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Wyoming recruiters turn to innovation to seek out new enlistees
April 28, 2017
Alayna Stevenson recites the oath of enlistment, April 4, 2017,in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Alayna's enlistment is a result of a home school event sponsored by the 153rd Recruiting and Retention office.

Colorado National Guard mentors future cyber-warriors
April 28, 2017
U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Robert Heflin, left, Colorado Army National Guard telecommunications manager, and Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps students and managers from Denver North High School display their certificates of appreciation from the U.S. Air Force Association 2017 CyberPatriot, National Youth Cyber Defense competition.

Service members unite to provide assistance to isolated village in Alaska
April 27, 2017
Pfc. Amanda Schmidling, a horizontal construction engineer with the Arizona National Guard’s 259th Engineer Platoon, drives local school students around during their visit to the Innovative Readiness Training runway extension project at Old Harbor, Alaska, April 20, 2017.

Indiana National Guard's Charlie Med team readies for any health situation
April 25, 2017
Charlie Med, C Company, 113th Brigade Sustainment Battalion, 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Soldiers maintain their skills by training how to administer an EKG during the Spring Field Training Exercise in preparation for Joint Readiness Training Center rotation, #JRTC, later this summer.

New York Guard was born in World War I as the National Guard went to war
April 24, 2017
New York Guard members identified as  Jake, Jim, Garry, Dick,Tom, Bill, and Hill mount Guard near New Paltz, N.Y., sometime during 1918 in this photograph taken by Thomas F. Burke, a member of the New York Guard, the force which replaced the New York National Guard during World War I. The men guarded the 95-mile lone water line which carried water to New York City from Catskill Mountain reservoirs to protect it against German sabatoge.

Ted, the therapy dog, helping support Wisconsin's military kids
April 24, 2017
Ted, a German Shepherd/Coonhound mix, engages in Wisconsin National Guard Service Member Support Division programs such as Yellow Ribbon events and Youth Camp as a therapy dog.

Moulage artists make a drill realistic as Homeland Response Force readies in Spokane
April 21, 2017
Chief Warrant Officer Two Robert Taylor, right, an evaluator from the Joint Interagency Training and Education Center (JITEC), observes as members of the Washington National Guard’s 10th Homeland Response Force (HRF) conduct training at the Spokane Readiness Center Apr. 7-9, 2017.

Military families and the life of the cautiously carefree child
April 18, 2017
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Mikki Munson, a human resources specialist with the Wyoming Army National Guard’s Joint Force Headquarters, along with husband Jason, pose for a photo with their children Lily, Jaxson and Hunter, during the 2017 Month of the Military Child Kick-Off Party at Storey Gym in Cheyenne, April 6. Governor Matt Mead signed a proclamation noting the important and challenging role of military children and officially proclaimed April 2017 as the Month of the Military Child in Wyoming.

Forging bonds with antique metalworking
April 17, 2017
Brig. Gen. Michael Glisson began working in metal crafts at age 11. He explained that metalcraft work "is in his blood" because he comes from a family of wood and metal craftsmen, fabric creators and builders.

South Carolina National Guard Soldier shares story of support and gratitude
April 17, 2017
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Hoffhaus, Company A, 4-118th Combined Arms Battalion, 218th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, South Carolina National Guard, poses next to his M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle during an annual training event at Fort Stewart, Georgia, April 10, 2017.