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Army Guard husband, wife promoted to chief warrant officer 5
December 22, 2021
Chief Warrant Officer 5 Brian Brooks looks on as Chief Warrant Officer 5 Teresa Domeier, the command chief warrant officer of the Army National Guard, and his son, Noah, pin his rank to his uniform while his wife, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Shelly Brooks, has her rank pinned on by their daughter, Amber, during a ceremony at the Herbert R. Temple Army National Guard Readiness Center, Arlington Hall Station in Arlington, Virginia, Dec. 21, 2021. The ceremony represented a rare moment where a married couple were together promoted to chief warrant officer 5 – the top warrant officer rank.

New York Air Guardsmen tracking Santa as part of NORAD
December 22, 2021
Capt. Kevin Vincent of the Royal Canadian Air Force, left, and Airman 1st Class Megan Mills of the New York Air National Guard’s 224th Air Defense Squadron, recently conducted training at the Eastern Air Defense Sector in Rome, N.Y., in preparation for NORAD Tracks Santa operations on Christmas Eve.

New Jersey National Guard nurse honored for COVID work
December 16, 2021
U.S. Army Maj. Melinda F. Moyer, D.N.P., director of clinical programs, New Jersey National Guard Joint Surgeons Office, Joint Force Headquarters-Army, received the Army Nurse Corps Association 2021 Military Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Award in Lawrenceville, N.J., Dec. 8, 2021. Moyer was honored for her work with Yale University studying COVID infections among military personnel.

New Hampshire Guard delivers for Operation Santa Claus
December 14, 2021
New Hampshire National Guard Master Sgt. Bonnie Demers, an aircrew flight equipment member with the 157th Operations Group, passes a present down a line of Guardsmen at the Portsmouth Department of Health and Human Services Dec. 13, 2021, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The Guard partnered with the State Employees Association and Department of Health and Human Services to send holiday gifts to nearly 3,000 children.

Alaska Airman embraces Operation Allies Welcome mission
December 13, 2021
Airman 1st Class Jessicah Sharp, an aerospace medical technician with the 168th Medical Group in the Alaska Air National Guard, poses for a photo during her first drill back in Alaska from Operation Allies Welcome at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey, which she participated in from Sept. 10 to Oct. 31.

Liberian native builds his future in the Army National Guard
December 10, 2021
New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Prince Dorbor, a quartermaster and chemical equipment repairer assigned to Joint Force Headquarters, is promoted during a ceremony at New York National Guard Headquarters, Latham, New York, April 24, 2021. Dorbor immigrated from Liberia in 2005, and enlisted in the New York Army National Guard in 2011.

Kentucky National Guardsmen participate in leader’s course
December 9, 2021
Maj. Jacob Lee, 198th Military Police Battalion executive officer, leads a therapy horse around during the Executive Leaders Performance Course at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Creech Therapeutic Riding Center in Lexington, Ky., Dec. 1, 2021.

Texas National Guard maintenance Airman earns military wings
December 9, 2021
Senior Airman Amanda Alderete, 149th Fighter Wing maintenance management analyst, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, June 25, 2021.

Massachusetts Guard Soldier saves woman from car fire
December 6, 2021
Spc. Ryan Leger, the 110th Maintenance Company, Massachusetts National Guard generator mechanic, saves women from car fire at the North Dike Wachusett Reservoir in Sterling, Mass., Nov. 7, 2021.

Choctaw Airman takes pride in Native American heritage
November 30, 2021
Master Sgt. Sarah Linthicum talks about what it means for her to be a Choctaw Airman during Native American Heritage Month November 2021.