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Georgia Guard Field Artillery Unit Conducts Deployment Ceremony
December 13, 2023
Georgia Army National Guard Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment conduct a colors casing ceremony Dec. 12, 2023, in Fort Stewart, Ga., before deploying overseas.

Army Guard Squad Competes in Army Best Squad Competition
October 13, 2023
Soldiers representing the Army National Guard evacuate a simulated casualty during the 2023 U.S. Army Best Squad Competition at Fort Stewart, Georgia, Oct. 2, 2023. Twelve squads from throughout the Army competed to be named the Army’s Best Squad, and for individual Soldiers to earn the title Soldier or Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

Georgia National Guard Maintainers Train in Iowa
August 21, 2023
U.S. Army Spc. William Goldberger and Spc. Collin Wheat, allied trade specialists with the 277th Maintenance Company, 110th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 78th Troop Command, Georgia Army National Guard, weld together pieces of metal during a training rotation at Camp Dodge, Iowa, Aug. 11, 2023.

Georgia National Guard Builds Relationships in Colombia
November 14, 2022
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jose Hernandez, an explosive hazards advisor, with the Fort Benning-based, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 54th Security Force Assistance Brigade, 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, engages with Colombian Army soldiers during prior to training lanes at Exercise Southern Vanguard 23 at Tolemaida Military Base, Colombia, Nov. 12, 2022.

Georgia Army Guard Hones Readiness at XCTC Exercise
June 24, 2022
Georgia Army National Guard Soldiers familiarize themselves with the M2 machine gun during an Exportable Combat Training Capabilities exercise June 22, 2022, at Fort Stewart, Georgia. The exercise included some 4,400 brigade personnel from throughout Georgia.

Georgia Army National Guard Conducts Urban Training at XCTC
June 21, 2022
Georgia Army National Guardsmen with the 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, stack against a wall during an Exportable Combat Training Capability Exercise at Fort Stewart, Ga., June 18, 2022. The XCTC exercise included approximately 4,400 brigade personnel from throughout Georgia.

1-121st Infantry Regiment Mortars Conduct Live-Fire Exercise
June 17, 2022
U.S. Army Georgia Army National Guard Spcs. Seth Fox, left, and Kwasi Fowler, indirect fire infantrymen assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, execute fire missions during the 48th IBCT's Exportable Combat Training Capability exercise at Fort Stewart, Ga, June 15, 2022. The exercise included approximately 4,400 brigade personnel from throughout Georgia.

Georgia Army Guard’s 48th IBCT Participates in Combat Training
June 16, 2022
U.S. Army Soldiers with the 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Brigade, and the Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, conduct sling-load operations at Fort Stewart, Ga., June 14, 2022. The XCTC exercise included approximately 4,400 brigade personnel from throughout Georgia.

Georgia National Guard tests new live-fire range system
April 4, 2022
Georgia Army National Guard Soldiers from the 122nd Tactical Support Detachment test the new Targetry Range Automated Control and Recording II software at a small arms live-fire range April 2, 2022, in Fort Stewart, Ga. The feedback gathered from units that use the software will be used to improve the system before implementation throughout the Army.

48th Infantry Brigade Soldier earns Ranger tab with honor
February 2, 2022
U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Jared Pate, a platoon leader assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, poses with a plaque Jan. 28, 2022, at Fort Benning, Georgia. Pate graduated from Ranger School as the distinguished honor graduate of his class.

Georgia Guard Soldier returns to Africa for African Lion 21
June 21, 2021
Georgia Army National Guard Spc. Reginald Aikins, a medic, stands in front of a field litter ambulance during exercise African Lion 21 June 15, 2021, in Tan-Tan, Morocco. African Lion 2021 is U.S. Africa Command's largest annual exercise, hosted by Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal June 7-18. Aikins grew up in Ghana and immigrated to the United States in 2013.

Georgia Guard completes multinational live-fire training
June 15, 2021
A U.S. Army M109A6 Paladin 155 mm howitzer with the Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 214th Field Artillery, 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, watches fired artillery observation rounds during Exercise African Lion 21, at the Tan-Tan Training Area, Morocco, June 13, 2021. Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal are hosting the exercise June 7-18.

Georgia National Guard sustains the fight at African Lion 21
June 11, 2021
Georgia Army National Guard Spc. Michael Brannon of the 148th Brigade Support Battalion performs maintenance on a Humvee in Tan-Tan, Morocco, June 8, 2021, during the African Lion 21 exercise. More than 7,000 participants from nine nations and NATO train together to enhance readiness.

Georgia Guard completes port operations for African Lion 21
May 18, 2021
A M109A6 Paladin howitzer assigned to Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 214th Field Artillery Regiment, 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, is lifted onto a cargo ship May 10, 2021, in Jacksonville, Florida. The Georgia Army National Guard’s participation in exercise African Lion 21 allowed the organization to train on railhead and port operations.

‘Charlie Med’ keeps Soldiers, civilians in the fight
November 24, 2020
U.S. Army Spc. Murphy Alexander, a combat medic assigned to Charlie Company, 148th Brigade Support Battalion, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, administers a flu vaccination to a Soldier during drill weekend, Nov. 14, 2020, at the unit’s armory in Macon, Georgia. Preventative medical care ensures the brigade is medically fit and ready to respond to any mission.

Georgia Guard Soldiers get ‘stick time’ removing foundation
September 23, 2020
Georgia Army National Guard Soldiers spent nearly 10 days on Fort Benning as part of a joint project, giving Soldiers “stick time” on the heavy equipment that is part of their trade while reducing the installation’s footprint.

Georgia National Guard's 116th Army Band helps with testing
May 15, 2020
Soldiers with the 116th Army Band, Georgia Army National Guard, along with Airmen from both the 116th Airlift Wing and 165th Air Control Wing, operate a call center that helps facilitate testing through the Augusta University ExpressCare cellphone app. The Soldiers in the call center pull information from a database pool and help people experiencing possible COVID-19 symptoms find testing sites near them.

Georgia Army National Guard topples Fort Benning structures
October 7, 2019
FORT BENNING, Ga. -- A Georgia Army National Guard Soldier with the 877th Engineer Company, 878th Engineer Battalion, operates an excavator to demolish a building Sept. 13. U.S. Army Garrison Fort Benning and the Georgia Army National Guard worked for two weeks to demolish dilapidated buildings and provide the National Guard Soldiers mission-essential training.

1st Lt. Vivian Roberts: Only Georgia National Guard WWI POW
September 20, 2019
Vivian Roberts, the only Georgia Guardsman POW during World War I, in his American Legion uniform. Roberts was shot in the leg and captured by German soldiers in France in 1918. After the war, he served as clerk of Bibb County Superior Court in Georgia.