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David and Trisha Katzfey are First Sergeants and full-time Soldiers who provide new meaning to the word team in the Missouri Army National Guard. (Courtesy photo) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – One Army National Guard couple provides new meaning to the word team. Trisha and David Katzfey, both first sergeants and full-time Soldiers with the Missouri Army National Guard , find balance with their different but complementary...
On Veterans Day, and every day, we pay tribute to the brave men and women whose service has kept our Nation safe and protected our freedom. It is with deepest gratitude that we honor you today. Thank you.
Join us for the Pennsylvania Army National Guard Virtual Career Fair on Thursday, December 10, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern).  During the event you can: Hear presentations from Pennsylvania Army National Guard recruiters Speak in real time with a recruiter Learn about how to earn money for college and other benefits Registration is free and easy. Log in to reserve your spot ....
Specialist Victoria Anderson and her nephew, Wesley. SPC Anderson has been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in her home state of New Mexico.   Army National Guard Specialist (SPC) Victoria Anderson was a sophomore at the University of New Mexico enrolled in a health course when she had her first encounter with the New Mexico Army National Guard . Her professor, who served in the Guard, had some fellow...
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Paul Gillquist, an Alaska Army National Guard pilot assigned to the 207th Aviation Regiment, in front of UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, Aug. 22, 2020, at the Bryant Army Airfield on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. Gillquist’s call sign is "Icy 13," and he happened to perform his first real-world rescue mission on Sept. 13, 2020. (Courtesy photo)   ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Army National Guard...
Michigan National Guard SPC Ralph Mitchell of the 1-182nd Field Artillery Regiment and nine other members of his regiment help process and distribute food at the Forgotten Harvest Food Bank of Royal Oak, Michigan, Sept. 15, 2020. The Food Bank delivers surplus food to charities in metro Detroit. (Photo by Master Sergeant David Kujawa)   ROYAL OAK, Michigan – The Army National Guard has been helping communities across...
To say Army National Guard Sergeant (SGT) Bailey Gokey is an overachiever would be an understatement. The Vermont National Guard Soldier is operating two ranks above her current position, taking on more responsibilities for her Unit while managing an active civilian career, all while waiting to officially wear her rank. “I do operate at a higher level,” she explains. “It’s unique to the National Guard, to put...
The Derda family following a joint promotion ceremony on Sept. 3, 2020, at Camp Murray, Washington. COL Kristin Derda and LTC Krystian Derda were able to celebrate their promotions on the same day.  (Photo by Peter Chang) CAMP MURRAY, Washington – Life is full of milestones – graduating from college, getting married, the birth of a child, a promotion at work. Having the chance to celebrate these milestones with your...
SGT Austin Vogt at the 1-279, 45th brigade infantry combat team NCO induction ceremony with NATO allies. The youngest inductee gets to cut the cake. Sometimes you find yourself in a position that turns out to be completely different than where you thought you would be – it even happens in the Army National Guard . Sergeant (SGT) Austin Vogt of the Oklahoma Army National Guard has navigated changes in direction...
SPC Jesse Fugate, a mechanic assigned to India Company, 429th Brigade Sustainment Battalion, teaches Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry, about preventive maintenance checks and services on a light utility truck at Harold L. Disney Training Center, Artemus, Kentucky, on July 30, 2020. (Photo by SGT Alan Royalty.) ARTEMUS, Kentucky – Army National Guard Soldiers from India Company, 429th Brigade Sustainment Battalion,...
The Pennsylvania National Guard’s Military Funeral Honors detail conducts a dignified transfer of remains for U.S. Army Cpl. Jackey Dale Blosser on July 30, 2020, at Pittsburgh International Airport.  (Photo by Senior Master Sergeant Shawn Monk) PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania – The Pennsylvania Army National Guard ’ s Military Funeral Honors detail participated in the repatriation of remains of a U.S. Army Soldier...
PFC Elahni Ocean is on a mission to get the most out of her service with the New York Army National Guard. Private First Class (PFC) Elahni Ocean is a woman on a mission – to utilize every opportunity she earns serving in the Army National Guard to further herself and her family. Her unusual first name, which, coincidentally, is “inhale” spelled backwards, seems to reflect her outlook toward her service in the...