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  • National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from 19 states and territories came together to build awareness and understanding of the National Guard Bureau's State Partnership Program among members of Congress and their staff at a Capitol Hill event June 16.

  • Air Force Lt. Gen. Joseph Lengyel was confirmed Wednesday as the 28th chief of the National Guard Bureau by the U.S. Senate.

  • The Arizona Guardsmen, assigned to the 3666th Support Maintenance Company from Phoenix, worked together with Alaskan Guardsmen during 3666th's 15-day annual training to help the 49th MDB's mission readiness.

  • The North Carolina National Guard's Family Readiness Program received the Service to Armed Forces Partner of the Year award from Triangle Chapter of the American Red Cross during their annual meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina, June 23, 2016.

  • Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced the annual General Mark A. Welsh III One Air Force Award during a retirement dinner held in honor of the award's namesake in Washington on June 23.


    This new Air Force-level award will be presented to the service's top total force team that demonstrates improved effectiveness, operational readiness and mission accomplishment through integrated solutions.


    During the dinner, James explained one of Welsh's first obstacles was to restore the relationship between the active-duty, Air National Guard and Reserve Airmen in the wake of sequestration. She also described how Welsh compared the impact of sequestration to a bomb burst that interrupted the harmonious formation in which the total force flew. However, he was confident the force would again fly as one.
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  • Among the windswept pine trees of Joint Base Cape Cod, 14 Soldiers battled it out in the 2016 Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition to earn the title of Army Guard Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • The circle of men and women look up at the broad-shouldered speaker with understanding in their eyes as he recounts how his week went.