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  • As water levels in Lake Ontario reached more than 2 feet higher than normal on June 16, the New York National Guard and New York's state military forces had 453 personnel focused on flood control issues around the lake shore.

  • Soldiers from across the 54 States and territories completed the first IPPS-A (Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army) Basic Workshop at the National Guard Professional Education Center, Camp Robinson Maneuver Training Center, North Little Rock, Ark., June 14, 2019.

  • More than 100 Soldiers of the West Virginia Army National Guard's (WVARNG) 1092nd Engineer Battalion, 601st Engineer Support Company (ESC) and 115th Vertical Construction Company (VCC) are taking part in Resolute Castle 19 at the Joint National Training Center/Cincu Training Area in Cincu, Romania, June 10 - 29, 2019.

  • Georgia National Guard Army and Air units participated in a joint exercise led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency at the Memphis Fire Department Training Center in Memphis, Tenn., June 3-7.

  • Platinum Wolf is a multinational peacekeeping exercise designed to enhance interoperability and cooperation between partner and allied nations while building relationships.

  • Soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army's 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment train against almost a dozen units a year as the opposing force at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California. For one officer, 1st Lt. Brad Smith, this rotation's unit, the Idaho Army National Guard's 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, looks extremely familiar. Smith enlisted into the Idaho Army National Guard in 2009 when he was 19.

  • Over the past two weeks, Soldiers from the Florida Army National Guard's 54th Security Force Assistance Brigade teamed up with allies from throughout the Caribbean as part of U.S. Southern Command's exercise Tradewinds to bolster Caribbean defense capacity and strengthen regional ties. For the Soldiers of the FLARNG 54th SFAB, this marked their first overseas unit mobilization in the unit's history.