Land Component Command, DC Army National Guard

Land Component Command, DC Army National Guard This is the official page of the Land Component Command, District of Columbia Army National The roots of the D.C. National Guard are older than the District of Columbia, older than the active duty military and older than the United States.

Before there was a District of Columbia, Citizen Soldiers were forming militia units in Georgetown and Bladensburg. These militiamen were among those who would fight – and – win the American War of Independence. Under the Residence Act of 1790 and Organic Act of 1801 Washington, D.C. was established as the capital of the United States under governance of Congress. President Thomas Jefferson was th

Before there was a District of Columbia, Citizen Soldiers were forming militia units in Georgetown and Bladensburg. These militiamen were among those who would fight – and – win the American War of Independence. Under the Residence Act of 1790 and Organic Act of 1801 Washington, D.C. was established as the capital of the United States under governance of Congress. President Thomas Jefferson was th

Operating as usual

10/03/2021
Required vaccination to protect the force is routine for DoD, including annual influenza vaccination. In support of the ...
10/02/2021

Required vaccination to protect the force is routine for DoD, including annual influenza vaccination. In support of the SecDef’s mandate of the COVID-19 vaccination, D.C. National Guard will have several opportunities for you to get your COVID-19 vaccine this drill weekend. Please get with your command for more information.

Required vaccination to protect the force is routine for DoD, including annual influenza vaccination. In support of the SecDef’s mandate of the COVID-19 vaccination, D.C. National Guard will have several opportunities for you to get your COVID-19 vaccine this drill weekend. Please get with your command for more information.

Capital Guardians,Please see the links below for information on Holiday Programs offered by the USO-Metro. These are gre...
10/02/2021
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Capital Guardians,

Please see the links below for information on Holiday Programs offered by the USO-Metro. These are great programs for our E6 and below families. They fill up quickly so please disseminate throughout our formations to ensure those who would like to participate have the opportunity to apply.

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Why I serve: Spc. Tulio Lacerda
04/29/2021
Why I serve: Spc. Tulio Lacerda

Why I serve: Spc. Tulio Lacerda

A native of Teofilo Otoni, Brazil, U.S. Army Spc. Tulio Lacerda serves with the Massachusetts Army National Guard’s 110th Support Maintenance Company, 164th Transportation Battalion, out of a sense of belonging and because of the many opportunities it provides him.

If you have the time! Check it out!
03/14/2021
New report highlights talent management milestones

If you have the time! Check it out!

The U.S. Army Talent Management Task Force (ATMTF) is set to release the first-ever Army Talent Management annual report. The inaugural report highlight...

Listen to the DCNG Senior Enlisted Leader talk with SMA (ret) Dan Dailey about our great organization!
02/03/2021
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Listen to the DCNG Senior Enlisted Leader talk with SMA (ret) Dan Dailey about our great organization!

A rotating cast of hosts covers topics of importance to the Total Army community including Soldiers, military families and Army supporters. Keep it locked here for all Army Matters. Brought to you by AUSA, the U.S. Army’s professional association - voice for the Army and support for the Soldiers.

Capital Guardians in support of the District of Columbia!
04/03/2020

Capital Guardians in support of the District of Columbia!

Great article for leaders.
01/11/2020
Power and Influence

Great article for leaders.

Learning how to be an effective leader is not acquired in a college course. It is an emotional process that requires personal credibility, empathy, and logic.

Great article on the SMA and his people first philosophy. Taking ownership of our units is key. Think about the differen...
09/17/2019
Sergeant major of Army exhorts Soldiers to take ownership of 'my squad'

Great article on the SMA and his people first philosophy. Taking ownership of our units is key. Think about the difference in these sentences Do you want to be a leader or Do you want to be my leader?

There is a difference!

FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael Grinston discussed how to build cohesive teams and how to win during the third and final day of the Maneuver Warfighter Conference here Sept. 12.

Congratulations to Sgt. 1st Class Fraiden Braithwaite on being promoted to the rank of master sergeant!
05/17/2019
Sgt. 1st Class Braithwaite is Promoted to the Rank of Master Sergeant

Congratulations to Sgt. 1st Class Fraiden Braithwaite on being promoted to the rank of master sergeant!

Congratulations to Sgt. 1st Class Fraiden Braithwaite on being promoted to the rank of master sergeant during a ceremony on April 7, 2019, at Joint Base Anacostia Bowling, D.C. Braithwaite will now serve as the first sergeant for the 547th Transportation Company.

Nothing says #MotivationMonday like recognizing promotions.Congratulations Maj. Elvin E. Hart on being promoted to the r...
04/08/2019
Maj. Kelvin E. Hart promoted to lieutenant colonel

Nothing says #MotivationMonday like recognizing promotions.

Congratulations Maj. Elvin E. Hart on being promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel! See the photos at the link below!

U.S. Army Maj. Kelvin E. Hart is promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel on Mar. 29, in the Ceremonial Room of the District of Columbia National Guard Armory, in Washington, D.C. Hart will continue as commander of the D.C. Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Battalion. (U.S. Army photos....

Nothing says #MotivationMonday like recognizing promotions.Congratulations Master Sgt. James Childs on being promoted to...
04/08/2019
Master Sgt. James Childs promoted to sergeant major

Nothing says #MotivationMonday like recognizing promotions.

Congratulations Master Sgt. James Childs on being promoted to the rank of sergeant major! See the photos at the link below!

U.S. Army Master Sgt. James Childs is promoted to the rank of sergeant major on Mar. 20, in the Ceremonial Room of the District of Columbia National Guard Armory, in Washington, D.C. With this promotion, Childs joined the highest grade of enlisted Army personnel. (U.S. Army photos by Kevin Valentine...

Command Sgt. Maj. John F. Sampa, 12th command sergeant major, Army The National Guard, visits Soldiers of the D.C. Natio...
04/05/2019
Command Sgt. Maj. John F. Sampa visits D.C. Army National Guard

Command Sgt. Maj. John F. Sampa, 12th command sergeant major, Army The National Guard, visits Soldiers of the D.C. National Guard.

Check out the photos at the link below!

Command Sgt. Maj. John F. Sampa, 12th command sergeant major, U.S. Army National Guard, visits enlisted Soldiers of the District of Columbia Army National Guard on Apr. 4, at the D.C. Armory, in Washington, D.C. Sampa encouraged leaders and Soldiers to learn and share more about the blended retireme...

D.C. Army Aviation Companies returns from Afghanistan
04/04/2019
D.C. Army Aviation Companies returns from Afghanistan

D.C. Army Aviation Companies returns from Afghanistan

The District of Columbia National Guard celebrates the Detachment 1 Company G, 3/126th and Detachment 6 Company D, 3/126th General Support Aviation Battalions on Mar. 29, at the D.C. National Guard Army Aviation Support Facility on Davison Army Airfield in Fort Belvoir, Va. The companies recently re...

Members of the 257th Armh Band DC National Guard prepare in ng for the Army Combat Fitness Test on the sunny Sunday morn...
03/24/2019

Members of the 257th Armh Band DC National Guard prepare in ng for the Army Combat Fitness Test on the sunny Sunday morning. When they areng executing they are preparing.

Here is a story on a Capital Guardian currently assigned to US Army Africa! Way to represent the District of Columbia Na...
03/21/2019

Here is a story on a Capital Guardian currently assigned to US Army Africa! Way to represent the District of Columbia National Guardian LTC O’Neal!

#WhyWeServeWednesday

"Serving gives me a sense of pride. All of the men in my family have served in previous conflicts. Continuing to serve is a sense of respect and honor to them."

U.S. Army Africa Lt. Col. Kenneth O'Neal, MEDREX and exercise planner, surgeon cell.
#KnowYourMil #MeetYourArmy U.S. Army U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM)

D.C. National Guard
03/18/2019

D.C. National Guard

District of Columbia National Guard Legal Support Office, holds change of command ceremony, for incoming commander, Lt. Col. Richard M. Sudder and former commander, Col. Jamie A. Areizaga, chief of trial defense, at the National Guard Bureau in the D.C. Armory, Washington, D.C., March 17, 2019. During the ceremony, the company’s guidon was passes between the former and incoming commander to symbolize the transition of the leadership.

Photos from Integrated Personnel and Pay System - Army (IPPS-A)'s post
03/01/2019

Photos from Integrated Personnel and Pay System - Army (IPPS-A)'s post

02/27/2019

Congratulations to Sgt. Vicky K. Palacios on winning NCO of the quarter. Palacios is grateful to her family and mentors for supporting her during her six year military service.

Palacios is assigned to the 276th Military Police Company, District of Columbia Army National Guard.

#DCGuardDCGreat

Photos from Command Chief Warrant Officer, District of Columbia National Guard's post
02/22/2019

Photos from Command Chief Warrant Officer, District of Columbia National Guard's post

What are you doing to make yourself, fellow Soldiers and your unit more “Lethal”? This SFC is thinking forward and not j...
02/20/2019
Assessing Lethality

What are you doing to make yourself, fellow Soldiers and your unit more “Lethal”? This SFC is thinking forward and not just complaining but making suggestions to get after the problem set!

The battlefield is a dynamic environment which rewards lethality with survival. Leaders should have a fair indication of how capable their Soldiers are prior to conducting military operations..

Army Sgt. Maj.Deborah E. Witherspoon, District of Columbia Army National Guard, retires after 37 years of service in the...
02/09/2019

Army Sgt. Maj.Deborah E. Witherspoon, District of Columbia Army National Guard, retires after 37 years of service in the armed forces during a ceremony on Feb. 9, 2019 at the D.C. Armory. Witherspoon has served in multiple roles within the D.C. National Guard and was deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom from 2003 to 2004. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Richard Trinh)

Sgt. Maj Deborah E. Witherspoon's retirement ceremony to celebrate her 37 years of service to the D.C. Army National Guard.

CW3 Walden retires with 21 other Soldiers on Jan. 24 at Conmy Hall at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, VA. Congratulation...
01/25/2019

CW3 Walden retires with 21 other Soldiers on Jan. 24 at Conmy Hall at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, VA. Congratulations on your service Chief!

CW3 Walden retires with 21 other Soldiers on Jan. 24 at Conmy Hall at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, VA. Congratulations on your service Chief!

Capital Guardians continue a very familiar role during Women’s March in DC
01/20/2019
Capital Guardians continue a very familiar role during Women’s March in DC

Capital Guardians continue a very familiar role during Women’s March in DC

District of Columbia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen of Task Force Amendment. The task force was formed at the request of the Metropolitan Police Department to provide crowd management and traffic control in support of the Women’s March on January 19 in Washington, D.C.

12/21/2018
Su***de Prevention Holiday Message

“Be there” that is really all it takes to help a fellow service member! Happy holidays everyone! Be safe and find the happiness we all deserve!

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