Brig. Gen. William Burks, far left, presents The State of Nevada Office of the Military staff with the award for Best Diversity Day Display last week. The office displayed Egyptian culture with a 16-foot pyramid made of foam and wood, replicas of historical objects, a mock embalmed pharaoh and mummy as well as other faux artifacts.
Photo courtesy 106th Public Affairs Det.
Brig. Gen. Ondra Berry delivers his remarks during the service for retired Army Guard Master Sgt. Live Tau. Tau, who spent 40 years in the Army, died March 9 after battling cancer.
Spc. Tyler Davis of 1-221st Cavalry competes in the Army Combat Fitness Test during the 2019 Best Warrior contest on March 13 in Hawthorne. Davis beat three Nevada Guard Soldiers and four Tongan Marines to win the Best Warrior title and become the Nevada Army Guard’s Soldier of the Year.
Photo by Sgt. Walter Lowell, 106th Public Affairs Detachment
Four Tongan Marines are set to compete in the annual Best Warrior contest set to begin March 12 in Hawthorne. They arrived on March 1 to prepare for Hawthorne's high desert climate and elevation.
Sgt. Jordan McElroy led the Nevada Guard biathlon team to a seventh place finish at the Chief, National Guard Bureau military patrol race on Feb. 28 in Vermont.