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Vermont National Guard News
A photograph of Senior Master Sgt. Jonathan Brownell, logistics readiness superintendent with the 158th Fighter Wing Logistics Readiness Squadron, Vermont Air National Guard. (Courtesy Photograph)
Meet Your Guard: SMSgt Jonathan Brownell
By | Sept. 28, 2018
This edition of Meet Your Guard highlights Essex Junction resident Senior Master Sgt. Jonathan Brownell, logistics readiness superintendent with the 158th Fighter Wing Logistics Readiness Squadron, Vermont Air National Guard.

Photograph of Chief Master Sgt. Brian Senecal, 158th Fighter Wing Operations Group superintendent, Vermont Air National Guard. (Courtesy Photo)
Meet Your Guard: CMSgt Brian Senecal
By | Sept. 28, 2018
This edition of Meet Your Guard highlights Milton resident Chief Master Sgt. Brian Senecal, the superintendent of the 158th Fighter Wing Operations Group, Vermont Air National Guard.

A photograph of Tech. Sgt. Christopher Brown, fire protection team leader, 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard. (Courtesy Photograph)
Meet Your Guard: TSgt Christopher Brown
By | Sept. 28, 2018
This edition of Meet Your Guard highlights Colchester resident Tech. Sgt. Christopher Brown, leader of a fire protection team with the 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard

Maj. Matthew Wignall and members of his unit hike down Jay Peak when he was the commander of Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 172nd Cavalry Regiment, Vermont Army National Guard, Jan. 26, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Nathan Rivard/Released)
Meet Your Guard: Maj. Matthew Wignall
By | Aug. 31, 2018
This edition of Meet Your Guard highlights Essex resident Maj. Matthew Wignall, brigade operations officer, Headquarters, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain), Vermont Army National Guard.

Officer Candidate Dylan Gates, officer candidate, 2nd Modular Training Battalion, 124th Regional Training Institute, poses for a photograph during completing Army Basic Training.
Meet Your Guard: Officer Candidate Dylan Gates
By | Aug. 24, 2018
This edition of Meet Your Guard highlights Colchester resident Officer Candidate Dylan Gates, an officer candidate with 2nd Modular Training Battlaion,124th Regional Training Institute.
National Guard News
Alaska Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Connie Camama is an aircrew flight equipment Airman with 176th Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment Oxygen Section. The Oxygen Section is responsible for maintaining anything involved with aircrew oxygen as well as night-vision devices.
Guard oxygen Airmen help 176th Wing aircrew breathe easy
By David Bedard | Nov. 13, 2018
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - When Alaska Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Connie Camama

Tech Sgt. Nicholas M. Alexander, recruiter at the 179th Airlift Wing, talks to students from the Ashland West Holmes Career Center Nov. 1, 2018 at the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield, Ohio. Alexander has been a recruiter with the 179th AW for two years and is using innovation to bring awareness of the Guard to the local area.
Ohio Air Wing recruiter finds success in innovation
By Airman Alexis Wade | Nov. 9, 2018
MANSFIELD, Ohio – Tech. Sgt. Nicholas M. Alexander, recruiter from the 179th Airlift Wing, is using

U.S. Army Spc. Andres Diaz, Detachment 1, Alpha Company, 572nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain), Vermont National Guard, throws a training grenade at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 13, 2017.  The Vermont Guard is a finalist in the Army Communities of Excellence.
Vermont again a finalist for Army Communities of Excellence
By 1st Lt. Mikel R. Arcovitch | Nov. 8, 2018
COLCHESTER, Vt. - The Vermont Army National Guard was selected as an Army Communities of Excellence

Alaska Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Vanessa Peterson hands out snacks to children in Emmonak during Operation Santa Claus on Nov. 1, 2018. Operation Santa Claus is an Alaska National Guard annual community outreach program that provides Christmas gifts, books, backpacks filled with school supplies, fresh fruit, and sundaes to youngsters in rural communities.
Alaskan village welcomes Santa on his early rounds
By Spc. Michael Risinger | Nov. 8, 2018
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – The Alaska National Guard and the Salvation Army united

A C-130 Hercules from the Illinois National Guard’s 182nd Airlift Wing based in Peoria, lands at the Marion Airport in Marion, Illinois, during Prairie Assurance, a full-scale, statewide multi-agency exercise Nov. 2, 2018. Soldiers and Airmen from the Illinois National Guard exercised at multiple locations in the state with state agencies, county emergency management agencies and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency to test interoperability during a large-scale catastrophic event.
Prairie Assurance quake drill preps Guard, first responders
By Sgt. 1st Class Bryan Spreitzer | Nov. 8, 2018
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Imagine that a subtle shaking awakens you from a sound sleep. You step out of
DOD News
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Heating repairs to occur at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston CDC Nov. 14
By 502d Air Base Wing Public Affairs | Nov. 14, 2018
This is an alert notification for parents with children in the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Main Child Development Center, Bldg 2530. Due to heating issues in Bldg 2530, the following will occur on Wed., Nov. 14:

Helen Wells, a 94-year-old assistant library volunteer for the 59th Medical Wing, poses for a photo in the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center medical library. Wells has dedicated more than 50 years of service to the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kevin Iinuma)
94-year-old veteran continues to serve
By Staff Sgt. Kevin Iinuma | Nov. 14, 2018
Helen Wells, a 94-year-old volunteer librarian assistant at the 59th Medical Wing, recently celebrated 53 years of service.

President Donald J. Trump visits Suresnes American Cemetery located outside Paris, as part of Veterans Day and commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the Nov. 11, 1918 armistice that ended World War I, Nov. 11, 2018. DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro
U.S. Leaders Salute Fallen Heroes on Armistice Day Centennial in France
By Terri Moon Cronk | Nov. 13, 2018
The United States renews its sacred obligation to memorialize its fallen heroes on the soil where they rest for eternity, President Donald J. Trump said at Suresnes American Cemetery in France, commemorating the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.

PRISM Volume 7, no. 4
PRISM Volume 7, no. 4 - Now Online!
By | Nov. 13, 2018
The newest edition of PRISM is now online. With this edition, PRISM completes our seventh volume and prepares to move toward full peer review status next year. The edition is non-themed but offers several features that highlight the importance of innovation and non-kinetic warfare. Among the distinguished authors are a former Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, the Director of Strategic Operational Planning at the National Counterterrorism Center, and a senior executive with the U.S. Department of Treasury. The edition also features a senior executive with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, who is distinguished alumnus from NDU's Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, as well as several military alum from NDU's Joint and combined Warfighting School. Hard copies will be available early in the new year.

PRISM Volume 7, no. 4
PRISM Volume 7, no. 4 - Now Online!
By | Nov. 13, 2018
The newest edition of PRISM is now online. With this edition, PRISM completes our seventh volume and prepares to move toward full peer review status next year. The edition is non-themed but offers several features that highlight the importance of innovation and non-kinetic warfare. Among the distinguished authors are a former Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, the Director of Strategic Operational Planning at the National Counterterrorism Center, and a senior executive with the U.S. Department of Treasury. The edition also features a senior executive with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, who is distinguished alumnus from NDU's Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, as well as several military alum from NDU's Joint and combined Warfighting School. Hard copies will be available early in the new year.