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Taking Care of Our Service Members and Families
By Secretary of Defense | Sept. 25, 2022

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daitin Stark, alert crew chief, 113th Wing, D.C. Air National Guard, places a fighter pilot’s helmet on a child at the Joint Base Andrews Air & Space Expo at Joint Base Andrews Air Base, Maryland, Sept. 17, 2022. The D.C. Air National Guard celebrated the Air Force’s 75th anniversary Sept. 17-18, 2022 with youth groups, families, and veterans in attendance. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Daira Jackson)
DCANG celebrates Air Force’s 75th anniversary at JBA Air & Space Expo
By Senior Airman Daira Jackson | Sept. 18, 2022
This year’s expo theme is "Innovate, Accelerate, Thrive...the Air Force at 75." The program of events included aerial demonstrations, aircraft static displays, vendors, and meet and greets...

D.C. Air National Guard celebrates Air Force's 75th Anniversary
By Senior Airman Natalie Filzen | Sept. 18, 2022
The D.C. Air National Guard celebrated the U.S. Air Force’s 75th Anniversary at the Joint Base Andrews Air & Space Expo at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Sept. 17-18, 2022. The Air & Space Expo included aerial demonstrations...

Security forces train to protect and defend using non-lethal force
By Master Sgt. Arthur Wright | Sept. 12, 2022
Members of the 113th Wing, D.C. Air National Guard, Security Forces Squadron conduct asp baton training at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 10, 2022. Members must be proficient and demonstrate the ability to keep an assailant...

National Guard News
‘Cold Steel’ Builds on Partnership with 40th Infantry Division
Sgt. 1st Class Todd Youtzy, left, and Sgt. 1st Class Qualeem Green, right, senior fire control observer, coach, trainers  assigned to 3-358th Field Artillery Regiment, 189th Infantry Brigade, conduct an after action review with Soldiers of the 40th Infantry Division Sept. 16, 2022, during Command Post Exercise III at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California.
Sept. 29, 2022 - JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – This month, the Cold Steel Brigade conducted its third Command Post Exercise with California National Guard’s 40th Infantry Division partners to prepare the division for operational readiness...

Thousands of Guardsmen Supporting Hurricane Ian Response
U.S. Army Soldiers with the Florida National Guard's Chemical, Biological, Radiological/Nuclear, and Explosive - Enhanced Response Force Package load supplies as part of their response to Hurricane Ian, Sarasota, Fla., Sept. 29, 2022. Soldiers and Airmen were joined by emergency responders from other states as they mobilized to support the local community.
Sept. 29, 2022 - ARLINGTON, Va. – More than 5,000 National Guardsmen from multiple states are positioned across southwest and central Florida to help communities devastated by Hurricane Ian.Florida Guardsmen and others from Louisiana, New...

NY Guard, Air Force Research Lab Partner on air war Planning
Airmen of the New York Air National Guard’s 152nd Air Operations Group run weapon system checks and review the command and control air tasking cycle at Hancock Air National Guard Base, N.Y., Sept. 27, 2022, to prepare for a drill weekend. The 152nd will help the Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, N.Y., develop new computer command and planning systems.
Sept. 29, 2022 - SYRACUSE, N.Y. – New York National Guard Airmen specializing in planning and directing air campaigns will play a key role in Air Force efforts to develop new computer systems to make that planning more efficient.Under an...

STARCOM Debuts New Space Combat Readiness Exercise
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Mendoza, 216th Space Control Squadron space systems operator, utilizes a ‘Honey Badger System’ during BLACK SKIES 22 at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Sept. 20, 2022. The 216 SPCS specializes in electromagnetic warfare and participated in the Space Training and Readiness Command’s (STARCOM) BLACK SKIES 22 along with numerous other units from California to Colorado.
Sept. 29, 2022 - PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. – Space Training and Readiness Command completed its first SKIES exercise series to improve the U.S. Space Force’s command and control capabilities.BLACK SKIES 22 was a live simulation...

Oklahoma Guard, Azerbaijan Participate in Disaster Response Exercise
U.S. and Azerbaijan military and civilian officials participate in a disaster response tabletop exercise Sept. 20-22, 2022, in Baku, Azerbaijan. The exercise included first responders from Azerbaijan and the Oklahoma National Guard, who are partners under the State Partnership Program.
Sept. 28, 2022 - BAKU, Azerbaijan - Subject matter experts from the Oklahoma National Guard and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers traveled to Baku for an emergency response workshop and exercise Sept. 20-22.The event was coordinated with the...
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