Tech Sgt Tom Burden with the Ohio National Guard's 180th Fighter Wing

Tech. Sgt. Tom Burden, with the Ohio National Guard's 180th Fighter Wing, had a problem. As a weapons mechanic on the F-16 Fighting Falcon, it wasn't a problem specific to him, but one most of the mechanics in his unit faced.
View details Tech Sgt Tom Burden with the Ohio National Guard's 180th Fighter Wing

Citizen-Warrior: Airman with Ohio Air Guard uses engineering background to innovate

With a civilian background as a mechanical engineer, he used those skills to develop a special polymer-silicone mat that is anti-static, chemical resistant and able to hold tools securely at an angle up to 70 degrees.

nationalguard.mil
83 likes - 0 comments

More feeds from The National Guard

"This is truly an important formation as we take a look at what we anticipate will be a total force mission," said Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, commander of U.S. Army Cyber Command, said.
"This is truly an important formation as we take a look at

Newly activated Guard unit to bolster Army Cyber forces

nationalguard.mil
Vernon Wallace
Tanya Bensink Smith
The National Guard
The National Guard
yesterday at 17:00. Facebook
Photo of the Day: Maine National Guard Soldiers conduct training with a FGM-148 Javelin missile launcher at a Canadian Armed Forces base.
Photo of the Day: Maine National Guard Soldiers conduct training with a
Vernon Wallace
Shakee Wan Awan
The National Guard
The National Guard
yesterday at 14:00. Facebook
Today, the Montana National Guard is providing three fuel trucks, three helicopters and Citizen-Soldiers to help firefighters battle a wildfire near Phillipsburg. Go Guard!
Today the Montana National Guard is providing three fuel trucks three helicopters

Montana National Guard sends helicopter to help firefighters

nbcmontana.com
Septine Esly Ruindungan
ChuckandMaureen Birch
The National Guard
The National Guard
08/16/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Photo of the Day: Oregon National Guard - Oregon Military Department Soldiers and Airmen practice digging fire lines during firefighting refresher training before deploying to support the High Cascade Complex Fire.
Photo of the Day: Oregon National Guard Oregon Military Department Soldiers and
The National Guard
The National Guard
08/16/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
"We are honored and proud for my son to be part of the Guard family," Pvt. Kelly's mother, Maria, said of her son's enlistment in the Virginia National Guard. "I thank God for all the support and love and I know my husband is looking down to us and I know in my heart that he will protect our son."
"We are honored and proud for my son to be part of

Son of fallen Virginia National Guard officer enlists on parents

nationalguard.mil
Larry Whitman
Jose Fito Boria
The National Guard
The National Guard
08/15/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Photo of the Day: South Carolina National Guard Soldiers and a United States Air Force Pararescue team perform hoist-recovery training aboard a CH-47F Chinook helicopter.
Photo of the Day: South Carolina National Guard Soldiers and a United
Miriam Botengan
The National Guard
The National Guard
08/15/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Guard Fact: Today, there are more than 28,000 National Guard members on duty around the globe securing the homeland, fighting America's wars and building partnerships.
Guard Fact: Today there are more than 28 000 National Guard members
George Ribera
Vernon Wallace
The National Guard
The National Guard
08/14/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Video of the Day: Arkansas National Guard Soldiers support the United States Air Force's 19th Operation Support Squadron's Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) training. The SERE specialists were hoisted into a UH-60 Black Hawk operated by the Guard members before concluding the exercise.
Video of the Day: Arkansas National Guard Soldiers support the United States
FACEBOOK.COM
LeAnne Kittrell
Frank Feldmann
The National Guard
The National Guard
08/14/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
The Delaware National Guard, Maryland National Guard and New Jersey National Guard assisted the Delaware State Police in a multi-jurisdictional investigation into an illegal drug trafficking organization that ended with the arrest or indictment of 40 individuals on over 190 criminal charges.
The Delaware National Guard Maryland National Guard and New Jersey National Guard

Cops Call In National Guard For Major Drug Bust, 40 Charged

firststateupdate.com
Ra Wood
Miriam Botengan
The National Guard
The National Guard
08/13/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
“We were thinking about going active-[duty],” Raven Hull, of the 179th Airlift Wing, said, “but then we found out about the Guard. We don’t do anything without each other so we thought, ‘Okay, let’s do this together.’”
“We were thinking about going active duty ” Raven Hull of the

Identical twins serve together in Air National Guard

nationalguard.mil
Lauren Tassin
Frank Feldmann
The National Guard
The National Guard
08/12/2017 at 19:21. Facebook
Virginia National Guard Soldiers support Virginia State Police and City of Charlottesville security operations Aug. 12, 2017, in downtown Charlottesville, Virginia. Learn more: [ Ngpa.us Link ]
Virginia National Guard Soldiers support Virginia State Police and City of Charlottesville
The National Guard
Bryan Tumlin
The National Guard
The National Guard
08/12/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
"Here you have many people, families and the like, and for them this is an exciting thing to see. It's also a reassurance to the public that NATO is here, their country is secure, and they don't need to worry about anything," British Army Lt. Col. Andrew Ridland said of the joint training with the 175th Wing and U.S. Army.
"Here you have many people families and the like and for them

Maryland Air Guard, Army, British soldiers integrate air and land in E

nationalguard.mil
Miriam Botengan
Silvester Ochieng
The National Guard
The National Guard
08/11/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Caption this Photo of the Day from the Kentucky National Guard!
Caption this Photo of the Day from the Kentucky National Guard
The National Guard
Nicolai Laursen
The National Guard
The National Guard
08/11/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Are you planning to view the total solar eclipse? Our Citizen-Soldiers and -Airmen from several states are preparing to help their state safely manage the increase of visitors hoping to enjoy this rare event!
Are you planning to view the total solar eclipse Our Citizen Soldiers

South Carolina National Guard, other states, prepare for total eclipse

nationalguard.mil
Photo of the Day: Spec. Ryan Dowell, a crew chief with the Oregon National Guard - Oregon Military Department, monitors a Bambi Bucket through a hatch from inside a CH-47 Chinook helicopter while fighting the Whitewater Fire.
Photo of the Day: Spec Ryan Dowell a crew chief with the
Dan Mcmahon
Septine Esly Ruindungan
"As professional Soldiers, Airmen and Civilians, we must uphold the Army and Air Force standards and values, and leverage our Citizen-Soldier and Airmen roots…always," said Lt. Gen. Dan Hokanson.
"As professional Soldiers Airmen and Civilians we must uphold the Army and

Guard Bureau vice chief touts force, emphasizes ‘Always Ready, Always

nationalguard.mil
Donna Maddox Crump
Photo of the Day: Georgia National Guard and Georgia Armed Forces Soldiers exit a 165th Airlift Wing C-130 in the skies over Vaziani, Georgia during Exercise Noble Partner 2017.
Photo of the Day: Georgia National Guard and Georgia Armed Forces Soldiers
Maria L Hernandez
Frank Feldmann
Today, more than 20 Oregon National Guard - Oregon Military Department Soldiers and two CH-47 Chinook helicopters are supporting the Oregon Department of Forestry's efforts to battle the Whitewater Fire in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness Area. Go Guard!
Today more than 20 Oregon National Guard Oregon Military Department Soldiers and

Oregon National Guard battles the Whitewater Fire

FACEBOOK.COM
Ramon Sanchez
Sherman Couch
Photo of the Day: This might be the best job in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). U.S. Army veterinarians care for several puppies during a State Partnership Program exchange between the Nevada National Guard and Kingdom of Tonga.
Photo of the Day: This might be the best job in the
Vernon Wallace
Today, Montana National Guard Soldiers are helping local authorities battle the Meyers Fire. Go Guard!
Today Montana National Guard Soldiers are helping local authorities battle the Meyers

Montana National Guard mobilized to assist in firefighting efforts

ktvq.com
Vernon Wallace
Paula Donaldson