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Members of the 210th, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons from the Alaska Air National Guard took part in a simulated casualty evacuation training exercise off the coast of Homer, Alaska, April 27, 2016. The 176th Wing completed its 2,000th rescue mission Jan. 4, 2020, saving a distressed PA-18 Super Cub pilot on the west side of Mount Susitna.
Army 1st Lt. Jerry Rivera serves as officer-in-charge for the Maryland National Guard's Joint Unclassified Processing, Analysis and Dissemination (UPAD) team while supporting earthquake recovery efforts in Puerto Rico Jan 15, 2020, at Camp Fretterd Military Reservation in Reisterstown, Md.
Command Sgt. Major Christopher Kepner, senior enlisted advisor to the chief, National Guard Bureau, helps a soldier check communication equipment before the start of a Command Post Exercise at Camp Murray, Wash., Jan. 10, 2020.
U.S. Airmen with the Puerto Rico Air National Guard support “tent cities” sheltering victims of the earthquakes that shook the island in December 2019 and January 2020.
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Caycee Watson, public affairs superintendent with the 156th Wing, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, documents base camp “tent cities” from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, Jan. 15, 2020. Guard members helped set up the emergency shelters for victims of earthquakes that struck Puerto Rico in December 2019 and January 2020.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kelvin Matos with the 156th Communications Flight, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, powers up the SATCOM Hawkeye II satellite dish to provide the Joint Incident Site Communications Capability’s voice, data, network and commercial internet capabilities at the Guanica base camp “tent city” to support victims of earthquakes that shook Puerto Rico in December 2019 and January 2020.
The 251st Cyberspace Engineering and Installation Group, honored with the 2019 Maj. Gen. Harold M. McClelland Award, provides engineering support and extended communications capabilities worldwide. The 251st CEIG is shown at Springfield-Beckley Air National Guard Base in Ohio.
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Erich Rojas, 837th Engineer Battalion, 63rd Troop Command, Michigan Army National Guard, reviews the General Technical Improvement Course, Michigan Joint Forces Headquarters, Lansing, Mich., Jan 14, 2020. The course is designed to help service members increase their General Technical scores to seek career-broadening opportunities.
Indiana National Guard Master Sgt. Zachery Hackett, a 38th Infantry Division senior infantry sergeant from Fort Wayne, Indiana, serving as the unit’s future operations noncommissioned officer in charge, Jan. 10, 2020, in the Middle East. Hackett, one of more than 600 National Guard soldiers who departed the Hoosier State in May, supports the U.S. Army Central Task Force Spartan in southwest Asia.
CBD is becoming omnipresent, found in health, beauty, food and pet products. While it doesn't cause the "high" of marijuana, it can trigger a positive drug test and result in disciplinary action for service members.
Brig. Gen. Stephen Mallette, left, North Carolina Air National Guard assistant adjutant general for air, presents Master Sgt. Daniel Judd, 263rd Combat Communications Squadron, with an award at New London, N.C., Air National Guard Base headquarters, Jan. 12, 2020, for completing training at the United States Marine Corps Staff Non-Commissioned Officer Academy.
New York Air National Guard Lt. Col. Shawn Reynolds, deputy commander of the 107th Attack Wing's 107th operations group, presents a wreath from President Trump at the grave of Millard Fillmore, the 13th president of the United States, at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2020, on the 220th anniversary of Fillmore's death.
Capt. Tennison Hunter, call sign "Wizard," 152nd Airlift Wing pilot, during his National Guard Pilot for a Day event. The 152nd Airlift Wing honored "Wizard" on Dec. 16, 2019.
Army ROTC Cadet Felicia L. Showers, left, and New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Jeffery A. Barker, center, both from the 10th Mountain Division (LI) Main Command Post – Operational Detachment, demonstrate how to perform a supine chest press during Army Combat Fitness Test training in Syracuse, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2019. The ACFT replaces the Army Physical Fitness Test in October 2020.
Klamath Falls, Ore., artist Chris Young paints an image of the Medal of Honor in three-dimensional relief on the new flagship of the 173rd Fighter Wing fleet, Dec. 23, 2019.
The vertical tail of the new 173rd Fighter Wing flagship bears an image of Lt. David R. Kingsley, who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for heroism during World War II. Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore., was named after the Oregon native in 1957, and the paint scheme on this aircraft pays homage to his memory.
Sgt. James Green, assigned to the 1st Armored Division Mobile Command Post Operational Detachment, Texas Army National Guard, kisses his wife, Hannah, on their wedding day, May 12, 2017.
Sgt. James Green, assigned to the 1st Armored Division Mobile Command Post Operational Detachment, Texas National Guard, stands outside his work location Dec. 30, 2019, at Task Force-Southeast Headquarters in Afghanistan. Green credits his Army service for helping him change his life around for the better.
Airmen with the 109th Airlift Wing's Logistical Readiness Squadron, New York National Guard, designed and built new crates to carry 25-foot-long skis the wing's LC-130s use to land on snow and ice in the Arctic and Antarctic, to replace older versions that were no longer serviceable. A crate is shown at Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, N.Y., in December 2019.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Edwin Marrero, left, a cyber infrastructure technician and Senior Airman Edwardo Mendez, an information technology specialist with the 156th Communications Flight at Muñiz Air National Guard Base, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, perform maintenance on a generator f in Cayey, Dec. 27, 2019. Airmen from the 156th Wing were activated to support state and federal operations working to stabilize a vegetation debris fire that has been burning underground in Cayey since Nov. 28, 2019.