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Children of deployed more likely to seek mental health care
November 16, 2010

VA officials expand support for families of low-income veterans
November 16, 2010

Air Force selects Stewart ANGB for C-17 aircraft
November 16, 2010
Department of the Air Force Seal.

Park Service offers free admission on Veteran's Day
November 9, 2010

STARBASE OK teaches kids all about sciences
November 9, 2010
A group of Wilson Elementary students get a lesson in engineering as part of STARBASE OK, an initiative funded by the Oklahoma Air National Guard at Fort Still, Okla., Oct. 27, 2010. The students donned hard hats to volunteer as Brad Carter, civil engineer, used simple exercises to explain engineering terms like compression, tension and deflection.

Engineers test eight-blade prop for C-130
November 5, 2010

North Dakota Guard readies for winter emergencies
November 5, 2010

Connecticut Airmen get first look at C-27J
November 4, 2010
Capt. Garrett Caponetti pilots the C-27J Spartan during a familiarization flight over New England Friday, Oct. 22, 2010. Caponetti is currently assigned to the 118th Airlift Squadron at Bradley Air National Guard Base in East Granby, Conn., and was among the first of the Flying Yankees to fly the new light cargo aircraft that visited the base to give members there a glimpse of their future mission.

Army Guard provides combat support troops in first Gulf war
November 4, 2010
Sgt. Haskell Mills, left, and Sgt. Ricky Newsom, right, pose with a ringer washer belonging to the Tennessee Army National Guard's 212th Engineer Company during Operation Desert Shield. It is the last known photo of the washer. Shortly after this photo was taken, the company left the camp for a mission. As the Tennessee Army Guardsmen returned, they observed the machine disappearing into the clouds slung under the belly of a helicopter. Luckily, the two sergeants had removed their laundry before the incident. A majority of the 65,000 Army Guardsmen deployed in support of the operation were combat service support troops.

Hawaii tankers host 11-year-old pilot for a day
November 4, 2010
Eleven-year-old Ryder Lum flies a C-17 simulator during his visit to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Oct. 29, 2010. Ryder was part of the 535th Airlift Squadron's quarterly Pilot for a Day program, which allows children with catastrophic disorders or illnesses to experience a day in the life of an Air Force pilot. Ryder was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor four years ago and has been in remission for almost two years.

SAPR conference focuses on awareness, moving forward
November 4, 2010
Army Lt. Col. Alfranda Durr, chief of the National Guard Bureau Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) office, speaks during the inaugural 2010 National Guard Bureau SAPR Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 2010.

Air Guard tests Total Force concept in Persian Gulf war
November 4, 2010
An F-4G Wild Weasel aircraft, foreground, and an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft are serviced on the flight line prior to departing for Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield.

Virginia Guard conducts first unit-level cyber defense exercise
November 3, 2010
Soldiers of the Virginia National Guard Data Processing Unit's Network Warfare Branch monitor network traffic during the unit's Cyber Forward exercise conducted in Fairfax, Va., Oct. 16, 2010.

South Dakota Guard unit ensures security of Kabul bases
November 3, 2010
Spc. Adam Hatch of the Maine Army National Guard's 1136th Transportation Company checks the underside of a truck for bombs, drugs or any other harmful substance that might cause a threat to Camp Eggers in Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct. 7, 2010. Hatch, a mobile vehicle and cargo inspection system operator, and other members of the 1136th provide force protection for Camp Eggers and New Kabul Compound to ensure the safety of the personnel who live and work at these camps.

Louisiana Guard: Saints in the Skies
November 3, 2010
Sgt. 1st Class David Jacob, senior flight medic for the Louisiana National Guard writes information about a patient that is being transported an Afghan Army soldier. The soldiers of F Company fly into hostile fire areas to pick up and transport patients to safety, and are able to perform many different procedures while in the air.

Marksmen gain valuable experience at Wilson matches
November 3, 2010
Soldiers leap over a barricade during the fallen comrade event at the Winston P. Wilson shooting matches held at Camp Joseph T. Robinson in North Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 24-29, 2010. The event had Soldiers run a total of 200 yards, while negotiating obstacles and carrying a dummy. In the middle of the event, they lie prone and knock down seven targets with rifle fire.

President proclaims November as Military Family Month
November 2, 2010
Seal of the President of the United States

Air Guard builds partnerships with employers
November 2, 2010
Lt. Gen. Harry M. Wyatt III, director of the Air National Guard, welcomes
employers to the 162nd Fighter Wing at a combat dining out for Business and Industry Days Oct. 27, 2010. The dinner introduced about 100 business leaders to the expeditionary nature of service in today's Air National Guard. The regional event helped build positive relations between the Air Guard and Western United States employers who hire Guardsmen.

Nomination season opens for 2011 Employer Support Freedom Award
November 2, 2010
Freedom Award online ad

California brigade joins Indian Army in Yudh Abhyas 2010
November 2, 2010
Soldiers of U.S. Army Alaska and the Indian Army stand in formation during the Yudh Abhyas 2010 opening ceremony of the annual joint and bilateral training exercise at Buckner Physical Fitness Center, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska Oct. 31, 2010. Yudh Abhyas is an annual training exercise designed to strengthen ties between the armies by expanding operational and cultural knowledge with a training focus on peacekeeping operations.