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Colorado Guard snipers draw from heritage to create legacy
January 28, 2019
U.S. Army Spc. Tristan Ivkov, Infantryman, 1st Battalion, 157th Infantry (Mountain), Colorado Army National Guard identifies a target during the International Sniper Competition at Fort Benning, Georgia, in October 2018.

Fit to Serve program helping shape up N.C. Soldiers
January 28, 2019
Mark Shropshire, the owner of Shropshire Sports Training in Columbia, Maryland, works with the Fit to Serve program, teaching and demonstrating functional fitness to 22 North Carolina National Guard Soldiers at the Camp Butner Training Center in Butner, North Carolina, on Jan. 24, 2019. Fit to Serve is a six-month program that supports overall health and wellness by providing nutrition training, resiliency training and teaching a movement restoration system.

Idaho Guard Soldier, law student making her own history
January 25, 2019
Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Melissa Baney and Spc. Scott Post  conduct a pre-flight inspection of a D Company, 116th Brigade Engineer Battalion Shadow Jan. 17, 2019, at the Orchard Combat Training Center. Baney, a 15W unmanned aircraft systems operator, previously served in the U.S. Army before joining the Idaho Army National Guard to help pay for law school.

Washington National Guard remembers Medal of Honor recipient
January 25, 2019
Rendering of Technician Fourth Grade Laverne Parrish, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions to save fellow Soldiers in World War II.

Fort Indiantown Gap finishes No. 1 in nation for 2018
January 22, 2019
A Fort Indiantown Gap Training Center sign located at the southwest entrance to the post along Fisher Avenue welcomes visitors to the installation. Oct. 31, 2018.

A family affair: Wyoming brothers share military experience
January 16, 2019
Airmen 1st Class and brothers Christian, left, and Harrison Linde are both crew chiefs in the Wyoming Air National Guard's 153rd Airlift Wing. The brothers went through basic and advanced training together.

Fries to cybersecurity: Military gave Airman a new field
January 16, 2019
U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. William, a flight commander at the 118th Wing, Tennessee Air National Guard, poses for a photo on Jan. 13, 2019, at Berry Field Air National Guard Base, Nashville. William used the education and opportunities provided by the Guard to spark a career change from the fast food industry to the cybersecurity field.

From the streets to the military: Service changed his life
January 14, 2019
Idaho Army National Guard Capt. Adam Rios was a troubled kid who grew up homeless in New York. He says his foster parents and the military helped him turn his life around.

Working on Bush funeral train was 'a chance of a lifetime'
January 11, 2019
Master Sgt. Shana Cobbs in front of the George Bush 4141 Locomotive Dec. 3, 2018, in Spring, Texas Cobbs provided security for the locomotive during the Bush funeral detail, securing the areas prior to arrival at each location.

N.Y. Army Guard lieutenant creates free map graphics app
January 10, 2019
The MGRS-Mapper  computer application developed by New York Army National Guard 1st Lt. James Pistell allows users to overlay the military grid reference system on a Google maps image and then create and place tactical and warfighting graphics and symbols on it to be used as an overlay and shared via email.