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  • 113th Wing deployment send-off

    Members of the 113th Wing, District of Columbia National Guard said goodbye to loved ones before deploying in support of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), Jan. 17, 2024. The team, comprised of F-16 pilots, crew chiefs, maintenance personnel, logistics, medical and more, continually train throughout

  • A Look Back at 2020: D.C. National Guard Civil Unrest Mission

    The D.C. National Guard was called upon to support the district’s first responders in May 2020 as protests spread across the nation following the death of George Floyd. The mission was the biggest activation of D.C. National Guard soldiers and airmen in over 40 years since the civil rights movement.

  • A Look Back at 2020: D.C. National Guard COVID-19 Response Efforts

    The District of Columbia National Guard has been providing support for the capital region’s response effort for COVID-19 since March 2020. In the early weeks of the outbreak, creative solutions were necessary to address challenges that arose from the pandemic – shortages in hospital beds and

  • A true triple threat: DC salutes new brigadier general

    Col. Mark Maldonado, Commanding General, Air Component Command, District of Columbia National Guard (DCNG), was promoted to brigadier general during a promotion ceremony July 20, 2019 at Joint Base Andrews, Md. with Airmen, family and friends.“What you are getting ready to see is the culmination of