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Cover: Vigilant force

Tech. Sgt. Robert W. Lerner and members of his squad survey deserted buildings during Quick Reaction Force training on July 22. Airmen from the 177th Fighter Wing and 108th Air Refueling Wing were trained by Soldiers from the 254th Regiment on how to respond to a variety of situations in the event of a state emergency. Turn to page 7 for the rest of the story. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Mark Olsen

Guardlife Staff Editors
Lt. Col. James Garcia
Capt. Jason Fetterolf
Capt. Jon Powers
2nd Lt. April Kelly
Sgt. 1st Class Kryn Westhoven

Tech. Sgt. Mark C. Olsen

Staff Writers/Photographers
Sgt. 1st Class Robert Stephenson
Staff Sgt. Barbara Harbison

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Inside Cover: Four to go
Soldiers from B Company, Detachment 1, 628th Aviation Support Battalion, New Jersey Army National Guard, guide a Black-hawk UH-60L helicopter onboard a C-5 Galaxy. The Galaxy, which is attached to the 167th Airlift Wing, West Virginia Air National Guard, transported the Blackhawks to the 32nd Aviation Regiment, 8th United States Army, Republic of Korea. On July 31, Army Guard aviators flew the four Blackhawks from the Sikorsky Facility at Naval Air Station Lakehurst to McGuire Air Force Base. Upon their arrival, the Soldiers prepped the aircraft for transport. On August 2, the Galaxy arrived and in a space of under four hours, the helicopters were loaded and on their way to the Land of the Morning Calm. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Mark Olsen, NJDMAVA/PA.


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