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Collaboration the catchphrase during Chief of the National Guard Bureau’s visit to New MexicoGen. Frank J. Grass, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, visited New Mexico National Guard Airmen and Soldiers April 29-30, 2016. He toured much of the state via Army and Air Force aircraft crewed and piloted by Guardsmen.Gen. Frank J. Grass, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, visited New Mexico National Guard Airmen and Soldiers April 29-30, 2016. He toured much of the state via Army and Air Force aircraft crewed and piloted by Guardsmen.4/29/2016 11:36 AMCeremonies; ESGR; Events
New Mexico National Guard honors its Bataan veterans at the 74th commemoration of the surrender of BataanNew Mexico National Guard honors its Bataan veterans at the 74th commemoration of the surrender of BataanThe New Mexico National Guard honored the Soldiers of the 200th and 515th Coast Artillery Regiments April 9, 2016, in a ceremony commemorating the 74th anniversary of the surrender of Bataan in the Pacific theater during World War II.4/9/2016 2:24 PMCeremonies; Community Outreach
NM State Defense Force commissions new officersThe New Mexico State Defense Force (NMSDF) commissioned 13 new officers into their ranks at a ceremony March 6, 2016 at the New Mexico National Guard Museum. The New Mexico State Defense Force (NMSDF) commissioned 13 new officers into their ranks at a ceremony March 6, 2016 at the New Mexico National Guard Museum. 3/6/2016 12:45 PMCeremonies; News of Note
Certified Victim Advocates attend refresher trainingFor more than 35 guardsmen and women, that extra responsibility is fulfilling the role of a Victim Advocate charged with guiding victims of sexual assault through the reporting and healing process. For more than 35 guardsmen and women, an extra responsibility is fulfilling the role of a Victim Advocate charged with guiding victims of sexual assault through the reporting and healing process. 1/29/2016 10:09 AMNews of Note
RTI graduates first BLC class of 20161st Battalion, 515th Regiment (Regional Training Institute), graduated 47 Soldiers from Basic Leaders Course Class 003-16 Jan. 26.1st Battalion, 515th Regiment (Regional Training Institute), graduated 47 Soldiers from Basic Leaders Course Class 003-16 Jan. 26.1/26/2016 10:27 AMCeremonies; Events
64th Civil Support Team bids farewell to Chadwell, welcomes Aguilar64th Civil Support Team bids farewell to Chadwell, welcomes Aguilar.In an intimate ceremony January 25, in Rio Rancho, N.M., Lt. Col. Troy Chadwell relinquished command of the New Mexico National Guardâs 64th Civil Support Team (Weapons of Mass Destruction) to Maj. Robert Aguilar. 1/25/2016 2:37 PMCeremonies; Events
RSP holds Battle Handoff, Change of Command ceremoniesRSP holds Battle Handoff, Change of Command ceremoniesThe Recruit Sustainment Program held a Battle Handoff Ceremony and a Change of Command Ceremony at the Albuquerque Readiness Center Jan. 24.1/24/2016 3:46 PMEvents; Ceremonies
Costa Rican pilots visit New MexicoCosta Rican Captains David Flores, Christian Alvarado, Javier Moreira and Norberto Ramirez listen as Capt. Kevin Doo makes a point about night vision goggles.  1st Lt. James Raschel and Sgt. Saul Monarez are assisting Doo with the class.The New Mexico National Guard hosted four pilots from Costa Rica this week as part of the State Partnership Program.1/21/2016 1:54 PMEvents
Counterdrug Task Force participates in third annual health and wellness fairNew Mexico National Guard’s Counterdrug Task Force participated in a health and wellness fair Jan. 9, at Peralta Elementary School in Los Lunas, N.M.New Mexico National Guard’s Counterdrug Task Force participated in a health and wellness fair Jan. 9, at Peralta Elementary School  in Los Lunas, N.M.1/9/2016 8:59 AMCommunity Outreach
NM National Guard’s 126th MP Company called up once again to serve in the Middle EastFamily, friends and fellow Soldiers packed the historic Kimo Theater for a “Yellow Ribbon Send Off” ceremony January 4.Family, friends and fellow Soldiers gathered for a “Yellow Ribbon Send Off” ceremony January 4, showing their love and support for the Soldiers of the 126th Military Police Company who have once again been called up to serve their country.1/4/2016 9:06 AMCeremonies; Events; News of Note
Engineers Critical To Chaves County Road ClearingSoldiers from the New Mexico National Guard's 920th Engineer Company, based in Roswell, stood up to respond.Soldiers from the New Mexico National Guard's 920th Engineer Company, based in Roswell, stood up to respond after the local government resources worked flat out and still could not meet the needs of the communities struck by winter storm Goliath.1/2/2016 5:26 PMCommunity Outreach; News of Note
Battalion Helps Hometown Weather StormThe 717th Brigade Support Battalion based in Roswell is continuing to help its city make it through winter storm Goliath.The 717th Brigade Support Battalion based in Roswell is continuing to help its city make it through winter storm Goliath which started on Dec. 26-27. The 717th is helping to aid local emergency services and perform tasks to help get life back to normal.1/2/2016 11:20 AMCommunity Outreach; News of Note
Citizen-Soldier supports National Guard in his civilian capacityPfc. David Mathews, a Soldier with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 717th Brigade Support Battalion, spent the duration supporting NMNG.Pfc. David Mathews, a Soldier with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 717th Brigade Support Battalion, spent the duration of the New Mexico National Guard’s State Active Duty activation supporting Soldiers from his civilian capacity. 12/31/2015 2:00 PMSoldier Profiles; News of Note
New Mexico National Guard responds to call for disaster relief during Winter Storm GoliathThe New Mexico National Guard has been engaged in a State Active Duty status since Saturday, Dec. 26 and will continue to support the local communities affected by the blizzard until relieved of duty by Susana Martinez, Governor of New Mexico. The New Mexico National Guard has been engaged in a State Active Duty status since Saturday, Dec. 26 and will continue to support the local communities affected by the blizzard until relieved of duty by Susana Martinez, Governor of New Mexico. 12/30/2015 2:09 PMCommunity Outreach; News of Note
New Mexico National Guard transports citizens needing critical medical treatment during blizzardOne of the missions currently being performed by members of the New Mexico National Guard is the transportation of Roswell, N.M., citizens in need of dialysis treatments. One of the missions currently being performed by members of the New Mexico National Guard is the transportation of Roswell, N.M., citizens in need of dialysis treatments. 12/29/2015 4:13 PMCommunity Outreach; News of Note
New Mexico Army National Guard Veteran Receives Home MakeoverMore than 30 volunteers from Home Depot stores across the Pac Mountain Desert district converged on the home of retired New Mexico Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Catherine Akers on Dec. 22.More than 30 volunteers from Home Depot stores across the Pac Mountain Desert district converged on the home of retired New Mexico Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Catherine Akers on Dec. 22 and spent the day remodeling the kitchen, landscaping the yard12/22/2015 3:03 PMCommunity Outreach
MEDEVAC unit redeploys in time for Christmas1st Sgt. Keith Gensamer and his wife Marisol help Maj. Thomas Dunn and his wife Ashley remove the yellow ribbon from a tree, signifying that Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment, is home.New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez and Brig. Gen. Andrew Salas, the Adjutant General, were among officials welcoming home the members of Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment, yesterday at a packed Aviation Readiness Center.12/22/2015 9:15 AMEvents; News of Note; Ceremonies
Espanola Military Veteran Stand DownNew Mexico National Guard’s Counterdrug program participated in a %22Military Veteran Stand Down%22 in the Espanola Valley. New Mexico National Guard’s Counterdrug program participated in a "Military Veteran Stand Down" in the Espanola Valley. 12/18/2015 2:19 PMCommunity Outreach
New Mexico National Guard airlifts dinosaur fossilsThe New Mexico Army National Guard conducted a civil-military community support project Oct. 28-29, assisting the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. Aviation, Infantry and Transportation Soldiers worked to relocate dinosaur fossils.The New Mexico Army National Guard conducted a civil-military community support project Oct. 28-29, assisting the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. Aviation, Infantry and Transportation Soldiers worked to relocate dinosaur fossils.10/30/2015 10:21 AMCommunity Outreach; Events
New Mexico National Guard’s 111th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade converts to 111th Sustainment Brigade, creating more opportunities and overall capabilitiesPress ReleaseThe New Mexico National Guard’s 111th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade headquartered here will convert to the 111th Sustainment Brigade September 1, 2016.10/13/2015 9:27 AMNews of Note
Nominate your employer for the 2016 SecDef Employer Support Freedom AwardNominations must come from a Guard or Reserve member who is employed by the organization they are nominating, or from a family member.Nominations must come from a Guard or Reserve member who is employed by the organization they are nominating, or from a family member.10/1/2015 2:50 PMCivilian Spotlight; ESGR
Domestic Violence Awareness MonthThe U.S. Army supports the Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) observance to bring attention to an issue that undermines the Army Values. Domestic violence has the potential to end careers -- and even lives.The U.S. Army supports the Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) observance to bring attention to an issue that undermines the Army Values. Domestic violence has the potential to end careers -- and even lives.10/1/2015 2:20 PMNews of Note
Aviation Aerospace Expo inspires students to seek out future careers in aviationMaj. Marisa Ryan, HH-60G pilot with the New Mexico Air National Guard, explains to a group of students the various capabilities of the helicopter during the New Mexico Aviation Aerospace Expo Sept. 24, 2015. (Photo by Master Sgt. Paula Aragon)The New Mexico Air National Guard and the New Mexico Aviation Aerospace Association hosted the 3rd annual Aviation Aerospace Career Expo here at the 150th Special Operations Wing (SOW) ramp.9/24/2015 2:57 PMCommunity Outreach; Events
FY15 Education Benefits Handbookhttps://nm.admin.ng.mil/articles/lists/photos/nmng_logo150x150.jpgInterested in learning more about ARNG Education Programs and Services? 9/24/2015 2:27 PMCommunity Outreach
Preventing suicide means asking tough questionsCapt. Brian Pilgrim, a behavioral health officer for the New Mexico National Guard, speaks to a packed room. (Photo by Master Sgt. Douglas Mallary, NMNG Public Affairs)The New Mexico National Guard held a town hall Sept. 23 at the Regional Training Institute here as part of Suicide Prevention Month, which the Department of Defense observes annually each September.9/23/2015 2:48 PMEvents
RSP hands off 11 new Soldiers to gaining unitsPrivates Trevor Pak, Lorente Vega, Rondall Sauls, Alexander Haughney, Timothy Board, Brandon Morelock, Matthew Gutierrez, and Michael Aguino are presented to the audience during the Sept. 19 Recruit Sustainment Program Battle Handoff Ceremony.The New Mexico Army National Guard’s Recruit Sustainment Program handed off 11 freshly-trained Soldiers to their new units yesterday at concurrent ceremonies at the readiness centers here and in Roswell.9/19/2015 2:40 PMCeremonies; Events
Abeyta retires, says he’ll miss Soldiers and putting on the uniformSgt. Maj. Randy Abeyta and his wife Sandra pose with her Military Spouse’s Certificate. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Anna Doo, NMNG Public Affairs)Sgt. Maj. Randy Abeyta is retiring from the New Mexico Army National Guard after more than 34 years of service to his state and nation.  He was honored during a Sept. 17 retirement ceremony here hosted by Joint Forces Headquarters.9/17/2015 3:49 PMCeremonies; Soldier Profiles
NMNG’s top shot invited to try out for All Guard teamStaff Sgt. Steven Collins (foreground) waits for the next event to begin at the Winston P. Wilson Championship in Arkansas, April 25 to May 1. (Courtesy photo by Master Sgt. Gerald Burkhart, 1st Battalion, 515th Regiment)By invitation, the New Mexico National Guard’s own Staff Sgt. Steven Deerhunter Collins is trying out for the All Guard marksmanship team this week here at Camp Joseph T. Robinson. 9/15/2015 11:39 AMSoldier Profiles
Martinez, NM Guardsman - U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, promoted to Lieutenant ColonelLt. Col. Damon Martinez is pinned by his wife Holly as their sons Ethan and Mason look on. (Photo by Joseph Vigil)Lt. Col. Damon Martinez was promoted to his present rank here September 13, 2015, in a ceremony witnessed by family, friends and fellow Guardsmen at the 93rd Brigade. Martinez also serves as the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Mexico. 9/13/2015 2:30 PMCeremonies; Soldier Profiles
New Mexico Air National Guardsman takes oath of citizenshipSenior Airman Jean Sime poses with his certificate, which states he is officially a citizen of the United States, during a ceremony held Sept. 13, 2015. He is now one of the newest United States citizens and a proud member of the New Mexico National GuardSenior Airman Jean D. Sime became a U.S. citizen at naturalization swearing-in ceremony at the start of the 150th Maintenance Group roll call here Saturday, Sept. 12. 9/12/2015 3:55 PMAirmen Profiles; Ceremonies; News of Note
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