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District of Columbia Army National Guard (DCNG) Soldiers, wearing brightly-colored high-visibility vests that immediately identify them as DCNG members, man a traffic checkpoint in support of the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) traffic control mission in downtown Washington, D.C. Feb. 28, 2022. The National Guard has been activated to support MPD and U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) requests for assistance in anticipation of First Amendment demonstrations in the city. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Richard Trinh)
DCNG Soldiers and Airmen will wear high-visibility vests while on duty making them easy to identify them. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III approved an MPD request for DCNG assistance with traffic control in the District Feb. 22. The approval allows 400 DCNG members to assist MPD at traffic control points in the area of the U.S. Capitol and National Mall in anticipation of First Amendment demonstrations expected in the city. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Richard Trinh)
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Sherrie L. McCandless, commanding general, District of Columbia National Guard (left), inspects vehicles assigned to the 74th Military Police Company at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Feb. 25, 2022. 400 District of Columbia National Guard members have been activated to support municipal and federal law enforcement agencies in advance of anticipated First Amendment demonstrations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Enriquez)
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An AH-1Z Viper attached to Marine Attack Squadron (VMM) 214, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), Jan. 12, 2022.
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Taylor Stalnaker, District of Columbia Army National Guard, holds up an assembled COVID self-testing kit at the D.C. Armory, Jan. 6th, 2022. The kit is one of hundreds of thousands that nearly 100 D.C. National Guard members are assembling in support of D.C. Health as it confronts a surge in need for tests. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Enriquez)
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lauren Bloch (left), a pilot with Detachment 2, Company G, 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion, District of Columbia Army National Guard, poses with long-time friend 2nd Lt. Stephane Foukou, District of Columbia National Guard State Partnership Program coordinator, during the visit of Burkina Faso dignitaries at Davison Army Air Field, Virginia, Sept. 8th, 2021. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Enriquez)
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Sherrie McCandless, commanding general, District of Columbia National Guard, joins members of the D.C. Army and Air National Guard in raising their hats during the Washington Nationals’ Salute to Service at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., Aug. 13, 2021. The Nationals dedicate a special game each season to honor and celebrate each branch of the military and McCandless, who is also a veteran fighter pilot, was selected to represent servicemembers during National Guard Day at the stadium. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Amber Monio)
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.
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.
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.
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A Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team member's protective suit is inspected before the member responds to a potential chemical, biological, or radiological threat while participating in a training event in the municipality of Carolina, Puerto Rico, Aug. 18, 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.
33rd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team members, D.C. National Guard, discuss response actions with fellow WMD-CST members, fire department and local government in response to a potential chemical, biological, or radiological threat while participating in a training event in the municipality of Carolina in Puerto Rico, Aug. 18, 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, along with Texas, North Carolina, West Virginia, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Management Service.
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.
Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team members discuss response actions 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.
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 in the municipality of Carolina in Puerto Rico, Aug. 18, 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 Force Maj. Gen. Sherrie L. McCandless, commanding general, District of Columbia National Guard, speaks with personnel serving in the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, D.C., May 11, 2021. The National Guard has been requested to continue supporting federal law enforcement agencies with security, communications, medical evacuation, logistics and safety support to state, district and federal agencies through mid-May. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Enriquez)
An UH-60L MEDEVAC helicopter assigned to Det. 2, Co. G, 2/104th General Support Aviation Battalion, District of Columbia Army National Guard, takes off from a landing area outside the D.C. Armory as part of familiarization training, May 19, 2021. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Enriquez)
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