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California National Guard's cyber team adjusts to COVID-19
August 6, 2020
U.S. Army Maj. Mikael Magnuson, commander of Cyber Protection Team 171, discusses drill details with personnel in his unit, June 25, 2020. Due to COVID-19 and social distancing, Magnuson conducted the unit's first virtual inactive duty training from his home in Rocklin, California.

Virginia Airmen innovate, adapt as drills become remote
June 8, 2020
The shelter-in-place order prompted the Virginia Air National Guard to get creative and arrange for continued training using digital tools. Some of the methods will be used after COVID-19 precautions end.

Puerto Rico National Guard Airmen conduct virtual training
May 29, 2020
Screenshot of U.S. Airmen with the 156th Wing, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, participatomg in a virtual regularly scheduled drill for May 2020. The virtual RSD is a way for Airmen to maintain readiness while practicing safe social distancing and accomplishing military training requirements.

NY Army Guard conducts 'virtual drills' due to COVID-19
May 21, 2020
While conducting a "virtual drill" with Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team from her home in Syracuse, N.Y., April 18, 2020, New York Army National Guard Sgt. Heather Hiltbrand faced some unusual challenges. Her cat, Kevin, kept climbing on her keyboard. New York Army National Guard Soldiers have been drilling via computer and phone calls since Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo ordered a "pause" to prevent the spread of the COVID19 virus in mid-March.

'Teledrill' keeps Utah National Guard members safe and ready
April 20, 2020
Service members assigned to the 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Utah Army National Guard, conduct a meeting via video teleconference April 19, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 204th MEB is among the first National Guard units in the nation to conduct a teleworking drill, or "teledrill," in preparation for a warfighter exercise.

Guard members use innovative ways to train, keep distance
April 9, 2020
A member of the Maryland National Guard Joint Task Force Cyber April 3, 2020, at the 175th Wing at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md. The MDNG JTF-Cyber team is protecting and evaluating Maryland government websites to ensure they are functioning properly and the information presented is accurate.