2020 Videos
  • The National Guard in 2020 Dec.18, 2020

    "2020 has challenged us all; I am proud of the way National Guard men and women served their communities and nation this year." Gen. Daniel Hokanson, Chief, National Guard Bureau Video by Sgt. 1st Class Peter Morrison.

  • National Guard 384th birthday Dec.11, 2020

    Celebrating 384 years of service. Always Ready, Always There. Video by Sgt. 1st Class Whitney Hughes.

  • Camp Dawson | Training Video 2020 Dec.1, 2020

    An in depth look into the capabilities, and training opportunities at Camp Dawson, WV. Video by Sgt. Davis Rohrer.

  • 40th ID presents the Bronze Star with "V" device to Korean War veteran Nov. 21, 2020

    U.S. Army Col. Gilbert Roldan, the 40th Infantry Division chief of staff, presented Bob Baker, a Korean War veteran and pillar of his San Diego community, with the Bronze Star with "V" device on November 21, 2020, at the Church of the Nativity in Rancho Santa Fe, California. Baker earned the medal for acts of valor from June 10 through 12, 1953, when he safely led a patrol safely though a minefield while simultaneously taking enemy artillery fire. Video by Staff Sgt. Katie Grandori.

  • Veterans Day 2020 Nov. 10, 2020

    The National Guard celebrates Veterans Day. Video by David Yoakum.

  • Veterans Day memory lane Nov. 10, 2020

    U.S. Army Sgt. Joshua Auer, Religious Affairs non-commissioned officer, with 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade, talks about what Veterans Day means to him and his family lineage. Video by Spc. Stanford Toran.

  • MAFFS tackle California's worst wildfires ever Oct. 26, 2020

    Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) were utilized at extreme capabilities during the 2020 California wildfires, a season that marked the worst in California history. More than four million acres burned as a result of uncontrollable wildfires, majority happening since July 2020. Utilizing C-130 aircraft, MAFFS units from California, Colorado, Nevada and Wyoming dropped more than 1.5 million gallons of retardant to help contain wildfires. Video by Staff Sgt. Eddie Siguenza.

  • 100 Days 2020 Oct. 26, 2020

    100 Days 2020. Video by Staff Sgt. Brendan Stephens.

  • 109AW Arctic Skiway capabilities Oct. 07, 2020

    109AW Arctic Skiway capabilities. Video by Tech. Sgt. Jamie Spaulding.

  • High angle ropes training keeps Fire Dept ready Oct. 05, 2020

    Members of the 127th Civil Engineer Squadron's Fire Department practiced critical urban rescue techniques during drill weekend, October 4, 2020. Tech. Sgt. Mike Rygwelski explains why this training is important for keeping members ready. Video by Tech. Sgt. Chelsea FitzPatrick.

  • Noble Partner 20 closing ceremony Sept. 16, 2020

    Allied and partner nations from around the world concluded the Noble Partner 20 joint training exercise at Vaziani Training Area in the country of Georgia. Video by Spc. Isaiah Matthews.

  • New York National Guard Operation COVID-19 summary Sept. 16, 2020

    A retrospective montage of the COVID-19 mission encompassing imagery gathered between March 13 and September 1, in New York. Video by Eric Durr.

  • Cpl. Troy Perez represents the NYNG at Best Warrior 2020 Sept. 15, 2020

    Cpl. Troy Perez, an infantryman with the New York Army National Guard, is one of two Soldiers representing the New York National Guard during the Army National Guard Bureau’s 2020 Best Warrior Competition. Video by Sgt. 1st Class Whitney Hughes.

  • California National Guard rescues over 200 evacuees from the Creek fire Sept. 6, 2020

    Evacuees from the Creek fire exit from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter from the California National Guard's 40th Combat Aviation Brigade after landing safely last night at the 1106 Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group's flight line outside of Fresno, California. The California Military Department evacuated over 200 people along the Mammoth Pool Reservoir when the Creek fire exploded in size. Video by Master Sgt. Charles Vaughn.

  • Oregon Army National Guard assists with forest firefighting operations Aug. 22, 2020

    B-roll of wildfire operations and interview of Oregon Army National Guard officer, 2nd. Lt. Nolan Rader, from G/1-189 Aviation (MEDEVAC) out of Salem, Oregon. The helicopters landed in Madras Municipal Airport to help assist with aerial water drops and possible medivac operations. The four helicopters are activated for two weeks helping the Oregon Department of Forestry and local agencies with forest fires that are currently taking place in Eastern Oregon. Aug. 25, 2020. Video by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Perkins.

  • California Air National Guard aircraft suppress wildfire efforts at Lake Fire Aug. 22, 2020

    Two California Air National Guard C-130J aircraft equipped with the MAFFS (Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System) assist with wildfire suppression efforts at the Lake Fire inside the Angeles Forest near Lake Hughes, California. August 22, 2020. Video by Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Carzis.

  • Responding to COVID-19: the past, present and future of Oklahoma National Guard operations Aug. 20, 2020

    In March 2020, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt activated members of the Oklahoma National Guard to support the whole of Oklahoma government response to the growing Coronavirus pandemic. In the weeks and months that followed, members of the Oklahoma Army and Air National Guardsmen volunteered for one of the longest sustained domestic operations by the Oklahoma National Guard in Oklahoma’s history. Video by Staff Sgt. Jordan Martin.

  • 623d Field Artillery HI RAIN Mission 2020 Aug. 17, 2020

    Two M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launcher crews from 1st Battalion, 623rd Field Artillery, completed the joint force rapid infiltration mission with the 123rd Airlift Wing in Louisville, Kentucky, Aug. 6, 2020. Video by Spc. Jesse Elbouab.

  • 495th CSSB individual weapons qualification Aug. 15, 2020

    Members of the 495th CSSB conduct individual weapons qualification at Fort Harrison, Montana. Video by Sgt.1st Class Thomas Pembroke.

  • AZ Guard conducts COVID-19 testing in Tohono O'odham Nation Aug. 13, 2020

    Arizona National Guard service members prepare and collect COVID-19 test samples Aug. 13, 2020, in Santa Rosa, Ariz. on the Tohono O’odham Nation before transporting them to a state lab. The Arizona National Guard has activated more than 800 Arizona Citizen-Soldiers and -Airmen to support community needs during this emergency response state. Video by Staff Sgt. Dillon Davis.

  • Connecticut Guard assists Tropical Storm Isaias response Aug. 8, 2020

    Soldiers and Airmen from the Connecticut National Guard load cases of water onto trucks at Camp Hartell in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, Aug. 8, 2020. Connecticut Guardsmen delivered 21,000 cases of water from FEMA to towns throughout the state in response to Tropical Storm Isaias. Video by Staff Sgt. Steven Tucker.

  • Hurricane Isaias recovery efforts Aug. 4, 2020

    North Carolina National Guard Soldiers with the 105 Engineer Battalion, 130th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade support North Carolina Emergency Management during Hurricane Isaias recovery efforts Aug. 3-4, 2020, including assisting search and rescue teams near Windsor, North Carolina where a tornado touched down. Video by Staff Sgt. Mary Junell.

  • Water bucket training Aug. 4, 2020

    Aircrew members from the 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade expanded their abilities to respond to fire emergencies from the air during water bucket training in August, 2020. This capability of the National Guard allows units to assist and protect members of their communities from natural and man-made fire disasters. Video by Warrant Officer Joanna Bradshaw.

  • National Guard Bureau promotion and Change of Responsibility Ceremony Aug. 3, 2020

    National Guard Bureau Promotion and Change of Responsibility Ceremony, 11 a.m. EDT, Aug. 3, at Conmy Hall Fort Myer, VA. Video by Courtesy.

  • Texas National Guard assist community after Hurricane Hanna July 29, 2020

    2nd LT Jesse Pieper, the officer in charge, shares about how the Texas National Guard is assisting south Texas after Hurricane Hanna July 29, 2020 in Raymondville, Texas by distributing water, ice and other supplies.. Video by 2nd Lt. Daniel Martinez.

  • Direct fire training at Northern Strike 20 July 25, 2020

    The 1-119th Field Artillery Regiment conducted direct fire training during Northern Strike 20 at Camp Grayling, Mich., July 25, 2020. The National All Domain Warfighting center in Northern Michigan, of which Camp Graying is a part, is designed to replicate the future operating environment, benefiting military readiness. Video by Senior Airman Tristan Viglianco.

  • Pararescue Training at Northern Strike 2020 July 21, 2020

    Pararescue specialists from the 103rd Rescue Squadron, conducted pararescue drills during Northern Strike 20 on July 21, 2020. Video by Staff Sgt. Jacob Cessna.

  • National Guard assists Department of Health July 20, 2020

    The Mississippi National Guard is assisting the Mississippi Department of Health with processing COVID-19 tests. Interviews with MSDH Lab Director Daphne Ware and Senior Mast Sgt. Tony McMahan, Senior Airman Kila Wheeler, and Tech Sgt. Christopher Reed from Key Field Meridian, MS. Video by 1st Sgt. Bill Valentine.

  • Texas Military Department Citizen Soldiers and Airmen instate new COVID-19 testing method July 5, 2020

    Texas Military Department Citizen Soldiers and Airmen instated a new COVID-19 testing method on June 30, 2020. The TMD members replaced the nasal swab test with an oral swab civilians can conduct personally. Video by Staff Sgt. Sean Kornegay.

  • Texas Citizen Airman on COVID mission pursues lifelong passion July 5, 2020

    Texas Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jyoti KC, a 136th Medical Group medic, takes a moment out of COVID-19 testing to talk about her drive to become an aerospace engineer, following a lifelong passion. Our Citizen Airmen and Soldiers proudly continue to serve their communities while pursuing personal growth and innovation across the Guard. Video by Tech. Sgt. Lynn M. Means.

  • Arizona National Guard service members help with COVID-19 exposure notification June 30, 2020

    Members of the Arizona National Guard conduct exposure notifications from a call center at the Arizona Department of Heath Services June 30, 2020 in Phoenix. The Arizona National Guard was activated by Governor Doug Ducey to assist with exposure notifications by contacting Arizona residents who have tested positive for COVID-19. Video by Staff Sgt. Dillon Davis.

  • Oregon National Guard 234th Army Band June 26, 2020

    Oregon Army National Guard 234th Army Band performs corale of "For the Beauty of the Earth." Video by Sgt. 1st Class Zachary Holden.

  • Iowa Guard Airman walks across Iowa for mental health awareness June 26, 2020

    Campbell works as a “Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape” specialist for the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing in Sioux City, Iowa. According to Campbell the main part of survival on the battle field is mustering up the mental strength or will to survive in extremely difficult situations.Mental health is a particular concern during these times of social distancing and isolation because of covid-19. Campbell says issues concerning mental health affect everyone. He said it affects people in urban and rural areas, and he adds that members of the military are not immune. Video by Senior Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot.

  • North Dakota National Guard provides COVID-19 test quality control June 25, 2020

    Members of the North Dakota National Guard ensure quality control of COVID-19 mobile testing at a site in Fargo, ND on June 25, 2020. Captain Dustin Czapiewski, a nurse practitioner from the 119th Medical Group describes the process. Video by Master Sgt. michael knodle.

  • W.VA. GUARD 100 Days of COVID-19 Response June 24, 2020

    The West Virginia National Guard has been on duty for the people of the state now for 100 days, here is a recap of all the missions and support we have provided to the mountain state. Video by Master Sgt. Eugene Crist.

  • North Carolina National Guard conducts Airborne training June 25, 2020

    North Carolina National Guard's 403rd Rigger Support Team conduct their airborne training at North Carolina Air Force's 118th Air Support Operation Squadron flight-line on June 18, 2020 in New London, North Carolina. Video by Spc. Alonzo Clark.

  • Alaska Army National Guard airlifts "Into the Wild Bus" out of Healy, AK June 18, 2020

    Alaska Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment execute an extraction mission via a CH-47 Chinook helicopter over Healy, Alaska, June 18, 2020. As part of a combined effort with the Department of Natural Resources, the Guardsmen rigged and airlifted “Bus 142”,, an historic icon from book and film, “Into the Wild”, out of its location on Stampede Road in light of public safety concerns. The bus will be stored at a secure site while the DNR considers all options and alternatives for its permanent disposition. Video by Alaska National Guard.

  • On Drill: June 2020 June 12, 2020

    This has been a busy spring for the Green Mountain Boys, from reaching new milestones to participating in Operation America Strong flyovers. Take a look at what we've been up to this month! Video by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Campbell, Master Sgt. Michael Davis and Julie Shea.

  • Flag Day June 10, 2020

    Members of the 181st Intelligence Wing Base Honor Guard perform a flag folding ceremony in honor of Flag Day at Hulman Field Air National Guard Base, Indiana, June 11, 2020. Video by Staff Sgt. Lonnie Wiram.

  • Texas Air National Guardsmen support area foodbanks June 10, 2020

    Texas Air National Guardsmen from the 136th Airlift Wing pack boxes of food for distribution, on June 3, 2020, in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area. Their mission includes sorting dry goods, packing food boxes, and helping support families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Video by Airman 1st Class Charissa Menken.

  • Michigan Guard conducts COVID testing in Sturgis & Battle Creek June 8, 2020

    Soldiers from the Michigan Army National Guard conduct free COVID-19 testing for residents in Sturgis and Battle Creek Michigan, June 6, 2020. The Michigan National Guard has more than 50 trained testing teams ready to assist, of which 21 are currently assigned to support the community testing mission. These teams include a certified medic to conduct the testing and two members to assist with paperwork, logistics, and non- medical tasks. All team members from the Michigan National Guard have tested negative for COVID-19 and have been following strict medical protocols to ensure health and safety and to protect Michigan communities. Video by Master Sgt. David Eichaker.

  • COVID-19 Response: Fire Station PPE pickup June 3, 2020

    North Carolina Army National Guard Soldiers load boxes of Personal Protective Equipment into a vehicle while working alongside Civil Air Patrol Cadets, North Carolina Emergency Management, and the Red Oak Fire Department during a PPE distribution in Central N.C., June 03, 2020. The NCNG is working with NCEM, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services and local food banks to help support COVID-19 relief efforts. Video by Sgt. Marcel Pugh.

  • Why I Serve, Senior Airman Ledarius Carpenter May 29, 2020

    Senior Airman Ledarius Carpenter is a Mississippi National Guardsman traveling around the state helping to facilitate community-based COVID-19 testing sites with his team from the 186th Air Refueling Wing of Meridian. Video by Spc. Christopher Shannon.

  • Pennsylvania Guard tests nursing home residents, staff May 26, 2020

    Members of the Pennsylvania National Guard test residents and staff of the Kendal-Crosslands Communities, Kennet Square, for COVID-19. Video by Master Sgt. George Roach.

  • Memorial Day May 22, 2020

    A Memorial Day message from Lt. Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, Director of the Army National Guard. Video by Sgt. 1st Class Peter Morrison.

  • Dam break floods Midland, Michigan May 20, 2020

    About 130 National Guard Soldiers and more than 40 specialized vehicles that can traverse high water arrived in the Midland area early May 20 to help evacuate people and assist emergency planners. Video by Master Sgt. Scott Thompson.

  • New York and Connecticut National Guard conduct joint water bucket training May 19, 2020

    The New York Army National Guard partners with the Connecticut Army National Guard to jointly prepare UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crews for the 2020 wildfire season by conducting water bucket training on the Hudson River on Tuesday May 19. Video by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Pietrantoni.

  • National Guard members respond to COVID-19 May 12, 2020

    The National Guard responds to COVID-19. Always ready, always there! Video by TSgt Steven Schwach & SFC Whitney Hughes.

  • FLNG supports Mega Food Drive in Boynton Beach May 9, 2020

    The Florida National Guard partners with Feeding South Florida, Christ Fellowship, Boynton Beach Mall and the city of Boynton Beach in order to support a Mega Food Drive. Boynton Beach, Florida, May 8th, 2020. Soldiers of the 53rd BSB are providing logistical support. Video by Sgt. Jacob Cherena.

  • Missouri National Guard assists schools during COVID-19 May 4, 2020

    The Missouri National Guard is committed to ensuring that students who rely on school meals do not go hungry as a result of COVID-19. As part of our statewide response, Citizen-Soldiers from the 3175th Chemical Company are assisting school lunch programs in the St. Louis region. Video by Tech. Sgt. Colton Elliott.

  • Javits Medical Station open and ready May 3, 2020

    Col. Michael T. Bice, New York Army National Guard, Incident Commander of Javits New York Medical Station, talks about overseeing operations for the multiagency Unified Command, New York, N.Y., May 3, 2020. The Javits New York Medical Station, Unified Command, is ongoing and will facilitate operations of the medical station until ordered by the governor of New York to dissolve. Video by Sgt. Michael Bezares.

  • Last Javits Medical Station patients receive a sendoff May 1, 2020

    The last remaining patients treated at the Javits Medical Station for COVID-19 were discharged, and received a sendoff from Soldiers, medical personnel and other COVID-19 responders, New York, N.Y., May 1, 2020. The Dual Status Command is supporting 2,700 military and civilian medical staff working at Javits and in New York City hospitals. U.S. Army Soldiers of the 44th MedicalBrigade are providing staffing at the Javits New York Medical Station. Video by Sgt. Michael Bezares.

  • Rapid COVID-19 testing at Javits medical site April 27, 2020

    Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Morrison, a combat medic specialist from Brooklyn, N.Y., assigned to 24 Civil Support Team-Weapons of Mass Destruction, 53rd Troop Command, New York Army National Guard, processes a COVID-19 test at a rapid mobile testing site located at the Jacob Javits Center field hospital in New York, N.Y., April 27, 2020. New York National Guard members continue to manage the Javits site as the unified command post for the multi-agency response. As of April 27, 1,093 patients have been treated at the Javits New York Medical Station. Video by Sgt. Michael Bezares.

  • Gen. Lengyel visits Louisiana food bank April 23, 2020

    B-roll: Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief, National Guard Bureau, visits Louisiana National Guard troops responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by helping meet extra demand at a food bank, Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 23, 2020. Video by Sgt. 1st Class Jim Greenhill.

  • Sgt. Sprague at the Food Lifeline in South Seattle April 21, 2020

    Sgt Kyle Sprague, a stryker vehicle commander with C Company, 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry Regiment, is one of the Washington guardsmen currently activated to assist local food banks throughout Washington. More than 230 Washington National Guard members are working with Food Lifeline in the South Seattle industrial district processing, packing and preparing food for distribution to more than 300 food banks across Washington. More than 1.7 million Washingtonians are utilizing food banks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Video by Sara Morris

  • Delaware National Guard assists food bank April 20, 2020

    The Delaware National Guard is assisting the Food Bank of Delaware to help address increased demands for food assistance a midst the coronavirus public health crisis. DE Food Bank is hosting an additional two drive-thru mobile pantries in each Delaware county for families struggling to afford food. The Food Bank of Delaware is prepared to serve up to 2,500 households at each pantry. Video by Capt. Bernie Kale and Capt. Brendan Mackie.

  • Vermont National Guard supports UVM Medical Center April 14, 2020

    Soldiers with the Vermont National Guard and medical personnel from the University of Vermont Medical Center run a temporary triage site outside of the emergency room where patients are evaluated before admission to the ER. Video by Master Sgt. Michael Davis.

  • Face of the fight April 9, 2020

    Face of the fight for Florida National Guard. Video by Pfc. Orion Oettel.

  • California Guardsmen provide food distribution to Napa Valley residents April 02, 2020

    California Army National Guardsmen present perishable and non-perishable food in a remote area of Napa County, California, assisting the Napa Food Bank and Community Action of Napa Valley organizations. Residents are unable to travel under the Stay at Home order, therefore Cal Guardsmen assisted in bringing food to them. Video by Staff Sgt. Edward Siguenza.

  • We are ready for the mission March 29, 2020

    Florida National Guard Soldiers in Orlando's Orange County community based testing site are ready for the mission presented to them. Video by Pfc. Orion Oettel.

  • Shift fire March 26, 2020

    The 101ST Air Refueling Wing has found a unique way to mitigate the COVID-19 outbreak while still completing the mission. Video by Master Sgt. Andrew Sinclair.

  • W. Va. National Guard team conducts COVID-19 testing March 23, 2020

    On March 23, 2020, members of the West Virginia National Guard answered quickly to conduct COVID-19 testing on staff and residence at a Nursing home in Morgantown, WV. Soldiers and Airmen from the Civil Support Team, and AITEC, were given instruction on testing procedures through West Virginia University Medicine, and Flight Surgeon for the 77th Troop Command, COL Kermit Huebner. The five man team conducted testing for 18 staff members, and 51 residents. Video by Sgt. Davis Rohrer.

  • California National Guard activated for COVID-19 March 22, 2020

    Blake Young, president and chief executive officer of Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services, and Melanie Flood, development and communications director, commend the California National Guard for its recent assistance to the Sacramento, California outlet. The food bank serves hundreds of thousand recipients a month but the COVID-19 outbreak diminished the facility’s volunteers. Cal Guardsmen stepped forward to assist operations. Video by Staff Sgt. Edward Siguenza.

  • Doing the right thing when no one is looking March 16, 2020

    In the face of an emergency on the highway, Airmen Christopher May, a command post Airman from the 118th Wing, Tennessee Air National Guard, did not hesitate to help. Video by Staff Sgt. Anthony Agosti.

  • New York Army National Guard operation COVID-19 March 14, 2020

    A Department of Health employee trains New York Army National Guard Soldiers to register civilians on iPads at a drive-through COVID-19 Mobile Testing Center in Glenn Island Park, New Rochelle, Mar. 14, 2020. Members of the Army and Air National Guard from across several states have been activated under Operation COVID-19 to support federal, state and local efforts. Video by Sgt. Michael Bezares and Spc. Michael Kerr.

  • 109th Arctic Eagle March 08, 2020

    The 109th Airlift Wing participates in Exercise Arctic Eagle 2020. Video by Staff Sgt. Jamie Spaulding.

  • California National Guard's 129th Rescue Wing delivering Covid-19 test-kits to the Grand Princess Cruiseliner March 05, 2020

    California National Guard's 129th Rescue Wing delivers Covid-19 test-kits to the Grand Princess Cruise liner currently off the coast of California. Video by Chief Master Sgt. Jimmy Ford.

  • CH-47 search and rescue extractions for exercise Arctic Eagle 2020 March 05, 2020

    Members of the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, and the 2-211th General Aviation Support Battalion work with the Survive Evade Resist Escape specialists and Pararescuemen with the 212th Rescue Squadron to conduct operations in support of exercise Arctic Eagle near Deadhorse, AK. Video by Tech. Sgt. Amy Picard.

  • PATRIOT South 2020: Lakota hoisting pperations March 03, 2020

    A Lakota hoists simulated victims during PATRIOT South 2020. Video by Staff Sgt. Kenneth Brown.

  • 176th Wing Alaska Air National Guard demonstrates arctic capabilities Feb. 25, 2020

    The 176th Wing Air National Guard deployed its Arctic Sustainment Package to the Beaufort Sea, February 25th, 2020. Arctic Sustainment Packages are deployable, air-dropped packages, which provide shelter, heat and food for 28 people for approximately 6.5 days in extreme arctic weather conditions. Shown are the various personnel and components of the 176th Wing that make this mission possible. Video by Senior Airman Kelly Willett.

  • Arctic Eagle 2020 conducts search and extraction, decontamination operations Feb. 23, 2020

    Members of multiple different civilian, U.S. military and foreign military components participated in a search and extraction training mission as part of exercise Arctic Eagle 2020 at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, Feb. 23. During the mission, multiple teams were sent out to assess damage in a helicopter crash scenario, safely search and extract throughout the site, and complete decontamination. Video by 2nd Lt. Balinda Dresel.

  • Washington National Guard Chinook conducts Sling Load training Feb. 20, 2020

    Washington National Guard Chinook conducts Sling Load training. Video by Joseph Siemandel.

  • Joint Airborne operation enhances interagency state capabilities Feb. 19, 2020

    Indiana Guardsmen joined forces with Ohio, Illinois, and Idaho to conduct static-line non‐tactical airborne operations from a C-130 Hercules at Columbus Airfield Feb. 18-19, 2020. This exercise provided the opportunity to conduct a currency jump and execute joint training with members of Scott Air Force Base, Idaho National Guard, and the Ohio Army Reserve. Video by Sgt. Tackora Hand.

  • Skydevils provide key support for ground forces Feb. 10, 2020

    New Jersey Army National Guard Soldiers with Det. 1, D Co., 104th Brigade Engineer Battalion "Skydevils" provide a critical link with their RQ-7B Shadow unmanned aerial systems, supporting ground troops with persistent surveillance and communication relay systems. The Skydevils, who operate out of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., spoke about their mission on Feb. 10, 2020. Video by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht and Spc. Michael Schwenk.

  • 1-185 Aviation Regiment Feb. 3, 2020

    Soldiers from Company D, 1st Battalion, 185th Aviation Regiment are performing helicopter maintenance at the Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Miss. during Southern Strike 2020. Sgt. Ricky Stutts talks about how the exercise helps Soldiers get prepared for similar work conditions during deployments. Video by A. Danielle Thomas.

  • Combined Resolve XIII initial convoy Jan. 24, 2020

    Over 5,000 service members from over 16 countries began training exercise Combined Resolve XIII at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Jan. 24, 2020. The exercise began with many personnel traveling to the field to get ready for field operations. Video by Staff Sgt. Austin Pearce.

  • Washington Army National Guard HELOCAST Jan. 24, 2020

    The Washington Army National Guard AASF #1's CH-47 "Chinook" helicopter performed a HELOCAST at American Lake. The crew provided multiple turns, and performed a caving ladder and boat drop. Video by Sara Morris.

  • Therapy dog helps Airmen reduce stress Jan. 17, 2020

    Meet Beau, the 158th Fighter Wing therapy dog, and Trish Dempsey, the Director of Psychological Health (DPH), Beau’s owner and handler. Video by Julie Shea.

  • Ohio Air National Guard responds to Puerto Rico earthquake Jan. 18, 2020

    Airmen from the Ohio Air National Guard 200th Red Horse Squadron deployed to San Juan, Puerto Rico to assist in setting up two campsites to accommodate relief and rescue agencies responding to the destruction caused by the recent earthquakes. Video by 1st Lt. Lou Burton.

  • Sentry Aloha 20-1 Jan. 13, 2020

    A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter aircraft assigned to the 144th Fighter Wing out of Fresno Air National Guard Base in California, participate in Sentry Aloha 20-1 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Jan. 8, 2020. Video by Tech. Sgt. Christian Jadot.

  • Capability display by 134th Air Refueling Wing Jan. 11, 2020

    Members of the 134th Air Refueling Wing, McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base Tennessee, conduct a domestic operation capability display to local military leaders and guardsmen. The demonstration highlighted their ability to assist and lead the way during contingency operations and statewide emergencies and disasters. Video by Airman 1st Class Kaylee Patterson.

  • 51C Sept. 15, 2019

    Staff Sgt. Michael Juan is a Contract Specialist Indiana National Guard.contract specialists, also known as 51C's perform a wide variety of duties supporting key missions both over seas and in the home land. Video by Sgt. Tackora Hand.

  • Staff Sgt. Marcee Lettinga: finding a hidden treasure through Michigan Air National Guard service Jan. 04, 2020

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Marcee Lettinga, a services technician with the 110th Force Support Squadron, Battle Creek, Air National Guard Base, Michigan, discusses her core values and how they shaped her decision to join the Michigan Air National Guard, Jan. 4, 2020. Video by Master Sgt. Scott Thompson.

  • Cpt. Shanti Simon - Oklahoma National Guard 60 Second Service Member Dec. 02, 2019

    Cpt. Shanti Simon is a public affairs officer with the 137th Special Operations Wing who also works full time as the director of bands at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. Video by Staff Sgt. Jordan Martin.