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National Guard gets new deputy CG
Jun 18, 2009
Maj. Gen. James Nuttall is introduced to personnel at Headquarters, First Army, June 1 as he assumes the position of Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard.
Adapting the Army: Hundreds gather to plan Army RESET for Afghanistan, Iraq; Forces Command focuses
Jun 18, 2009
The massive endeavor of synchronizing the U.S. Army's process to build readiness in its war-fighting units for future operations marched forward smartly June 17 as key Army leaders and planners gathered in a football-field size Atlanta convention center for more than 12 hours of briefings and discussions focused on hundreds of tasks associated with reintegrating Soldiers and Families, and training Army units.
Oregon's 41st Carries an Honored Tradition of Excellence
Jun 11, 2009
Last month, over 3,000 Soldiers arrived to Fort Stewart wearing a sunset patch on their left shoulder, calling themselves "Jungleers." The patch is worn by the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team out of Oregon, nicknamed the "Sunset Division" in 1917 due to its close association with northwest states, where the sun sets on the Pacific Ocean.
Army promotes Maryland NG pilot to CW5
Jun 11, 2009
Governor extends education benefits to members of the MDNG
Jun 3, 2009
North Dakota flood operations continue as Georgia drenched
Apr 6, 2009
Flood operations continue in North Dakota, while missions in Minnesota and Louisiana have wrapped up and Georgia monitors the situation after heavy rains over the weekend.
North Dakota adjutant general gets 'blogged' down in flood response
Apr 3, 2009
The adjutant general of the North Dakota National Guard had a teleconference with civilian and military Internet bloggers today to detail the flood response efforts underway in his state.
Kansas Guard Soldiers conduct "Read Iraq" at Al Habib School
Apr 1, 2009
On March 3, two Sustainment Soldiers visited Al Habib School in Muthanna Province as readers with the "Read Iraq," as part of the 287th Sustainment Brigade Civil Affairs program.
North Carolina National Guard maintenance shop features green design
Mar 31, 2009
The NCARNG Pollution Prevention (P2) Team's efforts to make its field maintenance shop as green as possible while maintaining more than 500 pieces of equipment that come through the facility each year sets it apart in North Carolina and in the region in terms of environmental excellence.
Fatigued Guardmembers, volunteers battle rising Red River
Mar 27, 2009
After a week of filling sandbags and watching the Red River continue to rise, residents of this western Minnesota community are growing weary.
Pennsylvania Guard teaches 21st TSC Soldiers life-saving skills
Mar 27, 2009
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" It might be the difference between life and death. More than 400 Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command are scheduled to be certified or recertified Combat Life Savers between March 16 and June 5.
Deployment-hardened Soldiers, Airmen use familiar barriers to dam rising floodwaters
Mar 25, 2009
While deployed in Iraq, Spc. Ryan L. Karsky got quite used to the towering HESCO barriers that ringed his base. These large modular steel baskets, lined with a fine meshy material, held compacted desert sand, gravel and chunks of concrete. They served as an effective shield against hostile fire and shrapnel.
North Dakota National Guard helicopter crew rescues stranded citizens
Mar 25, 2009
BISMARCK, N.D. - In response to a request from emergency services officials of Grant County, N.D., through the N.D. Department of Emergency Services, a N.D. Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopter was dispatched to rescue fellow North Dakotans stranded by rising flood waters.
National Guard battles storms, flooding in five states
Mar 25, 2009
Rain and melting snow continue to increase flooding in five states across the northern United States and more than 1,200 National Guard troops have been called to respond.
Obama considers deploying National Guard to U.S.-Mexico border
Mar 13, 2009
WASHINGTON - As President Barack Obama considers deploying National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to control escalating violence, Arizona's governor has requested about 250 more National Guard troops on its border with Mexico, and the Texas governor is considering a similar action.
Guard ends New Orleans mission, focuses on wildfires, snow
Mar 4, 2009
As the Louisiana National Guard wrapped up its "precedent-setting" law enforcement mission in New Orleans yesterday, the Texas National Guard dispatched helicopters to combat wildfires torching Central Texas.
Louisiana guard pins first black general officer
Feb 19, 2009
BAGHDAD, Iraq - Four weeks to the day after the inauguration of American's first black president, the Louisiana National Guard promoted its first black officer to the rank of brigadier general.
Army Guard 'Fundamentally Different' Now
Feb 2, 2009
As the Army has transformed itself into a more relevant and capable force for the 21st century, the Army National Guard has played an important role, the chief of staff of the Army told an audience Saturday at the Army Guard's Senior Leadership Conference here at the Professional Education Center on Camp Joseph T. Robinson.
Guard readies record inaugural support
Jan 15, 2009
More than 10,000 National Guard troops will support the 56th Presidential Inauguration, the GuardAca,!a,,cs largest contribution to an inauguration in its 372-year history.
Guard responds to winter storm in Northeast
Dec 15, 2008
A round of winter storms that left northeastern states covered in ice has almost 900 Guard members clearing debris, providing power generation, water, security, shelter and evacuations in northwestern Massachusetts, which was hardest hit by the storms.
Ribbon cut for Army Guard Readiness Center expansion
Dec 11, 2008
Ground was ceremonially broken Wednesday for an estimated $98-million expansion of the Army National Guard Readiness Center in Arlington, Va.
Army Guard names top Soldier and NCO
Sep 11, 2008
Soldiers from Utah and Montana have been named the Army National GuardAca,!a,,cs top Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year following two days of Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? competition at Fort Benning, Ga.
National Guard 371st Birthday
Dec 12, 2007
For 371 years, the National Guard has been an enduring influence on the development of our Nation as a democracy and as a world power. From its beginnings in Massachusetts in 1636 as an organization for local security to todayAca,!a,,cs deployments at home and abroad in support of the Global War on Terrorism, the National GuardAca,!a,,cs Citizen SoldiersAca,!a,,c exemplary performance has protected us from our enemies who are bent on destroying our country and our way of life.