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Major Instills Sexual Assault Response Practices in Guard
April 11, 2023
Maj. Bridget Flannery, Buddy Aid program director, presents Buddy Aid, the National Guard’s first response to sexual assault, during new employee orientation at the Professional Education Center on Camp Robinson in North Little Rock, Arkansas,  March 9, 2023. Buddy Aid began during Flannery’s 2013 deployment to Afghanistan and eventually became a national initiative based at the PEC.

8th Civil Support Team Conducts Annual Evaluation Exercise
September 28, 2022
U.S. Army Sgt. Zachary Lutz and Sgt. Rainee Malle, 8th Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Teams, Colorado National Guard, assess a potential biohazard contamination site during Joint Exercise Western Sugar Response, Aug. 30, 2022, Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Civil support teams from the Nebraska and Wyoming National Guard also participated in the exercise with local first responders.

Nevada, California Guard Called to Idaho for Firefighting Mission
September 12, 2022
A C-130H Hercules aircraft from the 152rd Airlift Wing, Nevada Air National Guard, taxis after a Modular Airborne Firefighting System (MAFFS) training mission in Boise, Idaho, April 26, 2022.

Wyoming Guard Civil Support Team Returns from Tunisia Training
August 1, 2022
The Wyoming National Guard Civil Support Team traveled to Tunisia in July 2022 to conduct several weeks of training with the Tunisian 61st Engineer Regiment, CBRN Company, in support of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program. The Wyoming National Guard and Tunisia have had a relationship under the SPP for 18 years.

Tennessee Hosts Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition
July 25, 2022
Competitors participate in  warrior tasks during the 2022 National Guard Bureau Region 2 Best Warrior Competition May 17-20, 2022, at Camp Dawson, Kingwood, West Virginia. Regional winners from across the nation advanced to the national competition in Tennessee.

National Guard Soldiers, Airmen Train on Cybersecurity
June 21, 2022
Oregon Army National Guard Lt. Col. Manuel Robledo, deputy G6, briefs members of the Idaho Courts information technology team June 15, 2022, at the Idaho Supreme Court. A team of National Guard Soldiers and Airmen assessed the court’s cybersecurity as part of the Cyber Discovery exercise in Boise, Idaho, June 4-18.

South Dakota, Wyoming Guard lead the way with sexual assault training
December 29, 2021
Maj. Bridget Flannery comes to Wyoming to train Soldiers to become Buddy Aid trainers at Joint Force Headquarters in Cheyenne, Wyo. on Dec. 6, 2021.

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.

Idaho Guard sends wildland firefighting crew to northern Idaho
August 9, 2021
Idaho National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are helping fight wildfires in northern Idaho. The newly assigned crewmembers of Task Force Timber Shield left Boise Aug. 4, 2021, to help the Idaho Department of Lands contain more than 15 significant wildland fires.

Guardsman sets records at CMP National Trophy Rifle Matches
August 9, 2021
Master Sgt. Greg Neiderhiser, Pennsylvania National Guard, had a perfect shot during the Hearst Doubles Match at the 2021 CMP National Trophy Rifle matches Aug. 4, 2021, in his final event as an All Guard member.

National Guard well-equipped to handle West Coast wildfires
August 2, 2021
An Air National Guard C-130 drops retardant on the Beckwourth Complex Fire July 9, 2021, near Frenchman Lake in Northern California.

Republic of Tunisia, Wyoming National Guard: More than a partnership
June 19, 2021
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, talks with Brig. Gen. Mohamed El Ghoul, army chief of staff, Tunisian Land Forces, Carthage, Tunisia, June 16, 2021. Tunisia is paired with the Wyoming National Guard in the Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program.

Nevada Air Guard continues firefighting mission
October 2, 2020
Maj. Gen. Ondra L. Berry, adjutant general for Nevada, visited Airmen assigned to the 152nd Airlift Wing performing MAFFS missions supporting California firefighters at Sacramento McClellan Airport, California Aug. 31, 2020.  Berry was accompanied by leadership from the Nevada Air National Guard and Nevada Army National Guard.

Wyoming National Guard hosts Tunisian Air Force in SPP event
October 1, 2020
Members from the Tunisian Air Force and Wyoming National Guard in front of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at the Army Aviation Support Facility on F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Cheyenne, Wyo., Sept. 16, 2020. The Tunisians attended the Aviation Familiarization Event hosted by the Wyoming National Guard under the State Partnership Program. =

National Guard helps fight California wildfires
August 24, 2020
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection issued more than 270 California National Guard Soldiers protective gear to begin hand crew training at Camp Roberts Aug. 23, 2020, to support firefighting efforts. The Guard members will supplement CAL FIRE and Cal Guard’s Joint Task Force Rattlesnake hand crews deployed to key locations such as the Carmel Fire, Jones Fire, Hills Fire and others throughout the state.

Nevada Air Guard helping to battle California wildfires
August 24, 2020
Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-equipped C-130 planes, MAFFS 2, assigned to 302nd Airlift Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, and MAFFS 8, assigned to 152nd Airlift Wing, Reno, Nevada, are mission-ready at McClellan Airbase, Sacramento, California, July 31, 2020. The MAFFS units were activated to support wildfire suppression efforts in California.

Soldier restores a piece of Wyoming Guard history
June 22, 2020
Staff Sgt. Brian Parrish talks about restoring the M-7 Howitzer in front of the Regional Training Institute at Camp Guernsey, Wyo., June 8, 2020. Members of the Wyoming National Guard used to M-7 during the Korean War.

California, Nevada Guard fly MAFFS training missions
June 19, 2020
About 150 feet above a tree line, a California Air National Guard C-130 aircraft releases 3,000 gallons of water, covering nearly a quarter mile, during aerial wildland firefighting training June 15-19, 2020, at the Tahoe National Forest.

Wyoming National Guard helps increase state COVID-19 testing
May 19, 2020
U.S. Army Capt. Sarah Brewer, a nuclear medical science officer with the Wyoming National Guard’s 84th Civil Support Team (CST), works from the mobile laboratory parked at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory in Cheyenne, Wyoming, May 4, 2020. The 84th CST is working in partnership with the Wyoming Department of Health state lab to support increased COVID-19 testing capacity.