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Soldiers and Airmen from the 42nd Civil Support Team are evaluated on core tasks while conducting training at the Buncombe County Training Center June 13 as part of a U.S. Army North validation training exercise in Woodfin, North Carolina.
U.S. Army North evaluates North Carolina National Guard unit
By 1st Lt. Regina Corbin | June 24, 2019
Every 18 months, the 42nd Civil Support Team is required to be validated on core tasks, such as the decontamination process, identifying threats and materials, and coordinating with civilian authorities in a realistic setting. This validation proves that the unit is ready to respond to a chemical, radiological or biological event. U.S. Army North provides training and evaluates specialized units in the National Guard to meet homeland defense and homeland security mission sets.

Idaho Army National Guard Lt. Col. Lee Rubel, commander, 116th Brigade Engineer Battalion, discusses his task force’s National Training Center mission with Brig. Gen. Anthony V. Mohatt June 1, 2019, at Fort Irwin, California. Mohatt, commander, Kansas Army National Guard, was at the National Training Center to visit Soldiers from the 891st Engineer Battalion’s 242nd Engineer Company and 772nd Engineer Mobility Augmentation Company. The two companies are supporting the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team’s National Training Center rotation.
Kansas Army National Guard engineers support 116th CBCT
By Capt. Robert Taylor | June 4, 2019
FORT IRWIN, Calif. – Two companies from the Kansas Army National Guard’s 891st Engineer Battalion

Service members assigned to the New York Army National Guard and New York Naval Militia, along with employees from the Department of Transportation, fill sandbags at Sodus Point, N.Y., May 20, 2019. The sandbags are being used to mitigate the effects of flooding along Lake Ontario as a result of rising water levels, that followed up with the activation of the troops by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
New York National Guard responds to Lake Ontario flooding
By Eric Durr | June 4, 2019
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Members of the New York Army and Air National Guard, the New York Naval Militia

U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Franklin Bithos, battalion standardization pilot, and Capt. Anthony Rivas, commander, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, Alaska Army National Guard, fly a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from Anchorage to Juneau, Alaska, April 26, 2019. Soldiers with the Alaska National Guard from 1-207th conduct cross-country training flights during their final annual training as an air assault unit ahead of their pending transition to becoming a part of a larger general aviation support battalion, expected to finalize this year.
Alaska Army National Guard Aviation Prepares for Future Operations
By 1st Lt. Benjamin Haulenbeek | June 3, 2019
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Alaska National Guard Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 207th

Command Sgt. Maj. Perlisa Wilson, left, the Maryland National Guard's senior enlisted leader, accepts the noncommissioned officer's saber from Army Maj. Gen. Linda Singh, the adjutant general of the Maryland Guard, during a ceremony at the Fifth Regiment Armory in Baltimore, Md., where Wilson formally took on the duties of her position, Dec. 8, 2018.
Maryland Guard’s all-female command team makes history
By Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy | April 11, 2019
ARLINGTON, Va. – Not long ago, women who wished to serve in the U.S. military were limited to select
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