CONCORD, NC - MAY 23: Dale Earnhardt Jr. drives the #88 National Guard Chevrolet during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 23, 2013 in Concord, North Carolina.
One reason people should participate is for awareness of the members of the Tennessee Army National Guard that we’ve lost overseas ... A second one is for the cause of giving out scholarships in memory of the ones we’ve lost. ... Basically it’s to not lose the memory of those aviators that have passed on earlier than they should have.
We are learning the planning for disasters, the civilian part as well of the military part. The big difference is that in Colombia we do not have a National Guard ... This is something new for us. It’s good to see how people conduct exercises like this. We would like to learn lessons from this exercise to use during our country’s disaster response.
They were all tasked with something they were uncomfortable with and it was fun to watch their confidence grow, to see how much detail they put into their training, and that the training was of such high quality. We are creating more trainers to spread across the state — and in the end, that's not just better for the AMEDD, but better for the Wisconsin Army National GuardMore quotes »
J.R. Hildebrand is driven to make up for 2011 crash at Indy 500
people screaming, the high-pitched whine of traffic around him, Dan Wheldon 's car flashing past, his own No. 4 National Guard chassis sliding down the front straight across the red brick finish line and finally slamming into the wall again in Turn 1 before 5/25/13 Read more »
Venezuela crackdown deemed worst in years
political platform, the legislature, unless it recognized Maduro's legitimacy.Romero said the beatings occurred at National Guard barracks No. 47 in the western city of Barquisimeto after at least 300 protesters were arrested across Venezuela for backing opposition Read more »
NY Military Museum plans programs on exhibits
events to give the public the chance to meet the men behind exhibits of rare and vintage G.I. Joe figures and dioramas of National Guard units in World War II .The programs are set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 for the G.I. Joe collection, and April 27 Read more »
Amy Maniscalco, supporter of National Guard families, dies at 37
Maniscalco, 37, an early architect of Family Readiness Groups supporting National Guard units across New York State, has died.The Staten Island resident, who had been chronicling her battle with a rare form of cancer on a blog called "The Lynch Sister's Incomplete Read more »
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DivEast leaders prepare NG Soldiers for U.S./Australia joint mission
Afghanistan, Kuhn said. 'The CTU leadership from the Australian Defense Force and the United States Army, California Army National Guard 79th IBCT met and trained in an environment that was designed to closely replicate the actual environment in Afghanistan. 5/25/13 from GlobalSecurity.org Read more »
INDYCAR: Helping Our Heroes
Panther Racing's "Operation: Hire our Guard" program, which is bringing unemployed National Guard soldiers back to work...On this Memorial Day weekend, we remember the men and women who have lost their lives while serving their country. But there are also 5/25/13 from SPEED.com: AUTO-RACING Read more »
In 2009 redux, Obama faces thorny issue of detainees at prison in Cuba
soldier with the Rhode Island Army National Guard's 115th Military Police Company stands watch in a guard tower at Guantanamo Bay in this June 2010 photo. At the beginning of his first term, President Barack Obama, surrounded by former generals and admirals, 5/25/13 from Stars and Stripes Read more »
North Dakota Veterans Cemetery site of program Monday
cannon. The Rev. Randy Brown, Temple Baptist Church in Jamestown, and Chaplain (Maj.) James Cheney, North Dakota National Guard, will present Memorial Day prayers. After the formal portion of the ceremony concludes, the “The Honor Song,” honoring all American 5/25/13 from Jamestown Sun Read more »
All-Star Coaches, Players Announced
for the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Baseball Games. The doubleheader, which is part of Arkansas Army National Guard/AHSCA All-Star Week, will be played at Bear Stadium at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway on June 18. “I’ve 5/25/13 from Arkansas Online Read more »