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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.

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.