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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.

April 17, 2018

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.

April 17, 2018

National Guard, Reserve Troops Participate in Disaster Response Exercises

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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