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Maj. Tori Scearbo: NH Air National Guard's guardian angel
May 13, 2020
U.S. Air Fore Maj. Tori Scearbo, a 157th Medical Group, Det. 1 CERFP nurse, New Hampshire Air National Guard, at her civilian job as a critical care nurse at Portsmouth Hospital, April 26, 2020. Scearbo has been taking care of people with COVID-19.

Michigan National Guard base wins DOD environmental award
May 12, 2020
Environmental staff and contractors assigned to Fort Custer Training Center (FCTC), Michigan Army National Guard, conduct prescribed burns at FCTC in Augusta Oct. 24, 2019, to push back invasive species and stimulate growth in native prairie plants. Prescribed fire is one way Fort Custer preserves, protects and restores environmental quality and promotes ecofriendly stewardship.

Pennsylvania Guard Soldiers honored for aiding crash victim
May 12, 2020
Pennsylvania National Guard Soldiers Pfc. Alyssa Cinquemani, a Black Hawk helicopter mechanic, and Cpl. Christopher Eppler, a wheeled-vehicle mechanic, stopped to render first aid to a motorcycle crash victim along Interstate 78 near Fort Indiantown Gap May 1, 2020.They were recognized for their actions with a coin presentation by Command Sgt. Maj. Harry Buchanan III, the Pennsylvania National Guard’s senior enlisted leader.

Massachusetts Air Guard Mom on Mission
May 10, 2020
Mother and daughter hug sitting on the floor while mother puts boots on for work.

Mother stitches love for Cal Guard Soldiers
May 8, 2020
U.S. Army Spc. Kimberly Ortiz of the California Army National Guard’s Alpha Company, 223rd Military Intelligence Battalion, 115th Regional Support Group, stands proudly in front of her unit May 5, 2020, at the Solano Food Bank in Fairfield, California, as her peers wear face masks Ortiz and her mother provided.

Nursing and the National Guard run in this family
May 7, 2020
Capt. John Fansega, his daughter, Spc. Mikenzy Fansega, and his son, Spc. Noah Anderson, serve together in the Iowa National Guard. John is a civilian nurse and Mikenzy and Noah are in nursing school.

Former MLB pitcher reflects on National Guard career
May 6, 2020
Left to right: Staff Sgt. Geoff Zahn, Senior Master Sgt. Thomas Reed and Airman 1st Class Gary Martz during their promotion ceremony. Zahn and Martz both played professional baseball and served in the Washington Air National Guard.

NH National Guard Soldier makes mission happen with a smile
May 6, 2020
With a combat medic background, Spc. Jacob Barrington of the New Hampshire National Guard is supporting COVID-19 swab testing at a field-testing site in Plymouth, New Hampshire.

Maryland National Guard member stands tall against COVID-19
May 5, 2020
Second Lt. Justin Lee, a medical-surgical nurse with the 104th Medical Company Area Support, speaks to the director of nursing and the director in training at the Crofton Care & Rehabilitation Center in Crofton, Md., April 9, 2020. (Sgt. James Nowell)

Father-daughter loadmaster duo keeps family flying tradition
May 5, 2020
Chief Master Sgt. Gary Hendrickson and Senior Airman Ashlyn Hendrickson, both loadmasters assigned to the 154th Training Squadron, inside a C-130H at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The father-daughter duo love flying and provide vital support in their role as C-130H loadmasters.