PORT HUENEME, Calif. (5/7/13) - California National Guard assets that had been fighting raging wildfires in Ventura County have been deactivated, officials said early Tuesday. At the height of the operation, 26 Guard members on state active duty status supported the fire suppression efforts.
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (5/6/13) - Following a request for support from California emergency agencies, Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. directed the adjutant general of the California National Guard, Maj. Gen. David S. Baldwin, to provide two specialized firefighting C-130J aircraft and crews from the California…
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., April 16, 2013 – The Massachusetts National Guard continues to assist local and state authorities following yesterday’s explosions near the Boston Marathon finish line. “We offer our deepest sympathy and prayers to the victims of the explosions…
The Joining Community Forces initiative is an expansion of the national-level Joining Forces campaign organized by first lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, but focuses the attention on identifying grass root solutions at the community level to assist veterans,…
The Massachusetts Bay Colony was founded in 1630. More than 5,000 men, women, and children made the two-month voyage to the New World. In doing so, their actions tread new ground in the country that would become the United States of America.
Jason Martin, a Army National Guardsman was indicted on charges of wire fraud and theft of government property and is facing two federal felony charges for allegedly stealing over $10k in education benefits of which he was not entitled for.
As more governors declared states of emergency in advance of Hurricane Sandy, the National Guard stood ready to respond to the aftermath of the storm.
The Army National Guard, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard announced this week a decrease in activated Guard members and reservists while the Army Reserve and Air Force announced an increase.
National Guard Coordination Center officials are stepping up efforts to prepare for the possibility that Tropical Storm Isaac, now in the Caribbean, could strengthen and affect the U.S mainland.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (Army News Service)—As Colorado continues to fight wildfires throughout the state, the Army is actively offering resources to state, local and federal officials, as well as displaced residents.
Citizen-Soldiers and -Airmen from five states are working alongside civilian first responders as they continue to battle wildfires in Colorado and New Mexico.
The efforts of Rep. Paul Broun Jr., who fought on behalf of a marathon runner who was rejected by the Army to enlist because of being just shy of the enlistment age cap, failed Friday with a house vote of 256 to 164.
It took only 36 minutes for the 139th Airlift Wing’s medics here to make their presence known as medical performers during a recent homeland response evaluation.
All of the active service components and five of the six reserve components met or exceeded their numerical year-to-date recruiting goals for fiscal year 2012 through February, Pentagon officials reported yesterday.
As soon as the sun rose March 3, the need for the Kentucky National Guard was evident by the wide-spread tornado damage by more than 13 reported tornadoes.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 28, 2012) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove the Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet to a second-place finish behind Matt Kenseth in the 54th running of the Daytona 500 - a Monday night race that finished Tuesday morning at Daytona International Speedway.
WASHINGTON (2/27/12) - Eight National Guard Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen are among 78 service members attending the Nation’s Gratitude dinner hosted by President Barack Obama and the first lady on Wednesday.
The 280 members of the New York National Guard’s Joint Task Force Empire Shield will be on duty New Years Eve assisting police in security missions.
To help the National Guard celebrate its 375th birthday Tuesday, a crew from Cake Boss drove four hours to present a professionally decorated cake to National Guard members and civilians
Born from humble beginnings, the National Guard celebrates its 375th birthday with value and vigilance.
12/7/2011 - Current and retired Air National Guard members who refer new recruits to the Guard may now collect rewards for their efforts.
10/24/2011 - Soldiers can now earn up to 16 promotion points for completing language instruction with the Headstart2 language training program.
8/17/2011 - Civilian spouses of Reserve and National Guard members often must rely on the flexibility and support of their employers, particularly during deployments.
7/22/2011 - The Active Guard Reserve program allows Soldiers transitioning off active duty the opportunity to compete for AGR positions closer to home.
6/6/2011 - About 300 U.S. Soldiers, most of them combat veterans themselves, joined their British, French and German counterparts in Normandy, France, to honor the sacrifices of World War II veterans who conducted the D-Day invasion 67 years ago today.
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