Pennsylvania National Guard News
The Maj. Octavius V. Catto statue in Philadelphia is adorned with wreaths Oct. 1, 2022. Catto was a Civil War-era Pennsylvania militia officer who was killed in Philadelphia in 1871 while on duty defending African-Americans at polling places from those who opposed their right to vote. An annual award in his name is given to Pennsylvania National Guard members who distinguish themselves as leaders through community support and public service.
Pa. National Guard Airmen receive Catto Medal
By Brad Rhen | Oct. 4, 2022
Two Pennsylvania National Guard Airmen and a retired Airman received the prestigious Maj. Octavius V. Catto Medal during a ceremony Oct. 1 at the Union League of Philadelphia...

193rd Special Operations Wing Airmen line up in two rows like the 2nd Infantry from West Virginia did on July 1, 1863, the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg, during a tour given by the Army War College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania September 19, 2022. The Airmen are a in a three-day leadership development program, an initiative started in 2020, brought together to learn what it means to be an NCO and to become better leaders of not only the wing, but around their communities.
193rd Special Operation Wing holds leadership development program
By Master Sgt. Matt Schwartz | Sept. 27, 2022
The 193rd Special Operations Wing recently held a three-day non-commissioned officer leadership development program at Fort Indiantown Gap...

Maj. Gen. Mark Schindler, Pennsylvania’s adjutant general, is recognized by Pennsylvania state lawmakers with a copy of the declaration proclaiming Sept. 20, 2022, to be Pennsylvania National Guard and Veterans Day in Pennsylvania at the annual Guard and Veterans Day at the Capitol event Sept. 20 in Harrisburg, Pa.
Pennsylvania Capitol hosts Pa. National Guard and Veterans Day
By Sgt. 1st Class Zane Craig | Sept. 21, 2022
The Pennsylvania National Guard held its annual “Pennsylvania National Guard and Veterans Day at the Capitol” in Harrisburg Sept. 20 to showcase the mission and capabilities of the Pennsylvania National Guard to state...

A member of the 111th Security Forces Squadron holds his weapon at the ready position while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture (MOPP) gear and body armor during a readiness exercise held by the 111th Attack Wing at Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, Sept. 17, 2022. The exercise, which took place from Sept. 15-18, involved a scenario in which 111th SFS responded to a simulated threat while wearing full MOPP gear.
111th Attack Wing conducts readiness exercise
By Staff Sgt. Timi Jones | Sept. 21, 2022
Airmen of the 111th Attack Wing took part in a readiness exercise during an extended drill Sept. 15-17 at Biddle Air National Guard Base to test the organization's capabilities to support pre-deployment and post-deployment...

Incoming commander of the 213 Regional Support Group Col. Frank Montgomery receives the unit's colors from Brig. Gen. John Pippy, Pennsylvania National Guard land component commander, during the 213th RSG’s change of command ceremony at Fort Indiantown Gap Sept. 18, 2022.
213th Regional Support Group gets new commander
By Spc. Annie Riley | Sept. 20, 2022
The Pennsylvania Army National Guard’s 213th Regional Support Group held a change of command ceremony at Fort Indiantown Gap Sept. 18...
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