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Vermont Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Gregory Knight addresses guests on May 26, 2022 during a a Memorial Day ceremony at Camp Johnson in Colchester, Vermont.   

Maj. Gen. Knight was joined by Vermont’s Lt. Governor Molly Grey, Vermont Gold Star families, and veterans. The occasion marked the second time the ceremony was conducted at the Fallen Hero’s Memorial’s new site, a location accessible to the public.  (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Nathan Rivard)
Vermont National Guard holds Memorial Day ceremony
By Joshua Cohen | June 1, 2022
On May 26, 2022, the VTNG held a Memorial Day ceremony at Camp Johnson in Colchester, Vermont.The occasion marked the second time the ceremony was conducted at the Fallen Hero’s Memorial’s new site, a location accessible to...

Brig. Gen. David Manfredi, director of joint staff for the Vermont National Guard, speaks during his retirement ceremony May 26, 2022, at Camp Johnson, Vermont. General Manfredi retired May 26 after more than 30 years of service, including assignments as commander of the 124th Regiment (Regional Training Institute) and commander of the 3-172nd Infantry (Mountain). He deployed to Afghanistan twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Nathan Rivard)
Vt. director of joint staff retires
By Joshua Cohen | May 27, 2022
The Vermont National Guard director of joint staff retired May 26, 2022, in a ceremony held at the Green Mountain Armory.Brig. Gen. David Manfredi served for 34 years both on active duty, with the 10th Mountain Division, and...

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Phil Vietje, an aviation instructor with C Company, 3-126th Aviation (Air Ambulance), Vermont Army National Guard, shows Austrian Defence Minister Klaudia Tanner around a UH-72 Lakota helicopter at the VTARNG Army Aviation Support Facility in South Burlington, Vermont, on May 12, 2022. The Vermont National Guard and Austrian Defence Ministry signed a State Partnership Program agreement May 11, 2022, to strengthen interagency cooperation and mutually improve in cyber defense, information operations, military mountaineering, humanitarian and disaster assistance response, and other areas. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Don Branum)
Vermont Guard demonstrates rotary-wing capabilities for Austrian delegation
By Joshua Cohen | May 20, 2022
On May 12, a day after representatives from the Vermont National Guard and the Republic of Austria formally entered into a State Partner Program, Austrian Defence Minister Klaudia Tanner and staff were provided with...

Four U.S. Army Soldiers serving in the Vermont Army National Guard Biathlon Program received medals and recognition on May 14 at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Jericho, Vt., for their participation in the 2022 U.S. Biathlon Olympic Team.  Pictured from left to right,  Spc. Vasek Cervenka, Spc. Sean Doherty,  Sgt. Deedra Irwin and Warrant Officer Candidate Leif Nordgren. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Marcus Tracy)
Guard Biathletes receive medals for Olympic showing
By Joshua Cohen | May 18, 2022
On May 14, four Vermont Army National Guard soldiers, members of the National Guard Biathlon Program, received medals and recognition for their participation on the US Biathlon Olympic Team during the 2022 Olympics held last...

Leaders from Vermont, the Vermont National Guard, and the Republic of Austria gathered in Montpelier for a signing ceremony officially beginning a partnership between the Vermont National Guard and the Republic of Austria through National Guard Bureau's State Partnership Program, Wednesday, May 11, 2022.

The Republic of Austria is the third partner nation with the Vermont National Guard through the State Partnership Program. Vermont also works and trains with North Macedonia and Senegal.
Vermont National Guard, Austria formally recognize partnership
By Maj. J. Scott Detweiler | May 11, 2022
Representatives from the Vermont National Guard and the Republic of Austria formally entered into a partnership May 11 at 2 p.m.Though work between the Austrian military and the Vermont National Guard is not new, the ceremony...

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