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Students of the State Contract Management/Business Manager’s Certification Construction Facilities Maintenance Office (CFMO) 102 course pose for a group photo at Camp Dawson, Kingwood, W.Va., Dec. 6, 2018. Students from around the U.S. participated in the course which provided students a deep-dive into contracting topics such as liability claims, bonding and insurance, contract terminations, contractor claims, delays and remedies, payments and closeout, and ethics.
Maj. Juan Rodriquez of the National Guard Bureau Instillations and Environmental office in Arlington, Va., takes notes during a presentation on inspections during the State Contract Management/Business Manager’s Certification Construction Facilities Maintenance Office (CFMO) 102 course held at Camp Dawson, Kingwood, W.Va., Dec. 6, 2018. Students from around the U.S. participated in the course which provided students a deep-dive into contracting topics such as liability claims, bonding and insurance, contract terminations, contractor claims, delays and remedies, payments and closeout, and ethics.
West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) Master Sgt. Ricky Baker discusses preventative maintenance checks and services of the M1165 HMMWV Nov. 28, 2018, with Peruvian Army maintenance personnel during a Subject Matter Expert Exchange (SMEE) Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) mission held in Lima, Peru. The WVARNG helped to improve maintenance support for Peru’s Training Center for Peace Operations upcoming mission to the Central African Republic and enhanced non-commissioned officer (NCO) development in their armed forces. (courtesy photo)
West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) Master Sgt. Ricky Baker and Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Dunlap pose for a photo with members of the Peruvian Army following the completion of a Subject Matter Expert Exchange (SMEE) Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) mission held in Lima, Peru, Nov. 26 – 30, 2018. The SMEE GPOI mission with the Peruvian Army helped to improve maintenance support for Peru’s Training Center for Peace Operations upcoming mission to the Central African Republic and enhanced non-commissioned officer (NCO) development in their armed forces. (courtesy photo)
U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 Jeffrey Lohr, a C-12 master aviator and certified flight instructor assigned to Detachment 28 Operational Support Airlift Command, West Virginia Air National Guard in Williamstown, W.Va.,  poses with his wife Vicki Lynn and son Sgt. Nicholas Lohr, a crew chief with Company C, 1/150th Assault Battalion in Wheeling, W.Va., at the conclusion of his promotion ceremony held Nov. 16, 2018, at the West Virginia National Guard Armory in Williamstown, W.Va.
U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 Jeffrey Lohr, a C-12 master aviator and certified flight instructor assigned to Detachment 28 Operational Support Airlift Command, West Virginia Air National Guard in Williamstown, W.Va.,  during his promotion ceremony held Nov. 16, 2018, at the West Virginia National Guard Armory in Williamstown, W.Va.
The West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) Fixed Wing Army National Guard Aviation Training Site (FWAATS) in Bridgeport, W.Va., hosted the first-ever WVARNG military career fair Nov. 13-15, 2018 for high school and college students in Harrison County, W.Va. and the surrounding areas.
West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) recruiter Staff Sgt. Lynda Tulanowski's daughter stands atop a WVARNG vehicle during a family day. Tulanowski recently moved back to West Virginia and took up her old position in the Recruiting and Retention Battalion.
West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) recruiter Staff Sgt. Lynda Tulanowski stands with her son, Aaron, during his graduation from Basic Combat Training nine years ago.
Cpl. Timothy Martin is the West Virginia Army National Guard Soldier Spotlight for November 2018. (Courtesy photo)
Recruiters with the West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG), joined by Bluefield State College President Marsha Krotseng, celebrate the opening of a new recruiting office in the W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business/Mahood Hall Nov. 2, 2018 in Bluefield, West Virginia. The recruiting office at Bluefield State marks the newest location for the WVARNG in the southernmost part of the state, the only one of which is at a higher education institution. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Holli Nelson)
Bluefield State College President Marsha Krotseng speaks with Sgt. 1st Class Teddy Scouras, a recruiter for the West Virginia Army National Guard, inside the new recruiting office in the W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business/Mahood Hall Nov. 2, 2018 in Bluefield, West Virginia. The recruiting office at Bluefield State marks the newest location for the WVARNG in the southernmost part of the state, the only one of which is at a higher education institution. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Holli Nelson)
West Virginia Army National Guard Soldier Cpl. Avery Liller completed the three-day, 91.1 mile West Virginia Trilogy ultramarathon held Oct. 12-14, 2018.
West Virginia Army National Guard Soldier Cpl. Avery Liller completed the three-day, 91.1 mile West Virginia Trilogy ultramarathon held Oct. 12-14, 2018.
West Virginia Army National Guard Soldier Cpl. Avery Liller completed the three-day, 91.1 mile West Virginia Trilogy ultramarathon held Oct. 12-14, 2018.
Maj. Gen. James Hoyer, Adjutant General of the West Virginia National Guard assists brothers Phillip and Claude Gaujot  in hanging a dedication plaque in honor of their great uncles Antoine and Julien Gaujot, Nov. 1, 2018, at the Logan/Mingo Readiness Center in Omar, West Virginia. The West Virginia National Guard armory was dedicated in honor of the brothers , both Congressional Medal of Honor recipients and former Soldiers who served in the late 1800's and early 1900's. (West Virginia National Guard photo by Bo Wriston)
Maj. Gen. James Hoyer, Adjutant General of the West Virginia National Guard unveils a plaque for brothers Phillip and Claude Gaujot and their wives honoring their great uncles Antoine and Julien Gaujot, Nov. 1, 2018, at the Logan/Mingo Readiness Center in Omar, West Virginia. The West Virginia National Guard armory was dedicated in honor of the brothers , both Congressional Medal of Honor recipients and former Soldiers who served in the late 1800's and early 1900's. (West Virginia National Guard photo by Bo Wriston)
Maj. Gen. James Hoyer, Adjutant General of the West Virginia National Guard unveils a shodow box memorial plaque for brothers Phillip and Claude Gaujot and their wives honoring their great uncles Antoine and Julien Gaujot, Nov. 1, 2018, at the Logan/Mingo Readiness Center in Omar, West Virginia. The West Virginia National Guard armory was dedicated in honor of the brothers , both Congressional Medal of Honor recipients and former Soldiers who served in the late 1800's and early 1900's. (West Virginia National Guard photo by Bo Wriston)
The West Virginia National Guard Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy (MCA) received the exemplary partnership award for student-centered support from The Education Alliance during the 2018 West Virginia Education Summit held in Charleston, West Virginia Oct. 17, 2018. The Chairman and Treasurer of the Alliance Board of Directors, Brett Staples and Christina Brumley, presented the award to Maj. Gen. James Hoyer, Adjutant General of the West Virginia National Guard, and Bob Morris and Dianna Trickett, Director and Deputy Director of MCA. (West Virginia National Guard photo by Bo Wriston)
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Corey Showalter of the 156th Military Police Law and Order Detachment greets his child after returning to Charleston, West Virginia Oct. 10, 2018 following a nine month deployment to Afghanistan. (West Virginia National Guard photo by Bo Wriston)