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Destiny fulfilled: Brig. Gen. Lytle reflects on his career as he retires

Story by CPT Robert Taylor on 09/29/2017 Brig. Gen. Robert K. Lytle estimates he was told more than six times throughout his career that his career was over. Yet, he was able to find success and is retiring Sept. 30 as the Idaho Army National Guard Land Component Commander. Hi
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Joint team delivers relief in Maria aftermath

Story by A1C Megan Munoz on 09/29/2017 Members of the 14th Airlift Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing, delivered 17 pallets containing more than 129,000 pounds of food and water to St. Croix, Virgin Islands in support of relief efforts after Hurricane Maria, Sept. 24. The mission to St. Croix was one
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D.C. National Guard partners with D.C. Metropolitan Police to support Maria relief efforts

Story by Maj. Byron Coward on 09/28/2017 The 113th Wing's 201st Airlift Squadron transported 10 MPD officers to San Juan, Puerto Rico in support of hurricane Maria relief efforts. Their role is to augment and assist Puerto Rico's local law enforcement agencies. Eight of the ten officers have previous experience
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4 SOPS mission mobilizes for air show

Story by Halle Thornton on 09/28/2017 The three elements of the 4th Space Operations Squadron mobile mission at Schriever Air Force Base are endurance, contingency and backup operations. The 4 SOPS mobile unit executed all three during their first Air Show appearance at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Sept. 16-17. Twenty
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U.S. Air National Guard hosts International Air Reserves Symposium

Story by MSgt Marvin Preston on 09/22/2017 JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. Senior Air Force leaders from 15 countries gathered here, kicking off the 23rd International Air Reserves Symposium recently. The IARS has provided a valuable forum for senior Air Reserve representatives from air forces and air components around the globe
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FLOTUS visits military children

Story by SrA Jordyn Fetter on 09/22/2017 First Lady Melania Trump's focus on the well-being of children led her to visit the Youth Center on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 15. During Trump's visit, she interacted with approximately 30 children, toured the youth center and learned about their educational and
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2nd Civil Affairs Group studies historical battles with an eye to the future

Shenandoah, Va. -- Dr. Brad Wineman, a professor of military history at the Marine Corps' Command & Staff College, laid out the problem for his students, the Marines and sailors of the 2nd Civil Affairs Group, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve: An American general sits fuming in his field
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Air Guard continues hurricane recovery efforts

Story by MSgt Michael Smith on 09/19/2017 JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. The Air National Guard continued its hurricane recovery efforts in multiple states today. Thousands of Airmen from nearly every state and territory were called to duty in the past weeks in the face of unprecedented back-to-back massive hurricanes that
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CDSA Commanding Officer, Sailors and Civilians Visit Navy Boot Camp, Spend Time with Recruits

By Joe Navratil, CDSA Public Affairs GREAT LAKES, Ill. - The commanding officer, Sailor of the Quarter and two Civilians of the Quarter from Combat Direction Systems Activity (CDSA) Dam Neck traveled to Recruit Training Command Great Lakes to visit with Navy boot camp Recruit Division 287 from Sept. 7-8.
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Camp Lemonnier Sailors Promoted to Chief Petty Officer During Pinning Ceremony

Story by PO1 David Wyscaver on 09/18/2017 CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti Seventeen Sailors forward deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and its 22 tenant commands were promoted to chief petty officer during a pinning ceremony at 11 Degrees North on Sept. 16. "It's a very proud moment to see the selects take
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Motorcycle Safety Day is revved up by 11th Wing Safety Office

Story by A1C Valentina Lopez on 06/19/2017 A crash simulator, prize giveaways and a police-escorted off-base ride were a few of the activities at Joint Base Andrews' Seventh Annual Motorcycle Safety Day here, June 15. "The reason we have a MSD is to prevent motorcycle safety briefings from becoming uninteresting,"
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