National Guard: Protecting America for 371 Years

By www.Army.milDecember 13, 2007

A California National Guard Soldier provides security at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif., Oct. 26. Soldiers worked with first responders throughout Southern California during the wildfires.
1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A California National Guard Soldier provides security at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif., Oct. 26. Soldiers worked with first responders throughout Southern California during the wildfires. (Photo Credit: Spc. Michael Amicy) VIEW ORIGINAL
North Dakota National Guard troops honor veterans (in an airplane to the right, not in the picture) departing Fargo, N.D., Nov. 2, for Washington, D.C., for a tour of the National World War II Memorial.
2 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – North Dakota National Guard troops honor veterans (in an airplane to the right, not in the picture) departing Fargo, N.D., Nov. 2, for Washington, D.C., for a tour of the National World War II Memorial. (Photo Credit: Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Soldier from the Arizona Army National Guard provides site security for the Nangarhar Provincial Reconstruction Team in the Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, Nov. 10.
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Indiana Army National Guard Soldiers begin mobilization processing at the Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center in Edinburgh, Ind., Dec. 10. More than 3,400 will take part in the state's largest troop deployment to Iraq, departing in January.
4 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Indiana Army National Guard Soldiers begin mobilization processing at the Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center in Edinburgh, Ind., Dec. 10. More than 3,400 will take part in the state's largest troop deployment to Iraq, departing in January. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Russell Lee Klika) VIEW ORIGINAL
North Dakota Adjutant General David Sprynczynatyk visits Soldiers of the North Dakota National Guard in Northwood, N.D., Nov. 17. The Citizen Soldiers are volunteering their off-duty time to repair tornado-damaged roofs.
5 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – North Dakota Adjutant General David Sprynczynatyk visits Soldiers of the North Dakota National Guard in Northwood, N.D., Nov. 17. The Citizen Soldiers are volunteering their off-duty time to repair tornado-damaged roofs. (Photo Credit: Tech. Sgt. Bradly A. Schneider) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Soldier from the Utah National Guard participates in a combat search and rescue exercise on Camp Williams, Utah, Nov. 9.
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New Citizen Soldiers enlist in the Tennessee Army National Guard during half time at a University of Tennessee-Vanderbilt football game at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Nov. 17.
7 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – New Citizen Soldiers enlist in the Tennessee Army National Guard during half time at a University of Tennessee-Vanderbilt football game at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Nov. 17. (Photo Credit: Senior Master Sgt. Anthony L. Taylor) VIEW ORIGINAL