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Green Berets Train with New York Air Guard 106th Rescue Wing
May 24, 2023
A New York Air National Guard HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing provides security and is prepared for combat rescue operations over Warren Grove, N.J., May 6, 2023. New York Air National Guard members trained with Massachusetts Army National Guard Special Forces personnel, simulating combat rescue of a friendly casualty.

Massachusetts Guard Delivers Firefighting Equipment to Paraguay
May 22, 2023
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Gary Keefe, the adjutant general of Massachusetts, speaks with Paraguayan army Gen. Cesar A. Moreno, the Paraguayan Army commander, during a State Partnership Program event in Asunción, Paraguay, May 18, 2023.

Massachusetts Guard Partners with Fellow Innovators
April 28, 2023
Members of Team Asclepius Shield, comprising Soldiers and Airmen from active and Guard units, including U.S. Army Spc. Paul Martin, Massachusetts National Guard, third from left, met with U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James Parry, assistant surgeon general with Michigan Air National Guard, and Gregg Peterson, chief executive officer with Bexson Biomedical, at the National Guard Memorial Museum in Washington March 31, 2023.

Army Guard Sniper Team Wins International Sniper Competition
April 27, 2023
Team Leader Sgt. 1st Class Erik Vargas of the New Mexico National Guard, and teammates Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cotten and Staff Sgt. Allen Smith of the Arkansas National Guard during the International Sniper Competition at Fort Benning, Ga., April 8-13, 2023. The team placed first.

Massachusetts Guard Supports Multinational Exercise in Kenya
February 16, 2023
Soldiers from the Massachusetts National Guard supporting the Joint Exercise Support Group for Justified Accord 2023 pose for a photo at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Feb. 11, 2023. The JESG is responsible for logistical support for the exercise, U.S. Africa Command's largest in East Africa.

Planners Shape Justified Accord 23 African Military Exercise
November 9, 2022
U.S. Army Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, meet with Kenyan Defence Force Soldiers to prepare for a bilateral exercise during Justified Accord, March 13, 2022. Exercise Justified Accord allows the United States and African partners to support peace and stability in the region.

Deployed Massachusetts Guardsman Wins Innovation Competition
October 17, 2022
Sgt. Mickey Reeve, an infantryman with Bravo Company, 182nd Infantry, Massachusetts Army National Guard, won the inaugural Innovation Oasis competition at Central Command in Tampa, Florida, Oct. 14, 2022, for developing a Counter Unmanned Aerial Surveillance Trainer.

Virginia, Massachusetts Guard Support Free Clinic in Georgia
September 9, 2022
Virginia and Massachusetts National Guard Soldiers and Airmen supported a free health clinic offering vision, dental and other basic medical services Aug. 3-18, 2022, in the Columbus, Georgia, area. The clinic was part of the Department of Defense-funded Innovative Readiness Training program.

Virginia National Guard’s 3647th Supports New Jersey Guard
July 29, 2022
Virginia Army National Guard Spc. William Orange and Spc. Courtenay Grayson of the 3647th Maintenance Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group, perform maintenance on a Modular Catastrophic Recovery System July 14, 2022, during the eXportable Combat Training Capability exercise at Fort Drum, New York. The 3647th Co. is supporting over 2,500 Soldiers from the New Jersey, Virginiaand Massachusetts Army National Guard at the 44th Infantry Brigade Combat Team’s XCTC.

NY Guard’s 27th Infantry Brigade prepares for deployments
March 3, 2022
U.S. Army Capt. Nicholas Charnley, Maj. Dermot Gavin, and Maj. Jared Kausner, assigned to the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, New York Army National Guard, discuss the theoretical application of multidomain operations in a modern-day version of the Battle of Saipan in World War II during a leaders workshop in Syracuse, New York, Feb. 26, 2022. The workshop served to prepare the 27th IBCT's senior leaders for upcoming deployments and development of their future forces.

Year in Review: National Guard delivered at home and abroad
December 22, 2021
New Jersey National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment, 508th Military Police Company, 108th Wing, and 177th Fighter Wing, arrive near the U.S. Capitol Jan. 12, 2021. National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from every state, territory and the District of Columbia traveled to Washington to support federal and district authorities for the 59th Presidential Inauguration.

Massachusetts Guard Soldier saves woman from car fire
December 6, 2021
Spc. Ryan Leger, the 110th Maintenance Company, Massachusetts National Guard generator mechanic, saves women from car fire at the North Dike Wachusett Reservoir in Sterling, Mass., Nov. 7, 2021.

104th Fighter Wing supports COVID-19 testing task force
November 24, 2021
Airman 1st Class Tenzin Dakar, an aerospace medical technician with the 104th Medical Group, and Spc. Michael Major, a unit supply specialist with the 125th Quartermaster Company, examine a pool testing tube before conducting COVID-19 testing Nov. 17, 2021, in the Northampton, Massachusetts, school district. The Massachusetts National Guard was activated in mid-October to augment COVID-19 testing personnel in school districts across Massachusetts.

27th Infantry Brigade tries out Army’s new rifle
November 8, 2021
Smoke clears from the chamber of an M110 A1 Squad Designated Marksman Rifle fired by Spc. Steven Monnat, an infantryman assigned to the New York National Guard's Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry Regiment, during new equipment training at Fort Drum, New York, Nov. 5, 2021. Monnat was among 30 Soldiers from the battalion's higher headquarters, the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, who learned to operate the SDMR and close the gap between the reach of a rifleman and a sniper's weapons.

Defenders hone ground combat skills during joint training
June 16, 2021
Tech. Sgt. Peter Cummings engages the enemy during a support-by-fire training exercise on Joint Base Cape Cod, Mass., June 5, 2021. Cummings is an assistant flight sergeant with the 102nd Security Forces Squadron.

Massachusetts National Guard combat medic vaccinates his mom
March 23, 2021
Staff Sgt. David Bravo, a combat medic with the Massachusetts National Guard, vaccinates his mother at East Boston Neighborhood Health Center. Bravo and other Massachusetts National Guard members were activated to distribute Pfizer COVID vaccines in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Guard’s Kilo Team administers COVID vaccine
March 16, 2021
Medical professionals from the Massachusetts National Guard administer COVID vaccines to members of the community at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, March 1, 2021.

Massachusetts military forces join to administer vaccine
February 11, 2021
Staff Sgt. Bruna Souza, 102nd Medical Group, administers a COVID-19 vaccine during an immunization clinic at Otis Air National Guard Base, Feb. 6, 2021. The vaccine will be delivered in a phased approach, beginning with emergency services personnel, security forces, and medical and health care professionals.

Father and daughter serve together in nation's capital
February 8, 2021
Staff Sgt. Roberto Alicea, of the 1166th Transportation Company, and his daughter, Pvt. Felicia Alicea of the 747th Military Police Company poses for a photo at the Ronald Reagan Center on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, while deployed to Washington, D.C., as part of Task Force Freedom

Guard continues legacy with record inauguration support
January 21, 2021
Specialist Dillon Tillery, with the Oklahoma Army National Guard’s 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, guards a perimeter on the east side of the U.S. Capitol during the 59th presidential inauguration in Washington Jan. 20, 2021. More than 26,000 National Guard men and women conducted security, communication and logistical missions in support of federal and district authorities for the inauguration.