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W.Va. National Guard’s Ridge Healer trains U.K. special operations medical teams for irregular warfare, austere medicine
June 3, 2024
Members of the United Kingdom's 3 Ranger Special Operations Resuscitation Team or SORT provide medical care for a mock patient during the West Virginia National Guard-led Ridge Healer exercise held in late April throughout West Virginia. Ridge Healer is a medical exercise which provides the special operations community with irregular warfare medical resiliency and resistance training in austere, complex, contested and denied environments. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Lt. Col. Holli Nelson)

Planning summer travel? TAG's Reading List 2024 is a must-have
May 23, 2024
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167th Airlift Wing conducts readiness exercise validation
May 10, 2024
two helicopters fly by a cargo aircraft

Chewning assumes command of 167th Medical Group
May 10, 2024
a woman is seated as another woman and man change the rank on her uniform shoulder board

167th Airlift Wing marksman earns second Air Force distinguished shooter badge
May 10, 2024
a man hold two gold badges

167th Airlift Wing, West Virginia Air National Guard Outstanding Airmen of the Year Recognized
May 10, 2024
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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 Peruvian Air Force in Lima, Peru, in late March 2024. The visit was part of a key leader engagement through the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program (SPP). Peru and West Virginia have been SPP partners since 1996. (Courtesy Photo)

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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