Latest "guardsmen" stories
A snowstorm and a plane crash stranded 13 in the Alaskan wilderness. The Guardsmen who rescued them have won an award.
Search-and-rescue crews were trying to help sick mountain climbers when a crashed plane needed them, too.
Federal orders placing National Guard troops on COVID-19 response missions are set to end on August 21. If not extended, troops' pay and benefits will be greatly affected.
By Harm Venhuizen