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Kentucky National Guard Comes to aid of Flood Victims
August 3, 2022
Kentucky Army National Guard's Detachment 1, Charlie Company 2/238th Aviation Regiment, MEDEVAC, conducts hoist and land rescue mission for victims of flooding in eastern Kentucky July 28, 2022. Pilots and crew have been working constantly for days to rescue victims trapped on house roofs, in trees and other high points to avoid floodwaters.

Montana National Guard Aircrews Rescue Flood Victims
June 15, 2022
Montana National Guard aircrews search for flood victims in South Central Montana June 13-14, 2022. Guard members rescued at least a dozen people.

Michigan Guard answers call at home and abroad in busy year
August 10, 2020
Soldiers from the 63rd Troop Command assisted the local Department of Public Health with a drive-thru COVID testing in Tawas City June 19, 2020. As of May 2020, more than 1,000 Michigan Guard Soldiers and Airmen are actively supporting the state’s COVID-19 response at the request of state and local agencies.

Pennsylvania Guard aquatic rescue team saves two motorists
August 7, 2020
Pennsylvania National Guard Staff Sgt. Noah McElory looks out the window of the UH-60 Black Hawk containing the Pennsylvania Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team as it takes off from Muir Army Airfield, Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., Aug. 4, 2020. The team saved two motorists from rising flood waters during Tropical Storm Isaias.

Virginia Guard Red Dragons evacuate flood victims in Roanoke
May 26, 2020
Virginia National Guard Soldiers help the Roanoke Police and Fire-EMS Swift Water Rescue Team evacuate more than 110 people from a hotel threatened by rising floodwaters May 21, 2020, in Roanoke, Virginia. Soldiers assigned to the Lynchburg-based 1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, used medium tactical trucks capable of traveling through high water to transport the victims and pets to safety. (Photo courtesy Roanoke Fire-EMS)

Michigan National Guard responds to flooded communities
May 22, 2020
Pfc. Lydia Humphrey, 1073rd Maintenance Company, Michigan Army National Guard, assists Anita Wheeler from Midland, Michigan, as the Guard responds to flooding caused by dam breaches May 20, 2020. Michigan National Guard units from Bay City, Saginaw, Port Huron and other nearby communities helped evacuate people.

Michigan Guard helps evacuate flood victims
May 20, 2020
Michigan National Guard units from Bay City, Saginaw, Port Huron, and other nearby communities responded to a request for assistance May 20, 2020 following massive flooding in the Midland, Michigan, area resulting from the breach of the Edenville and Sanford Dams.

Whatever the disaster, Washington Guard answers the call
May 18, 2020
Chief Warrant Officer Mike Cairns talks with Sue Nystrom after rescuing her following the Mount St. Helens eruption on May 18, 1980. Nystrom was so moved by the actions of the National Guard that day she eventually joined the National Guard and served for 34 years.

NY National Guard preparing for Lake Ontario flooding
May 11, 2020
New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Kevin Ward Ontario works a water pump on April 29, 2020. The New York National Guard has mobilized 46 members of the New York Army National Guard, the New York Naval Militia, and the New York Guard, the state defense force, to respond to flooding along the Lake Ontario shore.