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03/25/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
"The raid was an extremely important event in the development of American air power," wrote Rob Bardua of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in a previous report. "It marked the first combat use of strategic bombardment by U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II."

Texas Guard Airmen help Texas Senate honor Doolittle Raiders

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The National Guard
03/24/2017 at 17:07. Facebook
Photos of the Day: New Jersey National Guard Soldiers fire a HUMMWV mounted BGM-71 TOW 2B Aero during training. The TOW (Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire-guided) is an American anti-tank missile.
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03/24/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Having been an airlift wing since July, 2008, the change in name is the latest step in the transition from flying the C-130 Hercules, to the MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft for the 107th Attack Wing.

New York Guard's 107th Attack Wing designation reflects new mission

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03/23/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
It's National Puppy Day. Post photos of your favorite puppies in the comments to help us celebrate!
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03/23/2017 at 17:06. Facebook
Throwback Thursday Photo of the Day: California National Guard members are in camp while on duty during San Francisco earthquake panic in 1906. (Retrieved from the Library of Congress)
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03/23/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
"There's a reason why we're doing this today," said retired Army Maj. General Tony Taguba. "We stand on the shoulders of all of the survivors who endured the Bataan Death March. All of us are doing this for a reason. I will tell you it's going to be painful out there but not as painful as what my father used to tell me when he was captured."

Indiana Guard Soldiers take 1st place in march to honor Bataan Death March GIs

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The National Guard
03/22/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Important message from General Joseph L. Lengyel and Chief Mitch Brush: While many of us serve in the Guard part-time, we are expected to behave appropriately at all times, on-duty, or off. We are always Guard members.
The National Guard
03/22/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
The U.S. Army will need to grow to about 1,018,000, including 476,000 active, 343,000 Guard and 199,000 Reserve by the end of this fiscal year, said Maj. Gen. Jason T. Evans, director of Military Personnel Management.

'The Army is hiring' says G-1

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Photo of the Day: An Airman with the Pennsylvania National Guard's 171st Air Refueling Wing greets a furry loved one after returning home from a recent deployment.
Today, more than 50 Washington National Guard members are filling sandbags and providing support for an ongoing flood response in 20 counties in their state.

Wash. National Guard assisting with flood waters

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Photo of the Day: Staff Sgt. Nathan Perry, of the Maryland National Guard, carries an ammunition crate up a berm while competing in his state's Best Warrior Competition.
Today, approximately 50 Colorado National Guard Soldiers, two UH-60 Black Hawks and a CH-47 Chinook are helping battle the Sunshine fire. Go Guard!

Wildfire Near Boulder, Colorado, Prompts Evacuations

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"It makes me very proud of them to serve our country. The military is not for everyone, so we are very blessed to have our children serving in our military," Senior Master Sergeant Ken Clemens, ret., of the Ohio National Guard, said.

Ohio family's service roots run deep in Army and Air National Guard

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"She saw potential in me that I didn't see in myself," said Sgt. Claudia Keit, of the 29th Infantry Division. "She pushed me to go to school…wouldn't leave me alone... She said, 'I know it's hard, but it will pass. And then I got my degree."

Soldier reflects on mentorship during Women's History Month

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Photos of the Day: New York Army National Guard​ and Pennsylvania National Guard​ members clear snow and help local authorities respond to Winter Storm Stella.
Happy St. Patrick's Day! The New York Army National Guard's 69th Infantry Regiment, a proud member of this brigade, continues to celebrate their Irish roots by leading the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade every year.

Slainte! Celebrating the Irish Brigade’s Contributions to America

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Photo of the Day: Alabama National Guard Airmen conduct survival training and learn how to navigate unknown terrain in order to find a safe landing zone to be extracted by helicopter. The training is mandatory every three years to maintain mission readiness.
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is committed to increasing awareness of traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Brain Injury Awareness Month 2017

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General Joseph L. Lengyel, LTG Timothy J Kadavy, Air National Guard Director, Chief Mitch Brush, Command Chief Master Sergeant of the Air National Guard, and CSM Christopher Kepner want to spotlight the importance of maintaining a healthy force. Please watch as these leaders talk about their top priority.
Photo of the Day: Senior Airmen Jonathan Harvey and Alex Triani, both Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) Specialists with the 106th Rescue Wing, conduct survival training at the U.S. Army's Jungle Operations Training Course.