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Former Redskins running back to attend Capital Guardian Youth Challenge graduation
By | Dec. 9, 2019
Cadets from Class 53 of the District of Columbia National Guard’s Capital Guardian Youth Challenge Academy will graduate Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the DCNG’s Armory in a Completion Ceremony. Former Redskins running back Clinton Portis will be attending the graduation. Distinguished visitors also include Major General William J. Walker, Commanding General, District of Columbia National Guard and Mr. Raynald Blackwell Director, Capital Guardian Youth Challenge Academy.

Members of the 257th Army Band, District of Columbia National Guard, march during the Annual Awards and Decorations Ceremony on December 8, 2019 at the DCNG Armory, Washington, D.C. The ceremony included a ‘pass and review’ marching element and presentation of awards and year-end review video. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Tyrone Williams/Released)
Ceremony honors District of Columbia National Guard award winners
By | Dec. 8, 2019
The District of Columbia National Guard recognized excellence during its annual awards and

Awards and Decorations Ceremony recognizes excellence
By | Dec. 5, 2019
WASHINGTON – The District of Columbia National Guard is set to recognize excellence during its

To commemorate and honor Veterans Day, the District of Columbia National Guard, DC Department of Employment Services (DOES), DC Department of Human Resources (DCHR) and the Mayor's Office of Veterans Affairs (MOVA) is hosting and facilitating the 3rd annual DC Hires Vets Employment Expo at the DCNG Armory Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
DCNG supports veteran, spouse employment event
By | Nov. 6, 2019
To commemorate and honor Veterans Day, the District of Columbia National Guard, DC Department of

Two District of Columbia Air National Guard F-16’s from the 113th Wing fly high over the Washington Nationals victory parade in Washington, D.C., Nov. 2, 2019. The District of Columbia National Guard also provided military band performances and Civil Support Team assistance to aid District officials with the Nationals’ World Series parade.
DCNG supports Washington National's parade
By | Nov. 6, 2019
The District of Columbia National Guard supported the Washington National's World Series victory
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W.Va. National Guard family continues tradition of service
Tyler Phillips stands with his family after taking the oath of enlistment from his grandfather Daniel Phillips, a former Troop Commander in the 1-150th Cavalry Regiment, West Virginia Army National Guard. Tyler enlisted as a 19D cavalry scout in the West Virginia Army National Guard's 1st Squadron, 150th Cavalry Regiment, 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team, in Charleston, West Virginia, Nov. 23, 2019. Tyler's father is Command Sgt. Maj. James Phillips, command sergeant major of the 1-150th Cavalry Regiment, 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team and is deployed to the Middle East. He watched the ceremony over a video chat app on his cell phone.
Dec. 9, 2019 - CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Military service is often a family tradition, as one generation passes along the

128th Civil Engineers to Germany for Silver Flag exercise
128th Air Refueling Wing Airmen from the 128th Civil Engineer Squadron participate airfield recovery operations at the Silver Flag Exercise Site at Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany, on Oct. 30, 2019. Personnel from the 128th Air Refueling Wing’s Civil Engineer Squadron deployed to Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany, for a 10-day exercise known as Silver Flag.
Dec. 9, 2019 - MILWAUKEE, Wis. – We train the way we fight. It’s an expression for a time-tested philosophy that

Alaska Guard brings Christmas gifts to children in villages
Alaska Army National Guard Sgt. Randall Andrew, an infantryman assigned to the National Guard Readiness Center in Bethel, Alaska, gives a child a gift during Operation Santa Claus in Napakiak, Alaska, Dec. 3, 2019.
Dec. 9, 2019 - JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The Alaska National Guard has a tradition of serving

NY Honor Guard makes old Soldiers final request come true
Members of the New York Military Forces Honor Guard provide military honors for the funeral service of former Army paratrooper Pvt. Needham Mayes at Calverton National Cemetery, N.Y. Dec. 2, 2019. Mayes, 85, a Soldier dishonorably discharged from the Army in 1955 after a bar fight, had his discharge upgraded to honorable and was buried, today, with his comrades-in-arms.
Dec. 6, 2019 - CALVERTON, N.Y. – A former Army paratrooper's final request—to be buried with military honors

NY Guard honors America's 8th President Martin Van Buren
Air Force Maj. Gen. Timothy LaBarge, commander of the New York Air National Guard and assistant adjutant general of New York, and New York State Command Chief Master Sgt. Maureen Dooley salute after presenting a wreath from President Donald Trump at the grave of President Martin Van Buren in Kinderhook, N.Y. on  his 237th birthday, Dec. 5, 2019.
Dec. 6, 2019 - KINDERHOOK, N.Y. – Air Force Major General Timothy LaBarge, the commander of the New York Air
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