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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...