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New York Air National Guardsman donates kidney to fellow 105th Airlift Wing member
January 20, 2016
New York Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Daniel Cola, left, and Master Sgt. Henry Windels pose for a photo at Stewart Air National Guard Base, near Newburgh, New York, Dec. 23, 2015. Windels donated a kidney to Cola Oct. 6, 2015. Both men are members of the New York Air National Guard's 105th Airlift Wing.

Washington Guard Soldier dances through deployment, step by step
January 15, 2016
Washington National Guard Spc. Megan O’Malley, an automated logistics specialist, helps out in the office at Company E, 1st Battalion, 168th Aviation Regiment, 40th Combat Aviation Brigade, Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Dec. 29, 2015. O’Malley taught a ballroom dance class to her fellow Soldiers in the brigade.

Rehearsal key to dignified transfer in Delaware after weather diversion
January 15, 2016
Tech. Sgt. Jared Whitecar, Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations broadcaster, unloads a chair Dec. 23, 2015, at New Castle Air National Guard Base, Delaware. The furniture was relocated from Dover Air Force Base to create an area for families of the fallen when a dignified transfer was diverted due to weather.

Judge advocate at Pennsylvania Air National Guard brings empathy to position
January 14, 2016
Pennsylvania Air National Guard member Air Force 1st Lt. Hilary Styer, the 111th Attack Wing’s full-time staff judge advocate, prepares her workspace upon taking on her new role at Horsham Air Guard Station, Pennsylvania, Jan. 5, 2016. Styer is a Pennsylvania native who served as a lawyer in the civilian sector before joining the Air National Guard. P

Vermont's Catamounts return to their mountainous roots
January 11, 2016
Pvt. Patrick Morris, A Company, 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain) works with Capt. Kevin Elmer, logistics officer, A Company, 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain) on how to position his skis and hold his ski poles at Bolton Valley Ski Resort, Bolton, Vermont, Jan. 9, 2016.

Oregon Airman balances cycling With Air Guard mission
January 7, 2016
Oregon Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Dwayne Farr, assigned to the 142nd Fighter Wing Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, poses with one of his bicycles at the air base public affairs office, Portland Air National Guard Base, Oregon, April 7, 2013. Farr has been training and racing as an endurance cyclist during the past four years and was part of the Military World Games in Mungyeoung, Korea, Oct. 6, 2015.

Citizen-Soldier supports New Mexico Guard in his civilian capacity
January 4, 2016
Pfc. David Mathews, a Soldier with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 717th Brigade Support Battalion, poses next to a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter used by the air medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) crews of Company C, 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment. The MEDEVAC was staged at the airport in Carlsbad in order to provide timely response in case of an emergency warranting their launch. Mathews, an employee of Chandler Aviation, supported the Soldiers from his civilian capacity.