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  • Guard partnership program seen among solutions in constrained environment

    Feb 14, 2012

    During the fifth Unified Quest seminar last week, many participants said one Army National Guard program could go far in expanding capabilities for the force of the future.

  • New Soldiering roles for women ensure best use of talent

    Feb 10, 2012

    The Army announced Feb. 9, 2012, a broadening of opportunities for female Soldiers, something the service's chief of staff said is meant to take better advantage of all the talent in uniform.

  • Former Israeli soldier finds footing in National Guard

    Feb 7, 2012

    Last summer, near the Sea of Galilee in the northern Israeli settlement of Mitzpe Adi, Daniel J. Houten finished up routine repairs on an Israeli Army M113 armored personnel carrier. As he shut the hood, he also closed the door on another chapter in his life.

  • Super Bowl party benefits wounded warriors

    Feb 6, 2012

    Just days before Super Bowl XLVI, Jim McMahon, the retired NFL, two-time Super Bowl champ, hosted the Fourth Annual Swang N' Super Bowl Bash at the historic Rathskeller where charity donations from NFL players and celebrities were raised to benefit wounded warriors.

  • Survey asks for PT uniform recommendations

    Feb 6, 2012

    The Army wants Soldier input about a potential upgrade to the Army's physical fitness uniform.

  • Guard unit validates deployment training at Silver Scimitar

    Jan 31, 2012

    For the 633rd Theater Gateway, an Army National Guard unit training to deploy overseas, the human resources annual training exercise Silver Scimitar 2012 represents important firsts.

  • Program connects Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers with units

    Jan 30, 2012

    The newly created Individual Ready Reserve Affiliation Program allows IRR Soldiers and their families to maintain a connection to the military community through an affiliation with the local reserve-component unit that is closest to their home.

  • Soldiers help turn swords into plowshares

    Jan 30, 2012

    Turning swords into plowshares is not what comes to mind when one thinks about the mission of Soldiers. But this is exactly what some are doing to bring peace and stability to a troubled region: Afghanistan.

  • Kentucky wins Army-wide award for best OPSEC program

    Jan 25, 2012

    The Kentucky Army National Guard would brag about having a world class operational security program, except they can't talk about it.

  • Guard course focuses on creating well-rounded, physically fit Soldiers

    Jan 18, 2012

    Following the active Army component, the Missouri National Guard is pushing its Soldiers to be more all-around physically fit as opposed to simply being able to pass the Army Physical Fitness Test.

  • State partnership program emphasizes building relationships

    Jan 17, 2012

    The National Guard's State Partnership Program, which is small, but innovative, demonstrates the U.S. military's capabilities in working with partners, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

  • Guard assists Alaska community buried in snow

    Jan 12, 2012

    Alaska National Guard members arrived in Cordova Sunday afternoon to help the citizens in this small Alaska town dig out from a series of winter storms.

  • Team convenes to standardize Army's disability evaluation process

    Jan 12, 2012

    A team charged with establishing an Army-wide standardized disability evaluation system has convened to improve the Army's portion of the Department of Defense's Integrated Disability Evaluation System, through which it is determined whether or not service members are fit for continued service.

  • Soldiers, NCOs maintain professionalism throughout repeal of 'dont ask, don't tell'

    Jan 11, 2012

    Nearly five months after the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers have maintained their professionalism throughout the process.

  • Sixth Guard battalion transitions to Longbow Apache

    Jan 10, 2012

    The Missouri National Guard's 1-135th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion began the new year with a roll-out ceremony that officially transitioned the battalion to an AH-64D Apache Longbow unit.

  • Obama: Defense strategy will maintain U.S. military pre-eminence

    Jan 5, 2012

    President Barack Obama today announced a defense strategy he said will allow the military to defend the United States and its national interests while cutting military spending in a responsible, balanced manner.

  • Defense bill affects pay, separation bonuses, more

    Jan 3, 2012

    The 2012 National Defense Authorization Act increases active-duty and Reserve pay by 1.6 percent and governs Defense Department activities, from procurement to military personnel policy was signed into law Dec. 31, 2011.

  • Guard Bureau chief joins Joint Chiefs of Staff

    Jan 3, 2012

    The chief of the National Guard Bureau now is a statutory member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

  • 113th Sustainment Brigade assumes mission in Kuwait

    Jan 2, 2012

    The Tennessee Army National Guard's 230th Sustainment Brigade transferred the logistics mission in Kuwait to the North Carolina Army National Guard's 113th Sustainment Brigade, Dec. 27, 2011, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Domestic disaster relief, new aircraft among 2011 National Guard highlights

    Dec 30, 2011

    The U.S. experienced an unusual number of natural disasters in 2011, including Hurricane Irene, flooding across the northern Plains states and Midwest, southwestern wildfires and tornadoes that leveled communities.

  • NY Guard Counterdrug Task Force helps keep 100 schools drug-free

    Dec 30, 2011

    Throughout 2011 more than 100 communities across New York State welcomed Soldiers and Airmen of the New York National Guard, not to hear about their overseas wartime experiences, but to share life skills with students and keep them drug-free.

  • Atterbury opens new IED simulator

    Dec 28, 2011

    Provincial Reconstruction Team Kapisa, who is currently training at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, Ind., for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan, was the first PRT to train on a new virtual reality combat simulator Dec. 16, 2011.

  • N.C. Guard Soldiers cross into military history

    Dec 26, 2011

    In the early morning hours of Dec. 18, 2011, while most service members stationed here were sleeping, a small group of Soldiers from the North Carolina Army National Guard's 1452nd Transportation Company, from Winston-Salem, were busy making history.

  • Phishing scams target military, families, veterans

    Dec 23, 2011

    A recent aggressive phishing attack is making the rounds in an email to USAA members, which appears be from USAA, a financial services company that serves service members and veterans.

  • Dempsey: Hazing, bullying 'intolerable' in military

    Dec 23, 2011

    Emphasizing that bullying and hazing undermine everything the military stands for, the top U.S. military officer said every member of the armed forces has a personal responsibility to uphold its "zero tolerance" standard and intervene to stop any occurrences.

  • Combat medic demonstrates resiliency

    Dec 22, 2011

    Despite losing her leg to an improvised explosive device, Spc. Ashley Jones remains upbeat and plans to continue to serve in the Oklahoma Army National Guard.

  • NY Guard conducts record number of military funerals in 2011

    Dec 20, 2011

    The New York Army National Guard's Honor Guard performed more than 10,500 military funerals in 2011, which is more than any other year since it was started in 1999.

  • CSA Editorial: Prevent, shape, win

    Dec 16, 2011

    There is much discussion in the halls of the Pentagon these days about the role of the Army, and I'd like to share with you my thoughts on the issue.

  • National Guard marks its 375th birthday

    Dec 13, 2011

    The National Guard came into existence with a direct declaration on Dec. 13, 1636, when the Massachusetts General Court in Salem established that all able-bodied men between the ages of 16 and 60 were required to join the militia.

  • NCO of Year, All-American Bowl player share traditions

    Dec 12, 2011

    The top-ranked high school football player from California and the Army's 2011 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, both fierce competitors, are promoting the Army All-American Bowl slated for Jan. 7, 2012, in San Antonio.

  • Agribusiness vet makes village call in Parwan

    Dec 7, 2011

    In the small village of Jabbulsaraj, Afghanistan, the Kentucky Army National Guard Agribusiness Development Team is working to improve the lives of farmers and connect them with their government through simple agricultural projects and outreach.

  • Guard's last convoy puts Iraq in rearview mirror

    Dec 5, 2011

    With Operation New Dawn coming to a close, the Virginia Army National Guard left Iraq in its final convoy, Dec. 2, 2011.

  • MQ-9 'Reaper' finds training home at Fort Drum

    Dec 1, 2011

    The MQ-9 "Reaper" unmanned aerial system can be seen in the airspace above Fort Drum, N.Y., now that Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield has been established as a home base for training missions.

  • Ingram promoted, sworn in as Army National Guard director

    Nov 28, 2011

    Maj. Gen. William E. Ingram Jr. was simultaneously promoted to lieutenant general and assumed the duties of the director of the Army National Guard during a Pentagon ceremony.

  • Veterans get boost as Obama signs tax credits into law

    Nov 22, 2011

    President Barack Obama delivered a clear message today when he signed two new tax credits into law to increase the hiring of military veterans and wounded warriors.

  • Combat engineers tunnel into leveled buildings to save lives

    Nov 17, 2011

    California National Guard Soldiers picked up their ropes and jackhammers and dug into a destroyed city, Nov. 4-5, 2011, as part of the 2011 Arizona Statewide Vigilant Guard exercise.

  • Division West preps Guard units to defend nation's capital

    Nov 16, 2011

    Two Army National Guard units will soon be using a combination of air defense systems to guard the National Capital Region and the nation's leaders.

  • Obama announces jobs initiatives for veterans

    Nov 9, 2011

    President Barack Obama announced executive orders today to give tax credits to employers who hire post-9/11 veterans and wounded warriors, as well as enhanced career counseling and related services for veterans.

  • McHugh says Guard remedy for military, civilian divide

    Nov 9, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh told members of the National Guard Nov. 9, 2011, that military leadership is concerned about the divide between society and the less-than-1-percent that serve in uniform.

  • Sorting equipment saving money in Iraq drawdown

    Nov 8, 2011

    Materiel redistribution team Soldiers with the1729th Field Support Maintenance Company, Maryland Army National Guard, must figure out what to do with equipment in Iraq as the U.S. continues the drawdown there.

  • Guardsmen's quick response saves 20 from fire

    Nov 8, 2011

    Two Indiana National Guard Soldiers helped save the lives of more than 20 people on a September evening when the apartment across from where they live went up in flames.

  • Vietnam vets faces to adorn Schumacher, Newman race cars

    Nov 7, 2011

    As a Veterans Day tribute, the U.S. Army Racing cars for drivers Tony Schumacher and Ryan Newman will be adorned with more than 350 faces of Army Vietnam Veterans during this weekend's NHRA and NASCAR races.

  • TSGLI expands eligibility to help more injured

    Nov 3, 2011

    The Traumatic Injury Protection under Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance is now open to service members of all components -- whether injured in war or back at home.

  • Army Guard sees unexpectedly high retention rate

    Nov 3, 2011

    The Defense Department announced recruiting and retention numbers for the 2011 fiscal year recently, stating that the Army National Guard intentionally achieved only 95 percent of its recruiting goal in order to stay within its authorized end strength.

  • Soldiers of the 156th Military Police detachment lay down the law

    Nov 2, 2011

    The primary objective of the 156th Military Police Detachment, attached to the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, is to keep law and order in northern Afghanistan.

  • First Army trains Ohio National Guard for Afghanistan mission

    Nov 1, 2011

    Soldiers from the 188th Infantry Brigade, headquartered at Fort Stewart, Ga., returned to Camp Shelby to do what they do best, ensuring that other Soldiers are "Battle Ready" before they deploy into theater.

  • Guard family proves closest connection when Guardsman needs kidney

    Nov 1, 2011

    When North Dakota Guardsman Spc. John Chase needed a kidney his brother in arms Sgt. Francisco "Cisco" Raatz knew immediately he would help his battle buddy, if he could.

  • Texas Military Forces perform during World Series

    Oct 25, 2011

    With more than 50,000 people in attendance at Ballpark Stadium in Arlington, Texas and millions more watching at home, members of the Texas Military Forces joined the Texas Rangers in their battle for the Major League Baseball World Series title, Oct. 22 and Oct. 23.

  • Chinook crews fly 'All Night Long'

    Oct 25, 2011

    Chinook helicopters with B Company, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, flew more than 1,100 hours moving personnel and cargo last month around Iraq and are busy with the drawdown.

  • SMA conducts town hall meeting with Third Army Soldiers

    Oct 24, 2011

    The top noncommissioned officers from the Army, Army Reserve, and the Army National Guard, conducted a town hall meeting with Third Army Soldiers at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Oct. 21, 2011.

  • National Guard MEDEVAC team ready for action in Iraq

    Oct 23, 2011

    Every morning flight crews from the South Dakota and Montana Army National Guard, meticulously prepare their Black Hawk helicopters for a mission they hope they will never have to perform.

  • New York Guard MPs visit South African counterparts

    Oct 21, 2011

    Two New Army York National Guard MPs got a first-hand look at how the South African National Defense Force trains its military cops during a two-day visit the South African Military Police School in September.

  • Ceremony kicks off Orient Shield 2011 in Japan

    Oct 20, 2011

    Soldiers from the Texas National Guard joined with soldiers from the Japan Ground Self Defense Force in a ceremony that initiated the annual bi-lateral combined arms training dubbed Orient Shield 2011.

  • U.S., Japanese Soldiers practice squad live fire during Orient Shield

    Oct 20, 2011

    Soldiers with the 3rd Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment and members of the 1st Division, Eastern Army, Japan Ground Self Defense Force, practiced tactical movement at the squad level as part of Orient Shield 11.

  • Japan, U.S. lift off; sights set on serious training

    Oct 20, 2011

    Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment, joined members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force, Eastern Army, 1st Division, 1st Aviation in performing mounted heliborne operations at Kita-Fuji Training Area in Japan, Thursday.

  • Army Guard CSM to deployed troops: Standards to change

    Oct 20, 2011

    Command Sgt. Maj. of the Army National Guard Richard Burch traveled to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, to speak with deployed National Guard Soldiers about upcoming changes in structure and funding, as well as the personal responsibilities inherent in both.

  • 'Ironman' a game-changer on battlefield

    Oct 14, 2011

    After a 2 1/2 hour firefight in Afghanistan Iowa National Guard Solders started wondering how they could carry loads of crew-served weapon ammunition over rough terrain like Jesse Ventura did in the movie "Predator."

  • 116th Soldiers support each other in Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run

    Oct 13, 2011

    Soldiers from the Virginia Army National Guard 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team participated in the Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 2, 2011, and Forward Operating Base Lagman Oct. 9, 2011.

  • Guard, Reserve programs focus on jobs, family support

    Oct 12, 2011

    The Army National Guard and Army Reserve are both committed to building a strong, resilient force through family programs and lowering unemployment, their chiefs said this week.

  • NY Guard Soldiers create massive sandtable of National Training Center

    Oct 11, 2011

    The 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team built a massive sand table of the National Training Center maneuver "box" to allow unit leaders to better understand the areas they'll be dealing with while training here.

  • Guard gunner tops NCOs, MP wins Soldier of Year

    Oct 11, 2011

    A National Guard Paladin gunner from Utah took the Noncommissioned Officer of the Year title and a military policeman from the 10th Mountain Division won Soldier of the Year after a grueling week of competition.

  • Rodriguez stresses importance of the Reserve Component as an operational force

    Oct 10, 2011

    Gen. David Rodriguez, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, highlighted the critical role of Reserve Component Soldiers and units during the keynote address at the Maj. Gen. Robert G. Moorhead Guard/Reserve Breakfast at the 2011 Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Association of the United States Army.

  • Army bracing for more budget cuts, AUSA audience told

    Oct 10, 2011

    The potential of DOD facing additional budget cuts of $500-600 billion over the next 10 years keeps him up at night, said Secretary of the Army John McHugh.

  • 'Old Hickory' rises to challenge of moving vehicles, supplies out of Iraq

    Oct 4, 2011

    The Tennessee Army National Guard's 230th Sustainment Brigade has been chosen as one of several units responsible for withdrawing all U.S. Forces from Iraq by the end of this year.

  • Missouri Guardsmen help recover crashed Navy helicopter

    Oct 4, 2011

    Missouri National Guard Soldiers helped recover a Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter that crashed at the Jefferson City airport as it was taking off after refueling.

  • California National Guard Soldiers compete in the 2011 Best Warrior Competition

    Oct 3, 2011

    California National Guard's Best Warrior Competition 2011 kicked into high gear at Camp San Luis Obispo with nine special Soldiers vying for the title of best of the best.

  • Colorado Guard selects top Soldiers

    Oct 3, 2011

    The Colorado Army National Guard began a three-day challenge at Fort Carson Sept. 23, 2011, to determine the state's top Guardsmen.

  • California Guardsmen train Iraqis on HEMTT fuel trucks

    Oct 3, 2011

    American Soldiers here recently conducted a week-long class to train fellow Iraqi Army personnel how to operate heavy expanded mobility tactical trucks in preparation for the upcoming assumption of operations by Iraqi Security Forces at the Camp Taji airfield.

  • Best Warriors battle for top Army titles

    Oct 3, 2011

    Twenty-six motivated Soldiers began their pursuit of prestigious Army titles at Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 3, 2011, as they completed the first challenges of the 2011 Best Warrior Competition.

  • First Army shapes full-spectrum simulation exercise

    Sep 29, 2011

    More than 350 Soldiers from the Kansas Army National Guard's 35th Infantry Division headquarters participated in a newly-developed seven-day full-spectrum simulations exercise Sept. 20-26.

  • New Lakota variant packs punch for Guard

    Sep 29, 2011

    Army National Guard pilots from four states are now training on the new Security and Support variant of the Lakota helicopter, equipped with long-range electro-optical sensors and recording devices.

  • Warrior Training Center adds tank instruction

    Sep 28, 2011

    The Warrior Training Center at Fort Benning, Ga., has gotten into the tank business.

  • Indiana Guardsmen participate in Bold Quest

    Sep 27, 2011

    Soldiers from the Indiana National Guard played part in a a joint staff led military coalition combat assessment exercise designed to test the interoperability of target identification systems of 12 NATO member nations to reduce friendly fire incidents.

  • Ghana engineer instructors visit North Dakota

    Sep 27, 2011

    Instructors from the Engineer Training School in Accra, Ghana, visited combat engineer instructors from the North Dakota National Guard as part of a robust partnership between North Dakota and Ghana that began in 2004 as part of the Department of Defense-sponsored State Partnership Program.

  • Community sends off Guardsmen deploying to Kosovo

    Sep 27, 2011

    The North Dakota National Guard's commander-in-chief, elected officials and senior military leaders joined with community members, families and friends of deploying Guardsmen today to wish them well during a formal send-off ceremony.

  • Agribusiness Soldiers focused on Afghanistan mission

    Sep 22, 2011

    Approximately 60 Soldiers from across Illinois, as well as two Soldiers from Michigan and South Dakota, have been deployed to Kunar province since June with the Illinois Army National Guard's 1-14th Agribusiness Development Team.

  • Wildlife study at Guard facility may yield insight into black bear behavior

    Sep 22, 2011

    A wildlife study at the National Guard's training post in north Florida may soon give biologists insight into one of the state's most intriguing inhabitants.

  • Northeastern Army National Guard Soldiers train for Iraq deployment

    Sep 22, 2011

    New York, Connecticut and Maine Army National Guard Soldiers are conducting individual pre-mobilization training tasks that are required before individual deployment overseas.

  • Minnesota National Guard battles Pagami Creek wildfire

    Sep 21, 2011

    Four Minnesota National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters are helping battle a 100,000-acre wildfire.

  • Arizona Guard embarks on resiliency training

    Sep 21, 2011

    The Arizona National Guard is establishing a new standard for its personnel in response to the stresses and strains on service members and their families as a result of serving a nation that has been involved in overseas conflicts for almost a decade.

  • Tanzanian, U.S. Soldiers share more than military skills

    Sep 20, 2011

    The Tanzania People's Defense Force worked around linguistic and cultural barriers to share military police best practices with U.S. service members and civilians.

  • Streamlining Army mobilization process focus of committee visit

    Sep 19, 2011

    Ten general officers, representing the Army Reserve Forces Policy Committee, met at First Army Headquarters Sept. 12 to review regulations for reserve-component policies concerning mobilization and demobilization procedures.

  • Extensive training prepares Oregon Guard Soldiers for mobilization

    Sep 19, 2011

    Soldiers of the 1186th Military Police Company, Oregon Army National Guard, are currently in the process of completing pre-mobilization training at the Umatilla Chemical Depot, Hermiston, Ore.

  • Box check returns to company-grade OERs

    Sep 18, 2011

    For company-grade officers, the senior-rater "box check" will soon reappear on officer evaluation reports.

  • Guard gets access to GoArmyEd

    Sep 16, 2011

    Beginning Oct. 1, the Army National Guard will join the active Army and Army Reserve in using GoArmyEd, funded by the Department of the Army, as a central entry point for their educational needs.

  • Fort McCoy mobilization/demobilization chapter winding down

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- The departure of the 236th and 1022nd Engineer Companies from Fort McCoy in late September will bring to a close a significant chapter in Fort McCoy's history. The pair of Army National Guard companies -- one from Texas, the other from Louisiana -- will be the last to deploy from Fort McCoy. According to Brad Stewart, director, Directorate Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security at Fort McCoy, Fort McCoy will conclude its mobilization mission as the Army begins to drawdown its unit requirements in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Mobilization ending at Fort McCoy

    Sep 8, 2011

    As the Army begins to drawdown its unit requirements in Iraq and Afghanistan, Fort McCoy's mobilization mission is ending this month.

  • Overseas training connects active, Reserve Soldiers

    Sep 6, 2011

    Thousands of National Guard and Reserve Soldiers this year experienced overseas deployment training in Europe as a means to prepare for a unit deployment to a command theater operation, a security operation, a forward presence or mission support activities.

  • National Guard helps Vermont recover after hurricane

    Sep 6, 2011

    The National Guard is contributing manpower, equipment and capabilities to help Vermonters in one of Irene's worst-hit states.

  • National Guard Military Police aid, learn from counterparts in Germany

    Sep 2, 2011

    The Overseas Deployment Training program gives Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers an opportunity to train, participate in exercises, and provide support to Soldiers stationed overseas.

  • MRAP teams enable USACE to deliver quality construction

    Sep 1, 2011

    Teams of National Guardsmen and Reservists protect members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers who go "outside the wire" to project sites. Without them, the Afghanistan Engineer District-South couldn't carry out its mission to design and build projects that are a critical component of creating the conditions for stability and security in Afghanistan.

  • New York Guard aviators respond to Hurricane Irene

    Sep 1, 2011

    New York Army National Guard Aviation units have logged 150 hours of flight time and transported 60,000 pounds of food and water to isolated mountain towns and central distribution centers as state officials continue to respond to the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.

  • New York Army National Guard motor Soldiers aid post-Irene rescues

    Aug 31, 2011

    The Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's Harlem-based 719th Transportation Company moved upstate to the Catskill Mountains following Hurricane Irene's wake to aid residents in small villages hit hard by flooding.

  • First Army provides Guard, Reserve medics realistic training

    Aug 31, 2011

    The most realistic training available for Army National Guard and Army Reserve medics resides at the 24 Medical Simulation Training Centers Army-wide.

  • American Disaster: Training to respond

    Aug 31, 2011

    Federal, state and local disaster responders, with Department of Defense counterparts, are working together here to ensure America has a trained and ready force poised to respond to various natural disasters or terrorist attacks should America face another large-scale terrorist attack.

  • New capabilities enhance Guard response to Hurricane Irene

    Aug 29, 2011

    About 7,675 National Guard troops from 18 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico responded over the weekend to civil authorities tackling Hurricane Irene and its aftermath.

  • Following Irene, New York Guard mission shifts to Catskills

    Aug 29, 2011

    While local governments across New York were assessing the impact of Hurricane Irene, the focus of effort for the New York Army and Air National Guard shifted from Long Island and New York City to the mountain towns in Greene and Schoharie counties.

  • North Carolina Guard, Emergency Management prepare for Hurricane Irene

    Aug 27, 2011

    The North Carolina National Guard has teamed up to support the North Carolina Emergency Management Eastern office in preparing our coast for Hurricane Irene, which makes landfall on the North Carolina coast this weekend.

  • New York Guard troops mobilized to support Hurricane Irene emergency operations

    Aug 27, 2011

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo mobilized nearly 2,000 Soldiers and airmen in response to the expected landfall of Hurricane Irene, which has already caused deaths and destruction in other states.

  • Guard supports joint Hurricane Irene response, thousands deploy

    Aug 27, 2011

    National Guard support to the joint response to Hurricane Irene was in full motion today as thousands of soldiers and airmen rolled out in multiple states to support civilian authorities.

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