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New York Air Guardsman Completes Brazil Jungle Training
November 22, 2022
New York Air National Guard Tech Sgt. Jeremy Miter, right, a member of the 274th Air Support Operations Squadron, is congratulated by the chief of Brazil’s world-famous Jungle Warfare Training School in Manas, Brazil, Nov. 17, 2022, after completing the international course. Miter attended the course as part of the State Partnership Program agreement between Brazil and the New York National Guard.

MTC Range Ops Staff Keeps Fort Pickett Humming
November 16, 2022
Maj. Sean Hoefke, range officer assigned to Range Operations, Maneuver Training Center Fort Pickett, conducts a range safety inspection on a live-fire range at MTC Nov. 5, 2022, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. These inspections are one of the ways Range Operations personnel ensure a safe training environment at MTC.

Oregon’s 173rd Fighter Wing Honors Native American Heritage
November 15, 2022
The Klamath Tribes performed a drum circle, a traditional event dating back several thousand years, during a ceremony in honor of American Indian Heritage Month at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore., Nov. 6, 2022.

Native American Louisiana Airman Discusses Pride in Service
November 10, 2022
Master Sgt. Rasia Delin, originally from Dulac, Louisiana, is a member of the Houma Indian Tribe, one of the original inhabitant tribes of the area. She is currently assigned to Joint Force Headquarters, Louisiana Air National Guard (LAANG) as a personnel craftsman.

Vietnam Veterans Receive Overdue Welcome Home
November 10, 2022
Arroyo and Martinez create a rubbing of a service member's name while visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Nov. 5, in Washington.

NH Airman Honored for Deployment Duties, Aiding Crash Victim
November 9, 2022
Staff Sgt. Reese Bassett, an air transportation member with the 157th Logistics Readiness Squadron, earned the 2021 Chief Master Sgt. Tommy Downs Award for his mentorship efforts and commitment to the 2T2 career field. Bassett broke the 2T2 movement record while deployed to Afghanistan and responded to a three-car vehicle crash while driving home from work in New Hampshire.

Medal of Honor Recipient Touts Learning, Adaptability
November 9, 2022
Master Sgt. Earl Plumlee, a Medal of Honor recipient, takes part in pregame activities at the Oklahoma State University homecoming football game in Stillwater, Oklahoma, Oct. 22, 2022. Plumlee, a native Oklahoman, is a former Oklahoma National Guard Soldier.

Family Serves Missouri National Guard Since the ’50s
November 8, 2022
From left: Tech. Sgt. Kacie McCullough, Staff Sgt. Braden Bigham, Chief Master Sgt. John Bigham, Capt. Justin Bigham, and Capt. Riley Coats at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base, St. Joseph, Missouri, Oct. 20, 2022. All four of Chief Bigham’s children are serving at the 139th Airlift Wing, Missouri Air National Guard.

Michigan National Guard Soldier Honored for Equality Efforts
November 8, 2022
From left, Zanetta Adams, director of the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Paul D. Rogers, adjutant general and director of the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, presents Chief Warrant Officer 3 Thais Taylor the NAACP Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award, along with CW5 Jessica S Ulrey, at the second annual Michigan Military & Veterans Gala in Lansing, Mich., Nov. 5, 2022.

Washington Guard Member Helps Guide ChalleNGe Academy Cadets
November 4, 2022
Staff Sgt. Michelle Padilla, a cadre member at the Washington Youth Challenge Academy at Camp Parsons Boy Scout Camp in Brinnon, Wash., on Oct. 21, 2022.