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The District of Columbia National Guard and the National Armed Forces of Burkina Faso signed a partnership agreement on Friday, February 1, 2019 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, formalizing D.C. and the West African nation as the newest partners in the Department of Defense’s State Partnership Program.
State Partnership Program links D.C National Guard and Burkina Faso—underscores importance of regional security in West Africa
By U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Erica Rodrigues & Lt. Col. Michael Odle | Feb. 3, 2019
The country of Burkina Faso has become the 76th nation to join the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program, following a formal signing ceremony with the District of Columbia National Guard and the National Armed Forces of Burkina Faso at the Ministry of Defense here, Feb. 1.

The District of Columbia National Guard and the National Armed Forces of Burkina Faso signed a partnership agreement on Friday, February 1, 2019 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, formalizing D.C. and the West African nation as the newest partners in the Department of Defense’s State Partnership Program.
State Partnership Program links D.C National Guard and Burkina Faso—underscores importance of regional security in West Africa
By Tech. Sgt. Erica Rodriguez & Lt. Col. Michael Odle | Feb. 3, 2019
The country of Burkina Faso has become the 76th nation to join the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program, following a formal signing ceremony with the District of Columbia National Guard and the National Armed Forces of Burkina Faso at the Ministry of Defense here, Feb. 1.

The District of Columbia National Guard and the National Armed Forces of Burkina Faso signed a partnership agreement on Friday, February 1, 2019 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, formalizing D.C. and the West African nation as the newest partners in the Department of Defense’s State Partnership Program.
District of Columbia National Guard announces state partnership with Burkina Faso
By | Feb. 3, 2019
The District of Columbia National Guard and the National Armed Forces of Burkina Faso signed a

DC National Guard deputized for Women's March 2019
By | Jan. 24, 2019
Soldiers and Airmen within the District of Columbia National Guard provided traffic control to pedestrians and vehicles during the Women's March 2019. They were deputized by members of the Metropolitan Police Department to support civilian authorities and to ensure civilians exercised their rights safely. Guard members were authorized to take in "temporary custody" rioters, looters and other persons who committed crimes. National Guard members were also authorized to provide prompt medical attention to persons in reasonable need and first aid as necessary.

Air Force Lt. Col. Jason Halvorsen, a pilot with the District of Columbia Air National Guard's Aerospace Control Alert Detachment, goes through a pre-flight check in an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during a training event at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Dec. 19, 2018.  Halvorsen is one of several pilots with the detachment, which is tasked with keeping the Washington, D.C., area safe from airborne threats. The ACAD has responded to more than 6,200 alert events since its formation in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.
D.C. Air Guard unit protects skies over nation’s capital
By Tech. Sgt. Erich B. Smith | Jan. 10, 2019
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – "Scramble, scramble, scramble," a monotonous, booming voice blares from a
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Army National Guard director visits Soldiers in the Pacific
Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Kadavy, director, Army National Guard, visits with Soldiers conducting the Homeland Defense of Guam Mission.  For the first time, the Guam ARNG took over a mission from the U.S. Army’s 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command to provide security forces support for Task Force Talon, responsible for operating the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Battery at Andersen Air Force Base.
Feb. 22, 2019 - FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii – As a critical partner in the security and stability of the Indo-Pacific

National Guard holds funeral honors training in New Orleans
National Guard members from Arkansas, Alabama, Texas, Louisiana, Indiana, Oklahoma and New York practice drill and ceremony at a Military Funeral Honors Level II Instructor Certification Course at Jackson Barracks in New Orleans, Feb. 12, 2019. Soldiers who graduate this course demonstrate mastery in rendering veterans’ final honors and can instruct new MFH members.
Feb. 22, 2019 - NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana National Guard Military Funeral Honors Program hosted 12 Guardsmen from

Massachusetts National Guard co-hosts robotics seminar
Springfield Technical Community College students participate in The Massachusetts National Guard S.T.E.M. Robotics Seminar, Feb. 20, 2019, at Springfield Technical Community College in Springfield, Massachusetts. The event challenges students to engineer a robot which can navigate a unqiue obstacle course with the objective of finding and removing an object within a specified time.
Feb. 21, 2019 - BARNES AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mass. – Students in the Springfield Technical Community College STEM

West Virginia Army National Guard rescues stranded motorist
A West Virginia Army National Guard HH-60 Black Hawk assigned to Company C, 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion (GASB), prepares to land in the parking lot of Ritchie County High School in Ellenboro, W.Va., following an aerial rescue mission of a stranded motorist Feb. 20, 2019.
Feb. 21, 2019 - ELLENBORO, W. Va. – Aircrew members of the West Virginia Army National Guard's Company C, 2-104th

Wash. National Guard makes wildfire preparedness a priority
Hand crews train for wildfire season during Evergreen Ember in 2014.
Feb. 20, 2019 - CAMP MURRAY, Wash. - It's quickly becoming a summer tradition for the Washington National Guard and
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