Alaska Air National Guard pararescuemen and Army National Guard aviation Soldiers assigned to the 212th Rescue Squadron and 207th Aviation Regiment load the Storm Search and Rescue Tactical Vehicle (SRTV) into a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at the Bryant Army Airfield, July 10, 2020. The Joint Force movement was part of an exercise put on by the U.S. military in Alaska [Read More …]
A Soldier assigned to the Connecticut National Guard’s 1109th Theater Aviation Support Maintenance Group (TASMG) conducts weapons qualification training using an Engagement Support Trainer system at Camp Nett, Niantic, Connecticut, June 17, 2020. The EST is an indoor, multipurpose small arms training simulator designed to allows Soldiers to run a multitude of training simulations.
The Utah National Guard hosts the Region Seven Marksmanship Advisory Council Championships (MAC7) at Camp Williams, Bluffdale, Utah, July 9-12, 2020. Soldiers from Utah, California, Montana, Oregon, Hawaii, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona were eligible to compete. Colorado National Guard’s team took first place overall. The first place winners: Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Catlin with Colorado National Guard, Staff Sgt. [Read More …]
Soldiers assigned to the Connecticut National Guard’s 250th Multi-Role Bridge Company drive their Bridge Erection Boat into position to grab a section of a Improved Ribbon Bridge on the Thames River in New London, Connecticut, June 10, 2020. The IRB team practiced creating a five-float raft which is designed to transport troops, equipment, and vehicles across a river.
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 …]