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Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Smith Jr. settles into his new position as state command sergeant major and senior enlisted leader of the District of Columbia National Guard (DCNG) Nov. 14, 2022. Smith comes to the DCNG from Virginia National Guard where he served as state command sergeant major and senior enlisted advisor to the assistant adjutant general there. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jason M. Melton)
Capital Guardians get new top enlisted leader
By Master Sgt. Jason M. Melton, DCANG Public Affairs | Nov. 15, 2022
WASHINGTON – The District of Columbia National Guard (DCNG) has a new senior enlisted leader as of Nov. 8 when Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Smith Jr. assumed responsibility of state command sergeant major...

District of Columbia National Guard service members, family members, and friends gather to honor the retirement of Command Sgt. Maj. Michael F. Brooks, on November 5, 2022 at Washington, DC Armory. During the retirement ceremony, Brooks received a Keeper of the Colors statue from Command Sgt. Maj. John T. Raines, command sergeant major, Army National Guard.
District of Columbia honors Retiring State Senior Enlisted Leader
By Sgt. Tyrone Williams, 715th Public Affairs Detachment | Nov. 9, 2022
District of Columbia National Guard service members, family members and friends gather to honor the retirement of Command Sgt. Maj. Michael F. Brooks, State Senior Enlisted Leader, District of Columbia National Guard, on...

113th Wing Inspection Team fosters unit readiness, operability
By Master Sgt. Arthur Wright | Nov. 6, 2022
Members of the 113th Wing, D.C. Air National Guard, participate in a four-day readiness exercise at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 3 - 6, 2022. Wing Inspection Teams (WIT) evaluated the Wing’s ability to survive and operate in...

Chief Master Sgt. Charles C. Gass Jr., state command chief, D.C. National Guard, holds a flag at Joint Base Andrews Air Base, Maryland, Oct. 16, 2022. Gass was ceremoniously retired nearly 30 years of military service. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Anthony Lee Small)
District of Columbia State Command Chief Gass retires
By Master. Sgt. Jason M. Melton, District of Columbia National Guard | Oct. 17, 2022
The state command chief master sergeant of the District of Columbia Air National Guard was ceremoniously retired after nearly 30 years of military service at Joint Base Andrews Oct 16...

Taking Care of Our Service Members and Families
By Secretary of Defense | Sept. 25, 2022
        
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195th Wing is 1st Air Guard Unit to Field Unique Weapon Upgrade
Senior Airman Jeremy Adams of the 195th Wing Security Forces Flight, California Air National Guard, demonstrates new upgrades to the Street Smarts VR System Aug. 6, 2022, at Sepulveda Air Guard Station, Van Nuys, California. The upgrades incorporate a gas-operated, orange practice rifle that mimics the weight and recoil of the standard-issue M18 arms into the SSVRS's realistic reaction training scenarios.
Dec. 8, 2022 - SEPULVEDA AIR NATIONAL GUARD STATION, Calif. – How would the sound and feel of firing a real weapon impact training in an already overwhelming scenario? This is the question addressed at the Street Smarts Virtual Reality...

Alaska Air Guard Medical Airmen Practice ACE Capabilities
Airmen from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska’s Air National Guard 176th Medical Group, learn how to set up specialized tents as part of Agile Combat Employment training at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, Dec. 1, 2022. The team of six medical career field professionals trained how to set up and configure the tents to ensure maximum results when at a spoke site.
Dec. 8, 2022 - JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – Airmen from Alaska’s Air National Guard 176th Medical Group flew to Hawaii to put Agile Combat Employment to the test by building a medical tent with a few people.“We’re establishing a...

Rainbow Division Vet Passes on War Stories to Today's Soldiers
Lockered
Dec. 8, 2022 - ALBANY, N.Y. – A World War II veteran of the 42nd Infantry Division shared his combat stories with 300 New York Army National Guard Soldiers serving in the division's headquarters for the unit's annual dining out.Lockered...

Deployed NY Infantry Regiment Commemorates Battle of Makin
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Thomas Spencer, right, and Command Sgt. Maj. Corey Cush, left, the commander and senior enlisted leader of the 42nd Infantry Division, present a plaque to Maj. Gen. Jami Shawley and U.S. Marine Corps Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Kammer, the commander and senior enlisted leader of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, during the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment’s annual Makin Diner Nov. 26, 2022. The unit held the event at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
Dec. 7, 2022 - CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti – Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, commemorated the 79th anniversary of the Battle of Makin Nov. 26.The annual Makin Dinner honors the brave legacy of the regiment and is one...

Lithuania’s Prime Minister Praises Pennsylvania Partnership
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Mark Schindler, the adjutant general of Pennsylvania, welcomes the prime minister of Lithuania, Ingrida Šimonytė, to Fort Indiantown Gap to tour the base and learn more about the Pennsylvania National Guard’s partnership with the Lithuanian Armed Forces.
Dec. 6, 2022 - FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – The prime minister of Lithuania, Ingrida Šimonytė, called the partnership between the Pennsylvania National Guard and the Lithuanian Armed Forces a “true friendship” during a visit to Fort...
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