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Maryland Intelligence Analyst Helps Team Win Skills Exercise
October 27, 2023
Master Sgt. Benny Casalina, a network intelligence analyst assigned to the 135th Intelligence Squadron, Maryland Air National Guard, at Martin State Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md., Oct. 27, 2023.

Minnesota Guardsmen Put in the Miles on Marathon Team
October 25, 2023
Army Staff Sgt. Jennifer St. Amand and Sgt. 1st Class Adam Walton are members of the Minnesota National Guard Marathon Team. They also qualified for the National Guard's Marathon Team.

California National Guard Airman Rescues Injured Car Wreck Victim
October 16, 2023
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Hyunsoo Kim rescued a driver trapped in his overturned vehicle Sept. 21, 2023, in Santa Clara, California.

Mother, Son Join Virginia Air Guard’s 192nd Wing Together
October 10, 2023
Tobye McMillian and her son, Emmanuel McClain, take the oath of enlistment into the Virginia Air National Guard from Col. Brock Lange, commander of the Virginia ANG’s 192nd Wing, Sept. 18, 2023, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Virginia. McMillian, who is rejoining the military after an 18-year break in service, will serve in the Virginia Beach-based 203rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers, or RED HORSE. After completing Air Force Basic Military Training and technical school, McClain will serve with the Langley-based 192nd Maintenance Group.

Airman’s Hispanic Heritage Fuels Passionate Career
October 5, 2023
1st Lt. Antonieta Jara, 154th Medical Group public health officer, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. At 17, Antonieta Jara embarked on a solo journey from Ecuador to the United States, where she became a commissioned officer after 14 years of uniformed service.

New York Air Guard Woman Powerlifts to Success
October 5, 2023
Master Sgt. Sarah Chambers, a member of the 109th Airlift Wing, New York Air National Guard, competes at the United States Powerlifting Association 2023 Drug Tested National Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 10, 2023.

New York Guard Soldier Serves Soldiers, Students
October 2, 2023
U.S. Army Maj. Sean Q. Spooner, a New York National Guardsman assigned to the 10th Mountain Division, third from left, poses for a photo with teachers from the Targusor School during a volunteering event in Targusor, Romania, Sept. 6, 2023. The Soldiers assigned to Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base, Romania, volunteered for the event as part of the U.S. commitment to enhance relationships with partner countries and allies.

Hawaii Guard Imagery Analyst Named PACAF Award Winner
September 28, 2023
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cory Haines, 613th Air Operations Center imagery analyst, in front of the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Air Operations Center in Hawaii Aug. 29., 2023. Haines is the Pacific Air Forces 2023 Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Awards Program winner for Outstanding ARC ISR Airman of the Year.

Colorado Guard Soldier Serves for Family, Community, Citizenship
September 27, 2023
U.S. Army Sgt. Chau Do, Colorado Army National Guard, was born in Vietnam and came to the United States with his family in 1998 when he was 9 years old.

National Guard Airmen Participate in World Record Event
September 26, 2023
A KC-135R Stratotanker assigned to the 155th Air Refueling Wing along with an F-16 from the 114th Fighter Wing fly over over Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 30, 2023, for a University of Nebraska volleyball game. The flyover celebrated Volleyball Day in Nebraska, where 92,003 fans became the largest crowd in the world to witness a women’s sporting event.