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Engineer Battalion Mobilized in Support of Operation Iraqi Freedom
August 23, 2006

All female team assembled for security mission
August 23, 2006
Maj. Lynn Pate (left) speaks to the 11-soldier all-female security assistance team during the first day of mobilization processing at the Ft. Pierce National Guard Armory Monday. The small team of female soldiers will be attached to the 2nd Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment security force assembling at Camp Shelby, Miss., before deploying to Iraq later this year.

Joint homeland security training combines National Guard, civilian agencies
August 21, 2006
Cadet Veronica Kool, a ROTC candidate of the 135th Chemical Company headquartered in Machesney Park, Ill, gears up for the training exercise at the Gateway International Speedway to increase homeland security in Illinois.

Army National Guard aviation units to deploy to Iraq
August 21, 2006
1st Lt. Eric Ladd, commander of the Camp Robinson based 449th Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Company of the 77th Aviation Brigade, prepares his troops to be manifested for a flight to Iraq yesterday. Ladd, of Benton, initially mobilized with his unit on Valentine's Day in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The unit departed Fort Hood, Texas, on Sunday, August 20, after completing its initial mobilization training. Ladd's unit is deploying with the Texas National Guard's 36th Combat Aviation Brigade and will be responsible for maintenance of UH-60 Blackhawks, CH-47 Chinooks and AH-64 Apache helicopters in the Iraqi theatre of operations. (Photo by )

Kansas ANG home of newest intelligence center
August 18, 2006

Edwards meets war-wounded fan
August 17, 2006

California Air National Guard embraces new mission
August 16, 2006

National Guard Fighter Jets Intercept Inbound United Airlines Flight
August 16, 2006

The calm before the storm: Texas Soldiers prepare for hurricane rescues
August 16, 2006
A Soldier of the Texas Army National Guard's 143rd Long Range Surveillance Detachment, 36th Infantry Division, jumps into Lake Walter E. Long from a Republic of Singapore Air Force CH-47 Chinook helicopter during a hurricane preparedness training exercise in central Texas.

Texas National Guardsmen Assist Border Patrol Agents In Seizing Over $3.2 Million In Marijuana
August 15, 2006
NG assisting Border Patrol with a narcotics seizure at the Kingsville, TX checkpoint in RGV.

Web site honors Air Force heroes
August 15, 2006

550 Active-Duty Soldiers Join Wildfire Fight in Washington State
August 15, 2006

Ground pounders: 11B school puts 'Infantry' in 36th Infantry Division
August 15, 2006
Sgt. 1st Class Juan Ysaguirre, assistant instructor, Co. B., Task Force Alamo, takes aim and prepares to fire his M-203 grenade launcher at a range in Urosevac/Ferizaj to show the class how to use it properly. The M-203 grenade launcher is only one of a variety of infantry weapons that Soldiers in training use to become 11B qualified. (Army photo by Spc. Gene DuBielak, Task Force Houston, 36th Infantry Division)

Guard called to airports to augment security after U.K. terrorist plot foiled
August 11, 2006

Readiness Frontiers highlights transformed Air National Guard Medical Service
August 11, 2006
Col. (Dr.) Randall Falk is set to step aside as the National Guard Bureau's air surgeon on Sept. 1 after a tenure that saw the Air National Guard Medical Service transformed. He's seen here Aug. 1 at Readiness Frontiers 2006 at the Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort in Utah.

Air National Guard Medical Service tackles critical surge capacity shortfall
August 11, 2006
Airmen from the Missouri National Guard participated in an exercise simulating the National Guard's response during aftermath of a severe earthquake in Utah on July 31, 2006, during Readiness Frontiers 2006 at the Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort in Utah.

Incoming Air Surgeon's vision: building partnerships, mental health focus
August 11, 2006
Col. (Dr.) William "Chip" Riggins will become the National Guard Bureau's next Air Surgeon on Sept. 1.

U.S. Remains on Guard in Response to Terror Threat
August 10, 2006

Bush: Terror Plot to Bomb Planes Reminder U.S. at War
August 10, 2006

America Supports You: Group Helps Troops Trade Helmets for Hardhats
August 9, 2006
Shane Anderson of Seattle registered with Helmets to Hardhats as he was preparing to transition from the Army back into the civilian work force. The organization helped him secure an apprenticeship with the International Union of Elevator Contractors Local 19.