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Virginia National Guard’s 116th IBCT HQ Ends Kosovo Mission
November 18, 2022
Soldiers of the 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Task Force Nighthawk, training during KFOR 31 on Oct. 3, 2022. KFOR 31 is a multinational training event conducted to prepare units for their deployment to the Kosovo Regional Command East.

Illinois Guard Hands off Africa Mission to Wisconsin Guard
November 16, 2022
A guidon bearer from the Wisconsin Army National Guard's 157th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade holds the unit's colors during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 5, 2022.

Georgia National Guard Builds Relationships in Colombia
November 14, 2022
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jose Hernandez, an explosive hazards advisor, with the Fort Benning-based, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 54th Security Force Assistance Brigade, 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, engages with Colombian Army soldiers during prior to training lanes at Exercise Southern Vanguard 23 at Tolemaida Military Base, Colombia, Nov. 12, 2022.

OKNG Special Operations Wing Supports First Red Dragon Live-fire
November 10, 2022
A palletized effects system falls from the cargo hold of a 352d Special Operations Wing MC-130J Commando II during a live-fire demonstration for ATREUS 22-4 at Andøya Space Defense Range, Norway, Nov. 9, 2022. This is the first time Rapid Dragon, a precision effects capability for medium-sized or larger cargo aircraft that allows U.S. and NATO forces a flexible rapid response option, has been employed in the U.S. European Command theater. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brigette Waltermire)

Planners Shape Justified Accord 23 African Military Exercise
November 9, 2022
U.S. Army Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, meet with Kenyan Defence Force Soldiers to prepare for a bilateral exercise during Justified Accord, March 13, 2022. Exercise Justified Accord allows the United States and African partners to support peace and stability in the region.

New York Guard Assumes Kuwait Mission from Texas Guard
November 7, 2022
The 36th Sustainment Brigade, Texas National Guard, cased its flags, or colors, and the 369th Sustainment Brigade, New York National Guard, uncased its flags during a transfer of authority ceremony Nov. 3, 2022, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

New York Army National Guard Soldiers Headed to Africa
November 7, 2022
Six New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to Detachment 5 of Company C, 2nd Battalion, 245th Aviation Regiment, salute during the playing of the national anthem at a farewell ceremony at Army Aviation Support Facility #3 in Latham, New York, Nov. 6, 2022. The Soldiers, who fly the C-12 Huron transport aircraft, will deploy to Djibouti in East Africa to support U.S. military forces in the region.

Arizona Guard Team in Kosovo Conducts Evacuation Mission
October 27, 2022
Left to right, U.S. Army Sgts. Jon Atcitty and Jacob Anderson, inflight paramedics; Chief Warrant Officer 3 Robert Anderson, pilot in command; and Chief Warrant Officer 2 John Carey, second pilot in command, all assigned to Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 149th Aviation Regiment, Arizona National Guard, in front of their UH-60 Black Hawk medevac helicopter at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, Oct. 21, 2022. Their unit is supporting ongoing operations in Kosovo Force’s Regional Command-East.

Virginia Guard Aviation Battalion Ends Kosovo Mission
October 21, 2022
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Matthew C. Lewis, commander of the 2nd Battalion, 224th Aviation Regiment, 29th Infantry Division, Virginia Army National Guard (Task Force Pegasus), and Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph R. Viera, the battalion command sergeant major, cased their unit’s flag, or colors, during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, Oct. 11, 2022. The casing of the colors signifies the end of the task force’s rotation in Kosovo.

Cal Guard Unit Ends Year-long Deployment to Poland
October 21, 2022
Soldiers from the California National Guard’s San Bernardino-based 1-185th Infantry Regiment arrived home at Los Angeles International Airport Oct. 15, 2022, after a one-year deployment to Poland. The 1-185th was part of Battlegroup Poland, a NATO operation that enforces NATO and a multinational military presence in Northeastern Europe.