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  • Oklahoma National Guard members from around the state joined more than 8,600 people from around the world during the 30th annual Bataan Memorial Death March, Sunday, to honor the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II, sacrificing their freedom, health and, in many cases, their lives.

  • Soldiers assigned to Battle Group Poland (BGPOL) received a special treat this week - a historic visit from the Polish President himself, Andrzej Duda, March 6.

  • When the New York National Guard signed a State Partnership Program agreement with Brazil on March 14, Staff Sgt. Norma Saderi was front and center, alongside two four-star officers and a bunch of one and two-star generals and admirals.

  • For Sgt. 1st Class Kyle Moyer's maintenance students at the Eastern Army National Guard Aviation Training Site, making mistakes is unofficially part of the training curriculum.

  • The New York Army National Guard's 1st Battalion 69th Infantry started St. Patrick's Day with one commander and ended it with another.

  • The annual, All Army Small Arms Competition is referred to affectionately as the "All Army" since it brings Soldiers (active duty, Reserve and National Guard) and cadets from across the force together in one place to test their skills. Day 3 saw competitors vying for hits on targets hundreds of yards away.

  • The Arkansas National Guard has been planning a New Madrid earthquake response since 2011. The 61st Civil Support Team plays an integral role in that plan, as the first responders on the ground one of the hardest-hit areas, Crittenden County. As such, the unit did its first ever on-site training exercise for the event, incorporating local emergency response agencies into the exercise.