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Crew-served weapons course held at Fort Indiantown Gap
U.S. Soldiers with the Pennsylvania National Guard fire M249 light machine guns during the crew served weapons course at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, Jan. 31, 2024. The crew served weapons course is offered through the Pennsylvania National Guard's Individual Training Branch. 36 students from units across the state honed in their marksmanship skills by training on the M249 light machine gun, M240B machine gun, Mark 19 40 mm grenade machine gun and M2A1 machine gun in order to become subject matter experts on those weapon systems. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Rani Doucette)
Feb. 7, 2024 - Soldiers with the Pennsylvania National Guard’s Individual Training Branch and Marksmanship Training Unit conducted a crew-served weapons course Jan. 19 to Feb. 2 at Fort Indiantown Gap...

FTIG Soldier recognized for service beyond the uniform
Sgt. 1st Class Paul Almquist, a range operations noncommissioned officer with the Fort Indiantown Gap Training Center, receives an award for his volunteer work with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region during a ceremony at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, Jan. 30, 2024. Almquist has volunteered with that organization for eight years, impacting children’s lives. Deborah Wright, director of Lebanon and Lancaster counties presented the award on behalf of Big Brothers Big Sisters. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by 2nd Lt. Kate Kramer)
Jan. 31, 2024 - Sgt. 1st Class Paul Almquist of the Fort Indiantown Gap Training Center was recognized for his volunteer efforts with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region...

166th Regiment RTI welcomes new commander
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Laura A. McHugh, deputy adjutant general – Army, Pennsylvania National Guard, passes the regimental flag to Col. John M. Wenzel, the 166th Regiment - Regional Training Institute's incoming commander, during the regiment's change of command ceremony at Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, Pa. Jan. 19, 2024.
Jan. 22, 2024 - Col. Robert C. Jorgensen Jr. relinquished command of the 166th Regiment – Regional Training Institute to Col. John M. Wenzel during a change of command ceremony Jan. 19, 2024...

Looking Back: 2023 in the Pa. National Guard
Security Forces Airmen from the Pennsylvania Air National Guard’s three wings participate in a simulated exercise involving recapturing an airfield held by adversaries as part of exercise Iron Keystone 2023 held at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., Aug. 5, 2023. The medium-scale combined exercise was held Aug. 4-6 and was the first-ever exercise held in the state intended to conduct an agile combat employment (ACE) assessment across the state’s three Air National Guard wings. While exercising ACE concepts, the exercise increased tactical proficiency, developed a baseline knowledge in dissimilar operations, and combined capabilities and resources across three major commands to maximize operational success in a contested environment against a near-peer adversary. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Ted Nichols/Released)
Dec. 28, 2023 - Pennsylvania National Guard 2023 Year in Review...

Regional Training Site Maintenance partners with 10th Mountain Division
Spc. Ricardo Rios maintained constant communication with crane operator while soldiers secure the disabled vehicle. Regional training Site Maintenance – Fort Indiantown Gap, under the 94th Training Division, partnered with the 1st Brigade Combat Team 10th Mountain Division in Fort Drum, NY, to ensure 16 active-duty soldiers received the wheeled recovery specialist additional skill identifier.
Dec. 21, 2023 - Regional Training Site Maintenance – Fort Indiantown Gap partnered with the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division recently to train active-duty Soldiers on wheeled vehicle recovery...

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