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U.S. Army Georgia Army National Guard Spcs. Seth Fox, left, and Kwasi Fowler, indirect fire infantrymen assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, execute fire missions during the 48th IBCT's Exportable Combat Training Capability exercise at Fort Stewart, Ga, June 15, 2022. The exercise included approximately 4,400 brigade personnel from throughout Georgia.
Soldiers from the West Virginia National Guard’s 115th Engineer Company, 1092nd Engineer Battalion, recently arrived in Flores, Guatemala, to support Operation Resolute Sentinel 22. They will work on building a school before rotating out in two weeks, to be replaced by another engineer company.
New York Army National Guard Spcs. Lori Gorman and Jahaira Rodriguez, both assigned to Headquarters Company of the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry, head toward buses taking them to Fort Drum, New York, for training following a farewell event June 14, 2022, at Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. The Soldiers will be deploying to the Horn of Africa in September.
U.S. Army Soldiers with the 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Brigade, and the Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, conduct sling-load operations at Fort Stewart, Ga., June 14, 2022. The XCTC exercise included approximately 4,400 brigade personnel from throughout Georgia.
Joint medical learners participating in a aeromedical care course transport a simulated casualty to a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, 1-244th Assault Helicopter Battalion, Louisiana Army National Guard, during the 2022 Joint Emergency Medicine Exercise at Fort Hood, Texas, June 9, 2022. The JEMX hosted by the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center brought together over 2,000 service members from across the services to train medical personnel in combat casualty care, aeromedical care and forward resuscitation surgical team care.
U.S. Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, jokes with Lt. Col. Steven, 325th Weapons Squadron director of operations, before a Weapons School Integration exercise sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, June 1, 2022. The chief of the National Guard Bureau serves as a military adviser to the president, secretary of defense and National Security Council and is the Department of Defense’s official channel of communication to the governors and state adjutants general on all matters pertaining to the National Guard.
New York Air National Guard Master Sgt. Eric Wintersteen, a crew chief assigned to the 174th  Attack Wing's Maintenance Group, explains the airframe and engine inspection he is performing on a remotely piloted MQ-9 Reaper aircraft to   Brazilian Air Force officers visiting Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in Syracuse, New York, June 6, 2022. The stop was part of a week-long tour of New York Air National Guard facilities by Brazilian officers and NCOs as part of the State Partnership Program.
Alabama National Guard Pfc. Elioenai Campos in Columbiana, Alabama, June 10, 2022. Campos is part of the U.S. national jiujitsu team set to compete for international honors at the World Games in Birmingham, Alabama, July 7-17, 2022.
An aerial view of flooding in South Central Montana from a Montana National Guard helicopter. Guard aircrews rescued at least a dozen people June 13-14, 2022.
Montana National Guard aircrews search for flood victims June 13-14 in South Central Montana. At least a dozen people were rescued.
Montana National Guard aircrews search for flood victims in South Central Montana June 13-14, 2022. Guard members rescued at least a dozen people.
Montana National Guard aircrews search for victims of flooding in South Central Montana June 13, 2022. At least 12 people were rescued.
Pfc. John Beckman, a carpentry and masonry specialist with the 2120th Engineer Company, participates in the Cherokee Nation Civil Engineering Innovative Readiness Training June 9, 2022, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Air and Army National Guard members work in two-week rotations from April to August, building seven homes each year for low-income or homeless military veterans of Cherokee Nation.
Two M109 Paladins move into firing position during exercise Western Strike 22 at Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho, June 6, 2022. Several artillery units will certify themselves during the exercise, ensuring they are ready to be called up to support operations worldwide.
A High Mobility Artillery Rocket System engages its target during a qualification event at Western Strike 22 at Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho, June 6, 2022. Western Strike 22 is an eXportable Combat Training Capabilities exercise led by the 65th Field Artillery Brigade that provides National Guard Soldiers immersed training similar to a combat training center and aims to increase participating unit's readiness and lethality.
Airmen from the 132d Wing Operations Support Squadron participated in a joint exercise with Soldiers from C Co 2-147th Air Assault Helicopter Battalion in Boone, Iowa, June 10, 2022. Intelligence operations specialists from the 132d Wing shared intel to support the various mission sets.
Senior Master Sgt. Jeanie Beck holds her diploma she recieved from the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe program. Beck, the chief enlisted manager for 152nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, is to be promoted to chief master sergeant June 25, 2022.
Cyber Shield 22 Main Planning Conference at Professional Education Center, the nation’s premier unclassified cyber training exercise, involves more than 500 National Guard Soldiers and Airmen, interagency partners and cyber leaders ranging from high-tech corporations to local utilities. The exercise is in North Little Rock, Arkansas., June 5-17.
The framed certificate for Kentucky National Guard Sgt. John Burlew, awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Valor June 10, 2022, for his actions while deployed to Afghanistan in 2002.
Three 316th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters pull a gushing fire hose toward a simulated aircraft fire during interagency training at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 2, 2022. The team trained in a live-burn exercise to practice firefighting techniques and procedures in a realistic environment.