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Idaho National Guard, German JTACs Train Together
June 5, 2024
Soldiers and airmen from Germany’s Joint Terminal Attack Controller Competence Center partnered with the Idaho Air National Guard’s 124th Fighter Wing to conduct close air support training at the Saylor Creek and Juniper Butte Ranges, Idaho, May 1-18. Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 pilots and crew also supported portions of the training.

West Virginia Public Affairs Detachment Joins Allied Spirit 24
March 11, 2024
U.S. Army Pfc. Ayden Norcross provides photography support during Allied Spirit 24, March 9, 2024, in Hohenfels, Germany. Allied Spirit 24 is a U.S. Army exercise for its NATO allies and partners at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center near Hohenfels, Germany.

Oregon Air Guard, Germany Participate in Officer Exchange
December 26, 2023
Capt. Philipp Lukas, right, of the German Reserve Air Force, and Capt. Dewayne Pittman of the 142nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Oregon Air National Guard, pose in front of a 142nd Wing F-15C Eagle at the Portland Air National Guard Base, Portland, Ore. The two officers participated in an exchange program sending Lukas to Oregon and Pittman to Germany.

ANG Top Leader Hosts Air Defender ’23 Media Visit
April 7, 2023
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael Loh, front center, director, Air National Guard, tours the flightline during Air Defender 2023 Media Day, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, April 4, 2023. Members of the German air force and media visited in preparation for Air Defender 2023 in June.

North Carolina Airlift Squadron Helps Save Baby's Life
January 9, 2023
Members of the 156th Airlift Squadron, North Carolina Air National Guard, and Brooke Army Medical Center help a baby suffering a low heart rate and oxygen saturation. The baby was evacuated from Kuwait to Germany on a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft Dec. 25, 2022.

Oklahoma National Guard Hosts German Officers in Exchange
September 9, 2022
German Air Force Lt. Col. Alex Frick, left, mission support squadron commander of Helicopter Wing 64, Laubheim, and German Air Force Maj. Alex Schroth, middle, troop driver with Air Command, Berlin, listen as U.S. Air Force Capt. Patrick Devito, combat systems officer with the 137th Special Operations Wing, Oklahoma National Guard, gives a tour of the MC-12W during a Military Reserve Exchange Program visit June 15, 2022, Oklahoma City. The program supports reserve force exchanges between NATO nations where Reservists and Guardsmen from the U.S. visit and host personnel from a foreign country.

Vermont Air Guard Completes Historic First
August 24, 2022
F-35A Lightning IIs assigned to the 134th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Vermont Air National Guard, prepare for takeoff for shield and assurance missions over Europe from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 21, 2022. Aircraft and Airmen from Vermont's 158th Fighter Wing deployed to Germany for more than three months as part of ongoing NATO efforts in Europe.

Rainbow Haggadah reminds Jewish GIs of the meaning of freedom
April 9, 2020
U.S. Army Soldiers serving with the 42nd Infantry Division in World War II celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover in Dahn, Germany, March 28, 1945, just over a month before the German surrender. Chaplain (Maj.) Eli Bohnen, a rabbi serving with the division, and his assistant, Cpl. Eli Heimberg, created a division Haggadah specifically for the Passover seder. The division Haggadah is believed to be the first Jewish ritual printing in Germany since the rise of the Nazis to power in 1933.