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With the backdrop of the Appalachian Mountains, the District of Columbia National Guard's Multi-Agency Augmentation Command conducted annual training at Camp Dawson, West Virginia, August 2-8, to ensure readiness and increase their capabilities to support their mission better.
The D.C. National Guard MAC sharpens skills during annual training
By Capt. Chelsi Johnson, D.C. National Guard Public Affairs | Aug. 25, 2021
With the backdrop of the Appalachian Mountains, the District of Columbia National Guard's Multi-Agency Augmentation Command conducted annual training at Camp Dawson, West Virginia, August 2-8, to ensure readiness and increase...

Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team members in protective equipment respond to a potential chemical, biological, or radiological threat while participating in a training event at Ft. Buchanan, Puerto Rico, Aug. 17, 2021. The training scenarios include response, evaluation, testing, and securing the area of contamination. The members are made up of soldiers and airmen from the 33rd WMD-CST, District of Columbia National Guard, along with other CST's from Texas, North Carolina, West Virginia, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Management Service. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Amanda Bodony)
D.C. National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team trains with partners and local government in Puerto Rico
By Capt. Edwin Nieves | Aug. 20, 2021
Soldiers and airmen of the District of Columbia National Guard 33rd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team along with other CST’s from Texas, North Carolina, West Virginia, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia’s...

A U.S. Air Force F-16C Fighting Falcon from District of Columbia Air National Guard’s 113th Wing, known as the “Capital Guardians,” sits on the flight line at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, July 9, 2021. The wing deployed a contingent of F-16s to PSAB to reinforce the base’s defensive capabilities, provide operational depth, and support U.S. Central Command operations in the region. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)
Airmen from the 113th Wing Deploy to U.S. Central Command
By Airman 1st Class Natalie Filzen | July 29, 2021
More than 200 members of the 113th Wing deployed to Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to project combat airpower in support of U.S. Central Command operations in the region, increasing the defensive...

District of Columbia National Guard leadership surveys the future site of the District of Columbia National Guard recruiting storfront in Washington, D.C., July 28. The storefront office, which is leased on behalf of the D.C. Army National Guard by the Baltimore District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers through their Real Estate mission, will provide a more accessible location to potential recruits in the District.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Anthony Small)
DC National Guard hold groundbreaking ceremony for new recruiting office
By Capt. Chelsi Johnson, D.C. National Guard Public Affairs | July 28, 2021
The D.C. National Guard held a groundbreaking ceremony here to mark the beginning of construction for the new Storefront Recruiting Office for the D.C. Army National Guard...

A U.S. Air Force F-16C Fighting Falcon from District of Columbia Air National Guard’s 113th Wing, known as the “Capital Guardians,”  lands on the flight line at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, July 9, 2021. The wing deployed a contingent of F-16s to PSAB to reinforce the base’s defensive capabilities, provide operational depth, and support U.S. Central Command operations in the region. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)
To the deployed members of the 113th Wing, their families and friends
By Maj. Gen. Sherrie L. McCandless, Interim Commanding General | July 21, 2021
Through times of peace and times of war, the D.C. National Guard has honored its commitments to the nation and the District of Columbia. The D.C. National Guard has been there from the fields of France and the beaches of...
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La. Guard builds bridges, clears roads to recovery after Ida
Louisiana National Guard members with the 2225th Multi-Role Bridge Company ferry emergency responders and equipment from Lafitte to Barataria to assist locals with recovery efforts, Jean Lafitte, La., Sept. 4, 2021. The only bridge to Barataria was damaged during Hurricane Ida and was rendered inoperable.
Sept. 24, 2021 - NEW ORLEANS - Hurricane Ida blew ashore Aug. 29th, the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the 2005 storm that breached New Orleans’ levees and devastated the Gulf Coast. Ida made landfall as a category four hurricane near...

New Jersey National Guard, Albania celebrates 20-year partnership
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Bradford R. Everman, New Jersey Air National Guard Chief of Staff, left, briefs members of the Albanian Armed Forces during a tour of the 108th Wing on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Sept. 23, 2021.
Sept. 24, 2021 - JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – Leadership from the Republic of Albania Armed Forces arrived on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., on Sept. 19 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the bilateral agreement...

Indiana Guardsman serves as link between Americans, Afghans
Indiana National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Stringer interprets for an Afghan guest during medical screening, Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at Camp Atterbury in Indiana. Task Force Atterbury, consisting of active-duty and National Guard service members supporting this federal mission, will provide housing, medical, logistics, and transportation for the Afghan evacuees.
Sept. 23, 2021 - EDINBURGH, Ind.— An Indiana National Guard Soldier, who’s working in support of Operation Allies Welcome at Camp Atterbury, serves as a critical link between his fellow Soldiers and Afghan evacuees.Sgt. 1st Class Joseph...

Louisiana Guard continues to distribute supplies after Ida
Louisiana National Guardsmen distribute food and water to the community during the recovery from Hurricane Ida, in Lockport, La., Aug. 31, 2021, during the recovery from Hurricane Ida.
Sept. 23, 2021 - NEW ORLEANS – Behind every disaster response operation to help community members affected by Hurricane Ida stands the Unified Logistics Element (ULE). This Louisiana National Guard element ensures vital commodities make their...

Oregon Airmen conduct joint familiarization training
Members of the U.S. Navy Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing (CPRW) 10 joined up with the 123rd Fighter Squadron of the Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd Wing to conduct ongoing familiarization training. More than seven coordinated training flights have been conducted between the two groups at Portland Air National Guard Base, Oregon throughout 2021.
Sept. 22, 2021 - PORTLAND AIR GUARD STATION, Ore. – Members of the U.S. Navy Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing (CPRW) 10 joined up with the 123rd Fighter Squadron of the Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd Wing to conduct ongoing familiarization...
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