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Simone is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach with a BFA in Film and Electronic Arts. She continues studying film theory and technique through military and civilian education and applications.
Art By Alk
U.S. Army Spc. Mahsima Alkamooneh, a student at the Defense Information School, shares her love of art with her fellow Soldiers through drill and deployments as a form of relaxation and healing. Alkamooneh serves in the Minnesota National Guard. This video was filmed during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, therefore crew and subjects abided by proper safety protocols as mandated by garrison leadership. This video was made as an assignment at the Defense Information School. Music is not copyright. It has been uploaded to this channel for educational and portfolio purposes.
Cal Guard Soldiers assist car accident during civil unrest activation in Sacramento
U.S. Army Cpl. David Campbell and Spc. Brandon Bayer, infantrymen with the California National Guard's 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, witnessed a car accident while on patrol in Sacramento, California., Jan. 19, 2021. They reacted immediately to assist the passengers trapped in the vehicles. U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class John R. Garcia, Reconnaissance Platoon Sergeant with 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, praised his Soldiers for acting on their instincts to protect civilians. (U.S. Army National Guard video by Spc. Simone Lara) This video was made for use by the California National Guard. Music is not copyright. It has been uploaded to this channel for educational and portfolio purposes.
Breaking Barriers, Women's History Month Tribute
The California National Guard celebrates Women's History Month (March) by paying tribute to the military women who broke barriers in the past and present. Each year, the third week of March is highlighted as a time to recognize the important accomplishments of women who have served in the armed forces of the United States. (U.S. Army National Guard video by Spc. Simone Lara) "Breaking Barriers" poem by Spc. Simone Lara This video was made for use by the California National Guard. Music is not copyright. It has been uploaded to this channel for educational and portfolio purposes.