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Connecticut Guard Takes Holistic Approach to Fitness
June 1, 2023
U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Jeremy Slen, left, and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ashton Christopher, right, lead coordinators for the Connecticut Army National Guard's Fitness Improvement Program, inside the gym of the Governor William A. O’Neill Armory, Hartford, Connecticut, March 29, 2023. The program aims to revitalize fitness culture within the Connecticut National Guard and help Soldiers live a healthier, well-rounded lifestyle.

Guard Chief Plans Fitness Initiative for Guard, Families
January 31, 2023
U.S. Army Soldiers in the 1-254th Regional Training Institute's Infantry Advanced Leaders Course 22-02 take part in an Army Combat Fitness Test at the National Guard Training Center in Sea Girt, New Jersey, March 23, 2022. Forty-three Active-Duty, Reserve, and National Guard Soldiers attended the course, which focused on skills to lead squad- and platoon-sized units.

Soldiers, Airmen compete to make All Guard Endurance Team
January 20, 2022
U.S. Army Maj. Samantha Wood, a medical specialist officer with Joint Forces Headquarters, California National Guard, places her medal around her neck after crossing the finish line of the Spartan DEKA FIT, a fitness competition that consists of 10 events, each preceded by a 500-meter run, in Austin, Texas, Jan. 15, 2022. Wood placed first overall among the National Guard women competing for a spot on the All Guard team.

Michigan Air National Guardsman pursues kickboxing gold
May 13, 2021
Michigan Air National Gjuard Master Sgt. Destiny Taylor, 110th Wing finance specialist, spars with a teen boy during a youth training class in Kalamazoo, Michigan, April 22, 2021.

Nebraska hosts 1st All Guard Endurance Team time trials
September 3, 2020
Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Wittig, Kansas Army National Guard, runs after tunneling through a wet culvert, Aug. 30, 2020, at the Greenlief Training Site, near Hastings, Nebraska, during the inaugural All Guard Endurance Team time trials.

Kansas Guard trains the trainers, takes on fitness culture
August 13, 2020
Sgt. Janina Felka-Burns, right, and Staff Sgt. Bronson Shipman, left, both master fitness trainers for the Kansas Army National Guard, show students with 1st Battalion, 161st Field Artillery Regiment, 130th Field Artillery Brigade, how to set up Army Combat Fitness Test Lanes. Students took part in a two-day training to become validated ACFT graders Aug. 4-5 in Salina, Kansas.

Shared online workouts lift spirits during home isolation
May 1, 2020
U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center in East Tennessee complete an online workout together, May 1, 2020, while following stay-at-home guidelines for COVID-19 mitigation.