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.
The 193rd Special Operations Communication Squadron spent four day at Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, Pennsylvania preparing for their upcoming two week exercise this summer. Here they set up their tent to get comms up and running, then tear it down and place it back up.
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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Members of the Pennsylvania National Guard and various commonwealth agencies received college credit Aug. 9 at Fort Indiantown Gap for the Lean Six Sigma class offered by the Guard in a partnership with Penn State Schuylkill. Retired Maj. Gen. Eric Weller (center) spoke at the graduation ceremony and presented certificates to members of the Harrisburg Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) staff. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Zane Craig)
Pa. Guard Lean Six Sigma graduates earn college credit
By Staff Sgt. Zane Craig | Aug. 10, 2019
Members of the Pennsylvania National Guard and various commonwealth agencies received college credit Aug. 9 here for the Lean Six Sigma class offered by the Guard in a partnership with Penn State Schuylkill.

Vietnam Veterans from the 95th Officer Candidacy Company pose for a photo in front of a KC-135 aircraft assigned to the 171st Air Refueling Wing in Pittsburgh, July 25, 2019. The veterans toured the Pennsylvania Air National Guard unit in celebration of their 50th anniversary of graduating from Officer Candidacy School. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Bryan Hoover)
Army Veterans Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Graduation from OCS
By Staff Sgt. Bryan Hoover | July 31, 2019
Vietnam veterans from the 95th Officer Candidate Company, Ft. Benning Georgia celebrated their 50th graduation anniversary by touring the 171st Air Refueling Wing in Pittsburgh, July 25, 2019.

Col. Andrew Inch, 28th Infantry Division chief of staff, talks to Lithuanian Land Forces Army Col. Zilvinas Gaubys, LLF chief of staff, during a tour of monuments at Fort Indiantown Gap July 26, 2019.
Pennsylvania Army Guard builds on partnership with Lithuania
By Sgt. 1st Class Doug Roles | July 29, 2019
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The State Partnership Program relationship between the Lithuanian army and the

KOROSHEGY TRAINING AREA, Hungary - The Radar Platoon from the 108th Field Artillery, Pa. Army National Guard displays their equipment to Hungarian Defense Forces (HDF) as a part of the Breakthrough 2019 exercise on June 12, 2019 in Koroshegy, Hungary.
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By Spc. Joseph Knoch | July 22, 2019
KOROSHEGY TRAINING AREA, Hungary - The U.S. Army and Hungarian Defense Forces (HDF) partnered up for a live fire training exercise as a part of Breakthrough 2019 June 12, 2019 in Koroshegy, Hungary.

Command Sgt. Maj. John F. Sampa, center, the command sergeant major of the Army National Guard, poses with Spc. Hunter Olson, left, 2019 Army National Guard Best Warrior Soldier of the Year and member of the Maryland Army National Guard, and Staff Sgt. Erich Friedlein, right, 2019 Army National Guard Best Warrior NCO of the Year and member of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, at the Oklahoma Regional Training Institute, Oklahoma City, July 19. 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 photo by Sgt. Jordan Sivayavirojna)
Friedlein wins Army National Guard NCO of the year
By | July 19, 2019
A huge congratulations to Army National Guard NCO of the year Staff Sgt. Erich Friedlein of the Pennsylvania National Guard's 166th Regiment, who recently won the 2019 Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition hosted in Oklahoma.