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D.C. Army National Guard Marks Change in Leadership for Land Component
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Leland L. Blanchard II relinquished command of the District of Columbia Army National Guard’s Land Component Command to Brig. Gen. Craig M. Maceri during a change of command ceremony April 13 at the D.C. Armory. The ceremony, steeped in military tradition and protocol, featured the traditional passing of the unit colors symbolizing the transfer of authority from one commander to another. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Erica Jaros)
April 15, 2024 - U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Leland L. Blanchard II relinquished command of the District of Columbia Army National Guard’s Land Component Command to Brig. Gen. Craig M. Maceri during a change of command ceremony at the D.C. Armory,...

2024 D.C. Emancipation Day Parade
Maj. Gen. John C. Andonie, Commanding General (interim), D.C. National Guard, and the 257th Army Band joined Mayor Muriel Bowser for the 2024 Emancipation Day Parade and concert.  The event which commemorates the end of slavery is organized by the Mayor's Office of Community Affairs (MOCA).  On April 16, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act, ending slavery in the District of Columbia.  Passage of the law came over 8 months before President Lincoln issued his Emancipation Proclamation. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Arthur M. Wright)
April 14, 2024 - Maj. Gen. John C. Andonie, Commanding General (interim), D.C. National Guard, and the 257th Army Band joined Mayor Muriel Bowser for the 2024 Emancipation Day Parade and concert. The event which commemorates the end of...

Integrated Resilience Operations (IRO): Pillars of mental, spiritual, physical, and social resilience
From left, Mr. Joseph Althoff, Integrated Primary Prevention Manager; Mr. Jason Dickson, DCANG Prevention Coordinator, Ms. Juliann Bryant, DCANG Prevention Analyst, and Mr. Karlus Madison, DCARNG Prevention Analyst, stand for a photograph following a meeting at Joint Base Andrews, April 5, 2024. The District of Columbia National Guard's Integrated Resilience Operations (IRO) program equips the organization with the knowledge, skills, tools and resources required to continually assess and adjust mitigation plans for unit commanders and senior leaders of the D.C. National Guard geared toward identifying where the organization succeeds and where there's challenges. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Craig Clapper)
April 10, 2024 - The District of Columbia National Guard's Integrated Resilience Operations (IRO) program works with leaders at all levels to help them execute recommendations with the overall intent of improving the environment of the D.C...
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Louisiana National Guard Engineers Prepare for Deployment
Louisiana National Guard Soldiers of the 1021st Engineer Vertical Construction Company, 205th Engineer Battalion, 225th Engineer Brigade, conduct pre-mobilization training at the Louisiana National Guard Training Center in Pineville. Soldiers are preparing for deployment to the Central Command area of responsibility to support Operations Inherent Resolve, Freedom Sentinel and Spartan Shield.
April 20, 2024 - NEW ORLEANS - More than 40 Louisiana Army National Guard 1021st Engineer Vertical Construction Company Soldiers are conducting pre-mobilization training at the Louisiana National Guard Training Center Pineville.The two-week...

168th Wing Enables Fighter Support over Pacific for Agile Reaper
U.S. Air National Guard Master Sgt. Anthony Accardi, 168th Logistics Readiness Squadron, loads equipment on an Alaska Air National Guard KC-135 Stratotanker with the help of Tech. Sgt. Melina Arciniega, a boom operator, 168th Operations Group, while preparing to deploy from Eielson Air Force Base to Exercise Agile Reaper 24-1 at Andersen AFB, Guam.
April 19, 2024 - ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam - Airmen from the 168th Wing supported the Agile Reaper exercise, providing combat refueling to 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing F-22 Raptors and airlift for cargo and passenger assets traveling from...

Pennsylvania National Guard Members Deploy to Africa
Soldiers with Task Force Iroquois train for deployment to Africa to support Special Operations Command Africa March 5, 2024, at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania. The 14 Soldiers, mostly with the 328th Brigade Support Battalion, 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, put in many weeks of rigorous training since January to prepare for their yearlong deployment.
April 19, 2024 - FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. - U.S. Soldiers from the Pennsylvania National Guard’s 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team recently deployed to Africa to support Special Operations Command Africa.Task Force Iroquois teams include nine...
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