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Staff Sgt. Tiara Hartley was recognized during Asian American Pacific Islander Month for her extraordinary customer service, dedication, and professionalism in her Communications Focal Point role as a uniformed full-time National Guard member with the 113th Wing.
Airman's AAPI and Black background embodies heritage, hope
By Tech. Sgt. Andrew Enriquez | May 26, 2022
Staff Sgt. Tiara Hartley is familiar as the “face” of the customer service desk at the 113th Communications Flight, 113th Wing, D.C. Air National Guard, where she's a client systems analyst. 2021 Wing Civilian Employee of the...

Members of the Regional Security System and the president of World Hope International (center) pose in front of the plane chartered to bring them and donated goods to the Tradewinds 22 exercise. Tradewinds is a Caribbean-focused exercise designed to expand the region’s capability to mitigate, plan for, and respond to crises; strengthen partnerships; increase regional training capacity and interoperability; develop new and refine existing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) during the SOP Development Conference; determine SOPs to be exercised; determine regional process for SOP validation; enhance ability to defend Exclusive Economic Zones; increase U.S./ally/partner readiness; promote human rights and adherence to shared international norms and values; fully integrate women into the force; and increase maritime domain awareness to deter IUU fishing activities. (Courtesy photo)
Bringing hope to Tradewinds 2022: DoD, NFE Planning Assures Western Hemisphere Prosperity
By Kevin Valentine, 715th Public Affairs Detachment | May 14, 2022
In a sea of approximately 1,500 military uniformed, civilian, and contracted personnel, a family wearing polo t-shirts with a non-for-profit name on them stands out. While the polos function to make the non-profit...

“Company ‘B’ 372nd Infantry,” Unit photograph. Original Photographer: Unknown. Date Taken: Nov. 1918-Jan. 1919. District of Columbia National Guard Collections, D.C. Armory, Washington, D.C. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jerry Saslav)
Today in 1918, Soldiers and officers of the DCNG's Separate Battalion of Infantry arrived in France for service in World War 1
By DCNG Public Affairs | April 13, 2022
On this day in Capital Guardians history: April 13, 1918, Soldiers and officers of the D.C. National Guard’s 1st Separate Battalion of Infantry arrived in France for service in World War I. The unit’s origins date to...

National Guard Bureau Chief Gen. Daniel Hokanson and his wife, Kelly, join DCNG adjutant general Brig. Gen. Aaron Dean, USO National Capital executive director Lisa Marie Riggins and DCNG Family Programs director Maj. Michael Robinson to cut the ribbon on the new USO lounge at the D.C. Armory April 12, 2022. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Craig Clapper)
D.C. Guard, USO Open Nation’s First USO Lounge Located in a National Guard Armory
By DCNG Public Affairs | April 13, 2022
(April 12, 2022) - The D.C. National Guard (DCNG) and the USO National Capital District today opened the nation’s first permanent USO lounge located in a National Guard armory. The lounge in the Family Readiness Suite at the...

Cadets from the Georgetown University Army ROTC program, also known as the Hoya Battalion, visited Joint Base Andrews, March 18, 2022. They were fitted for flight equipment and flew in the backseat of F-16s from the 113th Wing, D.C. Air National Guard.
Motivating Youth to Reach for the Skies: DC National Guard fosters community engagement with Washington, DC ROTC program
By 1st Lt. Deborah Ou-Yang | April 6, 2022
The District of Columbia National Guard is helping motivate young people to reach for the sky – literally – by mentoring and giving them the opportunity to fly in an F-16. In March, five cadets from the Georgetown University...
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New York National Guard honors Korean War MIA
New York Army National Guard Soldiers carry the remains of Korean War MIA Cpl. Robert Charles Agard Jr. during his funeral ceremony honors May 27, 2022, at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Elmira, N.Y. Agard was returned home after more than 70 years listed as missing in action following his death in North Korea.
May 27, 2022 - ELMIRA, N.Y. – Nine New York Army National Guard members ensured that a Korean War Soldier who went unidentified for 70 years was laid to rest with full military honors May 27.An Army National Guard Honor Guard provided...

Idaho Army National Guard fires precision-guided munitions
The Idaho Army National Guard’s 1st of the 148th Field Artillery Regiment conducted live-fire training using the M109A6 Paladin and more than 80 high explosive rounds during its annual training at the Orchard Combat Training Center May 12-27, 2022. Training included its first live-fire exercise using the U.S. Army’s modernized M1156 Precision Guidance Kit, a GPS smart fuze attachment that enabled the battalion to convert its existing 155 mm artillery shells into smart weapons and improve target trajectory.
May 27, 2022 - BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Army National Guard’s 1st of the 148th Field Artillery Regiment conducted its first live-fire training and certification using the Army’s modernized M1156 Precision Guidance Kit during the battalion’s...

Alabama National Guard, Romania strengthen SPP ties
Soldiers from the Alabama National Guard's 31st CBRN Brigade and Romania's 72nd NBC Defense Battalion cross-train on at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, April 24-30, 2022. Alabama and Romania have been partners under the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program for almost three decades.
May 27, 2022 - CAMP SHELBY, Miss. – Romania’s 72nd Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Battalion trained with the Alabama National Guard’s 31st CBRN Brigade at Camp Shelby in April, completing a two-part combat...

Pennsylvania National Guard aviators find lost hikers
Left to right, Staff Sgt. Kyle Waller of the Illinois National Guard’s Company B, 238th General Support Aviation Battalion; Staff Sgt. Anthony Bearoff of the Pennsylvania National Guard’s Company B, 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion; Staff Sgt. Robert Prigel, an instructor at the Eastern Army National Guard Aviation Site; Chief Warrant Officer 4 Kyle Kephart, an instructor pilots at EAATS; and Ron Henry, also an instructor pilot at EAATS, in front of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter on Muir Army Airfield at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., May 25, 2022. (This photo was altered to obscure an ID card)
May 27, 2022 - FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – A helicopter crew from the Pennsylvania National Guard’s Eastern Army National Guard Aviation Site located a group of lost hikers.At about 9:30 p.m. May 24, Dauphin County emergency dispatchers...

Arizona National Guard delivers for Operation Patriot Press
Soldiers from the Arizona Army National Guard’s 222nd Transportation Company returned home after hauling approximately 2 million pounds of munitions over 5,100 miles of desert, mountains and plains to support the U.S. Army’s Operation Patriot Press.
May 27, 2022 - FLORENCE, Ariz. – Soldiers from the Arizona Army National Guard’s 222nd Transportation Company hauled about 2 million pounds of munitions over 5,100 miles of desert, mountains and plains to support the U.S. Army’s Operation...
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