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Arkansas Air Guard Medics Provide Free Medical Care in Guatemala
December 5, 2023
Arkansas National Guardsmen from the 188th Wing at Ebbing Air National Guard base in Fort Smith and the 189th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville departed Dec. 1 for a seven-day mission providing free medical care in Guatemala City.

Partnership Enables Key Training for New Hampshire Guard
October 31, 2023
Heather Day-Lewis, an emergency department technician at Catholic Medical Center, and Master Sgt. John McDowell, an aerospace medicine technician with the 157th Medical Group, work a shift together Oct. 10, 2023 in the Emergency Department at CMC in Manchester, New Hampshire. McDowell was the first medic to pilot a new partnership between the New Hampshire Air National Guard and CMC that allows Airmen to hone their skills with patients in the hospital setting.

Iowa National Guard Medics Care for Homeless Veterans
October 12, 2023
A medic from the 134th Ambulance Company out of Johnston, Iowa, checks the blood pressure of a veteran at the Five Seasons Stand Down resource fair in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Sept. 7, 2023. The medics provided care for veterans and others experiencing homelessness.

Connecticut Army Guard Medics Conduct Mass Casualty Training
September 14, 2023
Connecticut Army National Guard Spc. Ashley Hornung, left, a combat medic specialist assigned to the 141st Medical Company (Ground Ambulance), helps Connecticut Army National Guard Spc. Dyamanni Vasquez, right, military police assigned to the 143rd Regional Support Group, stand up during a mass casualty exercise at Fort Drum, New York, Aug. 13, 2023.

Texas Air Guard Medical Group Completes Required Training
May 30, 2023
Tech. Sgt. Amanda Nichols and Senior Airman Magut Abednego, both 136th Airlift Wing aerospace medical technicians, apply emergency care to a medical grade mannequin during training at U.S. Army Installation Schofield Barracks in Hawaii May 18, 2023.

New York Air Guard Medics Train on Trauma Care
May 24, 2023
U.S. Air Force medics from the 106th Rescue Wing Medical Group participate in a training exercise at Good Samaritan University Hospital in West Islip, New York, April 10, 2023. The training is part of a partnership between Good Samaritan and the 106th Rescue Wing that will help prepare medics for deployments.

109th Airlift Wing Medical Personnel Train at Local Hospital
February 16, 2023
Capt. Connie Anderson, a full-time Guard member assigned to the 139th Aeromedical Squadron, poses for a photo during a flight while deployed to Afghanistan in May 2021.

New York Medics Represent Army Guard at Medic Competition
February 7, 2023
Sgt. Thomas Mulhern, left and Sgt. Klayton McCallum, members of the New York Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry, work on a simulated casualty during the Army Best Medic Competition at Fort Polk, Louisiana, Jan. 24, 2023.

NY Medics Represent Army Guard at Best Medic Competition
January 18, 2023
U.S. Army Sgt. Ethan Hart and Staff Sgt. Dylan Delamarter, 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, New York National Guard, transport a casualty during the Army's Best Medic Competition at Fort Hood, Texas, Jan. 27, 2022. Twenty-two two-Soldier teams from around the world competed in the finals to be named the Army’s Best Medic.

Indiana Guard, Nigerien Medics Bond Over Lifesaving Skills
October 20, 2022
The Indiana National Guard state partnership medical team spent more than two weeks in Niamey, Niger, in September instructing the Niger armed forces’ first combat medic team in tactical combat casualty care and behavioral health. Indiana and Niger have been State Partnership Program partners since 2017.

Two Colorado National Guard Members Serve as Sisters in Arms
September 2, 2022
U.S. Army Spc. Jessica Lee, left, 928th Area Support Medical Company, Colorado Army National Guard, and U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Julie Lee, 140th Medical Group, Colorado Air National Guard, participate in an external evaluation at Camp Rilea, Oregon, July 12, 2022. The sisters serve together in the Colorado National Guard’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield explosive Enhanced Response Force Package.

Minnesota medics care for Alaskans in remote communities
May 31, 2022
Minnesota National Guard Spc. Asia Enger holds a giant rabbit near Kodiak, Alaska, where 43 Guard members with the 204th Medical Company Area Support Company mobilized in early May to support Arctic Care 2022.

West Virginia Air Guard medics conduct trauma training
May 23, 2022
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Berry, 167th Medical Group medic, assists a veterinarian with a canine tooth extraction at Cheat Lake Animal Hospital, Cheat Lake, West Virginia, May 19, 2022. Berry and four other 167th MDG medics trained at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital and Cheat Lake Animal Hospital.

La. Guard adds K-9 casualty care to medic sustainment training
February 10, 2022
The Louisiana National Guard's Sgt. Kennedy Chapman, the assistant combat medic sustainment program director demonstrates how to properly apply a SWAT-T (stretch, wrap and tuck) tourniquet to a simulated wound on a fake training K9 during a K9 Tactical Combat Casualty Care Course at Camp Beauregard in Pineville, La. on Jan. 28, 2022.

Wisconsin Guard medical unit returns from Mideast deployment
January 31, 2022
Brig. Gen. Joane Mathews, Wisconsin deputy adjutant general for Army, addresses more than 50 members of the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 135th Medical Company at Fort Hood, Texas. The unit returned to the United States from a deployment to multiple locations in the Middle East.

NY National Guard troops continue to aid nursing homes
December 28, 2021
Pvt. Nastasia Morgan, a combat medic assigned to the 107th Military Police Company, 369th Sustainment Brigade, sits with a resident at Loretto Health and Rehab in Syracuse, NY Dec. 20.

Airmen help care for Moroccan children during African Lion
June 25, 2021
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Eric Cielinski, a physician assistant with the 151st Medical Det-1, provides medical care in the pediatric section of the Military Medical Surgical Field Hospital in Tafraoute, Morocco, June 12, 2021, during African Lion 2021. U.S. Africa Command’s largest annual exercise was hosted by Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal June 7-18.

Mother, son serve at hospital as National Guard medics
April 22, 2020
Gen. Randall Simmons, commander, Georgia Army National Guard, recognized Spc. Leslie Davila, a medic with the 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, for her contributions to the fight against COVID-19 during a tour of the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Georgia, March 28, 2020. Davila and her son, also with the Guard, were both assigned as medics at the hospital.

Florida Guard medics answer COVID-19 call at test sites
April 15, 2020
A Florida National Guard medic swabs a staff member at the Residential Plaza for Elderly at Blue Lagoon in Miami. FLNG medics prepared extensively to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oklahoma National Guard medics train for COVID-19 response
April 13, 2020
Oklahoma Army National Guard Sgt. Douglas Engle, Comprehensive Medical Training instructor at the Oklahoma Regional Training Institute, demonstrates how to place an advanced airway as part of COVID-19 medical response training at the 90th Troop Command Headquarters in Oklahoma City April 10 - 11. The training will prepare Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard medical personnel to help respond to the outbreak of COVID-19 across the state.