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West Virginia Army National Guard Soldier Spc. Emily Pimtus, 753rd Explosive Ordnance Company, joined the Guard in 2018 at age 34 with the support of her husband, Andy, a Marine Corps veteran.
West Virginia Army National Guard Soldier Spc. Emily Pimtus, 753rd Explosive Ordnance Company, joined the Guard in 2018 at age 34 with the support of her husband, Andy, a Marine Corps veteran.
West Virginia Army National Guard March Soldier Spotlight is Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Moss, C Co, Recruiting and Retention Bn.
Moss was named WVARNG 2018 Recruiter of the Year and National Guard Strength Maintenance Advisory Group Region II Recruiter of the Year
Brig. Gen. Ray Shepard takes the oath of office, administered by retired Maj. Gen. Eric Vollmecke, during Shepard’s promotion ceremony at the 167th Airlift Wing, March 3, 2019. Shepard served as a Staff Judge Advocate at the 167th AW for approximately 10 years before moving on to serve as the State Staff Judge Advocate for the West Virginia Air National Guard and currently as the Chief of Staff of the WVANG. (U.S. Air National Guard photos by Tech. Sgt. Michael Dickson)
Capt. Caroline Muriama has traveled a long way to serve with the West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG), in both miles and life experience.
Members of the West Virginia National Guard pose for a photo with the Peruvian Chargé d’Affaires, Minister Agustín De Madalengoitia, and other Defense Attachés and diplomats Feb. 19, 2019, at the Peruvian Embassy in Washington, D.C. The meeting afforded an opportunity to review progress on the West Virginia – Peru partnership and to look ahead at future opportunities. (Courtesy photo)
West Virginia Army National Guard Soldier and West Virginia UniversityReserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)Cadet Aaron Sealey experienced a whirlwind week in Los Angeles Feb. 10-16, Feb., 2019, participating in a nationwide commercial campaign for the Army National Guard.
West Virginia Army National Guard Soldier and West Virginia UniversityReserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)Cadet Aaron Sealey experienced a whirlwind week in Los Angeles Feb. 10-16, Feb., 2019, participating in a nationwide commercial campaign for the Army National Guard.
CW2 Clayton Curnutte is a C-12 Instructor Pilot with Det. 28 Operational Support Airlift Command.  
Curnutte is the Soldier Spotlight for February, 2019.
Members of the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) and the West Virginia National Guard pose for a photo Feb. 14, 2019, while touring the QEAF facilities at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. During a five-day tour, three members of the West Virginia Air National Guard’s 130th and 167th Airlift Wings, as well as the State Partnership Program Coordinator for Qatar,  were provided insight into the operations of Qatar’s air force and met with key QEAF leaders for discussion on interoperability of forces and future engagement opportunities. (Courtesy photo)
Attendees from the Leader Development & Education for Sustained Peace (LDESP) Seminar on Qatar pose for a group photo Feb. 6, 2019, in Charleston, W.Va. The LDESP is a Department of Defense (DoD) organization at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, California, that prepares senior military and civilian U.S. leaders for short and long-term engagement in Africa, the Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and other regions around the world. (U.S. Army National Guard photos by Edwin Wriston)
Brig. Gen. Christopher “Mookie” Walker, Assistant Adjutant General - Air, gives a speech following his receipt of the inaugural West Virginia Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA) Trailblazer Award during a Black History Month ceremony held at the West Virginia Division of Arts, Culture, and History Cultural Center in Charleston, W.Va., Feb. 23, 2019. The Trailblazer Award is meant to honor those West Virginians within minority communities that exhibit a life of excellence. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Edwin L. Wriston)
A West Virginia Army National Guard HH-60 Blackhawk assigned to Company C., 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion (GASB), prepares to land in the parking lot of Ritchie County High School in Ellenboro, W.Va., following a successful aerial rescue mission for a stranded motorist Feb. 20, 2019. The state mission of the 2-104th GASB, located in Williamstown, W.Va., is to provide aeromedical evacuation and search and rescue capability to the Governor and the citizens of West Virginia in times of emergency. (Courtesy photo)
An aircrew member of the West Virginia Army National Guard’s Company C., 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion (MEDEVAC), located in Williamstown, W.Va., speaks to Ritchie County Emergency Management personnel and first responders following a successful aerial rescue mission for a stranded motorist Feb. 20, 2019. The state mission of the 2-104th GASB is to provide aeromedical evacuation and search and rescue capability to the Governor and the citizens of West Virginia in times of emergency. (Courtesy photo)
Siblings Katelyn and Noah Jack have grown up side-by-side taking part in each other’s significant milestones through the years. On Feb. 11, 2019, the two marked a new chapter in their journey as brother and sisters, as they enlisted side-by-side into the West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) at the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Military Entrance Processing Station.
Siblings Katelyn and Noah Jack have grown up side-by-side taking part in each other’s significant milestones through the years. On Feb. 11, 2019, the two marked a new chapter in their journey as brother and sisters, as they enlisted side-by-side into the West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) at the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Military Entrance Processing Station.
Siblings Katelyn and Noah Jack have grown up side-by-side taking part in each other’s significant milestones through the years. On Feb. 11, 2019, the two marked a new chapter in their journey as brother and sisters, as they enlisted side-by-side into the West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) at the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Military Entrance Processing Station.
Official photo of Brig. Gen. Christopher "Mookie" Walker. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Emily Beightol-Deyerle)