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April 28, 2021

Vermont Army Guard becomes first state authorized to recruit women into all units

Women may now join any combat arms unit in the Vermont Army National Guard, following authorization by National Guard Bureau issued today.  The Vermont Army National Guard is the first in the nation to open all combat arms units within its organization to the recruitment of women.  

April 21, 2021

Vermont Guard to construct light demolition range at CEATS

Construction for a Light Demolition Range will begin this summer on the Vermont Army National Guard’s Camp Ethan Allen Training Site in Jericho, Vermont. The new range will allow traditional Soldiers who usually drill one weekend a month and two weeks a year to maximize training time by avoiding travel to Fort Drum, New York.

April 13, 2021

Family Programs class offers parenting, relationship tips

The Vermont National Guard Family Programs Office held an online seminar on April 7 to give parents tips to strengthen their relationships with their children as family members deploy or prepare for deployment.

March 31, 2021

Women make history in Vermont ANG

The 158th Fighter Wing has made history: For the first time, three female Airmen from the wing have taken top honors in the Vermont Air National Guard’s annual Airman of the Year awards.

March 30, 2021

Vermont National Guard’s 'JEEP' sees dividends

In October 2020, the Vermont National Guard announced to its members the implementation of a new Joint Enlistment Enhancement Program (the “JEEP”) and welcomed its first eligible enlistment into their Air National Guard soon after.

March 29, 2021

Bicultural, Bilingual, Proud: Soldier reflects on her dual heritage

Spc. Marisol Gameros, who was assigned to the Vermont National Guard at the Naval Observatory in D.C., was the first person in her family born in the United States. She returned with her family to Mexico six months after being born, to Tuxpan, Mayarit, the same town her parents had initially left.

March 29, 2021

Vermont Air National Guard responds to aircraft fire at Burlington International Airport

The 158th Fire Department responded to a civilian aircraft fire on a runway of Burlington International Airport on the evening of March 24.

March 26, 2021

Vermont Guard leaders hold town hall to address residents’ questions

Vermont National Guard leaders held a virtual town hall March 25 to address residents’ questions and concerns related to the 158th Fighter Wing’s F-35 Lightning II mission and a recent report of a Soldier who has not maintained the standard of conduct expected from members of the Guard.

March 26, 2021

158th Fighter Wing NCO receives NAACP Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award

The special emphasis program manager for the Vermont Air National Guard’s 158th Fighter Wing received the 2021 Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the state adjutant general announced March 26. 

March 24, 2021

Adjutant general, Vermont Guard leaders to hold town hall

Maj. Gen. Greg Knight, Vermont's adjutant general, and other members of Vermont National Guard leadership will discuss and answer questions on a number of topics related to the Guard March 25 at 6 p.m.

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Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 105th Cavalry Regiment, fire a Tube-launched Optically-tracked Wire-guided anti-tank missile during training June 10, 2022, at Fort McCoy, Wis.
105th Cavalry Seizes Opportunity to Train on Tow Missiles
By Staff Sgt. Kati Volkman, | June 27, 2022
FORT MCCOY, Wis. – Recent history and some hustle enabled the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team to train on Tube-launched Optically-tracked Wire-guided anti-tank missiles during annual...

Approximately 80 Idaho Army National Guard Soldiers with the 1st Battalion of the 148th Field Artillery Regiment and counterparts from California, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin are training with the Royal Moroccan Army in the northern Sahara Desert as part of African Lion ’22.
Idaho National Guard Participates in African Lion Exercise
By Master Sgt. Becky Vanshur, | June 27, 2022
TAN-TAN, Morocco – Idaho Army National Guard Soldiers with the 1st Battalion of the 148th Field Artillery Regiment and their counterparts from California, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin are training with the Royal Moroccan...

Airman 1st Class Charlie Saulsbury, 185th Air Refueling Wing medical technician, is on the floor while fellow med techs, Staff Sgt. Skylar Casson, Airman 1st Class Colton Seidler and Master Sgt. Perla Solis, practice first aid techniques. The Airmen are training at the Air National Guard Combat Readiness Training Center in Savannah, Georgia.
Iowa Air Guard Clinicians Train Together in Georgia
By Senior Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot, | June 27, 2022
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Domestic events, worldwide deployments and debates over continuing resolutions have kept Iowa Air National Guard clinicians from training together for more than three years.Much to the relief of Chief Master...

Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, talks with multinational troops supporting a NATO mission, Ādaži Military Base, Latvia, June 16, 2022.
Three Nations, One Goal: Continued Freedom
By Master Sgt. Jim Greenhill, | June 24, 2022
VILNIUS, Lithuania – Three Baltic nations are laser-focused on one goal: defending their independence and territorial integrity.The chief of the National Guard Bureau heard the same message in visits to each country, part of...

New York Air National Guard Airmen who were part of a 2017 mission to save two badly burned crewmen on board the Slovenian bulk carrier Tamar pose with a painting commemorating the mission during an awards ceremony June 4, 2022, at F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base in Westhampton Beach, New York.
New York Air Guardsmen Recognized for Dramatic Rescue
By Staff Sgt. Kevin Donaldson, | June 24, 2022
WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. – On April 24, 2017, seven Airmen from the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing jumped into the night sky over the Atlantic, 1,700 miles from Long Island.Their mission was to provide...