Tag: Capital Guardians

2023 Holiday message from DCNG Commanding General, TAG and Command Senior Enlisted Leader
December 13, 2023
Maj. Gen. John C. Andonie, Commanding General (interim), District of Columbia National Guard; Brig. Gen. Aaron R. Dean, The Adjutant General, D.C. National Guard and Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Smith, Jr., Command Senior Enlisted Leader, D.C. National Guard thank Soldiers, Airmen, civilians, and family members for their accomplishments over the year.

Keeping vehicles ‘Fully Mission Capable’ (FMC) no matter where it is
November 20, 2023
Dozens of wheeled vehicle mechanics (91B) keep tactical vehicles operational at the District of Columbia National Guard’s Combined Support Maintenance Shop at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), Oct. 21, 2023. Four maintenance shops ensure mechanics are technically sound in maintenance and recovery to fulfill mission requirements. Vehicles include Medium Tactical Vehicles (MTV), Light Medium Tactical Vehicles (LMTV), High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV), and Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicles (M-ATV). (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Arthur Wright)

Operation Homefront brings Harlem Globetrotters, and holiday meal kits to D.C. Armory
November 19, 2023
Harlem Globetrotters "Too Tall” Winston and "Wham” Middleton thank District of Columbia National Guard members, while also participating in a holiday meal distribution during a Operation Homefront ‘Holiday Meals for Military’ event at the D.C. Armory on Nov. 17, 2023. Operation Homefront provides programs designed to build strong, stable, and secure military families. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by MSgt Arthur M. Wright)

‘Ready to respond to the unknowns’: Vehicle-Mounted Radiological Detection System (VMRDS) elevates CST interoperability
November 16, 2023
National Guard Bureau (NGB) J39 hosted a WMD-CST Capabilities Symposium allowing federal partners, state/local agencies, and civilian first responders to get an up-close look at the 33rd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team (WMD-CST) at the D.C. Armory, Nov. 6, 2023. The team is able to deploy rapidly, respond to an incident within 90 minutes and assist local first-responders in determining the nature of a weapon of mass destruction or chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive incidents. Earlier this year, the 33rd WMD-CST acquired a Vehicle-Mounted Radiological Detection System (VMRDS). (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Arthur Wright)

Veterans in the workforce: D.C. TAG talks strategic focus on leadership, teamwork and adaptability
November 2, 2023
Brig. Gen. Aaron R. Dean II, The Adjutant General of the District of Columbia National Guard, serves as keynote speaker during a Veterans Day recognition panel at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, in Washington, D.C., Nov. 2, 2023. The “Conversation with Vets” panel discussion was organized by the OCC’s Veterans Employee Network (V.E.N) to address topics including unconscious bias, leadership, teamwork and adaptability. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Arthur Wright)

Investigation underway into D.C. National Guard Helicopter Flights
June 6, 2020

District of Columbia National Guard mobilized
June 1, 2020

Hamilton summer concert series highlights District of Columbia National Guard’s historic roots
August 23, 2019
Members of the District of Columbia National Guard’s 257th Army Band perform at River Mill Park in Occoquan, Va., during their 2019 summer concert series, “Of the People, For the People” Aug. 10. (Courtesy Photo)

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