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'Snow King' presides over base cleanup
November 29, 2019
A member the 185th Air Refueling Wing snow removal team clears snow on the ramp area at the Sioux City, Iowa, base Air Guard unit on Nov. 27, 2019.

Guard member's values influenced by Cherokee heritage
November 26, 2019
In this photo from November 2012, Ohio Army National Guard Capt. Chris Brandt with his daughters, Katy (left, now 15) and Riley (now 12).

104th Fighter Wing original member turns 100
November 26, 2019
The 104th Fighter Wing threw a surprise birthday for retired Col. Edwin J. Malikowski on Nov. 25, 2019, four days before he turns 100. Malikowski spent 39 years in the Army and Air National Guard.

Russian language course can boost counterdrug efforts, pay
November 25, 2019
Students look over a sand table during a Russian language terrain feature module at the Western Regional Counterdrug Training Center on Camp Murray. The exercise is part of a Washington National Guard Russian language course geared to law enforcement officers.

First WWII Native American Medal of Honor recipient honored
November 21, 2019
Maj. Gen. Brian J. Mennes, 10th Mountain Division (LI) and Fort Drum commander, and Col. Christopher Chomosh, representing the Oklahoma Army National Guard and 45th Infantry Division, unveil a plaque honoring retired Lt. Col. Ernest Childers Nov. 20, 2019, at Fort Drum. The LTC Childers Inclement Weather Training Facility honors the first American Indian Medal of Honor recipient of the 20th century.

Wife, husband start National Guard careers together
November 20, 2019
From left to right: PV2 Hunter White, PV2 April Talaiga and Staff Sgt. Marilyn Gerhardt stand with the Minuteman statue at Camp Murray Nov. 17, 2019. The couple joined the Guard together on Oct. 30, 2019.

Family, in and out of uniform
November 18, 2019
From left to right: Lt. Col. Annie Lee, G4 for the 184th Sustainment Command, Sgt. Nia Davis, a human resources noncommissioned officer with the Higher Headquarters Command 66th Troop Command, and Brigade Command Sgt. Maj. for the 407th Army Field Support Brigade Stephanie Price. Davis’ family members Lee (mother) and Price (aunt) were in attendance for her promotion ceremony from specialist to sergeant.

176th Wing budget analyst wins national honors
November 15, 2019
Alaska Air National Guard Master Sgt. John "J.C." McAleavey, 176th comptroller flight budget analyst, is the National Guard Bureau financial management and comptroller noncommissioned officer of the year for fiscal 2018. McAleavey is a native of Eagle River, Alaska, and began his career in the Air National Guard as a C-130 Hercules loadmaster.

SD Guard Soldier carries on tradition through service
November 14, 2019
For Spc. Jacey Garcia, a member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe, serving in the South Dakota National Guard is about continuing a family legacy and helping the community where he grew up.

173rd Fighter Wing hosts health initiative
November 14, 2019
Agencies from around the Klamath Basin start the run portion of a Blue Zones Klamath Falls initiative to promote male health awareness for the month of November at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. Nov. 6, 2019. Klamath Falls Fire District #1, Oregon Department of Forestry, Klamath Falls Police Department. and the 173rd Fighter Wing fielded teams in the initiative.