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New York Guard Soldiers, Airmen to Join Brazilian Exercises
August 10, 2023
New York Air National Guard and Brazilian airmen pose for a photo by a New York HH-60G Pave Hawk rescue helicopter assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing before a mission Aug. 26, 2022, during Operation Tapio 22 in  Campo Grande, Brazil.

New York Air National Guardsman Wins Air Force-wide Honor
August 9, 2023
New York Air National Guard Staff Sgt.  Dhruva Poluru, a member of the 107th Attack Wing's 222nd Command and Control Squadron, seen here at his home office in Chantilly, Va., on June 12, 2023, is one of 12 Airmen of the Year for the 500,000-member total Air Force.  Poluru serves as a full-time Guardsman assigned to the National Reconnaissance Office.

Florida Pilot’s Homecoming a Fitting end to Storied Career
August 8, 2023
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Daniel Schiller, chief of safety and F-15C Eagle pilot at the 125th Fighter Wing, with a photo of his biological mother and brother, both from Colombia, at the Jacksonville Air National Guard Base, Fla., July 31, 2023. Schiller was adopted by a U.S. couple at a young age and eventually commissioned into the Air Force in 2003.

Oregon Air National Guard Pilot to fly with Thunderbirds
August 4, 2023
U.S. Air Force Maj. Lauren Schlichting, #4 Thunderbird for the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Team, presents Maj. Tyler Clark, 173rd Fighter Wing F-15C instructor pilot, with a signed photo after his flight evaluation July 6, 2023, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Clark was selected as one of the newest demonstration pilots for the U.S. Air Force Demonstration Squadron in the 2024-2025 season.

Alaska Guardsman Competes in Arctic Triathlon
August 3, 2023
Alaska Air National Guard Senior Airman Kenyon DePriest, 176th Air Defense Squadron surveillance technician, monitors Alaska airspace March 14, 2023, in the Regional Air Operations Center at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. DePriest competed in the run/bike/ski World Winter Triathlon Championships in Skeikampen, Norway, in March 2023.

Oregon National Guard Soldier Recognized for Heroic Actions
August 2, 2023
Oregon Army National Guard Sgt. Colton A. Church, an infantryman assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment, pauses for a photograph following his presentation ceremony for the Army Soldier’s Medal at the Orchards Combat Training Center near Boise, Idaho, July 21, 2023. Church was award the Soldier’s Medal for saving the life of a passenger stranded in a burning vehicle Sept. 23, 2020.

Iowa Citizen-Soldier Serves as Combat Medic and Firefighter
July 27, 2023
U.S. Army Spc. John Shields, a combat medical specialist with the 334th Brigade Support Battalion, Iowa National Guard, representing Region IV, poses for a photograph during the Army National Guard's Best Warrior Competition, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 12, 2023.

Florida Guard, Guyana, improve Partnership during Tradewinds23
July 26, 2023
Florida National Guard Soldiers from the 54th Security Force Assistance Brigade prepare for a live-fire exercise to train multinational partners from Guyana, Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Marines at Camp Seweyo, Guyana, July 21, 2023.

Joint Task Force Supports Scout Jamboree in Mountain State
July 24, 2023
Col. Jamie Bowen, far right, Joint Task Force-National Scout Jamboree 2023 chief of staff, briefs task force members July 18, 2023, a day before welcoming more than 15,000 Scouts, Venturers, Explorers, staff and volunteers attending the National Jamboree in Mount Hope, West Virginia. Based at the West Virginia National Guard Armory in Glen Jean, West Virginia, more than 500 service members from the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard, Air National Guard, U.S. Navy, U.S Air Force and U.S. Coast Guard are supporting the Jamboree.

New York Guard Soldiers Learn Urban Search and Rescue Skills
July 24, 2023
Soldiers assigned to the New York Army National Guard’s 827th Engineer Company prepare to lift a section of a simulated collapsed building during training conducted by members of the Israeli Home Front Command at the New York State Disaster Preparedness Center in Oriskany, New York, July 18, 2023, while Israeli Senior Academic Officer Raanan Ben-Sinai looks on. Fifteen Soldiers from the company, the search and extraction element of the FEMA Region II Homeland Response Force, took part in the training with members of the Fire Department New York, the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and the Missouri National Guard.