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Arizona Guard Airman relates leadership lessons
June 21, 2017
Air Force Airman 1st Class Jonathan Sheaffer removes a bolt from a water separator filter on an R-11 refueling truck at Goldwater Air National Guard Base in Phoenix, May 3, 2017. Sheaffer is a vehicle maintenance apprentice in the Arizona Air National Guard's 161st Air Refueling Wing.

'Harlem Hellfighters' of New York are 104 years old
June 20, 2017
U.S. Army Master Sgt. Edgar Ponce guides Spc. Agnes Torres, both with the 369th Sustainment Brigade, as she drives a Rough Terrain Container Handler (RTCH) at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, on November 12, 2016. RTCHs are used to move large containers over various types of terrain.

New York Army Guard aviators and artillerymen team up for joint training at Fort Drum
June 19, 2017
New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, prepare to attach a 105mm M119A2 Howitzer to UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during an air assault artillery raid,at Fort Drum on June 9, 2017.

Righting a war record and remembering young Soldier's sacrifice during World War II
June 16, 2017
U.S. Army PFC Silvio Campanella, a member of the 42nd Infantry Division from Albany, N.Y. during World War II, who was executed by German forces on Jan. 19, 1945. The Rainbow Division Veterans Foundation recently paid to have his headstone redone with the correct date of his death.

South Carolina Guard father increases bonds with son over shared service
June 16, 2017
U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Michael Snyder with A Co. 1-111th General Support Aviation Battalion and U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Edward Snyder with the 169th Fighter Wing pose for a photograph at McEntire Joint National Guard Base in Eastover, South Carolina, June 13, 2017.

Soldiers and Airmen learn air-mobile operations during Air Assault course
June 14, 2017
Oregon Army National Guard Cadet Sascha Tudela, a human resource specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 821st Troop Command Battalion, 82nd Brigade (Troop Command), practices rappelling procedures during the Air Assault course held at Camp Rilea in Warrenton, Oregon, June 7, 2017.

Flooding by the numbers: New York troops fill more than 400,000 sandbags
June 9, 2017
Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard set up barriers of sandbags around homes along the Lake Ontario shoreline May 18, 2017, after rising water levels have resulted in flooding and a state of emergency being declared on May 2 by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Kendall, N.Y.

Guard members take rescue drug, prevention efforts to rural Alaska
June 9, 2017
Alaska National Guard Sgt. Elijah Gutierrez, a civil operator with the Counterdrug Support Program, discusses the procedures for using the Narcan kit with Alaska State Trooper James Lester at the Edward G. Pitka Sr. Airport in Galena, Alaska, May 31, 2017.

New York Army Guard NCO teaches others at annual shooting match
June 7, 2017
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Kapela, with the 152nd Engineer Support Company, New York Army National Guard, waits to fire his M4 carbine during the SGT Henry Johnson Individual Combat Rifle Match as part of the 38th Annual The Adjutant General's Combat Sustainment Training Exercise (TAG Match) at Camp Smith Training Site, N.Y., June 3, 2017.

Bear, the therapy pooch, on duty in Indiana
June 6, 2017
Bear, the 181st Intelligence Wing therapy dog, poses for a photograph at Hulman Field Air National Guard Base, Terre Haute, Ind.  Bear is part of the Pet Assisted Warrior Support Program.