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D.C. Air National Guardsman 2nd Lt. Deborah Ou-Yang poses for a photo with her instructor, Marine Capt. Skye Martin, at Public Affairs Qualification Course graduation. (Photo credit: Coast Guard PACS Kyle Niemi)
In the time of coronavirus: reflections of a D.C. Guardsman
By 2nd Lt. Deborah Ou-Yang | May 10, 2020
2nd Lt. Deborah Ou-Yang reflects on her experience as a student at the Defense Information School’s Public Affairs Qualification Course, as a public affairs officer in the D.C. Air National Guard, and as a foreign officer in the State Department during the COVID-19 pandemic.

D.C. Guardsman participates in virtual drill. (Courtesy photo)
113th Wing members perform first-ever virtual drill
By Capt. Chelsi Johnson | May 4, 2020
Airmen from the 113th Wing performed their first-ever virtual drill in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, May 1-2, 2020, to maintain readiness while meeting social distancing standards.

District of Columbia National Guard members mobilized today to support multiple civilian agencies to include Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office, the D.C. Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and Metropolitan Police Department in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic on March 24, 2020.. The DCNG soldiers are manning street closure checkpoints and will provide support for medical screening, transportation, logistics and more as needed. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Anthony Small)
District of Columbia National Guard Activated in response to Coronavirus
By Senior Master Sgt. Craig Clapper | March 25, 2020
The D.C. National Guard is "Always Ready, Always There" in support of Federal and District government partners. The top priority of the DCNG is to defeat the current Coronavirus threat.

The 2020 State of the Union Address takes place in the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 4, 2020 in Washington, D.C. The West Virginia National Guard’s 35th Civil Support Team (CST) assisted in the event and was strategically prepositioned to provide support to and in conjunction with the D.C. Fire and Emergency Management Services, the USCP, the D.C. National Guard and many other civil and federal agencies for the SOTUA. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. Caleb Vance)
DCNG supports the 2020 State of the Union Address
By | Feb. 7, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – District of Columbia National Guard members provided support to the U.S. Secret

District of Columbia National Guard senior leaders release professional reading list
By | Jan. 15, 2020
With the start of a New Year, resolutions focused on professional development can be enhanced with the new District of Columbia National Guard’s Professional Reading List. Crafted by DCNG senior leaders and senior enlisted leadership, the list is a catalog of professional development tools designed to inform, inspire and educate Soldiers and Airmen of all ranks in the DCNG.
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Pa. National Guard launches COVID-19 testing task force
Pennsylvania National Guard Staff Sgt. Kursty Campbell, left, and Pfc. Ryan Whispell, center,  test a staff member at Kendal-Crosslands Nursing Home in Kennett Square, Pa., May 26, 2020.
May 29, 2020 - FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – The Pennsylvania National Guard has assembled a task force to conduct

178th Wing Airmen serve their community at local food bank
Staff Sgt. Lucas Williams, a radar technician assigned to the 123rd Air Control Squadron, Ohio National Guard, unwraps a pallet of boxes of food during the drive-thru food distribution May 22, 2020, at the Second Harvest Food Bank in Springfield, Ohio.
May 29, 2020 - SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – More than two months after Gov. Mike DeWine activated members of the Ohio

Puerto Rico National Guard Airmen conduct virtual training
Screenshot of U.S. Airmen with the 156th Wing, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, participatomg in a virtual regularly scheduled drill for May 2020. The virtual RSD is a way for Airmen to maintain readiness while practicing safe social distancing and accomplishing military training requirements.
May 29, 2020 - CAROLINA, Puerto Rico – Social distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is critical, but training

National Guard members share test results in many languages
Wisconsin National Guard Spc. Erick Carranza informs people of COVID-19 test results in English or Spanish from a call center in Madison in May 2020. Thirty Guard Airmen and Soldiers are staffing the call center, with 16 of them bilingual in Spanish, Hmong, Portuguese, French, Mandarin Chinese, or German.
May 29, 2020 - MADISON, Wis. – The National Guard is made up of people from different backgrounds with varied

Missouri National Guard delivers school lunches
Spc. Ross Schlichting, left, and Staff Sgt. Vernon Long, with the 1221st Transport Company, Missouri National Guard, pack school lunches for delivery April 27, 2020, at Osage County R-II School, Linn, Missouri. Nearly 200 Guardsmen are assisting schools with distribution and delivery of food to students in communities across the state as part of the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 29, 2020 - JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Nearly 200 Soldiers and Airmen with the Missouri National Guard are delivering
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