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Airmen, Soldiers train in Patriot North 2017 Exercise at Fort McCoy, Wis.
July 26, 2017
Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 376th Aviation Regiment, 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade of the Nebraska Army National Guard move cargo with a Chinook helicopter July 21, 2017, during operations during the Patriot North 2017 Exercise at the Young Air Assault Trip at Fort McCoy, Wis. Patriot North is a training exercise designed for civilian emergency management and responders to work with military entities in the same manner that they would during disasters.

North Carolina Soldier bridges the language gap in Romania
July 25, 2017
Spc. Gizela Lupescu of the North Carolina National Guard served as battalion translator in her native country, Romania.

Scoutmaster planned military support for the 2017 Scout Jamboree
July 24, 2017
Lt. Col. Larry Boggs, plans and integrations officer for the West Virginia National Guard, monitors operations for the 2017 National Jamboree July 21, 2017, at the Glen Jean Armory in Glen Jean, W. Va. Boggs, who is also a scoutmaster, was a prime planner for the event which draws 30,000 Scouts.

South Carolina Chaplain Corps ready to assist Soldiers and their families
July 24, 2017
Chaplain (Maj.) Brandon Candee, 1-151st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion chaplain, conducted chapel services July 9, 2017, during annual training at Fort Stewart, Georgia. The sermon focused on the fear of change and how to overcome those fears in preparation for deployment for Soldiers with the 1-151st ARB.

Firefighter on TDY helps at emergency response, earns 'Captain America' nickname
July 19, 2017
Maj. Ryan Walsh, District of Columbia National Guard’s Joint Force Headquarters – Air, Military Personnel Management Officer,  poses for a photo with members of the Camp J.T. Robinson Fire Department, Camp Robinson, Arkansas, April 26, 2017.

Soldier saluting funeral procession in the rain identified as Tennessee Guard colonel
July 14, 2017
Tennessee National Guard Col. Jack Usrey pulled his vehicle over and saluted a passing funeral procession in this photo that went viral on the internet. He was subsequently identified and spoke by phone to the woman who snapped his photo on July 6, 2017.

Kentucky Signal Soldiers complete shot heard across the Bluegrass
July 13, 2017
Lt. Col. Andrew Bates, commander of the 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery thanks Robert Allen Jones Sr., for the Jones' family's cooperation in the battalion's signal operations, June 10, 2017, at the Jones family farm.

For cyber specialists, the battlefield has evolved
July 12, 2017
Staff Sgt. Jake Duda, cyber transport systems admin and Chief Master Sgt. Joshua Moore, chief of cyber systems with the Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Command and Control Squadron, pose on one of the unit’s semitractor-trailers June 30, 2017. The mission of the 153rd CACS is to provide mobile, survivable and endurable command, control, communication and computer capabilities and intelligence with over $500 million in assets, 200 personnel and an entire vehicle fleet.

New York Soldiers use backyard dry firing, private ranges to prep for National Guard shooting match
July 12, 2017
U.S. Army Spc. Tyler Studd, Staff Sgt. Raphael Ramos, Staff Sgt. Michael Kapela and 1st Lt. Christopher Tornabene, Soldiers with the 152nd Engineer Support Company, New York Army National Guard, will represent the New York National Guard at the annual Winston P. Wilson marksmanship competition at the Robinson Manuever Training Center at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, July 23-27.

New York National Guard reported for World War I duty 100 years ago
July 11, 2017
New York National Guard Soldiers assigned to Company G, 1st New York State Infantry gather outside their armory in Oneonta, N.Y. sometime in July , 1917, following their mobilization for duty in World War I. The men not in uniform were new recruits.