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Program aims to support single Guard, Reserve troops
October 26, 2010
Army Sgt. 1st Class Karen Perry, left, catches up with her battle buddy, Army Sgt. Annika Chambers, during a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program post-deployment event in Houston, Oct. 17, 2010. The program aims to equip Guard and Reserve members with the skills they need to successfully transition back to their families, communities and jobs.

Wisconsin adjutant general contributes to congressional security report
October 26, 2010

Warfighters plan for 'future fight' at weapons, tactics conference
October 25, 2010
Guard and Reserve warfighters get a close up look at an experimental AT-6C light attack aircraft during the Weapons and Tactics Conference held at Tucson International Airport Oct. 18-22, 2010. The Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve Command Test Center which hosted the conference is currently testing light attack capabilities for several Air Force mission areas.

Ward: National Guard, Reserves making vital contribution in Africa
October 25, 2010
Army Gen. William "Kip" Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, talks with retired Army Lt. Gen. John Conaway at the 2010 Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 25, 2010. Ward praised the National Guard State Partnership Program's contribution to AFRICOM; Conaway is considered one of the fathers of the program, which was established during his tenure as chief of the National Guard Bureau from 1990 to 1993.

National Guard takes over major U.S. command in Afghanistan
October 22, 2010
Brig. Gen. Philip R. Fisher, incoming commander of Joint Support Command-Afghanistan, unfurls the colors for the Mississippi National Guard's 184th Expeditionary Sustainment Command during the Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan transfer of authority ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 17, 2010.

Pennsylvania boxer takes third in CISM event
October 22, 2010

Female engagement team makes strides in Kunar
October 22, 2010
Teenage girls compare photos taken with an instant camera at the women's shura in Asadabad Afghanistan, Oct. 20, 2010. About 50 local women joined Army, Navy and Air Force females from Task Force No Slack for the event, which allowed Afghan females to identify issues and discuss solutions directly with members from the Kunar Provincial Reconstruction Team, the Iowa National Guard's 734th Agribusiness Development Team, and representatives from the local battle space owner.

Collaboration saved Minnesota fighter wing, McKinley says
October 22, 2010
Air Force Gen. Craig R. McKinley, the chief of the National Guard Bureau, Air Force Brig. Gen. Timothy J. Cossalter, Minnesota's assistant adjutant general for air, and a member of the Duluth, Minn., Area Chamber of Commerce speak after chamber's 140th anniversary celebration Oct. 21, 2010.

New York LC-130 leaves Hickam for Operation Deep Freeze
October 22, 2010
Master Sgt. Joseph Sinatra checks the air spring pressure on an LC-130 Hercules during a stop at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, Oct. 18, 2010. The springs are used to absorb the shock of landing the ski-equipped aircraft on the Antarctic ice. Sinatra and the rest of his LC-130 aircrew from the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing at Stratton Air National Guard Base, N.Y.stopped at Hickam, while en route to Antarctica to support Operation Deep Freeze, the Defense Department's logistical support to U.S. research activities at the southernmost continent.

Nevada Guard prepares Canadian aviators for deployment
October 22, 2010
Canadian Air Force Capt. Cameron Fisher, next to rotors, and U.S. Army Sgt. Tommy Rogers, from B Company, 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment, perform pre-flight checks on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter prior to flying a mission to recover wreckage from a downed U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet at Fallon Naval Air Station, Nev., Oct. 20, 2010. Soldiers from the 189th trained with the Canadian CH-47 crews to prepare them for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

Illinois Guard, Polish soldiers train for Afghanistan deployment
October 22, 2010
Polish and Illinois Army National Guard Soldiers that make up the Bilateral Embedded Staff Team (BEST) A7 practice moving between three different firing positions at Marseilles Training Center during the BEST A7 media day Oct. 21, 2010. The BEST A7 will also train in Poland beginning in January before deploying to Afghanistan.

United Arab Emirates wraps up F-16 training in Arizona
October 22, 2010
United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air Defense pilots and maintenance
officers salute as an F-16F Desert Falcon taxis on the 162nd Fighter Wing flight line at Tucson International Airport for the last time Oct. 20, 2010. Five of 13 UAE fighters stationed here since 2004 for training began the journey home while the rest will follow over the next month.

Program links Guardsmen, families to jobs
October 21, 2010

Air Guardsman leads support efforts in Antarctic
October 21, 2010
Lt. Col. Edward Vaughan, commander of 13th Expeditionary Support Squadron, Joint Task Force-Support Forces Antarctica.

Final competition to determine the Army’s ‘Best Warriors’
October 21, 2010
Army Staff Sgt. Adam Little of the Michigan National Guard replaces his sling as part of his equipment check during the 2010 Army Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 20, 2010. Little became the National Guard's top non-commissioned officer after winning the National Guard Best Warrior competition at Fort Benning, Ga., in July.

Georgia recruits, recruiters clean-up two sites
October 21, 2010
From the left, Spc. Marc Williams, Staff Sgt. Michelle Kendrick and Pvt. Michael Johnson, all of the Georgia National Guard, plant one of two cherry trees along the fence surrounding Macon’s historic Fort Hawkins.

45th BCT receives new spy in the sky
October 21, 2010
Spc. Blake Daniels attaches streamers to one of the RQ-7's antennas during a post flight inspection. He is an RQ-7 "Shadow" maintainer with the 45th Special Troops Battalion, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Oklahoma Army National Guard.

Air Force migrates information, services to new total-force website
October 21, 2010
Graphic by U.S. Air Force

Officials tout post-9/11 GI Bill benefits
October 20, 2010
Members of the Arkansas National Guard's 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team get a pre-mission briefing before restarting search operations at first light on Monday in the storm devastated community of Mayflower, Arkansas. Local officials called for Guard assistance after a killer tornado ripped a 30-mile path across central Arkansas devastating the communities of Mayflower and Vilonia, Arkansas.

Wounded warriors to heal mind, body closer to home
October 20, 2010
Maj. Gen Dennis Celletti, the assistant adjutant general for Army of the Illinois National Guard, right, and Command Sgt. Maj. John Starbody, the senior enlisted adviser for the Illinois Army National Guard, sign a banner to honor the Soldiers who took part in the injured warrior muster at Rock Island Arsenal Garrison, Oct. 18, 2010.