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West Virginia Air National Guard Wing Conducts ’Super Drill’
June 13, 2024
Airmen assigned to 167th Airlift Wing fire the M4 carbine during weapon qualification training at the 167th Airlift Wing firing range, Martinsburg, West Virginia, June 7, 2024.

Idaho Medical Airmen Train in Field to Boost Readiness
June 13, 2024
U.S. Air Force medical specialists assigned to the 124th Medical Group, Idaho National Guard, trained in a field environment near Little Camas Reservoir in Elmore County June 5-8, 2024, .

Alaska Air National Guard rescues 6 plane crash victims
June 13, 2024
Alaska Air National Guard HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter aviators assigned to the 210th Rescue Squadron hoist two 212th Rescue Squadron Guardian Angels during underway hoist training in the Prince William Sound near Whittier, Alaska, May 15, 2024. Guardian Angels of 212th Rescue Squadron hoisted from a 210th RQS HH-60 June 10 to rescue six plane crash victims near Port Alsworth.

Wisconsin Guard Black Hawk Unit Conducts Mass Casualty Exercise
June 12, 2024
Medical staff from Aurora Medical Center-Summit’s emergency and trauma center wait for a Wisconsin Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopter to arrive so they can move notional patients to the emergency room during a mass casualty exercise May 31, 2024. The scenario called for a single Black Hawk crew to medically evacuate three victims critically injured by a building collapse.

NC Guard Unit Tests NextGen Squad Weapons
June 11, 2024
Sgt. Laharey Robinson, an infantryman assigned to Bravo Co., 1st Battalion, 120th Infantry Regiment, 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team, test fires the newly fielded Next Generation Squad Weapon Rifle XM7 during the qualification table of the Integrated Weapons Training Strategy at Fort Liberty, North Carolina June 6, 2024. The 30th ABCT is a major subordinate command that falls under the North Carolina National Guard and was selected to be the first National Guard unit to field test the XM7 and the XM250, which are replacing the M4/M4A1 carbine and the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon.

Georgia 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Conducts Annual Training
June 11, 2024
A Georgia Army National Guard Soldier assigned to Headquarters Company, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, fires an M4 carbine rifle for annual qualification on a training range in Fort Stewart, Ga., June 5, 2024.

Former Colorado TAG Retires as Air National Guard Director
June 11, 2024
Dianne Loh, center, pins a retirement lapel on U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, right, director, Air National Guard, during Loh’s retirement ceremony at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, Denver, Colorado, June 9, 2024. As the 13th director of the ANG, Loh was responsible for overseeing policies, plans and programs affecting more than 108,400 ANG Airmen and civilians across 90 wings through the 54 states, territories and the District of Columbia.

Idaho National Guard Opens Child Care Center
June 10, 2024
The Idaho National Guard holds a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its first child care center at Gowen Field June 8, 2024. Gowen Day Camp is part of a program offering Idaho National Guardsmen with children ages 6 months to 12 years free child care assistance during drill weekends.

After 80th D-Day Commemoration, Hokanson Looks to Future
June 8, 2024
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson meets World War II veteran Joseph “Ben” Miller during the ceremony commemorating the 80th anniversary of Operation Overlord and D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, June 6, 2024.

106th Rescue Wing Conducts Comprehensive Rescue Training
June 7, 2024
103rd Rescue Squadron pararescuemen, assigned to the New York Air National Guard 106th Rescue Wing, pull a patient toward the evacuation location during an exercise at F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, N.Y., May 4, 2024. During the exercise, 106th Security Forces Squadron secured the area for the 103rd Rescue Squadron pararescuemen to parachute in, recover the injured personnel and provide medical care and transport via an HH-130J Combat King II aircraft flown by the 102nd Rescue Squadron.

Oregon Air Guard Security Forces Squadron Trains in Hawai'i
June 7, 2024
Airmen from the 173rd Security Forces Squadron from Kingsley Field, Oregon, pose for a group photo during their annual training exercise May 4, 2024, at Marine Corps Air Station at Kaneohe Bay in Oahu, Hawai'i.

Alaska Air Guard Rescue Triad Conducts Water Rescue Training
June 6, 2024
Alaska Air National Guard HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter aviators assigned to the 210th Rescue Squadron hoist two 212th Rescue Squadron pararescuemen during underway hoist training in the Prince William Sound near Whittier, Alaska, May 16, 2024. The 212th, 210th and 211th RQSs make up the 176th Wing Rescue Triad and are among the busiest combat search and rescue units in the world.

Wisconsin National Guard Brigade Begins Major Training Exercise
June 6, 2024
More than 5,000 Soldiers have arrived at the Joint Readiness Training Center on Fort Johnson, Louisiana, to take part in a month-long training exercise led by the 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team. As they arrive, the Soldiers in-process, gather gear, help offload vehicles from trains and semis, perform maintenance checks, and install MILES (multiple integrated laser engagement system) on everything from personal weapons to all varieties of vehicles, all while acclimating to the Louisiana heat and humidity.

Idaho National Guard, German JTACs Train Together
June 5, 2024
Soldiers and airmen from Germany’s Joint Terminal Attack Controller Competence Center partnered with the Idaho Air National Guard’s 124th Fighter Wing to conduct close air support training at the Saylor Creek and Juniper Butte Ranges, Idaho, May 1-18. Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 pilots and crew also supported portions of the training.

Tennessee National Guard Rescues 2 Injured Hikers
June 4, 2024
Tennessee Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopter crew chief Sgt. Daniel Bandy hoists Sgt. 1st Class Giovanni DeZuani, flight paramedic, into the aircraft after rescuing a hiker in respiratory distress in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park at Mount LeConte Lodge May 31, 2024.

Kentucky Air Guard to Fly at D-Day Observance in France
June 4, 2024
A C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 123rd Airlift Wing takes off from the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., May 22, 2024, bearing the distinctive livery displayed on U.S. aircraft during World War II. The plane will fly over France June 6 as part of observances for the 80th anniversary of D-Day, when Allied forces invaded Normandy to turn the tide of the war in Europe.

New York National Guard Soldiers Aid Subway Stabbing Victim
June 4, 2024
New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Joel Strickland, left, and Spc. Desany Jacques, members of the New York National Guard security force, used their training and first aid packages to help save the life of a stabbing victim May 20, 2024, while on duty in Queens. The two Soldiers were assisting New York police officers checking the bags of subway riders.

Hawaii Civil Engineer Airmen Develop Multi-Capable Skills
June 4, 2024
Hawaii Air National Guard Master Sgt. Dustin J. Frey, an explosive ordnance disposal technician from the 154th Civil Engineer Squadron, disarms munitions in a simulated weapons cache during exercise Pacific Warriorz 2024 at Bellows Air Force Station, Waimanalo, Hawaii, April 7, 2024.

Guard Conducts Explosive Ordnance Disposal Joint Training
June 4, 2024
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Patrick Harrington, left, explosive ordnance disposal technician with the Massachusetts Air National Guard's 104th Fighter Wing, and Senior Airman Benito Pacheco, EOD technician with the Nebraska ANG's 155th Air Refueling Wing, review X-rays of an improvised explosive device May 13, 2024, as part of the Audacious Warrior exercise at Volk Field Air National Guard Base in Wisconsin. The nine-day exercise included over 70 participants assigned to the Air National Guard, U.S. Air Force Reserve and U.S. Marine Corps, as well as military EOD specialists from the Czech Republic.

Alaska Air National Guard Rescues Hypothermic Mariner
June 4, 2024
Alaska Air National Guard HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter aviators assigned to the 210th Rescue Squadron hoist two 212th Rescue Squadron pararescuemen during hoist training in the Prince William Sound near Whittier, Alaska, May 15, 2024. The 212th, along with the 210th and 211th RQSs, make up the 176th Wing Rescue Triad and are among the busiest combat search and rescue units in the world.