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March 20, 2020
Weathering COVID-19: financial resilience
PORTLAND, Ore. – With the outbreak of the coronavirus, we’re living in uncertain times. More and more schools and businesses are closing to reduce the spread of COVID-19. As a result, many people are working from home or out of work indefinitely.If you feel you’re in a precarious financial situation, you’re not alone. George Katsinis, a personal
March 19, 2020
National Guard Ramping Up COVID-19 Response
ARLINGTON, Va. – About 2,050 National Guard Soldiers and Airmen in 27 states have been activated to support COVID-19 response efforts, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said Thursday.Air Force Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel told reporters at a Pentagon briefing that number most likely would double by the weekend, and it is even possible that tens of
Nov. 5, 2019
Delaware Guard Honors Former Member with Camp Naming
NEW CASTLE, Del. —
On Sunday, November 03, 2019, the Delaware National Guard held its Camp Honoree Ceremony on the grounds of the 193rd Regional Training Institute at Bethany Beach. The annual ceremony recognizes an individual whose name will be displayed at each training site throughout the state in honor of their service to both the military and state. Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Terry L. Wiley was this year’s Camp Honoree.
Oct. 28, 2019
30th ABCT reunites with equipment in Kuwait
SHUAIBA PORT, Kuwait – Hundreds of pieces of equipment and vehicles were reunited with the 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team in Kuwait Oct. 21-25, following a more than 15,000 nautical-mile journey across the ocean.After the 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team’s rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, in August, the unit’s
Oct. 18, 2019
All-female C-130H crew lands at international air show
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. – An all-female aircrew assigned to the 189th Operations Group flew to Abbottsford, Canada, Oct. 5 to participate in the annual Girls Fly Too, Women in Aviation symposium.The crew, including pilots Lt. Col. Kenda Garrett and Maj. Janelle Guillebeau, navigator Lt. Col. Sarah O'Banion, flight engineer Master Sgt. Erin
Oct. 15, 2019
Airman that saved choking baby shares citizenship, military journey
SKOKIE, Ill. —
Earlier this year, a Wisconsin National Guard Airman made headlines when he saved the life of a choking baby. Now, he shares his unique story that, he claims, ultimately led him to that moment where he could make an impact on another’s life, as many others have had an impact on his.
Oct. 9, 2019
Beacon of Army Values: What today's drill sergeant represents
Fort Jackson, SC. —
Being "under the hat" means more than just breaking someone down -- it's about the process of building them up. Today's "drill sergeant" is someone who coaches, counsels, mentors, and transforms civilians into combat-ready Soldiers, says a drill sergeant instructor.
Oct. 4, 2019
Rule change lets more Airmen become officers
WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. —
The regulation that set the maximum age for non-rated officers' commissioning opportunities at 39 years old has been replaced by a new requirement that allows Airmen to become officers if they can serve at least 10 years before hitting their mandatory retirement date.
Sept. 30, 2019
166th Maintenance Operations Flight: Behind the curtain work the wizards of wing operations
NEW CASTLE, Del. —
The gatekeepers of wing operations, the Maintenance Operations Flight manages every detail of aircraft maintenance, operations and training. From coordinating fuel to propulsion to parts, the MOF directs the planning, scheduling and maintenance of our eight C-130H2 aircraft. Using the Maintenance Information System (GO81), every rivet, wire, tire and flier is traced, logged and bird-dogged by highly trained technicians who analyze all data input to ensure 100% accuracy.
Sept. 25, 2019
The Quest to be "Governor's Twenty" Shooting Competition
NEW CASTLE, Del. —
Soldiers and Airmen of the Delaware National Guard competed in the annual TAG Match at the River Road Training Site, Delaware on September 21st and 22nd.
Guardsmen competed against each other, both individually and with teams, earning the right to wear the “Governor’s Twenty” Tab on their uniforms. Only the top 20 competitors earn the right to wear the tab.