ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Guard’s policy on providing forces was made crystal clear in a recent memo from the National Guard Bureau Chief to the Army and Air Force Chiefs of Staff. In short, the National Guard is fully accessible and “all in,” stated Gen. Frank Grass.
“We commit the Army National Guard to boots-on-the-ground deployments for one year within a three-year cycle period for unplanned contingency operations and one year within a five-year period for longer, steady-state operations,” Grass stated.
CARSON CITY — The Nevada National Guard held a Flag Day ceremony for the 15th straight year at the Capitol building to commemorate the 236th anniversary of the U.S. flag and the U.S. Army’s 238th birthday here on June 14. The ceremony was held inside the Nevada Capitol Assembly Chambers.
CARSON CITY – Everyone is invited to join the United States Armed Forces as it recognizes and pays homage to the United States’ flag and celebrates the U.S. Army’s birthday during the annual Nevada National Guard Flag Day Ceremony set for Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m., in the Nevada Capitol Assembly Chambers in Carson City. The ceremony will mark the 238th birthday of the U.S. Army.
LAS VEGAS — Several hundred Nevada Army Guard Soldiers participated in one of the largest dental health readiness events in Nevada Army Guard history here at Floyd Edsall Readiness Center June 1-2. About 240 Soldiers received dental screenings during the weekend and about 120 received immediate dental treatment.
FERNLEY – More than five decades after the Vietnam War began, the service and contributions of Vietnam-era veterans was in the spotlight during Memorial Day events at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery here May 27.
National Guard officials including Nevada adjutant general Brig. Gen. Bill Burks and Oregon assistant adjutant general Brig. Gen. Todd Plimpton joined Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval to dedicate the cemetery’s new Vietnam War Memorial Wall to culminate the day’s activities at the annual Memorial Day event.
LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Army Guard’s Recruit Sustainment Company and its new Recruiting and Retention Battalion Family Readiness Group held its first Family Day at the Las Vegas Readiness Center on May 19. More than 275 family members and 160 Soldiers attended the gala event.