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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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Connecticut National Guard unit deploys to Poland
Connecticut National Guard Sgt. Kelle Kennerly walks to a bus outside the Army Aviation Support Facility in Windsor Locks, Conn., Oct. 24, 2021. Her unit, the 142nd Medical Company, was mobilizing to support Operation Atlantic Resolve and heading to Texas before deploying to Poland.
Oct. 26, 2021 - WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. – More than 70 Connecticut Guardsmen from the 142nd Area Support Medical Company departed for a nearly year-long deployment to Poland Oct. 24.The Danbury-based unit will support Operation Atlantic Resolve...

State Partnership Program helps Guard build relationships
Capt. Le Mohamed Louaita, commander for Djiboutian Demining Co., expresses gratitude to Tech. Sgt. Dylan Wagner, explosive ordnance disposal technician, 123rd Airlift Wing, Aug. 22, 2021, in Djibouti City, Djibouti. Kentucky National Guard Engineers with the 577th Sapper Company and 123rd Airlift Wing traveled more than 15,000 miles to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, to train with the Djiboutian military demining company as a part of the State Partnership Program.
Oct. 26, 2021 - ARLINGTON, Va. – With the recent additions of the Vermont National Guard partnership with Austria and New Hampshire National Guard with Cabo Verde, the State Partnership Program now includes just under half the world's...

New York Guard hosts biological, chemical dispersal drill
New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt Jonathan Vasconez, a member of the New York National Guard's 24th Civil Support Team, takes notes while collecting data at a testing location in the World Trade Center Subway Station in New York City Oct. 19, 2021, while participating in a study on how chemical and biological agents would disperse in a big city. The New York National Guard's 24th Civil Support Team, based in New York City, hosted 124 Guard Soldiers and Airmen from around the country who participated in the Department of Homeland Security study.
Oct. 26, 2021 - NEW YORK – The New York National Guard's 24th Civil Support Team is hosting 124 counterparts from 19 other states in New York City this week to support a homeland security exercise focused on figuring out how biological and...

Nevada Guard, university partner to beef up cybersecurity
Samuel Gerard, University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Cyber Club member and Nevada Cyber Range (NCR) developer, briefs members of the 152nd Communications Flight (CF), Nevada Air National Guard, on the technical layout of the NCR at the University of Nevada, Reno, Oct. 15, 2021. The 152nd CF and UNR’s Cyber Club have created a training partnership to develop both organizations’ cybersecurity skills.
Oct. 25, 2021 - RENO, Nev. – The 152nd Communications Flight (CF), Nevada Air National Guard, and the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Cyber Club are partnering to evolve each organization’s cybersecurity skills.“Being able to work with some...

Michigan National Guard Soldiers complete new weapons course
U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Dean Miller, 177th Regiment, Regional Training Institute, Michigan Army National Guard, conducts the Army’s new individual weapons qualification course, Fort Custer Training Center, Augusta, Mich., Oct. 15, 2021. The new course replaces the previous annual marksmanship qualification standards with one that requires Soldiers to engage targets faster and to operate as they would in combat.
Oct. 25, 2021 - AUGUSTA, Mich. – Michigan Army National Guard Soldiers zeroed in on one of the fundamentals of being a Soldier this month, completing the Army’s new individual weapons qualification course.“This new individual weapons...
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