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Stories with organization: U.S. National Guard
  • NY Army Guard helicopter unit gets new commander 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 3:07 am
  • ALBANY, New York - A 22-year veteran of the U.S. military has been named commander of an upstate New York-based Army National Guard aviation unit with elements currently serving in the Persian Gulf.

  • Training facility benefits military, law agencies 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 3:23 pm
  • FORT SMITH, Arkansas - Local law enforcement, members of the Arkansas National Guard and the Navy teamed up for simulated training and search-and-rescue exercises during a recent demonstration and ceremony at the new Combined Arms Collective Training Facility at Fort Chaffee.

  • Ex-cop named NY Army Guard's top enlisted soldier 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 7:16 am
  • ROCHESTER, New York - A retired Rochester police officer who served in the Iraq War has been selected to become the next senior enlisted soldier in the New York Army National Guard.

  • SC's adjutant general begins re-election campaign 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 5:29 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Maj. Gen. Robert Livingston, South Carolina's adjutant general, lauded the state's Army and Air Force National Guard as one of the nation's top military organizations Tuesday and asked voters to re-elect him so he can work to keep it that way.

  • Delaware's National Guard gets new headquarters 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 12:37 pm
  • NEW CASTLE, Delaware - The building's rugged exterior stonework stands atop sculpted grounds cut into the north side of the New Castle Airport. Daylight streams into a tall lobby and three glassed rotundas that anchor the 109,000-square-foot building. There's a sense of openness throughout.

  • GOP gubernatorial candidates clash in debate 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:19 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson called rival Curtis Coleman's vow to resist some deployments of the Arkansas National Guard "inflammatory rhetoric" as the two squared off in a debate on Saturday.

  • 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.