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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

Members of the District of Columbia National Guard’s 33rd Civil Support Team take time to celebrate the National’s victory over the Houston Astros. In addition to supporting the Marine Corps Marathon, the 33rd CST provided District officials support during the historic 2019 Major League Baseball World Series games at the National’s Stadium Oct. 25-27.
CST supports World Series, Marine Corps Marathon
By Maj. Brooke Davis | Oct. 31, 2019
In addition to supporting the Marine Corps Marathon, the District of Columbia National Guard’s 33rd

District of Columbia National Guard’s Command Sergeant Major Michael R. Brooks discusses his struggles in life during the DCNG’s Suicide Prevention Awareness Month event Sept. 18. He encouraged the DCNG to really listen to people who need to talk about life’s challenges.
Suicide Prevention: Small Steps will Save Lives
By District of Columbia National Guard Public Affairs | Sept. 23, 2019
The District of Columbia National Guard focused on suicide prevention at the Suicide Prevention Awareness Month event Sept. 18. With a theme of Small Steps Save Lives, the event focused on educating members of the DCNG on safety precautions service members and their families can take to reduce the risk of suicide. 

113th Wing takes tactical pause to focus on resiliency (Curtesy photo)
113th Wing takes tactical pause to focus on resiliency
By Capt. Chelsi Johnson | Sept. 18, 2019
Airmen from the 113th Wing took time during drill weekend for a Resilience Tactical Pause following
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West Virginia Guard engineers complete JROTC obstacle course
A West Virginia Army National Guard Soldier assigned to the 1092nd Engineer Battalion uses a mallet to drive a post into place to complete an obstacle course for the Sissonville High School Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. Twelve engineers from the WVANRG completed the obstacle course project in one week as a part of an Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) program.
Nov. 20, 2019 - SISSONVILLE, W.Va. – Twelve engineers from the West Virginia National Guard’s 1092nd Engineer

Recruits get a taste of soldiering at Spartan Forge 2019
Trainees march in formation to breakfast at Camp Shelby Joint Force Training Center, Nov. 16, 2019, during the Mississippi Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Battalion’s annual Spartan Forge event.
Nov. 20, 2019 - CAMP SHELBY, Miss. – Once a year, while most people are thinking of Thanksgiving dinner and Black

Wife, husband start National Guard careers together
From left to right: PV2 Hunter White, PV2 April Talaiga and Staff Sgt. Marilyn Gerhardt stand with the Minuteman statue at Camp Murray Nov. 17, 2019. The couple joined the Guard together on Oct. 30, 2019.
Nov. 20, 2019 - AUBURN, Wash. – After committing themselves to each other, married couple Hunter White and April

National Guard captain seizes UK learning opportunity
Capt. Nima Sarrafan, front row, second from right, stands with his class peers for a photo before a formal dinner as part of training at the United Kingdom Intermediate Command and Staff College in Shrivenham, England, in October 2019.
Nov. 20, 2019 - JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Learning about our nation’s allies is valuable to the United

Delaware National Guard joins disaster response exercise
A C-5M Super Galaxy is unloaded during Total Force/Joint Training Exercise Diamond Wing at New Castle Air National Guard Base, Del., Nov. 14, 2019. The C-5M Super Galaxy is the largest strategic airlifter in the Department of Defense, capable of carrying more than 280,000 pounds of cargo.
Nov. 19, 2019 - NEW CASTLE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Del. – The Delaware Air and Army National Guard joined
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