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Stories with organization: U.S. National Guard
  • ND National Guard chaplain corps at full strength 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:58 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - The North Dakota National Guard is at full strength in its chaplain corps for the first time in 15 years.

  • NY National Guard soldier charged with rape 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:32 am
  • KINGSBURY, New York - Authorities have charged a member of the New York Army National Guard with raping a woman, and investigators say others have come forward claiming they were attacked by the same man.

  • National Guard to open new center at Fort Chaffee 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:40 am
  • FORT SMITH, Arkansas - A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for the Arkansas National Guard's new training facility at Fort Chaffee.

  • Feds file more charges in Tenn. armory shooting 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 11:37 am
  • MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Federal prosecutors have added new charges against a Tennessee National Guard recruiter accused of trying to kill four superiors in a shooting at an armory northeast of Memphis.

  • Ala. National Guard unit renamed to suit mission 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:29 am
  • DOTHAN, Alabama - An Alabama Air National Guard unit has a new name to fit its role supporting the military's special forces troops.

  • NY Air National Guard unit headed to Australia 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:49 am
  • NIAGARA FALLS, New York - Nearly three dozen members of a New York Air National Guard unit will head Down Under to help install radar used to track space debris and satellites.

  • National Guard members honored at ceremony 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 11:01 am
  • MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - More than 100 members of a New Hampshire Army National Guard unit are being honored in Manchester.

  • ND National Guard unit plans change of command 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 5:04 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - The military says a change of command is set for a North Dakota National Guard unit.

  • Del. National Guard hosting welcome home ceremony 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 4:49 am
  • DOVER, Delaware - The Delaware National Guard will host a welcome home ceremony for approximately 300 members returning from Afghanistan.

  • Correction: Ghanaian Partnership story 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 4:52 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - In a story April 11 about the military partnership between the Ghanaian Armed Forces and North Dakota's National Guard, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the name of the Guard's commander on the fourth reference. His last name is Sprynczynatyk, not Sprynvzynatyk.

  • Iowa Army National Guard unveils new helicopters 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 3:31 pm
  • WATERLOO, Iowa - The Iowa Army National Guard Aviation Support Facility has two new helicopters that feature better technology than the Vietnam-era one they replace.

  • S. Carolina DMV program aims to help veterans 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 1:17 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina is making it easier for military men and women who drove military trucks and are hanging up their uniforms to get a civilian driver's license for commercial vehicles, officials announced Thursday.

  • NY Air Guard unit aiding Canada military exercise 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:28 am
  • SCOTIA, New York - The New York-based Air National Guard unit that flies annual missions to Antarctica is heading north to participate in a Canadian military exercise.

  • Kentucky National Guard to unveil new aircraft 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 4:13 am
  • FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Kentucky National Guard is set to unveil a new light utility helicopter to be used for security and disaster-response missions.

  • ANG in Fort Smith hosting F-16s based at Tulsa 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 3:19 am
  • FORT SMITH, Arkansas - The 188th Fighter Wing's Ebbing Air National Guard Base in Fort Smith is currently hosting seven F-16C Falcons and 40 maintenance, operation and support personnel from the Oklahoma Air National Guard's Tulsa-based 138th Fighter Wing.

  • Oklahoma Legislature honors 45th Infantry soldier 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:37 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - A soldier with Oklahoma's 45th Infantry Brigade who was seriously injured while trying to protect others when a massive tornado struck Moore in May was honored Tuesday with one of the state's highest military decorations.

  • SC Air National Guard back from Mideast deployment 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 1:52 pm
  • MCENTIRE JOINT NATIONAL GUARD BASE, South Carolina - More than 200 airmen from the South Carolina Air National Guard have returned home after being deployed for two months in Southwest Asia.

  • Okla. National Guard appreciation event scheduled 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 3:26 am
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - A ceremony to honor members of the Oklahoma National Guard and of the former 45th Infantry Division is scheduled at the state Legislature.

  • Upstate NY honor guard member earns national award 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 12:15 pm
  • ROME, New York - A member of the New York Air National Guard has been named the Air National Guard's Honor Guard Program Member of the Year.

  • Ala National Guard units headed to Afghanistan 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 5:34 am
  • MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Three more Alabama National Guard units are heading to Afghanistan.

  • Okla. National Guard to unveil new helicopters 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 5:25 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma National Guard is planning to unveil four new UH-72A "Lakota" helicopters that are replacing an aging fleet of choppers that have been in service for more than 30 years.

  • National Guard unit headed for Afghanistan 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 4:10 pm
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Families and friends have given a formal send-off to a Massachusetts National Guard unit heading for Afghanistan to help prepare for the departure of U.S. troops.

  • NY Army National Guard holds 'Best Warrior' event 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 3:07 am
  • CAMP SMITH, New York - A dozen members of the New York Army National Guard are gathering at a Hudson Valley training site to compete in a three-day military skills event.

  • Fort Hood shooter was from Puerto Rico 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 9:06 am
  • FORT HOOD, Texas - Military officials say the Fort Hood gunman blamed for killing three people and wounding 16 others before taking his own life was from Puerto Rico.

  • 30 Wis. soldiers safe after Fort Hood shooting 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 9:35 pm
  • MILWAUKEE - Thirty Wisconsin soldiers are safe after a shooting at Fort Hood in Texas.