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Penn., Lithuania Partner to Compete in Best Sniper Competition
August 15, 2022
U.S. Army Sgt. Dalton Weist, a soldier assigned to 1st Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, poses for a photo during the European Best Sniper Competition at Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, Aug. 5, 2022.

National Guardsmen participate in Regional Cooperation 22
August 12, 2022
U.S. National Guard Soldiers and Airmen train alongside multinational partners on the Military Decision Making Process, or MDMP, as part of the military exercise “Regional Cooperation 22” Aug. 12, 2022, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

New York National Guard unit Assumes Command of Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine
August 8, 2022
A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to Task Force Orion, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, New York Army National Guard, wears the Combat Training Center-Yavoriv Advisor patch above the 27th IBCT patch during the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine Transfer of Authority ceremony in Grafenwoehr, Germany, August 8, 2022.

Task Force Red Dragon Soldiers Help Crash Victims in Kenya
August 2, 2022
Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to 1st Squad, 1st Platoon, B Company, 1-116th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Red Dragon, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa respond to a vehicle accident during an area security patrol May 25, 2022, in Manda Bay, Kenya.

158th Fighter Wing Airmen Demonstrate ACE in Estonia
July 28, 2022
Airmen assigned to the Vermont Air National Guard’s 158th Fighter Wing hold a Green Mountain Battle flag in front of their U.S. Air Force F-35A Lighting II after successfully completing an Agile Combat Employment exercise to support the NATO air shielding mission at Amari Air Base, Estonia, July 15, 2022. Exercises and engagements in the European area of responsibility demonstrate U.S. commitment to the security and stability in this region.

New York Army Guard Troops to Help Train Ukrainian Soldiers
July 18, 2022
New York Army National Guard Soldiers of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, who are deploying to Germany as part of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, stand at attention during a farewell ceremony at the Thompson Road Armory in Syracuse, New York, July 15, 2022. The New York Soldiers will relieve Florida Army National Guard Soldiers who are currently conducting the training mission.

Wisconsin Guard Completes Multinational Training in Africa
July 13, 2022
Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery, fire their High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems in a live-fire exercise during African Lion 2022, at Cap Draa, Morocco, June 30, 2022. More than 7,500 participants from 28 nations and NATO trained together to enhance readiness.

Missouri Airmen Lead Task Force Iron Herk II in Germany
July 12, 2022
Airmen assigned to the 139th Maintenance Group, Missouri Air National Guard, perform a preflight check on a C-130 Hercules aircraft at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 28, 2022. The 139th Airlift Wing was the lead unit for Task Force Iron Herk II, providing airlift support for European Command’s area of responsibility.

National Guard Demonstrates Capabilities During African Lion
July 7, 2022
Key leadership from the Idaho National Guard and several other U.S. states joined partner nations in Morocco June 30, 2022, to see the capabilities of multinational armies working together in a combined arms live-fire mission. During the exercise, Soldiers from Idaho's 1st Battalion of the 148th Field Artillery Regiment fired M795 high explosive rounds from the M109A6 howitzers as Soldiers with the Oregon, Utah and Wisconsin Army National Guard, a Marine Corps Reserve unit based in California and active-duty Soldiers from Fort Hood, Texas, provided ground cover.

Virginia Guard Returns From Federal Active Duty in Iraq, Kuwait
July 1, 2022
The first groups of the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 329th Regional Support Group Headquarters return to Norfolk, Virginia, June 17, 2022, and reunite with loved ones, after supporting Operation Inherent Resolve at multiple locations Oct. 7, 2021, to June 6, 2022. The 329th’s mission was to provide mission command and base life support to Al Asad Air Base, Erbil Air Base and Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center in Iraq and Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.