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Senior Enlisted Advisor Tony Whitehead, center right, the SEA to the chief of the National Guard Bureau, stands with Command Chief Master Sgt. Lisa Perry, the Colorado National Guard’s command senior enlisted leader, and members of the Colorado Guard’s 138th Space Control Squadron on Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, June 28, 2022. Whitehead visited Colorado Guard space and missile defense units in Colorado Springs to see how National Guard members are contributing to these expanding domains.
New York Army National Guard Pvt. Joshua Morales, a member of the 133rd Combat Support Company, directs a COVID-19 vaccination registrant to The State University of New York, Stony Brook, vaccination site March 16th, 2021.
Senior Airman Alyssa Volkner, assigned to the 139th Air Medical Evacuation Squadron, prepares to administer COVID-19 tests at a drive-thru site at The State University of New York, Albany, July 9, 2020.
Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to Alpha Company, 429th Brigade Support Battalion, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, conduct annual training June 8, 2022, at the Army National Guard Sustainment Training Center at Camp Dodge, Iowa.
The first groups of the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 329th Regional Support Group Headquarters return to Norfolk, Virginia, June 17, 2022, and reunite with loved ones, after supporting Operation Inherent Resolve at multiple locations Oct. 7, 2021, to June 6, 2022. The 329th’s mission was to provide mission command and base life support to Al Asad Air Base, Erbil Air Base and Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center in Iraq and Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
Airmen with the 137th Special Operations Medical Group, Oklahoma Air National Guard, observe Azerbaijan Operational Capabilities Concept Battalion medical personnel treat a simulated combat casualty during a State Partnership Program visit to Baku, Azerbaijan, June 20-24, 2022.
An air adviser with the 137th Special Operations Medical Group, Oklahoma Air National Guard, alongside the flags of the United States and Azerbaijan during a State Partnership Program visit with Azerbaijan Operational Capabilities Concept Battalion doctors and medical noncommissioned officers in Baku, Azerbaijan, conducted June 20-24, 2022. The 137th SOMDG learned how the Azerbaijan military trains its troops for combat medical response and will develop doctrine the Azerbaijan military can use to work toward becoming interoperable with NATO forces.
U.S. Air Force members of the 119th Wing adjust propeller weight during MQ-9 preflight checks at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, during Exercise Valiant Shield May 27, 2022. The 12-day joint field training exercise enhanced integration between U.S. forces during joint operations at sea, on land, in air, and in cyberspace.
National Guard Soldiers from the Pacific Northwest trained in sling-load maneuvers in June at Camp Rilea in Oregon. The helicopter is from Detachment 1, Company B, 1st Battalion, 168th Aviation, Oregon Army National Guard.
Kentucky Army National Guard and Ecuadorian enlisted instructors pose for a photo at the rappel tower at Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky., June 29, 2022. Ecuadorian enlisted service members visited the 238th RTI to exchange instructor techniques and procedures as part of the State Partnership Program.
More than 60 Idaho National Guardsmen completed wildland firefighting training in Boise, Idaho, throughout June, bringing the number of Guardsmen available to assist the Idaho Department of Lands in the event the governor declares a state of emergency to approximately 170.
An Airmen assigned to the 175th Civil Engineer Squadron, Maryland Air National Guard, maneuvers a piece of heavy equipment at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, June 22, 2022. The Airmen of the 175th CES trained at the 201st Regional Training Site to gain proficiency in their career field.
An Airmen assigned to the 175th Civil Engineer Squadron, Maryland Air National Guard, maneuvers a piece of heavy equipment at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, June 22, 2022. The Airmen of the 175th CES trained at the 201st Regional Training Site to gain proficiency in their career field.
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Elizabeth Nardo, 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, injects James Bordeaux with a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Camp Johnson, Vermont, March 18, 2021.
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Elizabeth Nardo, 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, injects James Bordeaux with a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Camp Johnson, Vermont, March 18, 2021.
An A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 107th Fighter Squadron, 127th Wing, Michigan Air National Guard, lands and takes off from a highway during Northern Agility-1 22 in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan June 29, 2022.
Airmen with the 193rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, repair a hole in a wing of a C-130 during a training exercise at Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, Pennsylvania June 23, 2022. The training placed Airmen from various Air Force Specialty Codes in the squadron on four-man teams to repair portions of a battle-damaged wing.
Seven crew chiefs with the Minnesota National Guard’s Bravo Company, 834th Aviation Support Battalion, were sent to Croatia to advise and assist the Croatian Armed Forces as they integrated UH-60M Black Hawks into their Air Force. Minnesota and Croatia have been partners under the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program since 1996.
U.S. Air Force Capt. Alcides Silva, 188th Force Support Squadron assistant director for personnel, addresses the crowd at a naturalization ceremony in the Judge Isaac C. Parker Federal Courtroom in Fort Smith, Ark., June 24, 2022.
U.S. Air Force Capt. Alcides Silva, 188th Force Support Squadron assistant director for personnel, addresses the crowd at a naturalization ceremony in the Judge Isaac C. Parker Federal Courtroom, Fort Smith, Ark., June 24, 2022.