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New York Army National Guard troops earn German Military Proficiency Badge
Aug 11, 2014
New York Army National Guard Soldiers have the opportunity to earn the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge at the Camp Smith Training Site, New York, thanks to a partnership between the 53rd Troop Command and the German army liaison to the United States Military Academy, at West Point, New York.
North Carolina Guard joint team prepares for cyber threats
Aug 11, 2014
Over the past five years, the North Carolina National Guard has built a group of information technology professionals who make up its Joint Cyber Defense Team.
Soldiers to get new camo uniform beginning next summer
Aug 6, 2014
Beginning in the fall of 2015, the Army will begin issuing to new Soldiers an Army Combat Uniform that bears the "Operational Camouflage Pattern."
Connecticut Guard bridge company trains at West Thompson Lake
Aug 5, 2014
The 250th Multi-Role Bridge Company of the Connecticut Army National Guard arrived at West Thompson Lake, Connecticut, June 15, 2014, to begin three days of their annual training.
Army Human Resources Command leader offers reshaping insight
Aug 4, 2014
As the Army moves toward reduced troop numbers, leaders must continue to ensure the most agile and adaptive Soldiers continue to serve, according to the commander of the Army Human Resources Command, speaking at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Aug. 1, 2014.
Vice chief: Relationship building matters most in time of uncertainty
Aug 4, 2014
Building personal relationships -- whether with lawmakers, with state governors or with political and military leaders of nations engaged in the war on terror -- is just as important, sometimes even more so, as the ability to project force, said Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John F. Campbell.
First Army's 'Bold Shift' to focus on pre-mob training
Jul 28, 2014
In addition to running mobilization sites, First U.S. Army has been given the mission of focusing on pre-mobilization training of the National Guard and Army Reserve.
New York National Guard training takes to skies
Jul 25, 2014
New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 642d Aviation Support Battalion, conducted integration Annual Training in support of their fellow New York Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry Battalion, at Fort Drum, N.Y., July 19-22, 2014.
Senior leaders explain Army's drawdown plan
Jul 24, 2014
The drawdown, particularly involuntary separations, is a huge issue for the Army, officials said, especially since the strength of the Army is its people and the trust they have in each other.
SD Guard shares knowledge with Suriname military on reserve force operations
Jul 21, 2014
The South Dakota National Guard hosted three key leaders from the Suriname Armed Forces at Camp Rapid, in Rapid City, S.D., July 10-14, 2014, to share information on the structure and operational processes of the National Guard as a reserve force.
New Jersey Guard hosting unique OCS for Albanians
Jul 14, 2014
Twenty-four Albanian Soldiers are currently in New Jersey training at a first-of-its-kind officer candidate school conducted by the National Guard, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.
CSA taps captains for talent-management ideas
Jul 12, 2014
The Army wants to put the right people in the right jobs at the right time -- especially with shrinking budgets and manpower and an uncertain global security environment -- but does it do that very well?
Army Chief of Staff visits ROTC Cadets at summer training
Jul 11, 2014
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno spoke for more than an hour to Army ROTC Leadership Development Assessment Course Cadets, July 10, 2014, at Fort Knox, Kentucky, with a valuable message to help them in their journey as Army officers.
Performance Triad app now available
Jul 10, 2014
Army Medicine is committed to reaching beneficiaries where they live. The Performance Triad application (v1.0) is now available to do just that.
42nd Infantry Division veterans mark 10-year anniversary of historic mobilization
Jun 29, 2014
On the 100th anniversary of the spark that began World War I, Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans of the New York Army National Guard's 42nd Infantry Division, gathered at Fort Drum, New York, June 28, 2014, to mark their own historic 10-year commemoration of the unit's historic mobilization, in 2004.
Above the Best: Aviator flourishes on All-Army Triathlon Team
Jun 27, 2014
Second Lt. Justine Emge, D Company, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment, represented the Army, May 31, 2014, at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, California, as she competed in the Armed Forces Triathlon Championship for the All-Army Triathlon Team.
Alaska Guard continues partnership with Mongolian armed forces
Jun 24, 2014
Approximately 100 Alaska National Guard members arrived in Mongolia to participate in Exercise Khaan Quest 2014, scheduled to take place until July 1, at Five Hills Training Area, and in the city of Ulaanbaatar.
Exercise Khaan Quest 2014 begins in Mongolia
Jun 24, 2014
Hundreds of service members and distinguished guests from U.S. Army Pacific and surrounding countries gathered for the Khaan Quest 2014 opening ceremony, held at the Mongolian Armed Forces Peace Support Operations Training Center at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, June 20, 2014.
Army announces 33,000 positions now available to women
Jun 20, 2014
Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh signed a directive authorizing more opportunities for women to serve in a wider range of roles within the Army profession.
'Desert Rogues' spearhead Army initiative, form partnership with Tennessee Guard
Jun 18, 2014
The 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment "Desert Rogues," 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, is currently operating as the opposing force for the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee National Guard's, exportable combat training center decisive action training event, located in Camp Shelby, Mississippi.
Commission seeks service members' compensation preferences
Jun 16, 2014
The commission tasked by President Barack Obama and Congress to modernize military compensation and benefits programs is seeking input from service members on their preferences.
Pennsylvania National Guard Soldiers train with Lithuanian Land Forces
Jun 13, 2014
Soldiers with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard are training with Lithuanian Land Forces as part of Operation Saber Rattle, a combined training event in support of the U.S. Army Europe-led multinational exercise Saber Strike 2014.
N.Y. Guard Soldiers display tools of their trade for Army's 239th Birthday
Jun 13, 2014
More than 20 New York National Guard Soldiers from the historic 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry, took part in a New York City ceremony held in Bryant Park in New York City, June 13, 2014, to commemorate the Army's 239th birthday.
Exercise Saber Strike 14 demonstrates international cooperation
Jun 10, 2014
U.S. Army Europe and its regional partners in the Baltic region kicked off a joint, multi-national military exercise called "Saber Strike," June 9, 2014, at the Adazi Training Area in Latvia.
Army Learning Model 2015 takes shape at Ordnance School
Jun 6, 2014
The Army's schoolhouse learning model is evolving. Fading are images of instructors standing at podiums and distributing information via computer slideshows; practices that emphasize muscle memory as the chief means to learning; and classrooms bound by walls.
Shadow UAS platoon has 15th successful launch in Latvia
Jun 3, 2014
An unmanned aerial surveillance platoon from the Michigan National Guard launched their 15th RQ-7B Shadow Unmanned Aircraft System into the Latvian skies at Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, May 31, 2014.
TRADOC recognizes Army's best instructors
May 30, 2014
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recognized the best instructors in the Army during a ceremony at the Morelli Auditorium on Fort Eustis, Va., May 30, 2014.
Romanian Army takes command of U.S. Opposing Forces during Combined Resolve II
May 28, 2014
In remote Bavaria, the sound of simulated battle echoes. The armies of the U.S. and Romania join forces to train. At the heart of the training lies one of the U.S. Army's most versatile forces.
U.S., Austrian armies train together at Combined Resolve II
May 27, 2014
U.S. and Austrian Soldiers jumped out of Army UH-60 Black Hawks and Austrian helicopters to begin an air assault mission to attack and defend an operating base during Combined Resolve II.
Secretary of the Army performs impromptu re-enlistment in Latvia
May 27, 2014
When Secretary of the Army John McHugh challenged members of the Michigan National Guard May 20, 2014, to "ask me anything," during a luncheon and discussion at Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, it's unlikely he was prepared for what came next.
New European Activity Set ensures smooth equipment transition for Soldiers training, deploying
May 27, 2014
U.S. Soldiers participating in Combined Resolve II have benefited from the European Activity Set and it has helped them smoothly transition into the role of being participants in the exercise here.
NATO forces train for multinational future during Combined Resolve II
May 22, 2014
Multinational military exercise Combined Resolve II, being conducted at the Joint Multinational Training Command in Hohenfels and Grafenwoehr Training Areas, Germany, from May 15 to June 30, 2014, with more than 4,000 participants, includes military personnel from Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and the U.S.
McHugh: Challenging multi-national training key to maintaining reserve-component readiness
May 16, 2014
Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh said May 15, 2014, that continuing to offer challenging NATO exercises to National Guard units is key to maintaining the component as the nation's operational reserve.
Army Spouse of Year leads military family legal network
May 13, 2014
Reda Hicks, an Army wife and attorney who works to improve the lives of military families, was recognized Friday as Army Spouse of the Year.
Commissary, TRICARE adjustments needed to retain readiness, senators told
May 12, 2014
Slowing the growth of military pay and housing allowances, reducing commissary subsidies and adjusting TRICARE costs will save $31 billion over the next five years and enable enhanced readiness, senior leaders told lawmakers.
Fort Hood Soldier sets historic moment for pilot program
May 9, 2014
Fort Hood, Texas, recently was selected to host a pilot Active Component to Reserve Component program for Soldiers approaching their estimated time of separation window.
Angkor Sentinel 2014 kicks off with opening ceremony
Apr 29, 2014
U.S. and Cambodian forces attended the opening ceremony at Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia, April 20, 2014, for Angkor Sentinel 2014, an annual bilateral military exercise hosted by the Royal Cambodian Army and sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.
Wounded warriors, veterans should register now for hiring conference
Apr 29, 2014
Wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and veterans looking for a job, or employers looking for qualified candidates, may link up with each other at the 4th Annual Wounded Warrior and Veteran Hiring and Support Conference, to be held May 28-29, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C.
Guard helping after fierce tornado hits Arkansas
Apr 28, 2014
The response role for the Arkansas National Guard continued to expand April 28, 2014, after a deadly tornado swept through the central Arkansas communities of Mayflower and Vilonia, April 27.
National Guard supports 2014 Boston Marathon
Apr 21, 2014
More than 800 Massachusetts, Maine, and Rhode Island National Guardsmen helped local law enforcement agencies in eight cities and towns to keep the route clear for runners as they hit the road for the 118th Boston Marathon, April 21, 2014.
25th Infantry Division team wins Best Ranger Competition
Apr 17, 2014
For the first time since 1995, a team representing the 25th Infantry Division took home top honors at the David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition.
National Guard Soldiers remember Boston Marathon
Apr 14, 2014
Already, a year has passed, but three Massachusetts Army National Guard Soldiers who helped save bombing victims at last year's Boston Marathon can still recall most details, as if the event had taken place yesterday.
N.Y. Guard Soldiers support filming of new TV thriller
Apr 14, 2014
New York Army National Guard aviators, Honor Guard members and infantry Soldiers supported the filming of scenes for the new Universal Television/ NBC TV series "State of Affairs," April 3, 2014.
Alaskan exercise tests Oregon Guard's CERFP agility
Apr 11, 2014
Nearly 200 Soldiers and Airmen of the Oregon National Guard's highly trained emergency response team participated with the Hawaii National Guard during Vigilant Guard-Alaska 2014, near Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 24 through April 3, 2014.
TRADOC relooking NCO education with eye to 'adaptation'
Apr 11, 2014
The Army is conducting a complete re-assessment of its NCO education system for the first time since 1976, said the general who just took the helm of Training and Doctrine Command.
Military K-9s experience MedEvac training at Camp Bondsteel
Apr 10, 2014
Soldiers with Multinational Battle Group-East completed a week-long MedEvac training April 2, 2014, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.
VCSA: Fiscal constraints mean 'greater risk' in modernization
Apr 9, 2014
Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell said the Army is reducing its end strength as "rapidly and as responsibly," while doing its best to meet its operational requirements, during testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee, subcommittee on Airland, April 9, 2014, in Washington, D.C.
Odierno: Army faces 'tough' choices in uncertain fiscal times
Apr 8, 2014
The chief of staff of the Army told senators "tough" choices must be made in uncertain fiscal times, and up to 46 percent of active brigade combat teams might need to be cut if full sequestration hits in 2016, during a hearing, April 8, 2014, on the active Army and Reserve force mix related to the Defense Authorization request for fiscal year 2015 and the Future Years Defense Program.
NY Guardsmen score big in Best Warrior Competition
Apr 7, 2014
Three New York Army National Guard Soldiers were named Best Warrior's following a weekend competition at Camp Smith Training Site, N.Y., held April 4-6, 2014.
U.S., Jordanian military leaders deepen National Guard partnership
Apr 3, 2014
Senior United States and Jordanian military leaders sought to deepen the already robust National Guard State Partnership Program pairing of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan with Colorado during senior level meetings and a dinner hosted by the Jordanian armed forces here Wednesday and Thursday.
SecArmy implores: 'Take back your Army' from sexual predators
Mar 28, 2014
Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh, along with Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, were the featured speakers at a Pentagon ceremony marking the start of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, observed in April.
G-1 testifies: Army must balance quality of life, readiness, modernization
Mar 26, 2014
The Army G-1 told members of the House Armed Services Committee that with sequestration will come a slowdown in Soldier compensation and benefits in order to maintain readiness and modernization.
Guard, Soldiers fly manned, unmanned aircraft, train together
Mar 25, 2014
Initial entry training Soldiers assigned to the 2-13th Aviation Regiment, at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., and Army National Guard members assigned to the 1-285th Armed Reconnaissance Battalion, from Silverbell Army Heliport in Marana, Ariz., have recently combined their training efforts using a concept known as manned/unmanned teaming operations.
SecArmy: Readiness shouldn't be political football
Mar 25, 2014
"This is the time for protection and predictability, not politics," Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh told lawmakers of the House Armed Services Committee, March 25, 2014, in Washington, D.C.
First female National Guard Soldiers graduate Field Artillery School
Mar 25, 2014
Four female National Guard Soldiers graduated from the Artillery School at the 139th Regimental Training Institute, at Fort Bragg, N.C., March 19, 2014.
'Fighting 69th' leads way on St. Patrick's Day for 163rd time
Mar 14, 2014
The New York National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry, will lead New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade for the 163rd time, March 17, 2014.
Soldiers past, present strike bronze at Sochi Games
Feb 23, 2014
Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb and current WCAP brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt teamed with civilians Curt Tomasevicz and Steve Langton to secure Team USA's 28th and final medal of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 23, 2014.
Two new programs broaden opportunities for eligible Soldiers
Feb 20, 2014
Soldiers looking for challenges beyond their regular military training, in national security policy or strategic decision making, for instance, might consider applying for one of two newly available programs through the Army's Broadening Opportunity Program.
Army coaches help U.S. women make Olympic history
Feb 20, 2014
Two Olympic coaches from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program had an unofficial hand in Team USA earning two Olympic medals in women's bobsled competition, Feb. 19, 2014, at the Sanki Sliding Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
Skier says Army father helped her achieve Olympic dream
Feb 19, 2014
U.S. Olympic skier Jacqueline Wiles, 21, said the support of her Army father has been instrumental in allowing her to ski competitively and achieve her dream of getting to Sochi for the winter games.
Tennessee Guard brings fight from field to digital battlefield
Feb 19, 2014
For Soldiers of Tennessee National Guard's 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, the past three months were split between virtual and field training environments at the Volunteer Training Site-Catoosa, Ga.
About 2,850 Guard members assist during Winter Storm Pax
Feb 18, 2014
About 2,850 Soldiers and Airmen were on duty in nine states and the District of Columbia, assisting stranded motorists, pulling semi-trailers out of ditches with heavy-duty wreckers, transporting law enforcement and firefighting personnel, in the wake of Winter Storm Pax.
Former Soldier wins Olympic bobsled bronze
Feb 18, 2014
Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb and Team USA civilian brakeman Steve Langton became the first U.S. athletes in 62 years to win a two-man bobsled Olympic medal by taking the bronze at Sanki Sliding Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 17, 2014.
Wisconsin Guard engineers power Romanian transit facility development effort
Feb 18, 2014
The MK Passenger Transit Center at the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base in Romania, marks a significant achievement for military engineers, including the Wisconsin Army National Guard's 924th Engineer Facilities Detachment.
Army coach leads Team USA to more Olympic medals
Feb 16, 2014
Team USA Olympic skeleton coach Vermont Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Tuffy Latour helped coach Team USA's Noelle Pikus-Pace to an Olympic silver medal and Matt Antoine to a bronze at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
Georgia Army, Air Guardsmen help Augusta residents in wake of Winter Storm Pax
Feb 13, 2014
Georgia Army and Air National Guardsmen joined forces in Augusta to assist local responders during Winter Storm Pax. More than 80 Georgia Air National Guardsmen from Savannah's 165th Air Support Operations Squadron joined Army National Guardsmen of the 878th Engineering Battalion in a cooperative effort.
Soldiers skid to 14th place in Olympic luge doubles
Feb 12, 2014
Team USA's Utah National Guard Sgt. Preston Griffall and New York Army National Guard Sgt. Matt Mortensen finished 14th in Olympic luge doubles, after skidding in turn five of their second run, at the Sanki Sliding Center, Russia, Feb. 12, 2014.
Army recognizes innovative environmental practices, partnerships
Feb 10, 2014
One ammunition plant, three installations, and three environmental teams recognized for their outstanding environmental and sustainability program achievements with Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards for fiscal year 2013. The Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards represent the highest honor in the field of environmental science and sustainability conferred by the Army.
Soldiers see Russian history at Sochi Opening Ceremony
Feb 9, 2014
Soldiers from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program and Army National Guard witnessed a dazzling exhibition of Russian history during the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Feb. 7, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
Veterans attend school museum opening in Korea
Feb 7, 2014
Veterans from the California National Guard's 40th Infantry Division returned to the school they helped to build in Gapyeong, South Korea, for the opening of a museum, Feb. 7, 2014, that chronicles the 62-year relationship between the school and the division.
New York National Guard launches citizens' emergency training program
Feb 6, 2014
New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are on the front lines of New York's program to help citizens prepare for emergencies.
Soldiers weather storm, peers at historic U.S. Army Small Arms Championship
Feb 5, 2014
The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit hosted the 2014 U.S. Army Small Arms Championship, Jan. 26 - Feb. 1, 2014, at Fort Benning, Ga.
McHugh: Signals indicate culture changing on sexual assault, leaders must embrace trust
Feb 3, 2014
Soldiers who are victims of sexual assault are showing more willingness to report crimes against them, a sign that there is growing confidence in the Army's commitment to investigating such crimes and providing support to victims, according to Army leaders.
Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC unveils new National Guard ambulance
Jan 30, 2014
The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center in Illinois, rolled out the newest Humvee ambulance, Tuesday.
S.C. National Guard responds to Winter Storm Leon
Jan 30, 2014
As Winter Storm Leon was gearing up to blast the southeastern portion of the United States with snow and ice, members of the South Carolina National Guard at the Joint Operations Center in West Columbia, S.C., kept a watchful eye on weather maps and began preparations to address potential impacts around the state.
Four N.Y. Guard Soldier/athletes head for Winter Olympics in Sochi
Jan 23, 2014
Four New York Army National Guard Soldiers will be part of the United States Olympic team at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in February.
Guard personnel part of multi-state West Virginia water-sampling operation
Jan 22, 2014
Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen, along with personnel from other states, are using the skills and training they have for sampling and identifying unknown chemical or biological agents to help West Virginia officials evaluate the quality of water after a chemical spill left more than 300,000 residents without drinking water.
Five Soldiers selected for U.S. Olympic Bobsled Team
Jan 21, 2014
Five Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program have been selected for the U.S. Olympic men's bobsled team that will compete at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
Army aviation has 'unique capabilities' for civil support, consequence management
Jan 15, 2014
From floods to earthquakes, Army aviation takes on a range of missions during times of crises to save lives and protect the health and well-being of affected populations in the United States and abroad.
Retiring Army Guard director: Preserve this national treasure
Jan 14, 2014
Retiring after 43 years serving the nation, the director of the Army National Guard challenged his successors to maintain the standard of a force at a 377-year peak.
One Army School System brings active, Guard, Reserve together for training
Jan 9, 2014
The One Army School System standardizes education for Army schools regardless of component, so once the transition is complete, active-duty and Reserve Soldiers, as well as National Guardsmen, will be able to train at 80th Training Command facilities.
C-23 Sherpa makes final flight as Army Guard retires aircraft
Jan 9, 2014
The sounds of the C-23 Sherpa are now a thing of the past as the Army National Guard bids farewell to the venerable aircraft after two decades of service.
California Guard veteran fights back against military suicides
Jan 7, 2014
When it comes to veterans committing suicide, Save A Warrior founder Jake Clark minces no words.
Mass. Guard mobilizes to support severe snowstorm
Jan 6, 2014
Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick mobilized nearly 400 Soldiers and Airmen of the Massachusetts National Guard early Thursday morning in response to a severe January snowstorm that dumped nearly two-feet of snow in areas of Central and Western Massachusetts.
Brooke Army Medical Center delivers San Antonio's first baby of 2014
Jan 2, 2014
Born at 12:03 a.m., Jan. 1, 2014, the birth of Zane Huesca Rodriguez not only marked the first baby of the year for Brooke Army Medical Center, but also the first of the year for San Antonio.
Guardsman credited with helping save life in Devils Lake
Dec 31, 2013
A North Dakota National Guard Soldier said his military training helped him know what to do when he witnessed a man collapse in Devils Lake, N.D., recently.
Guam Guard Soldiers depart Afghanistan
Dec 30, 2013
Operation Enduring Freedom is quickly coming to a close for the Guam Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment. Task Force Guam's first wave of troops departed Afghanistan and will soon return to United States soil to commence a redeployment process.
Georgia Guardsmen support largest military exercise in 60 years on the Korean Peninsula
Dec 27, 2013
While Georgia Guardsmen at home were celebrating the 377th birthday of the National Guard, Headquarters Company of the 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade was participating in Warpath III, near Seoul, South Korea.
N.Y. Guard to render final honors for 10,000 veterans by end of 2013
Dec 26, 2013
The New York Army National Guard Honor Guard expects to perform about 10,000 military funerals for veterans during 2013.
Task Force Guam donates boots to Afghan security guards
Dec 26, 2013
Members of 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam Army National Guard donated more than 120 pairs of boots to an Afghan security organization.
Soldier surprises family as 'Scuba Claus'
Dec 23, 2013
A Minnesota National Guardsman made a huge splash on his return from a deployment to Afghanistan when he surprised his children as Scuba Claus at the Mall of America's Sea Life Aquarium in Bloomington, Minn., Dec. 22, 2013.
Guard biathlete takes third place in IBU Cup trials
Dec 20, 2013
Pfc. Wynn Roberts finished third overall in the International Biathlon Union Cup trials, Dec. 14-18, 2013, at Mt. Itasca, Minn., narrowly missing a berth on the U.S. World Cup Team and a possible chance to compete in the Winter Olympics.
National Guard Soldiers teach leadership
Dec 9, 2013
More than 200 students from Kawananakoa Middle School learned about leadership, teamwork and trust the same way Soldiers do during a recent trip, here, when two separate groups of eighth-grade students participated in the Leadership Reaction Course, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 14-15, 2013.
National Guard competes for Best Ranger teams
Nov 27, 2013
Twenty-two National Guard Soldiers from 13 states competed for nine open slots, Nov. 20, 2013, at Fort Benning, Ga., to participate in the competition next spring.
U.S., China conduct Disaster Management Exchange
Nov 21, 2013
Soldiers from United States Army Pacific, Hawaii Army National Guard and Army Corps of Engineers along with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency participated with the People's Liberation Army in a Disaster Management Exchange, Nov. 12-14, 2013, at Marine Corps Training Area-Bellows, Hawaii.
Soldiers hit ground running first day of `Best Warrior'
Nov 21, 2013
From the pre-dawn hours to after the sun dipped below the horizon, the Army's finest warriors were pushed to their limits both physically and mentally during the first day of the Army's 2013 Best Warrior Competition.
National Guard, ROTC Cadets partner for security cooperation missions
Nov 18, 2013
In the early 1990s, as the old Soviet Union was in its final stages of collapse, the United States saw an opportunity to promote peace, minimize regional instability and encourage democracy in the region with what would later be called the State Partnership Program.
Commissaries to start scanning IDs
Nov 14, 2013
Commissaries will soon begin scanning customers' Department of Defense ID cards during checkout, as the Defense Commissary Agency continues its pursuit to deliver a 21st century benefit.
Slots filling up fast for Army's premier marksmanship training event
Nov 6, 2013
The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, in conjunction with the Maneuver Center of Excellence, will host the 2014 U.S. Army Small Arms Championships, Jan. 26 - Feb. 1, 2013, at Fort Benning, Ga.
Indiana National Guard hosts multi-agency explosives training
Nov 6, 2013
The Indiana National Guard hosted explosive-detection training for local, state and national first responders, Nov. 4, 2013.