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Louisiana National Guard Conducts Premobilization Training
March 21, 2024
A Louisiana National Guard Soldier from the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 139th Regional Support Group, participates in pre-mobilization annual training at Louisiana National Guard Training Center Pineville. The training was conducted with 85 Soldiers March 2-16, 2024, to prepare for deployment to Europe this spring to support the European Assure, Deter and Reinforce mission.

South Dakota’s 153rd Engineer Battalion Trains at Fort McCoy
July 26, 2023
South Dakota Army National Guard Soldiers with the 153rd Engineer Battalion and 211th Engineer Company participate in a breach-of-a-complex-obstacle training event July 17, 2023, at Fort McCoy, Wis. The large-scale training event included opposing forces, obstacles and simulated explosive actions.

Washington Guard Infantry Unit Completes Annual Training
July 6, 2023
Washington National Guard Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 161st Infantry Regiment, take part in a command post exercise at the Yakima Training Center June 13, 2023.

Kentucky Guard ‘Mountain Warriors’ Complete Annual Training
June 22, 2023
After five days of intense testing, 13 U.S. Army Soldiers and one Finnish Defense Forces soldier received the Expert Infantryman Badge June 15, 2023, at Fort Barfoot, Virginia. The event was run by the 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and tested Soldiers on their proficiency and skill as infantrymen over the course of five days. Soldiers were tested on physical fitness, day and night land navigation, more than 30 medical, weapons and patrol tasks, and a 12-mile ruck march.

Nebraska Air National Guard Trains at Travis AFB
September 8, 2022
Staff Sgt. Jordan White and Senior Airman Kyle Johnson, air transportation for the 155th Air Refueling Wing, Nebraska Air National Guard, place a net on a loading pallet Aug. 18, 2022, during annual training at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The 155th Logistics Readiness Squadron sent Airmen to Travis AFB for exposure to new aircraft and deployment readiness training.

South Dakota National Guard trains in Minnesota
July 26, 2021
HIMARS crew members in the 1-147th Field Artillery Battalion, South Dakota National Guard, conduct annual training, waiting for orders inside their M270A1 MLRS at Camp Ripley Training Center in Minnesota July 15, 2021. The main mission of the 1-147th FA is to deliver precision fire on enemies.

Michigan Guard sets up communications during annual training
June 30, 2021
U.S. Army Pvt. Nathan Kipp, left, and U.S. Army Cpl. Morgan Long, 156th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, Michigan Army National Guard, set up signal communications during annual training, Fort Custer Training Center, Augusta, Michigan, June 21, 2021. The Soldiers were conducting a battalion command post exercise and providing network support for simulated brigade and battalion size elements.

Michigan Army Guard military police conduct annual training
June 23, 2021
A Soldier with the 1776th Military Police Company, Michigan Army National Guard, conducts M9 pistol qualification during annual training at Fort Custer Training Center, Augusta, Michigan, June 16, 2021.

WANG's 1041st Transportation Company trains in Montana
June 23, 2021
A Washington National Guard member of the 1041st Transportation Company ensures equipment is tied down before departing Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., June 7, 2021, for annual training at Fort Harrison, Montana.

No rest for Wisconsin National Guard medics
October 27, 2020
Sgt. Ethan Peterman, a combat medic with the 135th Medical Company, performs a needle decompression procedure on a simulated casualty during the unit's annual training at Fort McCoy, Wis., Aug. 12, 2020. Approximately three-quarters of the 135th Medical Company served on orders for five months, supporting the state's COVID-19 response, before transitioning to annual training.

56th SBCT holds annual training at Fort Indiantown Gap
September 25, 2020
The guidon for the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team Headquarters and Headquarters Company, based out of Horsham, Pa., posted outside its assigned headquarters building during annual training on Fort Indiantown Gap Sept. 12-26, 2020.

45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team conducts annual training
August 3, 2020
Soldiers from Battery B, 1st Battalion, 160th Field Artillery Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, conduct a mock fire mission during crew drill training at their home armory in Holdenville, Oklahoma, July 29, 2020. The Soldiers, along with other units of the 45th IBCT, are taking part in home-station annual training with limited field training exercises while implementing COVID-19 countermeasures like social distancing or wearing masks.