Tag: Capital Guardians

D.C. National Guard reflects on LGBTQ+ Pride
June 11, 2024

D.C. National Guard recognizes AAPI Heritage Month with MOAPIA
May 28, 2024
Ben de Guzman, director, D.C. Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA), and U.S. Army Spc. Oigon E. Ochirbat, attaché for the Commanding General’s Office, stand for a photograph following a panel discussion to commemorate AAPI Heritage Month at the D.C. Armory, May 28, 2024. The underlying goal of the one-hour program was to honor collective heritage and ignite a renewed commitment to foster inclusivity, understanding, and unity.

D.C. National Guard command team signs 2024 SAAPM Joint Proclamation
April 18, 2024
From left, Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Smith, Senior Enlisted Leader, D.C. National Guard; Maj. Gen. John C. Andonie, commanding general (interim), D.C. National Guard; Dr. Theresa Owolabi, Sexual Assault Response Program Manager, D.C. National Guard, and Amanda Dunsford, Victim Advocate Coordinator, D.C. National Guard, stand for a photograph following the command team signing a joint proclamation in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, at the D.C. Armory, April 17, 2024.  The D.C. National Guard continues to take bold actions on victims care and support, accountability, prevention, climate and culture.

National Guard night at Nationals Park 2024
April 6, 2024

Serving with Intention: D.C. National Guard’s Office of the Staff Judge Advocate (OSJA) expands
March 4, 2024
1st Lt. Nick Harrison, stands for a photograph with Maj. Gen. Alison C. Martin, Commanding General/Commandant, U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, following his completion of the 222nd Officer Basic Course, Charlottesville, Va., Feb. 28, 2024.  Initially enlisting in 2000, 1st Lt. Harrison calls the military the cornerstone of his personal and professional development.  (U.S. Army photo courtesy of U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School)

Women's History Month: Women Who Made Great Achievements
March 2, 2024

D.C. National Guard Adjutant General on his 42 years, visualization, and a stronger diversified force
February 13, 2024
Brig. Gen. Aaron R. Dean II, The Adjutant General of the District of Columbia National Guard, and Ms. Lesley D. Little, executive assistant, Office of the Adjutant General, review a memo following an end-of-day meeting at the D.C. Armory, Feb. 6, 2024. As the principal advisor to the Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Dean overseas all aspects and impacts of legislation, policies, procedures, and programs. He celebrates 42 years of service next month.

D.C. National Guard recognizes National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
January 9, 2024
National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day was created in 2015 by several national organizations to thank officers across the country for all their daily sacrifices they continually make for their communities and surrounding areas. Some District of Columbia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen share in receiving and giving appreciation, as they have the distinctive experience of being both D.C. National Guard members while also serving in law enforcement agencies in the metropolitan area.

2023 Year in Review
December 27, 2023

Family Affair: 257th Army Band continues legacy of music and connection
December 18, 2023
The District of Columbia National Guard’s 257th Army Band holds its annual “Sounds of the Season” holiday concert at Holy Comforter-Saint Cyprian Catholic Church, Dec. 11, 2023. The annual event is part of the band’s commitment to community engagements bolstering music, connection and recruitment throughout the year. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Arthur M. Wright)

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