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Maine National Guard combined heat and power - four years later
August 20, 2019
A.J. Ballard, the energy manager for the Maine Army National Guard points out some of the engine details of the award-winning combined heat and power system at the Maine Army National Guard Army Aviation Support Facility in Bangor, Maine. "This is a wonderful machine," said Ballard. "This system produces electricity we don't have to pay for, and heat we don't have to pay for."

Children of Idaho National Guardsmen 'survived' summer camp
August 20, 2019
Children of Idaho Army and Air National Guard members not only survived the “Survivor”-themed summer camp, they thrived. The event-filled camp was held Aug 12-16, 2019, and was designed to build resiliency and strength in youth of military families.

Kansan is named Air National Guard's outstanding Airman
August 19, 2019
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kaleigh M. Bevan, a cyberwarfare operator assigned to the 184th Intelligence Wing, Kansas Air National Guard, poses for an award portrait in Wichita, Kansas, July 19, 2019. Bevan was recognized as the Air National Guard’s 2019 Outstanding Airman of the Year.

Indiana National Guard trains with federal drug agents
August 16, 2019
The Indiana National Guard Counterdrug Task Force and special agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration Chicago Field Division teamed up for a five day tactical exercise at Camp Atterbury Aug. 12-16, 2019.

Colorado hosts discussion on Arctic opportunities for Guard
August 16, 2019
National Guard Arctic Interest Council members, left to right, U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 Charles Zanoff, Colorado Army National Guard; U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Shawn Cloutheir, New York Air National Guard; U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Gregory Day, Oregon Army National Guard; and, U.S. Army Brig. Gen. David E. Wood, Pennsylvania Army National Guard watch as a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientist in Boulder, Colorado, demonstrates equipment associated with surface sensors that monitor the rapidly changing Arctic climate. The NG AIC met in Golden, Colorado, June 25-27, 2019, to consult with local experts on environmental changes occurring in the Arctic and to chart a way forward for military operations in the region.

Oklahoma Airman saves woman from wrecked vehicle
August 15, 2019
Master Sgt. John Lawrence, Aircrew Flight Equipment, 138th Fighter Wing in the Oklahoma Air National Guard, Lawrence saved a woman from a single-vehicle accident ton his morning commute Feb. 19, 2019.

Wash. Guard unit in Afghanistan tells Soldiers' stories
August 15, 2019
Members of the 122D Public Affairs Operations Center pose in front of a disabled  tank at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Arifjan is known as "The Gateway" because Soldiers heading into theater must first check in through Kuwait. From left to right: Master Sgt. Neal Mitchell, Capt. James Deakins, Col. Stanley Seo, Capt. Benjamin Burbank and Maj. Eric Trovillo.

Idaho educators get an up-close view of military life
August 13, 2019
The Idaho Military Division collaborated with the Idaho State Department of Education to host Educator Day at Gowen Field, Aug. 9, 2019. Idaho educators spent the day learning how several Idaho Military Division programs help prepare students to achieve and shape their futures.

N.Y. Guard rotor Soldiers part of Rhode Island's 'Leapfest'
August 9, 2019
Airborne Soldiers participating in the Leapfest International Airborne Competition in South Kingstown, Rhode Island exit a CH-47 flown by Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard's Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation. Soldiers from Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation, based in Rochester, N.Y., have been providing support to the Rhode Island National Guard's Leapfest competition since 2011.

N.C. Guard commemorates 75th anniversary of WWII battle
August 9, 2019
The 823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, 30th Infantry Division near Mortain, France. The 832rd and 30th Infantry Division units held off the elite 1st and 2nd Panzer Divisions, ensuring success of the Normandy Breakout and victories at St. Lo.