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Michigan Army National Guard UAS Platoon Arrives in Latvia

Michigan Army National Guard UAS Platoon Arrives in Latvia

A 30-member Michigan Army National Guard Unmanned Aircraft System platoon led by Capt. Adam Wurth, arrived safely in Riga, Latvia, shortly after noon on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. The platoon is scheduled to be deployed for two months practicing UAS […]


Saudi Arabia Requests $4Bn For National Guard Modernization

Saudi Arabia Requests $4Bn For National Guard Modernization

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia for the continuation of the United States-supported effort to modernize the Saudi Arabian National Guard (SANG), and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical […]


Combat engineers tunnel into leveled buildings to save lives

Combat engineers tunnel into leveled buildings to save lives

Responding to a simulated improvised nuclear device in downtown Phoenix as part of the 2011 Arizona Statewide Vigilant Guard exercise, about 60 combat engineers from the 235th Engineer Company (Sapper), 579th Engineer Battalion, 49th Military Police Brigade, California Army National […]


National Guard helps British Withdraw from Iraq

National Guard helps British Withdraw from Iraq

Another chapter in the responsible drawdown of Iraq has ended. On May 16, 2011, the 1244th Transportation Company from North Riverside, Ill., along with the 230th Sustainment Brigade’s Personnel Security Detail, headquartered out of Chattanooga, Tenn., took a trip to […]


National Guard completes largest-ever exercise

National Guard completes largest-ever exercise

About 40,000 National Guard members working with active duty servicemembers and federal and state emergency personnel completed “National Level Exercise 11″ on May 20, 2011, signaling the successful execution of the largest interagency exercise ever, Guard officials said. The exercise, […]


Air National Guard to Evaluate Guardian Anti-Missile System

Air National Guard to Evaluate Guardian Anti-Missile System

Northrop Grumman Corporation and the Air National Guard have initiated modifications to a KC-135 air refueling aircraft in preparation for the Operational Utility Evaluation of the company’s Guardian anti-missile system. The Guardian system incorporates the company’s proven AN/AAQ-24(V) infrared countermeasures […]


South Dakota Air National Guard wing named top fighter unit

South Dakota Air National Guard wing named top fighter unit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.: The Airmen of the South Dakota Air National Guard’s 114th Fighter Wing have once again distinguished themselves as the most outstanding Air National Guard fighter unit in the nation. They were selected as the 2010 recipient of […]


Guard presence on border deters threats

Guard presence on border deters threats

SAN DIEGO: The presence of National Guard troops along the Southwest border has provided U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents with an additional resource to counter drug smuggling, human trafficking and other threats along the border, senior Guard officials said […]


US National Guard prepares for border operations

US National Guard prepares for border operations

NOGALES, Ariz.: National Guard troops here are poised to take up surveillance positions along the U.S. border with Mexico as part of Operation Copper Cactus. A year-long federal mission calls for up to 1,200 National Guard Soldiers and Airmen to […]


 
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