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Ohio National Guard Celebrates Birthday
July 31, 2006
Brig. Gen. Matthew L. Kambic, Ohio's assistant adjutant general for Army, talks about the history of the Ohio Army National Guard July 25, during the organization's 218th birthday celebration.

Guard troops, commanders test exportable training system
July 28, 2006
Members of the Indiana Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 293rd Infantry, 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team guard the perimeter after a simulated helicopter crash during XCTC 2006 at Camp Atterbury, Ind., in July.

Guard boosts Border Patrol presence at border hotspot
July 27, 2006
An Arizona National Guard Soldier stands watch on the U.S. border with Mexico at Nogales, Ariz., in July, looking over the Mexican city also named Nogales. The Citizen-Soldier is a member of Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 158th Infantry, 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team participating in Operation Jump Start, the National Guard's assistance to the U.S. Border Patrol.

California Guard members at home on Border Patrol's range
July 26, 2006

ARPC conducts muster
July 25, 2006

DoD Announces Certification for WMD-CST Teams in Four States
July 25, 2006

Air National Guard Ready, Relevant Force, Director Says
July 24, 2006

Guard, Reserve Members Relate Insights, Experiences
July 24, 2006

Guard Bureau chief praises NAACP for making National Guard better
July 21, 2006
LTG H Steven Blum, chief of the National Guard Bureau, displays the Meritorious Service Award that he received from the NAACP in Washington on July 18. The National Guard is better prepared today than ever before, Blum said during the NAACP's annual Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Awards Dinner.

West Virginia Air Guard unit jump starts medical care
July 20, 2006
A West Virginia Air National Guard member, not identified for security reasons, helps set up a medical clinic in the abandoned company town of Playas in isolated southwest New Mexico. The clinic will be used to treat personnel participating in Operation Jump Start, the National Guard's support to the Customs and Border Patrol.

52nd WMD
July 19, 2006
Members of the 52nd weapons of Mass Destruction, Civil Support Team don their protective chemicals suits.

Guard members bring civilian skills to Jump Start
July 18, 2006
This Texas Army National Guard Soldier gets to wear civilian clothes to prevent wear and tear on his military uniforms while caring for U.S. Border Patrol horses during the year he is serving with Operation Jump Start. Termite is one of his charges at the Del Rio Station in Texas. Border Patrol agents ride horses into areas unsuitable for vehicles. The National Guard is helping the Border Patrol secure the U.S. border with Mexico.

National Guard ahead of schedule for Operation Jump Start
July 17, 2006
A Texas National Guard Soldier, who is not being identified for security reasons, welds a gun cage for the Border Patrol at the Laredo North Station in the Laredo Sector. The Soldier, a Hurricane Katrina refugee who made a new home in Texas, volunteered to serve in Operation Jump Start for a year. The National Guard is helping the Border Patrol secure the U.S. border with Mexico.

Blum: Army Guard Enjoying Big Recruiting Successes
July 14, 2006

National Guard, Border Patrol working as a team
July 12, 2006

National Guard Bureau chief to address NAACP convention
July 11, 2006

Servicemembers Achieve American Citizenship in Iraq
July 4, 2006

Pace Thanks Troops, Families in Independence Day Interviews
July 4, 2006

America Supports You: Florida Moms Help 'Cell Phones for Soldiers'
July 3, 2006

America Supports You: Baseball's Nationals Honor Armed Forces
July 3, 2006