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June 26, 2018

DoD Honors Employers for Support of Guard, Reserve Employees

Defense Department officials announced the 15 recipients of the 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest U.S. government honor to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees.

June 6, 2018

Hawaii Guardsmen on Duty in Volcano Zone to Help Fellow Citizens

Even after some lost everything, more than 300 Hawaii National Guardsmen have deployed to hazardous volcanic areas and are helping fellow citizens in the midst of the emergency, the Hawaii National Guard’s senior enlisted advisor said.

May 23, 2018

Soldiers, Airmen Conduct Nuclear Disaster Response Training

National Guardsmen from Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island took part in a nuclear disaster response training exercise to test their response systems and reaction procedures.

May 21, 2018

Maryland Guard, Estonian Service Members Conduct Cyber Exercise

Maryland National Guard cyberwarriors are supporting their Estonian counterparts during Exercise Hedgehog 2018, also known locally and by NATO as Exercise Siil 2018.

May 16, 2018

Qatar, West Virginia Guard Establish New Partnership

Key leaders from Qatar, the state of West Virginia and the West Virginia National Guard recently met to discuss and celebrate their newly formed partnership.

April 24, 2018

Army Engineers Rescue Mock Disaster Victims During Guardian Response

Soldiers from 3rd Platoon, 22nd Engineer Clearance Company based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., brushed up on search-and-rescue skills during the Guardian Response 18 exercise held at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind.

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.

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