U.S. Army UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter crew chiefs, with the New Jersey National Guard’s Det. 2, C Company, 1-171st General Support Aviation Battalion, conduct hoisting training at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Sept. 14, 2021. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Michael Schwenk)
Soldiers of the Nebraska Army National Guard’s 2-134th Infantry Battalion (Airborne) descend above Husker Drop Zone Sept. 18, 2021, near Mead, Nebraska. (Photo by Maj. Scott Ingalsbe)
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 …]
Soldiers and Airmen walk in line to the next firing line to re-engage their targets during the Combat Rifle Forward Assault match of the 50th Winston P. Wilson and the 30th Armed Forces Skill at Arms Championships, hosted by the National Guard Marksmanship Training Center, held at the Robinson Joint Maneuver Training Center, North Little Rock, Ark. on Aug. 31, [Read More …]
A competitor runs back to collect a dropped magazine during the National Guard Infantry Team match of the 50th Winston P. Wilson and the 30th Armed Forces Skill at Arms Championships hosted by the National Guard Marksmanship Training Center, held at the Robinson Joint Maneuver Training Center on Aug. 30, 2021. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Israel [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 [Read More …]
U.S. Air Force, 126th Security Forces Squadron members, discuss firing strategy at Camp San Luis Obispo, California, August 6, 2021. The Illinois Air National Guard squadron spent the day training with required weapon systems on a firing range to pass annual qualifications. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Aaron Rodriguez)
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 …]
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)
Spc. Adam Barlow, from the 65th Field Artillery Brigade, Utah National Guard, competes in the swim assessment July 21, 2021, during the U.S. Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition at Camp Navajo Military Reservation, Arizona. Barlow completed the competition as runner up in the Soldier of the Year category. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class John Etheridge).