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Arkansas Guardsman Takes Care of Medical Group
October 20, 2022
Senior Master Sgt. Ché Kinnard, seated, talks with members of the 188th Medical Group at Ebbing Air National Guard Base, Arkansas. The 188th Medical Group heads to Guatemala in October 2022 for a joint, Medical Ready Training Exercise mission with the Navy.

New York National Guard Honors Revolutionary War Minuteman
October 20, 2022
Ann Washburn Lord, the fifth great-granddaughter of Private Oliver Barrett, receives an American flag in his honor from Capt. Eric Sampson of the New York National Guard Honor Guard during military honors for the dedication of a memorial stone for Barrett at the Saratoga National Cemetery Oct. 19, 2022.  Barrett volunteered as a Minuteman and died serving under the 10th Massachusetts Regiment in the Battle of Saratoga on Oct. 7, 1777, at 51 years of age.

Deployed Massachusetts Guardsman Wins Innovation Competition
October 17, 2022
Sgt. Mickey Reeve, an infantryman with Bravo Company, 182nd Infantry, Massachusetts Army National Guard, won the inaugural Innovation Oasis competition at Central Command in Tampa, Florida, Oct. 14, 2022, for developing a Counter Unmanned Aerial Surveillance Trainer.

Virginia National Guard Father, Daughter Deploy to Kosovo
October 13, 2022
Virginia Army National Guard Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph R. Viera, right, the senior enlisted leader of 2nd Battalion, 224th Aviation Regiment, 29th Combat Aviation Brigade, 29th Infantry Division, and Staff Sgt. Kayla M. Jaeger, an intelligence analyst with the 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 29th ID, pose for a photo while deployed to Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, March 18, 2022. Viera and Jaeger deployed to Kosovo in January 2022 for a nine-month rotation in support of Operation Joint Guardian.

Utah Honor Guard Provides Funeral Honors for WWII Airman
October 13, 2022
The Utah National Guard Honor Guard conducts funeral honors for the surviving family of U.S. Army Air Corps Sgt. Elvin L. Phillips, an Airman who was killed 79 years ago during World War II. Family from several states, friends, first responders, and service members gathered to render respect during the funeral at Utah Veterans Cemetery & Memorial Park in Bluffdale, Utah, Oct. 11, 2022.

New York Guard Honors Former President Chester Arthur
October 5, 2022
New York Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Michel Natali, the assistant adjutant general, Army, and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Jenks, the senior enlisted leader of New York's Joint Force Headquarters, place the presidential wreath at the grave of former President Chester A. Arthur on his birthday near Albany, New York, Oct. 5, 2022. On each former president's birthday, a wreath is laid at their grave on behalf of the current president.

Puerto Rico Air National Guard Major Helps Save a Life
September 30, 2022
Puerto Rico Air National Guard Maj. Jesuan Aviles, the wing plans officer of the 156th Wing, stands in front of the Muñiz Memorial at Muñiz Air National Guard Base, Carolina, Puerto Rico, Sept. 16, 2022. Aviles was recognized for helping to save a cyclist's life by providing medical assistance until paramedics arrived.

New Hampshire Airman Wins 140-mile Ultramarathon in Africa
September 27, 2022
New Hampshire Air National Guard Senior Master Sgt. Jeff Delorey, the superintendent of health services with the 157th Medical Group, runs a 24-mile leg of the For Rangers Ultramarathon Sept. 14, 2022, in Kenya, Africa. Delorey finished first out of 60 competitors during the 143-mile, five-day race.

NY 106th Rescue Wing Airmen Played Role in Thai Cave Rescue
September 23, 2022
Tech Sgt Jamie Brisbin (right, red helmet) of the 106th Rescue Wing's 103rd Rescue Squadron who took part as a diver in the 2018 Thai Cave rescue pictured here with Tech. Sgt. John Merchand.

Hawaii Army Guardsman Helps Break Down Language Barrier
September 15, 2022
Army Sgt. Aditya Utoyo, a transportation management coordinator assigned to the Hawaii Army National Guard Joint Force Headquarters, during exercise Gema Bhakti 22, Sept. 12, 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia. As a native Bahasa Indonesia speaker, Utoyo played a pivotal role as interpreter during the exercise.