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Task Force Mustang Maintainers Sustain CENTCOM Flight Ops
March 6, 2023
U.S. Army aviation maintenance Soldiers from Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 149th Aviation Regiment, General Support Aviation Battalion, 36th Combat Aviation Brigade, "Task Force Mustang," gather in front of a readied CH-47F Chinook helicopter at the Udairi Landing Zone in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 18, 2023. Left to right: Spc. Jacob Hess, Pfc. Kaleb Fegurgur, Sgt. Adam Scheef, Spc. Sydney McElhany, Spc. Jacob Carreon, Spc. Jorge Gonzalez, Spc. Matthew Glover, Spc. Austin Chancellor, Spc. Louie Chacon, Staff Sgt. Nicholas Schupe, and Sgt. Kevin Vasquez.

Tennessee National Guard Prepares for Joint Bulgarian Exercise
March 3, 2023
An Air National Guard C-17 Globemaster from the 164th Airlift Wing offloads Tennessee Army National Guard Soldiers in Bulgaria as part of a multinational exercise.

Cal Guard Stands with Ukraine a Year After Russian Invasion
March 3, 2023
A double-amputee Ukrainian soldier presents a Ukrainian flag signed by fellow Ukrainian soldiers to Maj. Gen. Matthew P. Beevers, acting adjutant general of the California National Guard, in Sacramento, California, Feb. 24, 2023.

NY Guard Soldiers Complete French Desert Commando Course
February 27, 2023
U.S. Army Spc. Barry Lindenoll, an infantryman assigned to Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry Regiment, traverses a cable during the French Desert Commando Course in Djibouti Jan. 29, 2023. Participants who successfully completed the training received the prestigious desert commando badge.

US, Senegal launch medical exercise in Thies
February 24, 2023
U.S. Army and Air Force medical professionals with the Vermont National Guard receive an orientation of the Mbour Hospital Feb. 20 during the start of the MEDREX Senegal 2023 medical readiness exercise. The 40-person U.S. team will work for two weeks alongside Senegalese hospital professionals at the Thies Regional Hospital and two smaller hospitals.

Minnesota, Norway Partner for 50th Troop Exchange
February 23, 2023
Minnesota National Guard members conduct winter training on Feb. 8, 2023, in a field training exercise in the Haltdalen woods, Norway, while participating in the 50th Norwegian Reciprocal Troop Exchange. Minnesota National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from the 148th Fighter Wing and 133rd Airlift Wing traveled to Norway for two weeks of winter survival training and Nordic cultural experiences.

Norway Adds Top-tier Military Experience to State Partnership Program
February 21, 2023
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, talks with Norwegian troops during a visit to Norway for the signing of a Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program security cooperation agreement between Norway and the Minnesota National Guard, Brekstad, Orland, Norway, Feb. 16, 2023. This image was acquired using a cellular device.

In Finland, Guard Leaders Look to Enhance Already Strong Ties
February 21, 2023
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, visits defense leaders and troops in Helsinki, Finland, Feb. 14, 2023. This image was acquired using a cellular device.

New Jersey Guard Assists State Partner Albania in NCO Development
February 17, 2023
New Jersey Army National Guard Sgt. Thomas Kwiatkowski of 1st Detachment, 3rd Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 44th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, collaborates with Albanian Armed Forces forward observers on fundamentals of operations, at Land Forces Headquarters, Zall-Herr, Tirana, Albania, Feb. 6, 2023.

NY Guard Air War Experts Participate in Nordic Conference
February 16, 2023
Military personnel from the United States, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden pose for a photograph during a conference focused on sharing airspace information in Copenhagen, Denmark, in January 2023. The New York Air National Guard's 152nd Air Operations Group sent a delegation of three officers to the meeting.