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The Future of Army Training in this Issue of the Volunteer State Guard!

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 | 12:44pm

Magazine Cover of the Volunteer State Guard Magazine Volume 17, Issue 3 shows helicopter landing during XCTC exercise in Fort Hood, Texas

In this Issue of The Volunteer State Guard Magazine, we travel to Fort Hood, Texas to cover the Army National Guard’s eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) program.

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Viral Photo of Soldier Saluting Funeral Procession Identified

Friday, July 14, 2017 | 7:17am


The viral photo of a Soldier saluting a funeral procession while standing in the rain has been identified.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The viral photo of a Soldier saluting a funeral procession while standing in the rain has been identified.  Colonel Jack L. Usrey is the Senior Army Advisor to the Adjutant General at Tennessee National Guard Headquarters in Nashville.  While driving from Ft. Knox, KY last week, Col. Usrey met a funeral procession, stopped, got out of his vehicle and paid his respects to the deceased.

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