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  • In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and during recent Northern California wildfires, Army National Guard members deployed two types of unmanned aircraft systems that allowed for greater coordination of response efforts.

  • District of Columbia National Guard (DCNG) Soldiers and Airmen provided security, transportation and disaster response capabilities during the state funeral held at the Washington National Cathedral for the 41st President of the United States, George H.W. Bush on Dec. 5, 2018.

  • The scene was set up like something out of a zombie apocalypse movie.
    There was a large 150-year-old alms house that was in obvious disrepair, unmarked blue trailers with satellite dishes around the perimeter, and people in bright orange HAZMAT suits waving around handheld scanners and speaking in muffled voices.

  • With 6,400 participants from 10 countries and 22 states, Northern Strike 18 was the Department of Defense's largest joint, reserve-component exercise of 2018. Hosted annually by the Michigan National Guard at Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center and Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, it's no surprise that planning for Northern Strike's massive, joint fires environment is a year-round process.

  • Upbeat jazz and ragtime-influenced music filled the cavernous main room of the Bosnia-Herzegovina armed forces' Army Hall in downtown Sarajevo as Maryland National Guard and Bosnian armed forces members came together to celebrate 15 years of partnership in the U.S. Department of Defense's State Partnership Program.

  • Sixty-eight years to the day after he was listed as Missing in Action in Korean, New York Army National Guard Soldiers rendered funeral honors for Pfc. John Martin on Sunday, December 2, 2018, as he was laid to rest at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Schuylerville, N.Y.

  • The month of November saw unusually high amounts of rainfall across Kuwait, leading to severe flooding across U.S. Military installations. Throughout November U.S. Army Soldiers participated in immediate flood relief efforts like stacking sandbags, digging small trenches and sweeping water from flooded barracks.