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Maryland Guard Soldier Recognized for Off-duty Water Rescue
August 24, 2023
Maryland National Guard Staff Sgt. Charles Brauning, assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 224th Aviation Regiment of the 29th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade, is awarded an Army Achievement Medal in Phoenix, Arizona., July 30, 2023, for rescuing a 10-year-old boy at risk of drowning. Brauning was attending training at the Western Army Aviation Training Site in Red Rock, Arizona, and on an off-duty river tubing trip when he saw the boy fall into the river July 17.

Washington Guard Aircrew Honored for Actions in Afghanistan
July 15, 2022
Five Washington National Guard crew members pose in front of their CH-47 Chinook helicopter, damaged in Afghanistan Nov. 20, 2020. All five were awarded the U.S. Army Aviation Broken Wing Award  in a ceremony at the Army Aviation Support Facility #1 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord June 18, 2022.