HomeNewsNews Archive

News Archive

national guard

Dec. 18, 2017

National Guard Bureau Personnel Authorized to Wear New Organizational Badge

National Guard Bureau personnel are now authorized to wear a new organizational badge that highlights the history of the NGB, officials announced.

Dec. 12, 2017

California Guard Aids Police in Helping Families Affected by Wildfires

Calm cloaked their anguish as California residents whose homes in Ventura were ravaged by the Thomas Fire lined up to wait for the chance to see their home, perhaps grab a few items, or even just to know what, if anything, was left.

Dec. 7, 2017

Guard Troops Were Training When Japanese Attacked Pearl Harbor

National Guard troops were already training on Dec. 7, 1941, when military forces of the Empire of Japan attacked the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. This year marks the 76th anniversary of the attack, which killed or wounded more than 3,400 U.S. military personnel and more than 100 civilians and inflicted significant damage upon the Pacific Fleet and to the Army Air Corps squadrons stationed in Hawaii.

Nov. 20, 2017

South Carolina National Guard, Colombian Army Share Field Artillery Expertise

Colombian army leaders joined the South Carolina Army National Guard during a live-fire exercise with the 1st Battalion, 178th Field Artillery Regiment, at the McCrady Training Center in Eastover, S.C.

Oct. 25, 2017

School Can Wait: Puerto Rico Guardsmen Postpone College to Serve

Several Ohio Army National Guard members selflessly postponed their college studies to volunteer for deployment to Puerto Rico to help out with humanitarian aid and recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

Oct. 16, 2017

California Guardsmen Help Manage Evacuation Center

Deborah L. Dalton, executive director of the Cavanagh Recreation Center in Petaluma, Calif., said she's grateful for the California Army National Guard's assistance in assisting the center to care for victims of massive wildfires that have scorched the state.

Oct. 10, 2017

California National Guard Mobilizes to Help Battle Massive Wildfires

Following an emergency declaration by California Gov. Jerry Brown, the state National Guard was mobilizing resources to assist civil authorities in the battle against massive wildfires that have already killed 10 people.

Oct. 5, 2017

Missouri Air Guard Wing Supports Hurricane Relief Efforts

For nearly a month, the Missouri Air National Guard’s 139th Airlift Wing has been proving its value as part of the operational reserve by performing more than 100 sorties in support of hurricane relief efforts in Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Oct. 4, 2017

Officials Dedicate Pentagon Corridor Honoring National Guard's History

A new exhibit at the Pentagon honors the National Guard, reflecting the its mission while highlighting key moments and campaigns in which it has participated over its 380-year history.

Oct. 1, 2017

DoD Continues to Provide More Response Capacity to Puerto Rico

The Defense Department is deploying more response capacity to Puerto Rico to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s need for a commodities distribution network able to reach isolated communities and sustained medical support for the island’s residents, a Pentagon spokesman said in a statement.

Get the latest DoD News products delivered to your inbox.