of the National Guard" during the National Guard Association of the United States' 128th General Conference in Albuquerque, N.M., in mid-September. (Photo by Sgt. Jim Greenhill, National Guard Bureau)

Guardsman Credits Employer for Looking After His Family
September 21, 2006

WMD-CST Teams Certified for Maryland, Mississippi
September 21, 2006

National Guard's first African American adjutant general dies
September 21, 2006
Col. Gerard Luz A. James Sr.

Citizen-Soldiers, Airmen making a difference on the border
September 20, 2006
Michael Chertoff, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, praised the National Guard for supporting the southwest border mission during the 128th General Conference of the National Guard Association of the United States in Albuquerque, N.M., on Sept. 18. (Photo by Sgt. Jim Greenhill, National Guard Bureau).

Massachusetts Recognized for Guard, Reserve Support
September 20, 2006

Department of Defense to Recognize Top 15 Employers of National Guard and Reserve Members
September 19, 2006

Gov. Bill Richardson: National Guard has earned seat at table
September 19, 2006
Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico addresses the 128th General Conference of the National Guard Association of the United States in Albuquerque, N.M., on Sept. 18, 2006.

California Air Guard Joins Terror Response Exercise in Ukraine
September 18, 2006

Citizen-Soldiers vital to nation’s defense, Secretary of the Army says
September 18, 2006
Dr. Francis Harvey, Secretary of the Army, meets with members of the media while attending the 128th General Conference of the National Guard Association of the United States in Albuquerque, N.M., on Sept. 17.

Actions not Rhetoric
September 18, 2006
LTG H Steven Blum, right, chief of the National Guard Bureau, confers with Lt. Gen. Craig McKinley, director of the Air National Guard, during the National Guard Association of the United States' General Conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Blum told the group that the Guard's domestic resources need to be significantly improved.

U.S., Serbia sign Status-of-Forces Agreement; Ohio welcomes state partnership
September 15, 2006
Maj. Gen. Gregory L. Wayt, Ohio Adjutant General, escorts Serbian President Boris Tadic past a joint Honor Guard and Color Guard during a Sept. 8 visit. Tadic and his Serbian delegation met with Wayt, Ohio Governor Bob Taft and other Ohio leadership to discuss the planned partnership between Serbia and the Ohio National Guard through the National Guard State Partnership Program.

Dakota Guard unit bringing the stories home
September 14, 2006
Spc. Brett Miller, Bismarck, N.D., videos medical evacuation operations on a flight line in Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Miller and two other 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Soldiers traveled to eastern Afghanistan to report on the progress of coalition forces.