Home : News
Tag: Arizona National Guard

National Guard Trains with Partner Nations in Tajikistan
August 29, 2022
Brig. Gen. Maurizio D. Calabrese, deputy commanding general for intelligence at U.S. Central Command’s Over-the-Horizon Counterterrorism Headquarters, exchanges a gift at the close of the Regional Cooperation 22 exercise in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Aug. 19, 2022. RC 22 is an annual, multinational U.S. Central Command-sponsored exercise conducted by U.S. forces with Central and South Asia nations.

Hawaii Air Guard Cyber Team Honored for Cyber Defense Work
June 17, 2022
U.S. Air Force Capt. Elijah Lincoln, center, is awarded an achievement medal May 14, 2022, at Fort DeRussy, Hawaii, for standing up the Hawaii National Guard’s first Cyber Mission Assurance Team. With him are U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Moses Kaoiwi Jr., Hawaii Army National Guard commander, and U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Glen Hayase.

Utah National Guardsman is Regional Soldier of the Year
June 3, 2022
Blindfolded competitors are taken on a boat to an island during the Region VII Best Warrior Competition on Guam May 26, 2022. The annual competition featured the best noncommissioned officer and Soldier from Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah. The winners move on to the national competition in July.

Wisconsin Airmen complete air combat training in Key West
May 20, 2022
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the Wisconsin Air National Guard's 115th Fighter Wing lands at Naval Air Station Key West May 12, 2022. Approximately 150 Airmen from the 115th FW and its co-located active-duty counterpart, the 378th Fighter Squadron, were at NAS Key West participating in dissimilar air combat training with the U.S. Navy, Arizona Air National Guard and Royal Netherlands Air Force.

AZNG partners with Active Component for COVID vaccinations
May 26, 2021
Airman 1st Class Samantha Gomez, 162nd Medical Squadron, aerospace medical technician, vaccinates a military dependent at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, Ariz., May 6, 2021. The Arizona National Guard is partnering with Active Components to surge capacity and capability in providing vaccinations to service members and their dependents.

Arizona National Guard, Reserves join forces for residents
May 17, 2021
Reserve Senior Airman Danielle Ippolito, 944th Medical Squadron nurse, and Army Guard Spc. Karston Gardner, combat medic, 856th Military Police Company, prepare to vaccinate Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community residents March 26, 2021. Service members are augmenting COVID-19 vaccination sites for communities with low staffing and high demand.

AZNG Soldiers recognized for Sedona rescue mission
May 3, 2021
Three Arizona Army National Guard aircrew members with the 2-285th Assault Helicopter Battalion are recognized at Papago Park Military Reservation in Phoenix, Ariz., May 1, 2021, for rescuing hikers stranded in inclement weather in Sedona Jan. 25, 2021.

Task Force Phoenix trains at North Fort Hood for deployment
March 29, 2021
Staff Sgt. Jose Bulow, a flight medic with Golf Company, 1st Battalion, 168th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), is hoisted into a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, March 26, 2021, at North Fort Hood, Texas, as part of training before a 9-month mission to the Middle East. Golf Company is attached to Task Force Phoenix, led by the California Army National Guard's 40th Combat Aviation Brigade.

Arizona, Mississippi Soldiers are Best Warriors
September 21, 2020
Army Staff Sgt. Mitchell Scofield, front right, a cavalry scout with the Mississippi Army National Guard’s Regional Training Institute, and Cpl. Daniel D’lppolito, an infantryman with the Arizona Army National Guard’s Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 158th Infantry Regiment, front left, hoist their pistols during the closing ceremony of the Army National Guard’s 2020 Best Warrior Competition at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, Sept. 16. Scofield and D’lppolito earned the titles of Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year, respectively. Command Sgt. Maj. John F. Sampa, middle, the command sergeant major of the Army National Guard, joins Scofield and D’lppolito in celebrating their new titles. The two Soldiers will go on to compete in the 2020 all-Army Best Warrior Competition, to be held virtually later in the year.

Arizona National Guard builds on Navajo military legacy
July 1, 2020
Spc. Paige Curtiss, 253rd Engineer Battalion, food service specialist, puts on personal protection equipment before entering a COVID-19 hot zone at an alternate care facility on the Navajo Nation in Chinle, Ariz., June 2, 2020.