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State Partnership Program turns 30: The Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program today
July 19, 2023
— On the eve of its 30th anniversary, the Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program has matured into thriving security cooperation relationships with 100 nations...
Guard chief plans fitness initiative for Guard, families
February 1, 2023
— The chief of the National Guard Bureau is launching a holistic fitness initiative in March to improve the wellness of National Guard members and their families. The new program highlights two priorities of Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson: readiness and people...
Leaders detail future of National Guard
January 25, 2023
— The National Guard remains an integral part of U.S. military might, and it's changing to remain effective for the future, Chief of the National Guard Bureau Army Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson said...
National Guard’s global reach, capabilities support National Defense Strategy
December 12, 2022
— What the National Guard brings to the global stage directly contributes to significant pieces of the 2022 National Defense Strategy, said Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau...
Month of the Military Family: Husband, wife enlist, graduate Basic Military Training together
November 30, 2022
— November is Month of the Military Family and is designated as a time to acknowledge the service and sacrifices made by military members and their families. For Airmen 1st Class Alex Waters and Melissa McCabe, those sacrifices are being made as both service members and military family members...
Survey asks service members about discrimination, extremism experiences
October 5, 2022
— A new survey is giving service members a chance to make their voices heard on issues related to race, discrimination and extremism in the military...
McConville: 'We can't do what we do as an Army without the National Guard'
August 31, 2022
— The Army is transforming, modernizing, boosting readiness, improving fitness across the force, and investing in potential recruits, the chief of staff of the Army said in wide-ranging remarks Aug. 27. But, first, Army Gen. James McConville heaped praise on a National Guard he said is essential to the Army, overseas and in the homeland...
Retiring from National Guard or Reserve? Know your TRICARE options
August 9, 2022
— Are you thinking about retiring from the National Guard or Reserve? Retirement benefits depend on your age and service time...
Modernized, interoperable Guard is hedge against peer competitors
June 9, 2022
— Having a modernized, relevant and capable reserve component to augment the nation's active forces is a key part of deterrence, the chief of the National Guard Bureau told a Senate panel...
AI-powered app aims to discover talent in Guard, Reserve
May 12, 2022
— Members of the Reserve and National Guard are highly skilled across a variety of private-sector industries and have the potential to make substantial contributions to Defense Department missions, a DOD official said. ...
Fiscal 2023 budget funds military for today, future
March 29, 2022
— President Joe Biden's $773 billion fiscal year 2023 Defense Budget Request funds the department for today's security environment and positions DOD to maintain its competitive advantage in the years ahead, Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen H. Hicks said...
Guard chief details changes to combat sexual assault, harassment
January 21, 2022
— The National Guard is instituting changes to better combat sexual assault and harassment in the ranks, Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson told the House Armed Services military personnel subcommittee Jan. 19...
Secretary of Defense has authority to order mandatory COVID-19 shots
November 16, 2021
— The Secretary of Defense has the authority needed to order all members of the military – including the National Guard – to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, said Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby...
National Guard Chief details contributions over past year
June 25, 2021
— National Guardsmen more than demonstrated their value to America during 2020, and the need for their service has never been greater, said Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau...
JBSA joint, Total Forces practice sling loading skills
December 30, 2020
— A joint Total Force team led by the 74th Aerial Port Squadron peers into a darkened landscape masked by a moonless evening sky in preparation for an ambitious helicopter sling load mission dubbed “Operation Nightstorm.” ...
Air Force hits record retention levels, reviews voluntary force management efforts
December 7, 2020
— The Department of the Air Force is seeing its highest retention levels in 20 years, second only to rates recorded shortly after 9/11 in 2002...
Women's Equality Day – Recognizing Soldiers who lead the way
August 26, 2020
— Aug. 26 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing and protecting women's constitutional right to vote...
No sign of operations tempo slowing, National Guard Bureau chief says
July 6, 2020
— Some 120,000 members of the National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters — floods in Michigan, wildfires in Kansas and tornadoes in Tennessee, just to name a few — and have participated in global military operations and responded to civil disturbances and to COVID-19, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said...
Guard's COVID-19 response is largest since Hurricane Katrina
May 12, 2020
— Almost 47,000 Soldiers and Airmen from the National Guard are activated to help fight COVID-19 in the Guard’s largest domestic response effort since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. More than 51,000 Guard members responded to Katrina...
National Guard chief: More Guard members to be called up
April 13, 2020
— More than 28,000 National Guard members are on duty as part of COVID-19 response efforts, and that number is expected to grow, the Guard’s top general says...