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White House Staffer Promoted to Colonel in D.C. National Guard
By | Nov. 3, 2018
Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and the Senior Director for Defense Policy and Strategy on the National Security Council Staff, Earl G. Matthews, has been promoted to the rank of colonel, in the District of Columbia National Guard.

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D.C. National Guard launches new website
By | Nov. 2, 2018
The District of Columbia National Guard launched its new public website today, as an early adopter of the Department of Defense’s plan to standardize and merge its entire web content worldwide into a standardized web platform. With improved functionality, design and navigation, the new http://dc.ng.mil website is more user-friendly and intuitive and uses the latest in design and technology to offer users more information, greater flexibility and an enhanced search feature.

D.C. War Memorial, Washington, D.C. National Mall. Re-posted with permission from AOI.
Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of D.C. and D.C. National Guard to honor D.C.’s WWI fallen and centennial of Armistice Day with Rep. Norton and Chairman Mendelson
By | Oct. 29, 2018
The Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia and the District of Colum-bia National Guard will host a ceremony starting at 10:30 a.m. on Sun, Nov. 11, 2018, at the D.C. War Memorial on the National Mall. The ceremony will honor service members from D.C. who gave their lives in service to the United States during World War I and celebrate the centen-nial of Armistice Day.

D.C. Air National Guardsman saves elderly woman from house fire
By Staff Sgt. Erica Rodriguez | Oct. 19, 2018
Tech. Sgt. Kelly Downes, a 213th Air Maintenance Squadron Phase Inspector, saved her 91 year-old

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MacDonald Named Air National Guard’s 113th Wing Commander
By | Sept. 14, 2018
Col. Keith G. MacDonald has been named as the next commander for the 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, and will assume command on Sept. 15. He is currently the Vice Commander of the Air National Guard Readiness Center, Joint Base Andrews, Md.
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Md. Army Guard member reflects on support his unit gave him
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Quintin C. Steele, intelligence specialist, stands with Sgt. Maj. Perlisa D. Wilson, senior enlisted leader, and Lt. Col. Stephen P. Gerber, a senior intelligence officer, during a promotion ceremony at the 110th Information Operations Battalion Nov 18, 0218, in Annapolis, Md. Steele's promotion speech sparked an emotional expression of gratitude to his unit for the support he received as his family lived through the devastation of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla.
Nov. 20, 2018 - ANNAPOLIS, Md. – On the day Sgt. 1st Class Quintin C. Steele was promoted to his current rank, he

Tenn. National Guard joins in historic Anakonda-18 exercise
U.S. Army M109 Paladin artillery crew-members race into their gun after pulling the initial round from a 50-ft. lanyard during NATO joint training exercise, Anakonda-18 (AN-18), at Bemowo Piskie Training Area, Poland, Nov. 14. AN-18 is a 10-day log training exercise designed to strengthen the interoperability between participating nations by developing strategies in defensive operations and execution to better prepare against any form of threat against NATO allies.
Nov. 20, 2018 - BEMOWO PISKIE, Poland – On Nov. 9, NATO's joint training exercise Anakonda-18 (AN-18) kicked off

History: At end of WWI, N.Y. Guard helped occupy Germany
Army Maj. Gen. Clement Alexander Finley Flagler, commander of the 42nd Division, arrives at the command post of the 167th Infantry Regiment in Sinzig, Germany, during the division’s march to the Rhine for occupation duties, Dec. 18, 1918. The 167th Infantry was composed of Soldiers from the Alabama National Guard’s 4th Infantry Regiment. The 42nd Division, known as the Rainbow Division for its inclusion of various National Guard units from across the United States, served as an occupation force following the armistice that ended World War I. The division served in Germany until April 1, 1919 when it embarked for its journey home.
Nov. 19, 2018 - SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – In just 24 hours, the warm welcome for New York National Guard Soldiers

195th ISRG provides intel support for Camp, Woolsey Fires
Tech. Sgt. Roy Davis and Staff Sgt. Matt Lemaire, 234th Intelligence Squadron intelligence analysts, sit on a conference call with various civilian and military agencies regarding the California wildfires Nov. 14, 2018, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. The 234th IS Airmen are providing aerial imagery support to agencies battling the Camp and Woolsey Fires.
Nov. 19, 2018 - BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Air National Guard members from the 195th Intelligence, Surveillance,

Michigan-Latvia partnership continues with response exercise
Members of the National Armed Forces of Latvia combined with Airmen from the 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, Mich., 127th Wing, Selfridge ANG Base, Mich., and Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Mich., in an emergency response drill at Lielvārde Air Base, Latvia, Nov. 16, 2018.
Nov. 19, 2018 - LIELVĀRDE, Latvia – In the 25-year cooperation between the Michigan National Guard and the National
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