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Aug. 16, 2018

New York, Pennsylvania Guardsmen Assist Flood Response Efforts

Two hundred New York National Guard soldiers and airmen were placed on state active duty after nearly seven inches of rain fell on parts of the state’s Finger Lakes region.

Aug. 15, 2018

Guardsmen Work Together to Save Stricken Woman’s Life

A group of Guardsmen worked together to get medical attention for a woman who was experiencing a cardiac event at a local medical clinic in Hawaii.

Aug. 14, 2018

Thousands of Guardsmen Battle Western U.S. Wildfires

Air and Army National Guardsmen from across the United States have deployed to California and are providing medical aid, transportation, engineer equipment and evacuation assistance to the citizens impacted by the ongoing wildfires.

Aug. 7, 2018

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Become Mainstay of Wildland Firefighting

The MQ-9 Reaper drone has developed into a key asset in California’s fight against wildfires, including the Carr and Mendocino Complex Fires, which are currently burning in Northern California.

Aug. 2, 2018

U.S. Army Europe Teams Up With Georgia, Other Partners for Exercise

More than 3,000 participants from 13 allied and partner nations gathered at Vaziani Training Area in Georgia for the opening ceremony of this year’s Exercise Noble Partner. The exercise, which concludes Aug. 15, enhances readiness and interoperability among forces of the United States, Georgia and other participating nations.

July 18, 2018

Patriot North Exercise Prepares Military, Civilian First Responders

About 900 service members and civilian emergency management personnel and responders are participating in a National Guard Bureau-sponsored domestic operations training exercise in Wisconsin.

July 16, 2018

California Guard Engineers Build Temporary Bridge for Firefighting Effort

Just as it did three years ago, the California Army National Guard's 132nd Multirole Bridge Company built a temporary bridge to facilitate state firefighting efforts.

July 10, 2018

Air Guard Security Forces Train With Botswana Counterparts

Three members of North Carolina Air National Guard’s 145th Airlift Wing security forces traveled to Africa to work side by side with their Botswana air force counterparts as part of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program.

June 28, 2018

Trident Shield 18 Tests Mississippi's Domestic Operations Response

The Mississippi National Guard's domestic response team held an exercise at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center to test command and control of guardsmen deployed to assist civilian authorities managing a statewide response to a natural disaster.

June 26, 2018

West Virginia Soldiers Dive Into FEMA Certification Training

Soldiers from the West Virginia Army National Guard and the West Virginia Swift Water Rescue Team attained the necessary training and certification to identify as a Federal Emergency Management Agency Type 1 swift water/flood search and rescue team within the National Incident Management System, the comprehensive, national approach to disaster response.

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