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Vermont National Guard News
Dr. Theresa Aida B. Ndiaye, Director of the Regional Center Hospital at Tambacounda, Senegal, and U.S. Army Maj. Christopher Gookin review the list of supplies that were brought to Senegal, on April 9. Vermont Guardsmen are working with their Senegalese  counterparts to share best practices while providing the Department of Defense with cost effective ways to strengthen alliances and attract new partners in conjunction with the State Partnership Program. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jason Alvarez)
Vermont National Guard teams up with Senegal in MEDREX 19-2
By Master Sgt. Sarah Mattison | June 20, 2019
U.S. Soldiers and Airmen with the Vermont National Guard traveled to Senegal to participate in military medical readiness exercise, MEDREX 19-2, held from April 7-19. This exercise was a joint-medical initiative that included active-duty, Army Reserve and National Guard service members working together with Senegalese counterparts to help build the readiness of our U.S. medical professionals.

National Guard members will soon see changes to the program that allows them to transfer their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to their spouse or children that will limit the time frame they can initiate that transfer. Set to go in effect July 12, Guard members will need to have served six years before they can transfer benefits and they must transfer the benefits by the time they hit 16 years of service. Additionally, Guard members extend their enlistment contract by at least four years to transfer benefits.
Changes in GI Bill transfer benefits coming July 12
By Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy | June 18, 2019
ARLINGTON, Va. – Provisions allowing Guard members to transfer some or all of their Post- 9/11 GI

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
National Guard News
Hawaii National Guard medical personnel along with counterparts from the Indonesian Armed Forces, receive an intro brief during a visit to the Republic of Indonesia Center for Health Crisis Jun. 17, 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia. The tour of the health center was a kick-off event of a Subject Matter Expert Exchange between the Hawaii Air National Guard and Tentara Nasional Indonesia. The SMEE was part of the State Partnership Program which links a state’s National Guard with a partner nation in support of mutual interests. The program is held to foster positive relations and to build capacity with partner countries.
Hawaii Guard joins state partner to improve pandemic response
By Senior Airman Orlando Corpuz | June 26, 2019
JAKARTA, Indonesia – Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) Airmen from the 154th Medical Group

Soldiers of the 152nd Military Police Company, 203rd Military Battalion, Alabama National Guard, participate in Standard Field Sobriety Test training held by the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), on Fort Campbell, Ky., June 19, 2019. For two weeks, in June, Alabama National Guard MPs will be participating in a joint training exercise with the 716th MP Bn., to synchronize training standards, familiarize Soldiers with mission essential tasks and build relationships between active and National Guard counterparts.
Military Police conduct training with Alabama National Guard
By Staff Sgt. Caitlyn Byrne | June 26, 2019
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. – For two weeks in June, Soldiers of the 152nd Military Police Company, 203rd

A Pennsylvania National Guard Soldier from A Company, 128th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 28th Infantry Division, maintain security after a probing attack by opposing force soldiers during eXportable Combat Training Capability 19-02 at Fort Pickett, Va. on June 18, 2019.
Pennsylvania Guard takes on ambitious training at XCTC
By Sgt. Leon Cook | June 26, 2019
FORT PICKETT, Va. - For the past few weeks, Pennsylvania and Maryland Guard Soldiers of the 2nd

A U.S. Navy (Landing Craft Air Cushion) LCAC-75 comes ashore at the Sunset Beach are near Warrenton, Oregon, June 3, 2019. In addition to the beach landings by the hovercraft vehicles, community leaders, emergency managers, military officials and other first responders toured the USS Anchorage to learn more about the Navy capabilities to assist in mass casualty scenarios.
Ore. National Guard hosts civil authorities support training
By Master Sgt. John Hughel | June 25, 2019
CLATSOP COUNTY, Ore. – The U.S. Navy launched two Landing Craft, Air Cushioned (LCAC) hovercrafts

Members of the North Carolina and Louisiana Air National Guard (ANG) conduct use of force and tactical situational practice in a Firearms Training Simulator June 12, 2019, at the 176th Security Forces Squadron in Anchorage, Alaska. The 145th Security Forces and 263rd Combat Communications Squadrons with the NCANG, and the 159th Security Forces Squadron with the LANG travel to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to train on various tactical and strategic law enforcement procedures during annual training.
Airmen hone use-of-force skills with simulator in Alaska
By Staff Sgt. Laura Montgomery | June 25, 2019
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Members of the 145th and 159th Security Forces Squadrons wait in anticipation in
DOD News
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (June 26, 2019) Rear Adm. Michael
US Navy Remembers Beginning of Korean War
By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Mark Meredith | June 26, 2019
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Sailors serving in Korea honored the 69th anniversary of

USS Pioneer arrives in Kota Kinabalu
By Lt.j.g. Alexander Fairbanks for USS Pioneer Public Affairs | June 26, 2019
KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (NNS) -- The Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Pioneer (MCM 9)

USS Patriot arrives in Jakarta, Indonesia
By USS Patriot Public Affairs | June 26, 2019
JAKARTA, Indonesia (NNS) -- The Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Patriot (MCM 7) arrived

Escaping The MadHouse
Escaping the Mad House
By | June 26, 2019
On a mission to expose the deplorable conditions and mistreatment of patients at a Women’s Lunatic Asylum, investigative reporter Nellie Bly feigns mental illness in order to report from the inside. Her unwillingness to submit to authority results in unspeakable torture at the hands of the head nurse, Matron Grady. When Nellie captures the attention of Dr. Josiah who tries to help her, Grady’s barbaric tactics only intensify, leading Nellie to questions if she actually does belong in the asylum after all. Stars Christina Ricci, Josh Bowman, Judith Light, Anja Savcic, Nikki Duval, Steve Pacaud…

City on a Hill
City on a Hill
By | June 26, 2019
An assistant district attorney forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran; together, they take on criminals in a case that grows to involve and ultimately subvert Boston’s entire criminal justice system. Stars Kevin Bacon, Aldis Hodge, Amanda Clayton, Cathy Moriarty, Kevin Dunn and Jill Hennessy.