Boys and Girls Club of the Truckee Meadows members receive instruction during a STARBASE camp at the Nevada Air Guard Base in Reno in late July. On this day, students learned how to calculate the density of an object to determine whether it would float or sink when dropped into water. Nevada’s first Department of Defense STARBASE program welcomed its initial class of students in March.
The Nevada Army Guard’s 422nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion welcomed a brand-new unit into its fold earlier this month when it officially established the 440th Tactical Installation and Networking – Enhanced Company on June 4.
137th Military Police Detachment – is set to become the Nevada Army Guard’s next unit to support an international mission. About three dozen of the unit’s military policemen and women are set to deploy to Romania this summer and support European Command.
Renowned as a Soldier, pastor, athlete, and herpetoculture expert, Nevada Army Guard Staff Sgt. Matthew LaGrone is one of the most recognizable men in the Silver State.
The title of the 1960s television series on covert operations and the Tom Cruise-franchise of action-spy films could also succinctly describe the seemingly impossible task the small number of Nevada Army Guard Honor Guard Soldiers face this year. With just six full-time Soldiers (and one full-time civilian administrator), the Honor Guard anticipates supporting 1,150 missions in 2022.