ALASKA--U.S. Marines with 5th Battalion 11th Marine Regiment load a M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) onto a New York Air National Guard LC-130H assigned to the 109th Airlift Wing during U.S. Northern Commands Exercise Arctic Edge. Arctic Edge 2020 is a North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command exercise scheduled every two years. The exercise focuses on training experimentation techniques tactics and procedures development for Homeland Defense operations in an Arctic environment. Arctic Edge 20 provides opportunities to validate Arctic capabilities. The 109th Airlift Wing sent 65 Airmen and two planes to the exercise
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Stars and Stripes -- Tue, 31 Mar 2020 Nearly 15,000 troops are now deployed as National Guards mission expands to fight coronavirus A team of 19 Arizona National Guard soldiers built a 50-bed federal medical station overnight Sunday to begin supporting the Navajo Nation in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
CBS 6 -- Mon, 30 Mar 2020 National Guard turns Times Union Center into critical food hub (video) ALBANY NY (WRGB) - The Times Union Center--usually a hot spot for entertainment and sports- Now it's serving a hugely important purpose as a food hub! We first told you about the Albany County... (more)
Military Times -- Mon, 30 Mar 2020 Latest Guard update: More than 14,600 troops mobilized for COVID-19 response The number of Guard troops mobilized in the effort to cope with the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow. As of Sunday morning, more than 14,670 Air and Army National Guard professionals... (more)