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Guard children feel isolated, lack support from other military kids
October 29, 2010

Casey discovers 'community of caring' during son's Guard deployment
October 29, 2010

Allied marksmen share expertise, compete for top prize
October 29, 2010

North Dakota's newest Soldiers give back to community
October 29, 2010

Louisiana Guardsmen provide fine dining at JVB Hotel
October 29, 2010

Liberian president receives Michigan Guard, AFRICOM delegations in Monrovia
October 29, 2010

Three agricultural teams demobilize at Atterbury
October 28, 2010
Staff Sgt. Robert Anderson, an operations sergeant for 2-19th Agribusiness Development Team from the Indiana Army National Guard, teaches his daughter, Nevaeh, to walk after returning home hours earlier from a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan Oct. 20, 2010.

Colorado Guard rescues hunters after multi-day search
October 28, 2010
A Colorado Army National Guard OH-58 Kiowa is shown taking off after dropping the second of three hunters off at the White Owl Command Post Oct. 27, 2010. Rescue crews are shown taking the hunter to receive a medical evaluation. The Kiowa being flown by Chief Warrant Officer 5 Dale Jensen and Carl Gray are returning to pick up the last hunter. Both the crew and the Kiowa are from Colorado Army National Guard's High Altitude Army Aviation Training Site located in Gypsum, Colo.

Guard participation peaks in this year's Army 10-miler
October 28, 2010
Army Maj. Gen. Raymond Carpenter, acting director of the Army National Guard, gives a pre-race pep talk to Guard runners and volunteers at the Army Ten-Miler held in Washington, D.C., Oct. 24, 2010. A record 1,788 Guard runners participated in the 26th annual event.

'Mission One' at Northcom: Defending the homeland
October 28, 2010
Senior Army and Air National Guard officers join officers from other components at a Joint Task Force Commander Training Course at U.S. Northern Command at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs on Jan. 28, 2009. The National Guard makes a significant contribution to Northcom's whole-of-government approach to homeland defense, Army Lt. Gen. Frank Grass, the combatant command's new deputy commander said Oct. 26, 2010.

Guard capabilities must be 'ready at any minute'
October 28, 2010
Army Maj. Gen. Raymond Carpenter, the acting director of the Army National Guard, speaks to some 2010 Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting and exposition attendees about the Guard's homeland response capabilities in Washington D.C., Oct. 27, 2010.

Wyoming village at forefront of IED training
October 28, 2010
Pvt. Matt Tetzlaff works on an underground tunnel system during construction of the Counter Improvised Explosive Device Village, at the Wyoming National Guard's Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center in Guernsey, Wyo., Oct. 5, 2010. The village is being constructed at a cost of $1.5 million and will include a prison complex, hidden passageways, false walls, pop-up targets, and adjacent counter IED walking paths and roadways. The project is on track to be fully operational by the spring of 2011.

Virginia battalion named most outstanding Army Guard unit
October 28, 2010
From left to right, Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., chief of staff of the Army, Lt. Col. Doug Messner, 1st Sgt. Ernest T. Miller and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston present the Walter T. Kerwin, Jr. Readiness Award for Army's Most Outstanding National Guard Unit to the senior leaders of the Virginia National Guard's Gate City-based 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group, at the Association of the U.S. Army's annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 2010.

Disney offers special ticket, room offers in 2011
October 27, 2010

Program fills gap for returning Guard, Reserve
October 27, 2010

ARFORGEN provides predictability to Guard, Kadavy says
October 27, 2010

Dutch F-16 pilots, aircraft return to Tucson
October 27, 2010
Dutch F-16

Kentucky Guard fights fires at Fort Knox
October 27, 2010
UH-60 Blackhawks from the Kentucky National Guard similar to the ones photographed here responded to fires on the Fort Knox training ranges, Oct. 23-24, 2010.

GED Plus honors fallen Soldier at building dedication
October 27, 2010
Army Brig. Gen. Timothy Kadavy, deputy director of the Army National Guard, speaks as part of a panel discussion at the annual meeting of the Association of the U.S. Army, in Washington, D.C., Oct. 25, 2010. The panel discussion highlighted issues with Army readiness and how to maintain combat readiness today and in the future.

Operational reserve needs new policies, base funding source, Lamont says
October 27, 2010
Army Maj. Gen. Raymond Carpenter, acting director of the Army National Guard, addresses attendees during a session focusing on the needs of the reserve component to maintain its edge as an operational force at the annual conference of the Association of the U.S. Army in Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 2010.