U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger visits the Virginia National Guard’s Army Aviation Support Facility March 29, 2021, near the Richmond International Airport. Spanberger was joined by a member of Rep. Ben Cline’s staff and received briefings from Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, and other VNG senior leaders to discuss the complex mission of the VNG’s aviation assets and the need for a new aviation support facility. The group also toured the current AASF, and conducted an aerial tour of the proposed location for the future facility, as well as key VNG facilities in the Richmond area. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Terra C. Gatti)
U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger visits the Virginia National Guard’s Army Aviation Support Facility March 29, 2021, near the Richmond International Airport. Spanberger was joined by a member of Rep. Ben Cline’s staff and received briefings from Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, and other VNG senior leaders to discuss the complex mission of the VNG’s aviation assets and the need for a new aviation support facility. The group also toured the current AASF, and conducted an aerial tour of the proposed location for the future facility, as well as key VNG facilities in the Richmond area. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Terra C. Gatti)
U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger visits the Virginia National Guard’s Army Aviation Support Facility March 29, 2021, near the Richmond International Airport. Spanberger was joined by a member of Rep. Ben Cline’s staff and received briefings from Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, and other VNG senior leaders to discuss the complex mission of the VNG’s aviation assets and the need for a new aviation support facility. The group also toured the current AASF, and conducted an aerial tour of the proposed location for the future facility, as well as key VNG facilities in the Richmond area. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Terra C. Gatti)
U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger visits the Virginia National Guard’s Army Aviation Support Facility March 29, 2021, near the Richmond International Airport. Spanberger was joined by a member of Rep. Ben Cline’s staff and received briefings from Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, and other VNG senior leaders to discuss the complex mission of the VNG’s aviation assets and the need for a new aviation support facility. The group also toured the current AASF, and conducted an aerial tour of the proposed location for the future facility, as well as key VNG facilities in the Richmond area. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Terra C. Gatti)
Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard compete in the All Guard DEKA FIT competition March 27, 2021, in Dallas, Texas.(US Army Photo by SGT Jesse Elbouab, 133rd MPAD)
Current and former Virginia National Guard Soldiers and guests attend a dedication ceremony for the new Banks-Lambert Handheld Detection Lane March 26, 2021, at Fort Pickett, Virginia.
Current and former Virginia National Guard Soldiers and guests attend a dedication ceremony for the new Banks-Lambert Handheld Detection Lane March 26, 2021, at Fort Pickett, Virginia.
Current and former Virginia National Guard Soldiers and guests attend a dedication ceremony for the new Banks-Lambert Handheld Detection Lane March 26, 2021, at Fort Pickett, Virginia.
Current and former Virginia National Guard Soldiers and guests attend a dedication ceremony for the new Banks-Lambert Handheld Detection Lane March 26, 2021, at Fort Pickett, Virginia.
Commonwealth ChalleNGe graduates 72 cadets from Class 54
Commonwealth ChalleNGe graduates 72 cadets from Class 54
Commonwealth ChalleNGe graduates 72 cadets from Class 54
Commonwealth ChalleNGe graduates 72 cadets from Class 54
Gettysburg, Pa. - Maj. Scott Nivens (far left), commander of the Virginia National Guard's Recruiting and Retention Battalion, poses with Virginia's top recruiters with Sgt. Maj. Stephen Koptchak (far right), at the Region II Strength Maintenance Advisory Group meeting in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. (Courtesy photo)
Master Sgt. Jessica Dickenson (center), poses with Maj. Scott Nivens (left), commander of the Virginia National Guard's Recruiting and Retention Battalion, and Sgt. Maj. Stephen Koptchak, the battalion's senior enlisted leader (right), at the Region II Strength Maintenance Advisory Group meeting in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Dickenson earned the runner-up spot for top section chief in the region. (Courtesy photo)
Sgt. Dakota Baughan (center), poses with Maj. Scott Nivens (left), commander of the Virginia National Guard's Recruiting and Retention Battalion, and Sgt. Maj. Stephen Koptchak, the battalion's senior enlisted leader (right), at the Region II Strength Maintenance Advisory Group meeting in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Baughan earned thee top spot as the region's rookie recruiter. (Courtesy photo)
Sgt. 1st Class Brian Adams (center), poses with Maj. Scott Nivens (left), commander of the Virginia National Guard's Recruiting and Retention Battalion, and Sgt. Maj. Stephen Koptchak, the battalion's senior enlisted leader (right), at the Region II Strength Maintenance Advisory Group meeting in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Adams earned the top spot as the region's top recruiter and will represent the region at the national level. (Courtesy photo)
Warrant officer candidates enrolled in the Virginia National Guard’s Warrant Officer Candidate School present their class song and sign to Col. Charles B. Martin, commander of the 183rd Regiment, Regional Training Institute, March 20, 2021, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The class includes both U.S. National Guard Soldiers from Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina, and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers. The candidates will head south to Fort McClellan, Alabama, in at the end of April to begin Phase III and the final step toward becoming warrant officers. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt.1st Class Terra C. Gatti)
Warrant officer candidates enrolled in the Virginia National Guard’s Warrant Officer Candidate School present their class song and sign to Col. Charles B. Martin, commander of the 183rd Regiment, Regional Training Institute, March 20, 2021, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The class includes both U.S. National Guard Soldiers from Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina, and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers. The candidates will head south to Fort McClellan, Alabama, in at the end of April to begin Phase III and the final step toward becoming warrant officers. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt.1st Class Terra C. Gatti)
Warrant officer candidates enrolled in the Virginia National Guard’s Warrant Officer Candidate School present their class song and sign to Col. Charles B. Martin, commander of the 183rd Regiment, Regional Training Institute, March 20, 2021, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The class includes both U.S. National Guard Soldiers from Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina, and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers. The candidates will head south to Fort McClellan, Alabama, in at the end of April to begin Phase III and the final step toward becoming warrant officers. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt.1st Class Terra C. Gatti)