Latest National Guard of the United States Stories

2009-03-18 14:05:00

Admission is Free at Fort Indiantown Gap Museum HARRISBURG, Pa., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state's National Guard Military Museum at Fort Indiantown Gap is offering three new exhibits that will provide military enthusiasts and students of history with a rare and expanded glimpse into the stories of Pennsylvania's guard troops. According to retired Maj.

2008-12-18 12:01:00

Jerry Ostermiller Appointed to Lead Infrastructure Development and Fund Raising Efforts for New Museum STONINGTON, Conn., Dec.

2008-09-04 09:00:27

CHICAGO, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Army National Guard and Fresh Films, the nation's leading teen filmmaking competition, announce the launch a documentary film initiative, NG Docs.

2008-08-15 15:01:07

A study of U.S. Air Force women deployed in Iraq and other areas found 80 percent suffer fatigue, fever, hair loss and difficulty focusing, researchers said.

2008-07-17 15:01:02

SOUTH KINGSTOWN -- Rhode Island National Guard helicopters will land atop South County Hospital today and next week as part of an emergency training drill. The pilots will land twice in the late afternoon and once around 9 p.m.

2008-07-04 18:00:12

By JENNYMICHAEL By JENNYMICHAEL Early Thursday morning, five North Dakota National Guard soldiers took off for California. Disneyland, surfing and other Golden State amenities won't be on the agenda - the soldiers have taken a UH-60 Black Hawk to help fight California wildfires. Gov.

2006-08-18 16:13:49

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Two members of the Louisiana National Guard sent in to help fight rising crime in storm-ravaged New Orleans have been charged with armed robbery, a National Guard spokesman said on Friday. Sgt.

2006-08-10 15:34:06

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, which fell short in recruiting last year, made its 14th straight monthly goal in July and is expected to hit its 2006 target despite the Iraq war making recruiting harder, officials said on Thursday.

2006-07-14 14:30:56

By Kristin Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Guard Bureau chief on Friday dismissed suggestions the United States was militarizing its border with Mexico by sending thousands of soldiers and airmen to help secure the porous frontier.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.