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National Guard security mission at U.S. Capitol concludes
May 23, 2021
National Guard Soldiers provide security outside the U.S. Capitol during the 59th Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20, as part of the National Guard’s Capitol Response security mission.

Nevada National Guard trio honored for aiding crash victim
May 17, 2021
Capt. Tyler Wistisen, left, 1st Lt. Michael Flury and Capt. Tana Gurule were honored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars with the Life Saving Award at the Clark County Armory in Las Vegas May 14, 2021. While in the nation's capital in January supporting the presidential inauguration, the Soldiers assisted a Virginia woman injured in a car crash.

Synchronization a must in continued Guard support to Capitol
April 7, 2021
Soldiers with the New Jersey Army National Guard’s A Troop and Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 102nd Cavalry Division, and U.S. Capitol Police officers confer with each other hours after a vehicle rammed a barricade killing one Capitol Police officer and injuring another one at the U.S. Capitol April 2, 2021. The New Jersey Army Guard unit is one of several that continue to support the security mission at the Capitol — made possible by the synchronization efforts involving the National Guard Bureau, the District of Columbia National Guard and Guard units from 11 states.

National Guard units supporting Capitol mission return home
March 17, 2021
A Soldier supporting the Capitol Response mission in Washington, D.C., out-processes at the District of Columbia Armory March 12, 2021. Soldiers in the nation's capital are redeploying to their home states, with about 2,000 Guard members asked to continue to assist federal law enforcement with security, communications, medical evacuation, logistics, and safety through mid-May.

DCNG inauguration support ribbon recognizes service
March 15, 2021
Military awards worn by a District of Columbia Army National Guard Soldier in Washington, D.C., March 10, 2021, include the D.C. National Guard Presidential Inauguration Support Ribbon on the bottom right. The ribbon is authorized for award to National Guard members from any state, territory or the District of Columbia who supported the 59th presidential inauguration on Title 32 orders.

In historic year, Washington National Guard answers the call
March 11, 2021
Staff Sgt. Melinda Grounds, a medic with the 141st Medical Group and a registered nurse in Idaho, goes through a questionnaire with a visitor to the mass vaccination site at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Ridgefield, Wash., Jan. 28, 2021. The Washington National Guard is helping at four vaccination sites.

Father, daughter serve together in nation's capital
March 1, 2021
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Carl Mattonen stands with his daughter, Spc. Carlie Mattonen, both with Forward Support Company, 107th Engineer Battalion, Michigan National Guard, near the U.S. Capitol in Washington Feb. 26, 2021.

Michigan National Guard helps sustain the force in DC
February 12, 2021
Soldiers from the Michigan National Guard’s Forward Support Company, 107th Engineer Battalion, based in Marquette, and the 177th Military Police Brigade, based in Taylor, join other Soldiers in food distribution at the U.S. Capitol Feb. 7, 2021. The National Guard is supporting law enforcement in the nation's capital through mid-March.

Michigan Soldier maintains connection with home, work
February 9, 2021
1st Lt. Darren Tanis, executive officer of the Michigan Army National Guard’s 1433rd Engineer Company, based in Fort Custer, Michigan, stands near the U.S. Capitol in Washington Feb. 3, 2021. The National Guard is supporting federal law enforcement in the nation's capital through mid-March.

Australian Army captain continues to serve with DC National Guard
February 8, 2021
Australian Army Capt. Dustin Gold, a reserve officer from the Royal Australian Artillery 9th Regiment, participates in a Reserve Forces Foreign Exchange Program with D.C. National Guard in Washington D.C., Jan. 23, 2021.

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

Morale efforts sustain Guard members during DC mission
February 4, 2021
From left: U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Jeremy Wesloh, Sgt. 1st Class Justin Valenti, Sgt. Lucas Zabka, and Staff Sgt. Jessica Fetsch, all with the 191st Military Police Company, North Dakota National Guard, play cards near the U.S. Capitol in Washington Jan. 19, 2021. More than 25,000 National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from throughout the country traveled to Washington to support federal and local authorities for the presidential inauguration. About 7,900 remain in February.

Michigan National Guard remains on duty in DC
February 1, 2021
Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III speaks with U.S. Army Col. Chris McKinney, Michigan Army National Guard, the deputy commander for Task Force Capitol Response, near the U.S. Capitol in Washington Jan. 29, 2021. The National Guard is supporting federal law enforcement agencies in the nation's capital through mid-March.

Kentucky Guard to augment security in DC
January 29, 2021
Lt. Col. Jason Penn, 1-149th Infantry commander, promotes Spc. Dakota Colwell with Alpha Company, 1-149th Infantry, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington Jan. 22, 2021. At least 25,000 National Guard men and women assisted local and federal authorities for the inauguration. About 150 Kentucky National Guard Soldiers will assist in Washington through March.

Army leaders update Guard activities in Washington
January 26, 2021
Army Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, the chief of the National Guard Bureau, briefs the media at the Pentagon, Jan. 25, 2021.

1,000 Virginia National Guard members remain on duty in DC
January 25, 2021
A Virginia National Guard Soldier assigned to Alpha Company, 229th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, stands guard at the Capitol during the 59th presidential inauguration Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. About 1,000 Virginia Guard members are remaining in the nation's capital to assist local and federal authorities.

Hawaii National Guard helps secure nation's capital
January 21, 2021
U.S. Army Soldiers with the Hawaii National Guard work with Virginia State Police to coordinate traffic security operations, Jan. 20, 2021, Arlington, Va. Some 200 members of the Hawaii Guard helped secure bridges from Virginia over the Potomac River into Washington, D.C., for the presidential inauguration.

Brothers in arms serving at US Capitol
January 21, 2021
Oklahoma Army National Guard Sgts. Kade, right, and Korbin Silvers of Enid, Oklahoma, in Washington before beginning their shift monitoring the inner ring of security around the U.S. Capitol, Jan. 19, 2021. The D.C. mission was the first time the brothers were deployed together.

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.

NCNG bolsters communications during inauguration
January 21, 2021
Soldiers and Airmen from across North Carolina join forces to set up a satellite as part of the Joint Incident Site Communications Capability (JISCC) in Washington, D.C., Jan. 13-20 for the presidential inauguration. The JISSC team is routinely requested for inaugurations.