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Hawaii Guard Imagery Analyst Named PACAF Award Winner
September 28, 2023
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cory Haines, 613th Air Operations Center imagery analyst, in front of the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Air Operations Center in Hawaii Aug. 29., 2023. Haines is the Pacific Air Forces 2023 Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Awards Program winner for Outstanding ARC ISR Airman of the Year.

Colorado Guard Soldier Serves for Family, Community, Citizenship
September 27, 2023
U.S. Army Sgt. Chau Do, Colorado Army National Guard, was born in Vietnam and came to the United States with his family in 1998 when he was 9 years old.

National Guard Airmen Participate in World Record Event
September 26, 2023
A KC-135R Stratotanker assigned to the 155th Air Refueling Wing along with an F-16 from the 114th Fighter Wing fly over over Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 30, 2023, for a University of Nebraska volleyball game. The flyover celebrated Volleyball Day in Nebraska, where 92,003 fans became the largest crowd in the world to witness a women’s sporting event.

Puerto Rico Guard Youth Program Develops Future Leaders
September 21, 2023
Cadets with the Puerto Rico National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Academy celebrate their graduation at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, Ponce, Puerto Rico, Sept. 15, 2023. More than 220 cadets received their high school diplomas after completing a 22-week program.

Washington Guard Member Shares her Educational Journey
September 13, 2023
Sgt. 1st Class Sarah Braun recently graduated with he Bacholer's Degree in Leadership from Trident University.

Pennsylvania Guard Soldier Recognized for Lifesaving Actions
September 11, 2023
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Martella, firefighter Keith Still, Officers Dylan Canada and Michael Tappen are presented with the Manheim Township Police Department’s Citation for Excellence for the life saving measures taken on June 1, 2023 providing CPR to an unconscious man in Lancaster, Pa. Aug. 28, 2023.

Dad Marshals Pennsylvania Air Guard Daughter's First Flight
September 7, 2023
Megan Hirlehey has wanted to be a pilot since she came to the base for family day as a kid with her dad, Kevin Clancy, a Master Sgt. in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard.

Maryland Guard Soldier Recognized for Off-duty Water Rescue
August 24, 2023
Maryland National Guard Staff Sgt. Charles Brauning, assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 224th Aviation Regiment of the 29th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade, is awarded an Army Achievement Medal in Phoenix, Arizona., July 30, 2023, for rescuing a 10-year-old boy at risk of drowning. Brauning was attending training at the Western Army Aviation Training Site in Red Rock, Arizona, and on an off-duty river tubing trip when he saw the boy fall into the river July 17.

Vermont Adjutant General Honored for Excellence in Diversity
August 15, 2023
Maj. Gen. Greg Knight, Vermont's adjutant general, speaks at a press conference May 27, 2021. Knight received the fiscal year 2022 Individual Army National Guard – National Guard Excellence in Diversity Award.

New York Air Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing Launches STEM Camp
August 14, 2023
STEM campers receive a preflight safety briefing for the HC-130J Combat King II rescue aircraft at Westhampton Beach, N.Y., Aug. 6, 2023. The science, technology, engineering and math camp is a comprehensive approach with blocks of instruction and hands-on teamwork, for practical application leading to a military capstone event.

Challenge Fuels Transition for Newest Infantry Soldiers
August 11, 2023
U.S. Army Soldiers from across the nation receive their blue infantry shoulder cords July 26, 2023, in recognition of their completion of the 11B Infantry Transition Course, taught by cadre assigned to the 183rd Regiment, Regional Training Institute, at Fort Barfoot, Virginia.

New York Air National Guardsman Wins Air Force-wide Honor
August 9, 2023
New York Air National Guard Staff Sgt.  Dhruva Poluru, a member of the 107th Attack Wing's 222nd Command and Control Squadron, seen here at his home office in Chantilly, Va., on June 12, 2023, is one of 12 Airmen of the Year for the 500,000-member total Air Force.  Poluru serves as a full-time Guardsman assigned to the National Reconnaissance Office.

Florida Pilot’s Homecoming a Fitting end to Storied Career
August 8, 2023
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Daniel Schiller, chief of safety and F-15C Eagle pilot at the 125th Fighter Wing, with a photo of his biological mother and brother, both from Colombia, at the Jacksonville Air National Guard Base, Fla., July 31, 2023. Schiller was adopted by a U.S. couple at a young age and eventually commissioned into the Air Force in 2003.

Oregon Air National Guard Pilot to fly with Thunderbirds
August 4, 2023
U.S. Air Force Maj. Lauren Schlichting, #4 Thunderbird for the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Team, presents Maj. Tyler Clark, 173rd Fighter Wing F-15C instructor pilot, with a signed photo after his flight evaluation July 6, 2023, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Clark was selected as one of the newest demonstration pilots for the U.S. Air Force Demonstration Squadron in the 2024-2025 season.

Alaska Guardsman Competes in Arctic Triathlon
August 3, 2023
Alaska Air National Guard Senior Airman Kenyon DePriest, 176th Air Defense Squadron surveillance technician, monitors Alaska airspace March 14, 2023, in the Regional Air Operations Center at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. DePriest competed in the run/bike/ski World Winter Triathlon Championships in Skeikampen, Norway, in March 2023.

Oregon National Guard Soldier Recognized for Heroic Actions
August 2, 2023
Oregon Army National Guard Sgt. Colton A. Church, an infantryman assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment, pauses for a photograph following his presentation ceremony for the Army Soldier’s Medal at the Orchards Combat Training Center near Boise, Idaho, July 21, 2023. Church was award the Soldier’s Medal for saving the life of a passenger stranded in a burning vehicle Sept. 23, 2020.

Iowa Citizen-Soldier Serves as Combat Medic and Firefighter
July 27, 2023
U.S. Army Spc. John Shields, a combat medical specialist with the 334th Brigade Support Battalion, Iowa National Guard, representing Region IV, poses for a photograph during the Army National Guard's Best Warrior Competition, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 12, 2023.

Joint Task Force Supports Scout Jamboree in Mountain State
July 24, 2023
Col. Jamie Bowen, far right, Joint Task Force-National Scout Jamboree 2023 chief of staff, briefs task force members July 18, 2023, a day before welcoming more than 15,000 Scouts, Venturers, Explorers, staff and volunteers attending the National Jamboree in Mount Hope, West Virginia. Based at the West Virginia National Guard Armory in Glen Jean, West Virginia, more than 500 service members from the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard, Air National Guard, U.S. Navy, U.S Air Force and U.S. Coast Guard are supporting the Jamboree.

Oklahoma National Guard Soldier Harnesses Fighting Spirit
July 20, 2023
Spc. Justin Budd, a member of the Oklahoma Army National Guard from Tulsa, Oklahoma, harnessed his fighting spirit in an unconventional way.

Hawaii Airman's Alertness Prevents Potential Crisis
July 13, 2023
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Faith Calaro, 169th Air Defense Squadron surveillance technician, monitors her workstation on June 3, 2023 at Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii.