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Crew-served weapons course held at Fort Indiantown Gap
February 7, 2024
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)

FTIG Soldier recognized for service beyond the uniform
January 31, 2024
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)

166th Regiment RTI welcomes new commander
January 22, 2024
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.

Looking Back: 2023 in the Pa. National Guard
December 28, 2023
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)

Regional Training Site Maintenance partners with 10th Mountain Division
December 21, 2023
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.

Legacy in flight: Father and son fly together
November 5, 2023
U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Zack Adams, left, and his father Chief Warrant Officer 5 Rich Adams, helicopter pilots with the 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade, fly a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter together for the first time, Nov. 2, 2023. Their flight originated at Muir Army Heliport and took them around the Harrisburg and Fort Indiantown Gap areas. Rich is a 34-year veteran of Army aviation while Zack is a recent graduate of the U.S. Army Initial Entry Rotary Wing school. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Maj. Travis Mueller)

Access control point dedicated; Fort Indiantown Gap now a controlled-access installation
November 1, 2023
FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – Maj. Gen. Mark Schindler, the Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, Col. Kevin Potts, Fort Indiantown Gap Garrison Commander, and U.S. Rep. Dan Meuser, Pennsylvania’s 9th Congressional District, cut a ribbon officially dedicating the installation’s main access control point signifying a new era in security for all who work, live and train here. The ACP went into operation shortly after the ceremony, and now a state or federally issued ID will be required to access the installation. Fort Indiantown Gap was the National Guard’s busiest training center in Fiscal Year 2023.

Pa. Guard Homeland Response Force ensures readiness for CBRN disasters
October 30, 2023
U.S. Soldiers and Airmen with the Pennsylvania National Guard's Homeland Response Force prove their capabilities during an external evaluation exercise at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, Oct. 26, 2023. Service members with the HRF were tested on their response to Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) events. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Aliyah Vivier)

Fort Indiantown Gap busiest training center in FY23
October 26, 2023
Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team fire the M3 Multi-Role Anti-Armor Anti-Personnel Weapon System during an exercise at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, Aug. 13, 2023. The M3 MAAWS is commonly referred to as the "Carl Gustaf." (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Campbell)

Fort Indiantown Gap hosts local government officials
October 20, 2023
Fort Indiantown Gap garrison commander Col. Kevin Potts, standing, briefs local government officials about the installation's mission and capabilities Oct. 19, 2023, at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa. (Pennsylvania National Guard photo by Brad Rhen)