Video elements taken from a Tank Battle event held at Bemowo Piskie Training Area, Poland, July 13, 2019. 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Calvary Regiment, Pa. Army National Guard are there as part of enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland.
The 2019 Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition was held in Oklahoma at Camp Gruber Training Center, July 16, 2019. The Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition is the culminating test for the top 14 noncommissioned officers and Soldiers from seven regions across the nation who compete in a week-long test of soldiering skills and abilities to take home the title of 2019 Army National Guard Soldier and NCO of the Year. (Oklahoma Army National Guard video by Spc. Reece Heck)
Seventy Pennsylvania National Guard (PNG) Soldiers and Airmen competed with rifles and pistols in multiple courses of fire to determine the best marksmen during the Governor’s Twenty match at Fort Indiantown Gap on July 13, 2019.
A KC-135 aircraft assigned to the 171st Air Refueling Wing, Pennsylvania Air National Guard provides aerial refueling for a C-5 aircraft assigned to 436th Airlift Wing, Air Force Reserves, Dover AFB, Del. June 19, 2019. (U.S. Air National Guard video by Staff Sgt. Bryan Hoover)
Soldiers with C-Co, 2 Battalion 112th Infantry Regiment, 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard conducted a live fire exercise during Decisive Strike 19 June 27 in North Macedonia. Simulated casualties were evacuated and transported to the rear where medics were ready to evaluate and treat patients.
Pennsylvania National Guardsmen in Lithuania for exercise Saber Strike participated in a parade and display celebrating the 25th Anniversary of their State Partnership Program with the country, in the capital city, Vilnius, 10 June 2018. The State Partnership Program, started in 1993, has increased civil and military cooperation between Pennsylvania and Lithuania, and is an example of the United States' strong bonds with foreign nations.
A highlight of the capabilities and accomplishments of the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs leading up to 2018.
Pennsylvania National Guard relocate some of their aviation assets to McEntire Joint National Guard Base from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, September 16, 2018. While in transit, crews flew through remnants of Tropical Storm Florence and monitored flood prone areas for potential needs and support. Video by Master Sgt. George Roach, Joint Force Headquarters, Pennsylvania National Guard Video by Master Sgt. George Roach, Joint Force Headquarters, Pennsylvania National Guard
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CBD not OK for Airmen; products may cause positive drug test
By Staff Sgt. Tony Harp | Jan. 16, 2020
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — Cannabidiol oil (CBD) is growing in popularity and has become a wide-spread ingredient in health, beauty, cooking and pet products. A derivative of the cannabis sativa L. plant – commonly known as marijuana – it raises the question: is it OK for service members and federal employees to use? The simple answer is no.

Sgt. Danielle Farber (center), a medical instructor at the 166th Regiment Regional Training Institute at Fort Indiantown Gap, stands with other Ranger School graduates at Fort Indiantown Gap on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. In December, Farber became the first female Soldier from the Pennsylvania National Guard to graduate from U.S. Army Ranger School.  (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Brad Rhen)
Female Pa. Guard Soldier recounts Ranger School experience
By Brad Rhen | Jan. 10, 2020
FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – A Pennsylvania National Guard Soldier made history in December when she became one of the first two enlisted National Guard female Soldiers and the first female Soldier from the Pennsylvania National Guard to graduate from the Army’s vaunted Ranger School.

Soldiers with the Pennsylvania National Guard Cyber Branch and Recruiting and Retention Battalion engaged a group of 18 high school students in the new Wi-Fighter cyber challenge Dec. 12 at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. The students were divided into four teams to compete using their cyber skills to hack into a series of networks with the objective of launching a foam “missile” to win. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Zane Craig)
Pa. Guard Wi-fighter cyber challenge engages students
By Staff Sgt. Zane Craig | Dec. 18, 2019
Soldiers with the Pennsylvania National Guard Cyber Branch and Recruiting and Retention Battalion

U.S. Army Sgt. Danielle Farber, Pennsylvania National Guard 166th Regional Training Institute Medical Battalion Training Site instructor, and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jessica Smiley, South Carolina National Guard military police non-commissioned officer serving with the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, on Dec. 13, 2019, became the first enlisted National Guard women to graduate U.S. Army Ranger School at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Enlisted female Guard Soldiers graduate Army Ranger School
By Sgt. Brian Calhoun | Dec. 16, 2019
FORT BENNING, Ga. – Two Soldiers from the South Carolina and Pennsylvania National Guard are the first enlisted National Guard females to graduate from U.S. Army Ranger School.

Brig. Gen. Michael J. Regan, Jr., Deputy Adjutant General-Air (left) presents a Certificate of Retirement to Chief Master Sgt. Regina Stoltzfus Nov. 16, 2019, during her retirement ceremony at Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, Pennsylvania. Stoltzfus was the ninth command chief master sergeant of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard. She has served the U.S. Air Force for more than 30 years, entering in 1983 as an inventory management specialist. Stoltzfus went on to hold the titles of load planner, deployment processing NCO, unit resource advisor, first sergeant and seventh command chief of the 193rd Special Operations Wing. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Loftis)
First female state command chief of Pa. Air Guard to retire
By Tech. Sgt. Ted Nichols | Dec. 9, 2019
Chief Master Sgt. Regina Stoltzfus, the Pennsylvania Air National Guard’s (PAANG) ninth state
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