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War Wagon’s all-female team supports COVID-19 response
April 1, 2020
Left to right, Spc. Francesca Chen-Shue, Pfc. Monica Nieves, Chief Warrant Officer Latania McCook, Pfc. Tyanna Harrison and Spc. Taquisha Hubbard, members of the all-female 356th Quartermaster (War Wagon) Company at a COVID-19 testing site in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Weathering COVID-19: mental resilience
April 1, 2020
Danielle Frank, a military spouse, uses video conferencing technology to stay in contact with family during the COVID-19 quarantine, Gresham, Oregon, March 27, 2020. Staying connected while practicing social distancing is crucial to the mental well-being of Airmen and their families.

Doctor helps keep Guard members safe to serve
March 31, 2020
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Gary Katz, a flight surgeon assigned to the 178th Wing serving on Joint Task Force-37, briefs commanders March 23, 2020, at the Defense Supply Center in Columbus, Ohio. Katz is one of more than 400 members of the Ohio National Guard supporting food distribution at 12 locations across Ohio serving more than 11 million Ohioans in all 88 counties.

Innovation is key to Michigan Guard member's COVID-19 response
March 30, 2020
U.S. Air Force Capt. Brynt Ellis, medical readiness officer, 127th Medical Group, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Michigan, works at the State Emergency Operations Center in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lansing, Mich., March 28, 2020.

Florida National Guard's Army Band helps fight COVID-19
March 25, 2020
Florida National Guard Spc. Joe Morales-McCullers, 13th Army Band Miramar Fla., waits for passengers arriving from the New York area at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, March 25, 2020. The 13th Army Band is helping screen the passengers to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Ohio National Guard Soldiers rescue car crash victim
March 25, 2020
U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers, assigned to the Ohio National Guard’s HHC 1-148th Infantry Regiment – 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, assist after witnessing a single vehicle crash near Toledo, Ohio, March 23, 2020.

National Guard Soldier among the Idaho Women of the Year
March 23, 2020
Idaho Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Trillitye Paullin was named one of Idaho Business Review’s 2020 Idaho Women of the Year March 11 for her excellence in leadership, professional accomplishments and community involvement. She has served in the Guard for more than 14 years, owns a company dedicated to empowering women through technology, works a full-time job and is a group leader at a nonprofit organization for veterans.

Midnight Sun Guardian aerospace medicine Airman impacts mission
March 20, 2020
Alaska Air National Guard Senior Airman Loida Torres Román is a 176th Medical Group health-systems technician at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. She earned national top honors as the Air National Guard’s Aerospace Medicine Airman of the year for 2019.

103rd Airmen inspire girls for aviation, STEM careers
March 19, 2020
Air Force Capt. Jennifer Artiaco speaks with a girl about the Air National Guard at the annual "Women Take Flight" event at the New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, March 7, 2020. "Women Take Flight" is targeted to girls interested in avionics and other STEM fields.

NCNG builds relationships with civilian employers
March 17, 2020
Rosalie Simcoe, with Cisco, smiles as she looks out the window during a ride in a Black Hawk helicopter during a Bosslift event sponsored by the North Carolina Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve at North Carolina National Guard’s (NCNG) Army Aviation Support Facility in Morrisville, N.C. March 10, 2020. The events give employers a better understanding of what their employees do when they have to take off work to fulfill their National Guard commitments.