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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.

Florida Air Guardsman Named top First Sergeant
July 21, 2022
U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Jonathan Sotomayor, first sergeant of the 202nd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers, or RED HORSE, Florida Air National Guard, at the squadron's headquarters at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center in Starke, Fla., July 6, 2022. Sotomayor was named the 2022 Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year for the Air National Guard.

Wisconsin National Guard Medic Aids Injured Motorcyclist
July 14, 2022
Wisconsin National Guard Spc. Tyler Lechner of Company C, 132nd Brigade Support Battalion, 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, came to the aid of a motorcyclist injured in a collision in Waukesha, Wis., July 10, 2022. Lechner was on his way home from drill when he witnessed the accident.

Arctic Guardian is National Guard's top Military Firefighter
July 14, 2022
Alaska Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Brenden Turney, a firefighter with 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, is the National Guard Bureau’s military firefighter of the year for 2021. Turney often works active tours with the 176th Wing and is seeking full-time employment with a fire department.

177th Fighter Wing Holds Maintainer for a Day Program
July 13, 2022
Staff Sgt. Tatiana Rivera, noncommissioned officer in charge with the 177th Force Support Squadron, participates in the Maintainer for a Day program hosted by the 177th Maintenance Squadron June 24, 2022, at the 177th Fighter Wing, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. The program provided non-aircraft maintenance Airmen with hands-on experience in the aircraft maintenance career field working on F-16 fighter jets.