April 17, 2018
Bureau Chief Details National Guard’s Contributions in Senate Hearing
In support of the National Defense Strategy, the National Guard’s focus remains on the war fight, defending and securing the homeland, and building enduring partnerships, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said on Capitol Hill.
Guard Bureau Chief: 965 Guard Troops Deployed To U.S.-Mexico Border
National Guardsmen deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border are providing maintenance, communications and transportation support, freeing up border agents from non-direct jobs so they can patrol borders, the National Guard Bureau Chief told a Senate panel.
National Guard, Reserve Troops Participate in Disaster Response Exercises
CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. —
National Guard and reserve troops are participating in Guardian Response training, and exercise that creates a variety of scenarios in a mock nuclear event.
April 4, 2018
DoD, DHS to Work With Governors to Deploy Guardsmen to Southern Border
President Donald J. Trump has directed the Defense and Homeland Security departments to work with state governors to deploy National Guard troops to the southern U.S. border.
Feb. 20, 2018
Airmen Build Partnerships at Patriot South 18
GULFPORT, Miss. —
About 1,000 participants from federal, state and local entities came together in Mississippi for exercise Patriot South, where in this particular earthquake training scenario, the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 154th Security Forces Squadron flew 4,200 miles to join Mississippi law enforcement.
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.