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Army National Guard approves wear of the tricorne 'minuteman' hat at formal events
March 31, 2017
U.S. Army Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard" and the Fife and Drum Corps perform during Twilight Tattoo and the Outstanding Civilian Service Award ceremony in Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Oct. 11, 2012.

Military, civilian experience enhance Airman’s culinary endeavors
March 31, 2017
Tech. Sgt. Trisha Willis’ culinary skills go beyond her duties with the 162nd Wing and includes a civilian career as a chef. With a quick movement of her knife, she prepares ingredients for the dinner menu at the golf course where she works in Houston, Texas. “When you put out food, people will talk – good or bad,” she said.

Last WACs in Iowa Army National Guard mull military memories
March 30, 2017
Iowa Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 3 Cathy Hill, of Winterset, Iowa, receives her Roll of Retired Officer Personnel certificate from retired Col. Robert King during her retirement ceremony March 4, 2017, at Joint Forces Headquarters in Johnston, Iowa. Hill, a former property accounting technician, was one of just three remaining Soldiers in the Iowa National Guard who originally joined the Women’s Army Corps, a separate branch of service for women created during World War II and disbanded in 1978.

Wyoming Airman gives insight into balancing civilian and Guard job
March 29, 2017
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Rebekah Miller stands in front of the Torrington police department Mar. 10, 2017, in Torrington, Wyoming. Miller has been with the Wyoming Air National Guard for six years and is serving as a command post specialist. She has also been an officer with the Torrington police department for two years.

South Carolina Guard member gets satisfaction serving others
March 28, 2017
U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Natalie Miller, Detachment 1, Company B, 2-238th General Support Aviation Battalion, leaves for a week-long training mission focused on high-altitude flight operations aboard a CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift cargo helicopter, Greenville, S.C., Feb. 24, 2017.

Three sisters in service in different Guard units
March 28, 2017
Iowa National Guard Maj. Jill Finkel pins her sister, Massachusetts Army National Guard Maj. Molly Alesch's, new rank on her at a promotion ceremony at Hanscom Air Force Base March 17, 2017.

Toss out the stereotypes, these female Guard mechanics say
March 27, 2017
Pfc. Meghan Aube, left, and Staff Sgt. Kathleen Braithwaite stand with the military equipment they maintain on a daily basis. They are two of the few female mechanics in the Kentucky National Guard.

Washington National Guard forging partnerships in kitchens and elsewhere
March 24, 2017
Master Sgt. Darrell DeGroff  speaks to a chef from Red Wind Casino in Lacey,
which was talking to soldiers about job opportunities.

Texas Airmen help Texas Senate honor Doolittle Raiders
March 23, 2017
Maj. Gen. John F. Nichols, left, the adjutant general of Texas, sits with retired Lt. Col. Dick Cole prior to a Texas Senate event honoring the Doolittle Raiders of World War II, in Austin, Texas, March 6, 2017. Cole, 101, is the last surviving member of the Doolittle Raid.

Ohio family's service roots run deep in Army and Air National Guard
March 17, 2017
Members of the Clemens family, with more than 120 years of military service, stand in front of the family home in Port Clinton, Ohio, after three of them returned from overseas deployments. Pictured are retired Senior Master Sgt. Ken Clemens (clockwise from front row, left), Col. Barb Herrington-Clemens, Capt. Chelsea Migura, Staff Sgt. Rich Clemens, Staff Sgt. Drew Clemens and Sgt. 1st Class Zach Migura.