Jan. 17, 2018
Airmen Brave Mother Nature to Accomplish Maintenance Missions
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. —
Aircraft mechanics assigned to the 108th Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, are no strangers to working outdoors in finger-numbing cold or sweltering heat.
Dec. 29, 2017
California Wildfires: State Military Reservists Answer the Call
JOINT FORCES TRAINING BASE LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. —
When the California National Guard was activated to aid fire relief efforts in the southern part of the state, the California State Military Reserve’s Installation Support Command also answered the call.
Dec. 15, 2017
Guardsmen on Firewatch In California Skies
SYRACUSE, N.Y. —
Nine members of the New York Air National Guard’s 174th Attack Wing have deployed to assist the California Air National Guard’s 163rd Attack Wing in flying the MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft that have been helping local authorities fight the massive Thomas Fire in Southern California.
Nov. 29, 2017
New York National Guard Delivers Christmas Trees for Troops
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. —
This is the 13th year that the National Guard troops turned out alongside veterans and Patriot Guard Riders to assist in the nationwide Trees for Troops initiative.
Nov. 24, 2017
Face of Defense: Soldier Helps Others in Hurricane Maria’s Aftermath
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —
A Puerto Rico Guardsman is assisting in recovery efforts on the island territory following Hurricane Maria, and with his unit, has assisted in helping rescue more than 300 residents.
Nov. 17, 2017
Air National Guard Strikes Hard at ‘Combat Hammer’ Exercise
DUKE FIELD, Fla. —
Airmen supported and piloted MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles during Operation Combat Hammer, the first operational air-to-ground weapons evaluation for the Air National Guard that includes the Reaper.
Oct. 19, 2017
Puerto Rican Engineers Depart Kuwait Following Hurricane Maria
CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait —
Soldiers with the Puerto Rico Army National Guard’s 215th Engineer Company are on their way home after a transfer of authority ceremony conducted with the Army Reserve's 306th Engineer Company from Farmingdale, New York, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.
Oct. 18, 2017
Kentucky Air Guardsmen Process 7.2 Million Pounds of Aid in Puerto Rico
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —
Thirty-five members of the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group returned home after a three-week deployment to San Juan, Puerto Rico, where they processed more than 7.2 million pounds of humanitarian aid for recovery operations following Hurricane Maria.
Guardsmen Provide Communication Support to Wildfire Evacuees
MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. —
Airmen from the California National Guard continue to provide cellphone and internet support to people who fled their homes last week as wildfires raged through California's wine country.
Oct. 12, 2017
Guardsman Provides Health Care on the Ground and in the Air
BOISE, Idaho —
Army Capt. Derek Derkacs was studying to be a registered dietitian, but after a a physician assistant took care of him in an emergency room -- stapling a cut in this head -- he knew he wanted to be a PA as well.