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Daughter of Virgin Islands Guardsmen Continues Legacy
April 4, 2024
Pfc. T'Anna Stanley-Lake at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, March 19, 2024. Stanley-Lake, with the Army North Military Funeral Honors Platoon Caisson Section, is the daughter of former Virgin Islands National Guard members Kim Stanley and the late Sgt.1st Class Floyd E. Lake, who died in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crash in Baghdad Jan. 20, 2007.

April an Opportunity to Salute Military Children
April 1, 2024
U.S. Airmen with the 211th Engineering Installation Squadron, 193rd Regional Support Group, 193rd Special Operations Wing, say goodbye to their loved ones at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, in 2023 before leaving for a six-month deployment.

Pennsylvania Guard NCO Guides Soldiers on Polish History
March 29, 2024
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. John Mateja, Pennsylvania National Guard, the religious affairs NCO of U.S. Army Garrison Poland, shows tour guests a visual of the battlefield at the Museum of the Wielkopolska Uprising of 1918-1919 in Poznan, Poland, March 15, 2024. Mateja guided U.S. Army Soldiers through this museum to see the artifacts and historical replicas that represent the Polish history of independence.

Air National Guard Officers Selected for Prestigious Fellowship
March 27, 2024
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Jen Warren, center, deputy director of AFWERX, stands with Air National Guard AFWERX fellowship recipients Lt. Col. Frances Romero, left, and Lt. Col. Cristi Campbell, right. Not pictured: U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Autumn Lorenz.

NY Air Guard Chief Completes Memorial Bataan Death March
March 25, 2024
U.S. Air National Guard Chief Master Sgt. Patricia Pullar, senior enlisted leader for the 105th Airlift Wing's Operations Group, poses with Bataan Memorial Death March medal at Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, New York, March 22, 2024. Pullar completed her fourth Bataan Memorial Death March March 16 at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

Teen Joins Pennsylvania National Guard as Helicopter Pilot
March 20, 2024
Isaac Bell, a Pennsylvania Army National Guard recruit who enlisted through the 09W program, is honored during an enlistment and swearing-in ceremony at Muir Army Heliport at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, March 15, 2024. The program, known as “streets to seats” or “high school to flight school,” provides a path to flight school after basic training.

New York’s Fighting 69th Leads Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
March 18, 2024
Soldiers with the New York National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 42nd Infantry Division, lead the annual New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade March 16, 2024. The “Fighting 69th” Infantry has led the world’s largest Saint Patrick’s Day Parade since 1851.

NY National Guard to Lead Largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 13, 2024
Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, lead the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York March 17, 2022. On March 16, 2024, the battalion will lead the parade for the 173rd time.

Maryland Guard Airman Uses Military Training to Save a Life
March 11, 2024
U.S. Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Brooke Parks, 175th Force Support Squadron recruiter, poses for a photo in front of the 175th Wing Headquarters building at Martin State Air National Guard Base, Maryland, Feb. 4, 2024.

Army Flight School Grad Follows in Father’s Footsteps
March 8, 2024
Warrant Officer Paul D. Kelly's mother, Maria, pins his silver wings on his uniform as he graduates flight school as a Black Hawk pilot at Fort Novosel, Ala., Feb. 8, 2024. He serves with the Virginia Army National Guard.