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Oct. 27, 2016

Face of Defense: Warrant Officer Blazes Trail in Mississippi Guard

Previously a combat veteran Marine and soldier, this Mississippi Army National Guardsman has another title to add to her list of accomplishments -- female Apache helicopter pilot.

Oct. 26, 2016

Carter Tasks DoD Team With Streamlining Review Process for 13,000 California Guardsmen

Defense Secretary Ash Carter has ordered that procedures be streamlined so California National Guard members who improperly received incentive bonuses as a result of error or through the criminal behavior of others can seek relief.

Oct. 7, 2016

National Guard Ready for Disaster Response Roles in Wake of Hurricane Matthew

More than 6,000 National Guard members are on duty in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina as Hurricane Matthew moves north up the Atlantic Coast.

Sept. 8, 2016

Face of Defense: Texas Air Guardsman Makes Pacific Journey

Air Force Airman 1st Class John Karley, an aircraft propulsion technician, worked on C-130's for more than two years before actually traveling in one -- on a trip that was also his first voyage overseas.

Aug. 15, 2016

Louisiana National Guard Continues Flood Fight

The Louisiana National Guard has nearly 2,500 personnel mobilized and approximately 195 high-water vehicles tasked or staged to assist local, parish and state emergency officials with heavy flash flooding.

Aug. 3, 2016

Guard Critical To Total Force, Carter Says at Change of Responsibility Ceremony

Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke of the key role citizen-warriors play in keeping the nation secure during a ceremony in which Air Force Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel took over as chief of the National Guard Bureau.

July 29, 2016

Face of Defense: Soldier Returns to Joint Readiness Training Center After 6 Years

For a New York Army National Guard soldier, his second three-week deployment to the Joint Readiness Training Center was separated by almost six years and many degrees Fahrenheit.

May 20, 2016

Face of Defense: Soldier Fills Many Roles During Exercise

Army Spc. Robin Hefner, a human resource specialist, assigned to Army North Operations Company, is filling multiple roles during Vibrant Response 16 to include supply, operations and tracking personnel.

May 6, 2016

Face of Defense: Airman Serves as Air Force Ambassador at Community Events

For the second year in a row, a member of the Texas Air National Guard’s 149th Fighter Wing is representing the Air Force at local events.

April 5, 2016

Carter Praises National Guard Bureau Chief Nominee

Defense Secretary Ash Carter congratulated Air Force Lt. Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel on his nomination to serve as the next chief of the National Guard Bureau.

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