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  • WASHINGTON -- Lt. Col. Richard Tylicki, commander of the 1st Squadron, 104th Cavalry Squadron based in Philadelphia, Pa., is also the commander of Task Force Ready for the 58th Presidential Inauguration. That task force also includes 260 military policemen from the Kentucky National Guard's 438th Military Police Company based in Murray, Ky. The Pennsylvania and Kentucky National Guard Soldiers were sworn in as a Special Police Officers at Dunbar High School in Washington D. C., Jan 19.UA-87633511-1

  • VICENZA, Italy - Massachusetts National Guard engineers and their State Partnership Program counterparts from the Kenya Defence Forces Engineer Brigade are putting their partnership into action at Thika Barracks, a job site near Nairobi, Kenya, where they are conducting overseas deployment training.

    The State Partnership Program helps partner nations build a skilled force capable of helping to develop the host nation's defenses and security, disaster response, crisis management and interagency cooperation capabilities, according to Massachusetts National Guard officials. The partnership between Massachusetts and Kenya is one of 12 such partnerships between National Guard forces from 10 states and countries on the African continent.

  • WASHINGTON -- The Florida National Guard is responsible for several elements of the 58th Presidential Inauguration, and while some missions are high-profile and in the public's eye, others aren't. The hundreds of Soldiers and Airmen assigned to Task Force Crowd fall into the first category, with Guardsmen working around the clock with various law enforcement agencies to secure the streets of D.C.UA-87633511-1

  • SANDSTON, Va. -- Nearly 300 Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen will join a force of approximately 7,500 National Guard personnel from 40 states and territories supporting the 58th Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington, D. C. Virginia Guard personnel will assist with traffic control, crowd management, communications, medical and chaplain support, and additional personnel from the Virginia Army National Guard, Virginia Air National Guard and Virginia Defense Force will conduct mission command and sustainment support in Sandston and other locations in the state.

  • EASTOVER, S.C. - When multiple aircraft take to the skies, one person in charge makes the decisions that can determine the outcome of the mission. For this reason, it is critical for that pilot to be trained to take command of multiple crews and aircraft.UA-87633511-1

  • Washington, D.C. -- Approximately 340 Soldiers and Airmen from the Florida National Guard are scheduled to assist with the upcoming presidential inauguration on Friday.UA-87633511-1

  • WALTHAM, Mass. -- When Capt. David Wilson, a Massachusetts National Guardsman from Charlton, Mass., saw the partially overturned school bus off I-95 he couldn't have known that there were 22 children and two adults on board, he just knew that people could be hurt.UA-87633511-1