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Three agricultural teams demobilize at Atterbury
October 28, 2010
Staff Sgt. Robert Anderson, an operations sergeant for 2-19th Agribusiness Development Team from the Indiana Army National Guard, teaches his daughter, Nevaeh, to walk after returning home hours earlier from a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan Oct. 20, 2010.

'Mission One' at Northcom: Defending the homeland
October 28, 2010
Senior Army and Air National Guard officers join officers from other components at a Joint Task Force Commander Training Course at U.S. Northern Command at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs on Jan. 28, 2009. The National Guard makes a significant contribution to Northcom's whole-of-government approach to homeland defense, Army Lt. Gen. Frank Grass, the combatant command's new deputy commander said Oct. 26, 2010.

ARFORGEN provides predictability to Guard, Kadavy says
October 27, 2010

Guard's agribusiness teams work to provide sustainability
October 27, 2010
Army Staff Sgt. William Jones of the Nebraska Army National Guard speaks to attendees at the annual conference of the Association of the U.S. Army in Washington, D.C., about his experiences as a deployed member of an Agribusiness Development Team Afghanistan, Oct. 25, 2010. ADTs are deployed to work with local Afghan farmers to develop more efficient farming practices as well as improve ways that local farmers can get their produce to market as a way to ensure long-term stability in the region.

Ward: National Guard, Reserves making vital contribution in Africa
October 25, 2010
Army Gen. William "Kip" Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, talks with retired Army Lt. Gen. John Conaway at the 2010 Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 25, 2010. Ward praised the National Guard State Partnership Program's contribution to AFRICOM; Conaway is considered one of the fathers of the program, which was established during his tenure as chief of the National Guard Bureau from 1990 to 1993.

Washington Guard, Thailand hone emergency response capacity
September 30, 2010
Thai firefighters respond to simulated personnel injuries during emergency response exercises held at the Port of Bangkok, Thailand.

Kentucky Air Guard divers hold exchange with Ecuadorian military
September 23, 2010
Members of the Ecuadorian Military and pararescuemen from the 123rd Special Tactics Squadron of the Kentucky Air National Guard prepare to conduct a dive while tethered to a rope in order to perform a sweep of the nearby area at a State Partnership Program exchange at Dale Hollow Lake in Albany, Ky., Sept. 17, 2010.

Senegal president praises Guard partnerships
September 22, 2010

MEDFLAG 10: A lasting partnership between two countries
September 21, 2010
Spc. Kerry Thompson of Bismarck, N.D., a combat medic with the North Dakota National Guard's 814th Army Support Medical Company, carries a simulated injured patient to the hands of an Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo soldierin Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sept. 17, 2010. A mass casualty exercise simulated a bus crash with about 50 patients that were treated by the FARDC quick reaction force.

Ohio National Guard and Hungary: ‘Graduate-level’ state partnership
September 16, 2010
Army. Maj. Gen. Gregory Wayt, the adjutant general of the Ohio National Guard, awards the Ohio Commendation Medal to Hungarian Defense Forces soldiers who served in a joint unit with Ohio National Guard members in Afghanistan at Tata, Hungary, on Sept. 15, 2010. A delegation of Ohio National Guard leaders was in Hungary for National Guard State Partnership Program activities.