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West Virginia Soldier Responds to 2 Emergencies in one Night
January 10, 2023
West Virginia Army National Guard Sgt. Bradley Parker Walls responded to two emergencies Dec. 26, 2022, while commuting to his State Active Duty position in Beaver, West Virginia. Walls called 911 after noticing a neighbor’s house fire, then provided life-saving assistance at a two-vehicle accident on his way to work.

Northern Strike 23-1 set for Northern Michigan Winter
January 10, 2023
Bravo Battery, 120th Field Artillery Regiment, 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Wisconsin National Guard, conducted a fires mission at Camp Grayling, Mich., Jan. 24. 2022, during Northern Strike 22-1. The 2023 version is scheduled at the National All-Domain Warfighting Center Jan. 20-29.

New Hampshire Guard Serves Kids’ Dental Needs
January 10, 2023
A New Hampshire Army National Guard dental team confers with Andrea Iasillo of the Manchester Health Department in a mobile dental clinic Jan. 7, 2023, at Beech Street Elementary School. From left are Spc. Hayley Minahan, Lt. Col. Christopher Fauver, Sgt. Katie Lindh, and Maj. Jacob Ayers.

Air Guard Flight Nurse Receives Distinguished Flying Cross
January 9, 2023
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, director of the Air National Guard, pins the Distinguished Flying Cross onto Maj. Katie Lunning’s uniform in St. Paul, Minn., Jan. 7, 2023. Lunning received the medal for her extraordinary actions during the evacuation of Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 26, 2021.

North Carolina Airlift Squadron Helps Save Baby's Life
January 9, 2023
Members of the 156th Airlift Squadron, North Carolina Air National Guard, and Brooke Army Medical Center help a baby suffering a low heart rate and oxygen saturation. The baby was evacuated from Kuwait to Germany on a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft Dec. 25, 2022.

Tennessee National Guard Trains With State Civilian Agencies
January 9, 2023
A Black Hawk from the 1-230th Assault Helicopter Battalion of the Tennessee National Guard hovers while medics prepare to descend during the SAREX 23 exercise in Pickett State Park near Jamestown, Tenn., Jan. 7, 2023. The group worked on tracking, locating and evacuating missing people as part of a training exercise with other military and civilian agencies to strengthen partnerships in a joint environment.

Hollywood Guard Hosts Groundbreaking for C-130J Simulator
January 6, 2023
U.S. Air National Guard Col. Lisa A. Nemeth, commander 146th Airlift Wing, speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for the wing's new C-130J simulator at the Channel Islands Air National Guard Station, Port Hueneme, California, Jan. 5, 2023. The new simulator or Weapons System Trainer Reconfigurable C-130J flight simulator will showcase capabilities that will separate it from other simulators across the United States.

California Guard Members Join Military Funeral Honors Program
January 5, 2023
U.S. Army Soldiers with the California National Guard lift a casket during Cal Guard's Military Funeral Honors program week-long training course in San Diego Dec. 17, 2022. The Soldiers were trained by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Zaira Robinson, the state trainer for the program, and seven are now fully certified to perform military funeral honors throughout California.

Tennessee National Guard Rescues Hikers on Appalachian Trail
January 4, 2023
Tennessee National Guard Staff Sgt. Ryan McKnight pulls a patient onboard a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during a recovery mission on the Appalachian Trail, Dec. 31, 2022. Guard members rescued two stranded hikers and airlifted them to Johnson City Medical Center, where they recovered from minor injuries.

NY National Guard Mobilized 849 for Deadly Blizzard Response
January 4, 2023
New York Air National Guard Airmen assigned to the 107th Attack Wing at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station assist motorists stuck in high snow drifts near Buffalo, New York, Dec. 25, 2022.

Signal Company Modernizes Ohio Guard Network Infrastructure
January 3, 2023
Spc. Kaden Scherger, with the 1137th Signal Company TIN-E (Tactical Installation and Networking-Enhanced), tests network connections during an infrastructure improvement project April 26, 2022, at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base in Columbus, Ohio. The 1137th's primary mission to install and maintain computer network infrastructure.

New Hampshire Guardsmen Assists Injured Driver
January 3, 2023
Staff Sgt. Dante Davis, an operations noncommissioned officer with 54th Troop Command, poses for a photo on Dec. 21, 2022, in the atrium of the Edward Cross Training Complex in Pembroke, New Hampshire.