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The Building Blocks of a Strong National Defense

The Building Blocks of a Strong National Defense

THE ISSUE: Today, every branch of America’s active duty military forces, as well as the National Guard and Reserves, are strained by the high level of operations that began in the 1990s. Despite the procurement holiday and dramatic defense budget […]


Cubic to Supply Small Arms Trainers to Saudi Arabian National Guard

Cubic to Supply Small Arms Trainers to Saudi Arabian National Guard

SAN DIEGO, CA: A defense unit of Cubic Corporation has been awarded a contract worth more than $30 million to supply small arms training systems to Saudi Arabia. Cubic will provide its EST 2000 Engagement Skills Trainer to the Saudi […]


Guard equipment to return from Iraq, Congress told

Guard equipment to return from Iraq, Congress told

ARLINGTON, Va: National Guard equipment will be returned from Iraq to the United States and Guard units can fill shortages with equipment currently in use in Iraq, Defense officials told Congress members Oct. 21. “Reserve-component equipment will not be used […]


Pararescuemen demonstrate special jump capabilities

Pararescuemen demonstrate special jump capabilities

CARIBBEAN OCEAN: Pararescuemen from the 58th Rescue Squadron stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., demonstrated the rigged alternate method zodiac, or RAMZ, capabilities in the Caribbean June 9 for members of the Belize National Coast Guard and local media. […]


Army publishes first National Guard retirement guide

Army publishes first National Guard retirement guide

WASHINGTON: The Army has published a 56-page retirement guide for National Guard Soldiers and their families which covers subjects ranging from retirement point credits to how to apply for retirement pay. The Army National Guard Information Guide on Non-Regular Retirement […]


Air National Guard Evaluates Data Link System for C-130s

Air National Guard Evaluates Data Link System for C-130s

TUCSON, Ariz.: Rockwell Collins recently demonstrated a low-cost solution to enable U.S. Air Force C-130 aircraft to fully participate in multiple tactical situational awareness networks. The Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve Command Test Center and Air Force Reserve Command […]


Gates lauds US efforts to boost Saudi military capacity

Gates lauds US efforts to boost Saudi military capacity

ESKAN VILLAGE, Saudi Arabia: Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates here May 6 called the mentorship that U.S. forces are providing the Saudi Arabian military a key factor in maintaining stability in the region and an example of the capacity-building efforts […]


ANG Chief Discusses Air Sovereignty Missions with Congress

ANG Chief Discusses Air Sovereignty Missions with Congress

WASHINGTON: New commitments need to be made to the nation’s Airmen and others who defend North America from threats to its air sovereignty, the Air National Guard’s senior officer told members of Congress here April 22. Lt. Gen. Harry M. […]


Guard Program Helps Countries Gain NATO Membership

Guard Program Helps Countries Gain NATO Membership

WASHINGTON: A National Guard program has contributed to the expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, which grew by two more countries April 1. Albania and Croatia, NATO’s newest members, have been members of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program […]


 
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