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Guard Soldier a Latina Style Distinguished Military Service Recipient
September 15, 2022
Master Sgt. Thelma Barrios, brigade senior human resource noncommissioned officer for the 108th Sustainment Brigade, Illinois Army National Guard, is one of only 21 service members selected as a national 2022 Latina Style Distinguished Military Service Award recipient.

New Hampshire Airman Helps Save a Life in Boating Accident
September 12, 2022
Senior Airman Amy Granfield, a public health technician with the 157th Medical Group, received an Air Force Commendation Medal Sept. 11, 2022, at Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire. Granfield helped save a life during a boating accident July 24, 2022, on Long Pond in Pelham, N.H.

Air Guard’s 1st Female F-35 Pilot has Inaugural Flight in Vermont
September 8, 2022
First Lt. Kelsey Flannery, an F-35A Lightning II pilot assigned to the 134th Fighter Squadron of the Vermont Air National Guard's 158th Fighter Wing, returns from a training mission from South Burlington Air National Guard Base, Vermont, Sept. 7, 2022.

Two Colorado National Guard Members Serve as Sisters in Arms
September 2, 2022
U.S. Army Spc. Jessica Lee, left, 928th Area Support Medical Company, Colorado Army National Guard, and U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Julie Lee, 140th Medical Group, Colorado Air National Guard, participate in an external evaluation at Camp Rilea, Oregon, July 12, 2022. The sisters serve together in the Colorado National Guard’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield explosive Enhanced Response Force Package.

Body of Korean War Soldier Comes Home
August 31, 2022
U.S. Soldiers with the Pennsylvania National Guard’s funeral honors team support the memorial service and burial of Pfc. Donald M. Born, whose remains were recently identified and given a proper burial Aug. 30, 2022 — 72 years after he went missing in action during the Korean War.

Connecticut National Guardswoman Trains in Denmark
August 23, 2022
Capt. Shaneka Ashman, operations officer for the 143rd Regional Support Group, receives a certificate of completion for the Military Reserve Exchange Program at Camp Nymindegab in Denmark around July 8, 2022.

Kentucky National Guard Soldier Perseveres to Become a First
August 15, 2022
Pfc. Tristian Hines of Somerset, Ky., poses for a photo after his First formation, where he met his unit July, 21, 2022.

Florida Guardsman Achieves First at Air Force Weapons School
August 5, 2022
U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Ryan Colon, a 114th Space Control Squadron weapons instructor, in front of a graphic of the enlisted weapons patch following his graduation from the Space Warfighter Advanced Instructor Course at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, in June 2022.

Harlem Armory Time Capsule Reveals Snapshot of 1923
July 26, 2022
Courtney Burns, director of the New York State Military Museum, examines a copper box time capsule discovered inside the cornerstone of the original section of the New York National Guard’s historic Harlem Armory during renovation work. The box contained documents pertaining to the 369th “Harlem Hellfighters” of World War I fame and documents of importance to the Black community in 1923 New York City.

Washington Guard Member Makes History at Sapper Leader Course
July 25, 2022
Spc. Lillyanne Clarke and 1st Lt. JP Sumayang, 898th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 81st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Washington National Guard, hold the Sapper Tab after completing the Sapper Leader Course at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, July 1, 2022.