Fireworks go off during the Salute to America celebration at Mount Rushmore hosted by the state of South Dakota July 3, 2020. DoD’s participation during the event included aerial flyovers by the Blue Angels, based out of Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., the B-1B Lancer from the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base; South Dakota Air National Guard F-16s [Read More …]
1st Brigade, 34th Infantry Division Soldiers, a part of the Minnesota National Guard, work together to load their vehicles and equipment onto railcars as they prepare for an upcoming exercise out of state.
Paratroopers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, jump from a C-17 onto Andersen Air Force Base Guam on June 30.
U.S. Army Sgt. Mike Justo, a crew chief assigned to the Connecticut National Guard’s 169th Aviation Regiment, helps conduct pre-flight checks on a UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, June 12, 2020.
Alaska Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment execute an extraction mission via a CH-47 Chinook helicopter over Healy, Alaska, June 18, 2020. As part of a combined effort with the Department of Natural Resources, the Guardsmen rigged and airlifted “Bus 142”,, an historic icon from book and film, “Into the Wild”, out of its location [Read More …]
over the foothills of the Boise Mountains, a UH60 Black hawk makes its way back to Gowen Field.The Idaho Army National Guard’s 1-183rd Assault Helicopter Battalion’s Annual Training is coming to a conclusion this week on Gowen Field. Unit personnel in maintenance, fueling, flight operations, communications and staff coordination synchronized their efforts on a daily basis to support flying missions [Read More …]
Officer Candidate Steven Cruz, of the Guam National Guard’s 203rd Regional Training Institute, front, leads his mixed squad of Guam National Guard officer candidates and University of Guam ROTC cadets, through training exercises in Barrigada on June 17. “We come out to the field, and we get missions done as a team.We are in this fight together,” said Cruz.
U.S. Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal specialists with the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 177th Fighter Wing conduct tactical training on Warren Grove Gunnery Range, N.J., June 12, 2020. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Michael Schwenk)
1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, outgoing Commander, Lt. Col. Jonathan Bender, Brigade Commander, Col. Jeremy S. Wilson and incoming Commander, Lt. Col. Richard Witwer present arms during their Change of Command ceremony in Grafenwoehr, Germany on May 28, 2020. (Louisiana Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Greg Stevens)
Pfc. Eduardo Dominguez, Spc. Andres Tamez and Spc. Alec James, all with the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Deception Co., 8th Brigade Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas work on and ensure the viability of the RQ7B Shadow drone system, version two which can fly at a maximum altitude of 18,000 feet during training while deployed at [Read More …]