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2024 Best Warrior, West Virginia National Guard
April 20, 2024
portrait of service member, knees to head, set on background of ariel photo of Camp Dawson in the summer.

West Virginia National Guard host key partners for SENTRY STORM 2024
April 19, 2024
A U.S. Air Force C130J-30 flies as Distinguished Visitors (DV) look on during Sentry Storm 24 DV Day, April 17, 2024, at Camp Branch, Logan County, W.Va. Sentry Storm is an exercise staged at McLaughlin ANGB in Charleston, Camp Branch in Logan County, Shepherd Field in Martinsburg and the skies over West Virginia, involving an estimated 500 personnel from the state’s Air and Army National Guard, partnering National Guard units from Kentucky, North Carolina, and Michigan, as well as Civil Air Patrol units. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by 2nd Lt. De-Juan Haley)

W.Va. Guard to promote director, joint operations to brigadier general
April 16, 2024
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COL Art Garffer's promotion ceremony to the rank of Brigadier General will be livestreamed on the West Virginia National Guard Facebook page on Thursday, April 18, 2024, beginning at 1220 eastern standard time.

W.Va. Guard hosts 3rd annual statewide Military Retiree Appreciation Day
April 16, 2024
Photos from the third annual West Virginia Military Retiree Appreciation Day held at the Glen Jean Armed Forces Reserve Center in Glen Jean, West Virginia, on April 13, 2024. Hosted by the West Virginia National Guard, the even drew more than 200 military retirees, immediate family and surviving spouses from all branches and components and provided a venue for retirees to get updates on benefits and current retiree issues, as well as to reconnect with service and veteran service support organizations. (Army National Guard photo by Edwin L. Wriston)

W.Va. Guard continues to build and expand important international partnerships
April 12, 2024
Maj. Gen. Bill Crane, Adjutant General of the West Virginia National Guard, and members of the WVNG senior leadership, pose for a photo with members of  the U.S. Embassy Military team and Gen. Carlos Rabanal, Peruvian Deputy Commander for the Chief of Defense, at the Peruvian Joint Command in Lima, Peru, in late March, 2024. (Courtesy Photo)

167th Airlift Wing celebrates reopening of Fuel Cell Maintenance Hangar
April 5, 2024
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William Crane,  West Virginia National Guard Adjutant General, ceremoniously cuts a ribbon to mark the reopening of Hangar 305, Shepherd Field, Martinsburg, West Virginia, April 5, 2024. Attendees included local, state and federal representatives and staff, West Virginia National Guard leadership and 167th AW Airmen. A renovation project to remedy the Hangar 305’s foundation issues was completed in February 2024, allowing 167th Maintenance Group personnel to resume aircraft fuel cell maintenance in the facility. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by SMSgt Emily Beightol Deyerle)

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WVNG Best Warrior Competition 2024 Video
153rd Public Affairs Detachment
March 19, 2024 | 4:11
Soldiers and Airmen from the West Virginia and District of Columbia National Guard compete in the West Virginia National Guard Best Warrior Competition held April 19-21, 2024, at Camp Dawson in Kingwood, West Virginia. Best Warrior is an annual event where participants compete in a series of warrior training tasks including weapons proficiency on the M4 rifle, 9mm pistol, land navigation, physical fitness, combat first aid, tactical movements, communications, and professional development activities. Photos by 153rd Public Affairs Det., WVARNG