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Illinois Army National Guard Soldier helps save man’s life
March 21, 2022
Spc. Tyler Watters, assigned to the 404th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, with his mother. Watters and two other volunteers helped save the life of a man who was severely injured in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 55 March 13, 2022.n Lincoln.

New York Guard leads world's largest St. Patrick's Day parade
March 18, 2022
The best junior enlisted Soldier and best non-commissioned officer of the year, of the New York Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, lead the unit's mascots, two Irish Wolfhounds named Billy and Autumn, during the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Manhattan, New York, March 17, 2022.

Son follows father, family's lineage of military service
March 17, 2022
Connor Briest with his father, Sgt. Corey Briest, and mother, Jenny, as he joins the South Dakota Army National Guard at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Sioux Falls, S.D., March 11, 2022.

Technology helps 173rd FW runners avoid injury, run faster
March 16, 2022
Amy Jones, a certified corrective exercise specialist at the 173rd Fighter Wing, Oregon Air National Guard, explains the mechanics of a runner's gait and stride captured using RunDNA technology March 4, 2022, at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. The system provides three-dimensional analysis previously only available to professional runners and helps correct problems that may cause injury while also helping create a faster, more efficient stride.

Illinois Guardsman helps fellow vets battle suicide with song
March 15, 2022
Illinois Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class David Allen Stone performed his song "Bury These Burdens" at Gap Bar & Grill in Herod, Illinois, Sept. 4, 2021. The song has an important message for anyone contemplating suicide.

Cal Guard Soldier helps family evacuated from Ukraine
March 11, 2022
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Anastasia Maynich, right, with cousin Tetiana and 11-year-old Sofiia, March 10, 2022, in Bucharest, Romania. Tetiana and Sofiia fled their home in Odessa, Ukraine, for the safe haven of Romania where Maynich flew to meet them.

Vermont Guardsmen reflect on Operation Allies Refuge
March 10, 2022
National Guard Soldiers from the Minnesota-based 34th Infantry Division pack a U.S. Air Force-operated C-17 in August 2021following the completion of their mission in Kabul, Afghanistan.

New York Guard ‘Fighting 69th’ to lead St. Patrick’s parade
March 10, 2022
New York Army National Guard Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry, march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York March 16, 2019. The battalion traditionally leads the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Afghan evacuee joins Indiana National Guard
March 4, 2022
Recruit Mohammad Zaki Ahmadi swears into the Indiana National Guard as U.S. Army Capt. Aissata Diallo administers the oath of enlistment in Indianapolis March 3, 2022. Ahmadi was one of approximately 7,000 Afghan evacuees who filtered through Camp Atterbury as part of Operation Allies Welcome.

Maryland National Guard Soldiers help revive man
March 4, 2022
Maryland Army National Guard Spcs. Patrick Sheil and Paul Hofe, members of 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment, administered CPR and helped save a man's life at Doctors Community Hospital, Lanham, Maryland, Feb. 18, 2022.