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Cyber units secured joint networks during Northern Strike
September 28, 2021
Maj. Richard Frantz, 272nd Cyber Operations chief of training, explains the Threat Cloud program to Senior Airmen Kelsie Hubbart and Micah Sage, cyber operators on the operations floor at Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, Michigan, Sept. 14, 2020. Threat Cloud was used to improve traffic conditions for the state of Michigan during Operation Resilience, Innovative Readiness Training.

Texas National Guard conducts validation exercise during NS
September 14, 2021
Soldiers with the 294th Quartermaster Company, 338th Quartermaster Company, Texas Army National Guard, the 3rd Special Forces Group, soldiers with the Latvian Army’s Special Forces Group and British Army’s 4th Battalion, Parachute Regiment (4 PARA), jump out of a C-130 Hercules aircraft over Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Grayling, Michigan, Aug. 13, 2021. The service members conducted joint airborne training during Northern Strike 21.

Michigan Guard partner Latvia trains at readiness center
August 13, 2021
Latvian and Estonian firefighters train on a simulated car fire during Northern Strike 21-2 at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Michigan, Aug. 6, 2021. Northern Strike is an opportunity to build readiness and interoperability with other units and multinational partners while training in realistic multi-domain environments.

New Hampshire Guard radar operators train at Northern Strike
August 12, 2021
Soldiers with the 197th Field Artillery Brigade, New Hampshire Army National Guard, set up their AN/TPQ-53 Firefinder Radar during Northern Strike 21, Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Grayling, Michigan, Aug. 8, 2021.

Michigan National Guard, Liberia strengthen SPP partnership
July 30, 2021
Soldiers with the Michigan National Guard train members of the Armed Forces of Liberia on weapons systems using the engagement skills trainer at Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Grayling, Michigan, July 27, 2021. Through the State Partnership Program, Michigan has teamed with Latvia and Liberia.

Northern Strike returns to Northern Michigan
July 22, 2021
Northern Strike 21-2, one of the Department of Defense's largest reserve component readiness exercises, is scheduled at the National All-Domain Warfighting Center in Northern Michigan July 31 to Aug. 14. The logo for Northern Strike 2018 is shown.

Planning begins for Northern Strike 21 exercise
November 13, 2020
A member of the Michigan National Guard speaks during the initial planning conference for Northern Strike 21-2 on Nov. 3-5, at the National All-Domain Warfighting Center in Camp Grayling. NS 21-2 is scheduled July 31 to Aug. 14, 2021, and planners are expecting more than 7,000 participants.

Exercise Northern Strike 21 planning underway in Michigan
October 5, 2020
Camp Grayling hosts a pre-deployment site survey, attended by more than 30 representatives from multiple services and states,  to demonstrate the base’s training capabilities. Maj. Quinn Rodgers, director of operations for Camp Grayling, showcased the base’s 148,000 acres of training space.