CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE, CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. – The call came through early in the morning of July 21, 2018 for New York Army National Guard Chaplain (Maj.) James Kim. A Soldier had died in an accident during his unit annual training. Even for traditional Citizen Soldiers, the process of supporting Soldiers, their unit and […]
LTC (CH) Brad Hanna, Oklahoma Command Chaplain, performs the invocation for the Change of Responsibility ceremony for the Oklahoma National Guard October 13, 2018. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Kendall James
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention sponsored the Out of the Darkness Walk this October at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 7, 2018. During this 14th anniversary of the event in Philadelphia, there were an estimated 6,000 attendees to including chaplains from the 111th Attack Wing in Horsham, Pa. the 728th Combat […]
STEVENSON, Wash. – More than a dozen Airmen assigned to the Washington Air National Guard’s 194th Wing and Western Air Defense Sector, along with their significant others, met at a conference center along the Columbia River in September for a unique workshop designed to provide support for unmarried couples.
Chaplain Victor Hoops, Colorado Air National Guard and Vietnam War veteran, gives the benediction during the 1968 Colorado Air National Guard Call-Up 50th anniversary commemoration ceremony, Oct. 14, 2018. Hoops and other veterans of the call-up spoke about their time in Vietnam in a video presented during the event.
Staff Sgt. Geoff Wagner assigned to the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team sends a shout out to Ole Miss from Camp Buehring, Kuwait. The 155th is currently deployed in support of Operation Spartan Shield. (U.S. Army National Guard video by Spc. Jovi Prevot)
U.S. Army Capt. Injoon Choi, chaplain with the 224th Special Troops Battalion, California Army National Guard, rests while waiting for the bus ride to Camp Atterbury at Indianapolis, Indiana, Sept. 25, 2018. Choi has been the 224th STB Chaplain for over three years. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Ramelb)
Members of the Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th Wing and the Regular Air Force’s 3rd Wing witnessed the unveiling of a new tail flash here Oct. 1 on the C-17 Globemaster IIIs assigned to the 176th Wing’s 144th Airlift Squadron.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – “Nobody wants to talk very much about the recent battle,” New York National Guard Chaplain Father Francis Duffy wrote in his diary entry in October 1918. “It was a nightmare that one does not care to recall. Individual acts do not stand out in actions of this kind. It is a […]
In times of disparage, boosting moral is the most important thing you can do. Airman and Family Readiness Program Coordinator Deb Krall has been doing just that for countless years. She started working at the 171st in 1975 when she enlisted and provided still photo imagery for the base. She later moved onto the services […]