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National Guard Provides Medical Care to Idaho, Nevada Tribes
May 30, 2023
Approximately 100 Ctizen-Soldiers and -Airmen from the Arizona, Idaho, Minnesota and Nevada National Guard cared for two Native American Tribes in Idaho and Nevada May 11-26 as part of Operation Nimiipuu Health, a Department of Defense Innovative Readiness Training program. Guard members provided medical, dental and optometry services to the Nez Perce Tribe and surrounding community of Lapwai, Idaho, and similar care, in addition to behavioral health services, to members of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes and surrounding community of Duck Valley, Nevada.

Groundbreaking Wisconsin National Guard leader retiring
March 22, 2022
Wisconsin National Guard Brig. Gen. Joane Mathews receives a ceremonial blanket as a sign of respect and honor after speaking at the 40th Annual Descendants of Red Arrow Veterans Day Pow-Wow Nov. 11, 2017. The Volk Field ceremony honored 28 Native Americans who served in the Wisconsin National Guard’s Company D, 128th Infantry, 32nd Division, during World War I.

Oregon Guard helps get PPE to tribes
April 23, 2020
Brig. Gen. William Prendergast IV, Oregon Army National Guard land component commander, with members of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs, April 21, 2020, at the Warm Springs reservation, Warm Springs, Oregon. The Oregon National Guard was invited to visit the tribe and discuss working together to support personal protective equipment (PPE) needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.