U.S. Army Pfc. Armond Kinsey, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Task Force Iron Valor, fires a Mk-19 grenade launcher while Spc. Erick Morgan, assigned to HHB, TF Iron Valor, identifies targets on Oct. 7, 2021 at Udari Range Complex, Kuwait. TF Iron Valor Soldiers spent several days at the firing range to improve efficiency on crew served and individual weapons. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Kyle Burks)
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Crew Served Weapons

U.S. Army Pfc. Armond Kinsey, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Task Force Iron Valor, fires a Mk-19 grenade launcher while Spc. Erick Morgan, assigned to HHB, TF Iron Valor, identifies targets on Oct. 7, 2021 at Udari Range Complex, Kuwait. TF Iron Valor Soldiers spent several days at the firing range to improve efficiency on crew served and individual [Read More …]

Texas Army National Guardsmen with the 2nd Battalion, 149th Aviation Regiment, and rescue swimmers with Texas Task Force 1, conduct search and rescue training operations in San Antonio, Texas, Sept. 15, 2021. The combination of the organizations form Helicopter Search and Rescue Teams, which were activated as part of the Texas Military Department's call of more than 100 Guardsmen to support air and ground operations in response to Tropical Storm Nicholas. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Malcolm McClendon).
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Texas Military Department Responds to Tropical Storm Nicholas

Texas Army National Guardsmen with the 2nd Battalion, 149th Aviation Regiment, and rescue swimmers with Texas Task Force 1, conduct search and rescue training operations in San Antonio, Texas, Sept. 15, 2021. The combination of the organizations form Helicopter Search and Rescue Teams, which were activated as part of the Texas Military Department’s call of more than 100 Guardsmen to [Read More …]

Teams participate in the ‘Bianchi Battle’ - a three-weapon match featuring a rifle, pistol, and shotgun at the 50th Winston P. Wilson and 30th Armed Forces Skill at Arms Meeting Rifle and Pistol Championships. Fifty-three military teams gathered for the competition hosted by the National Guard Marksmanship Training Center held at the Robinson Maneuver Training Center August 27 through September 3, 2020. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Sgt. Michael Hunnisett)
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2021 WPW and AFSAM Rifle and Pistol Championships – Bianchi Battle

Teams participate in the ‘Bianchi Battle’ – a three-weapon match featuring a rifle, pistol, and shotgun at the 50th Winston P. Wilson and 30th Armed Forces Skill at Arms Meeting Rifle and Pistol Championships. Fifty-three military teams gathered for the competition hosted by the National Guard Marksmanship Training Center held at the Robinson Maneuver Training Center August 27 through September [Read More …]

An A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 107th Fighter Squadron, 127th Wing, Michigan Air National Guard, lands and takes off from a highway near Alpena, Michigan, Aug. 5, 2021. The exercise was proof of concept for the ability of fighter aircraft to land in austere landing zones, and continue the advancement of agile employment and adaptive basing concepts. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. David Kujawa)
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A-10 Thunderbolt II Lands and Takes Off From a Highway Near Alpena During Northern Strike 21-2

An A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 107th Fighter Squadron, 127th Wing, Michigan Air National Guard, lands and takes off from a highway near Alpena, Michigan, Aug. 5, 2021. The exercise was proof of concept for the ability of fighter aircraft to land in austere landing zones, and continue the advancement of agile employment and adaptive basing concepts. (U.S. Air National [Read More …]

Soldiers with the Charlie Company 1-185th Infantry Regiment, California Army National Guard, aim their sights during a live-fire exercise at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, July 30, 2021. Members of the California National Guard firde weapons to test their readiness in preparation for future potential deployments. (Oklahoma Army National Guard photo by Cpl. Reece Heck)
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A Soldier with the Charlie Company 1-185th Infantry Regiment, California Army National Guard, aims down his sights during a live-fire exercise at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, July 30, 2021.

Soldiers with the Charlie Company 1-185th Infantry Regiment, California Army National Guard, aim their sights during a live-fire exercise at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, July 30, 2021. Members of the California National Guard firde weapons to test their readiness in preparation for future potential deployments. (Oklahoma Army National Guard photo by Cpl. Reece Heck)