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May 3, 2018

Meet Your Guard: Sgt. 1st Class Darby Alberts

This edition of Meet Your Guard focuses on Sgt. 1st Class Darby Alberts, a technical engineer with Recruiting and Retention Battalion, who is also a native of South Burlington, Vt., currently living in Jericho. Alberts worked with the Senegalese Army to build and repair a firing range in Senegal.

May 3, 2018

Meet Your Guard: Sgt. David Paquette

This edition of Meet Your Guard focuses on Sgt. David Paquette, an 88M truck driver with Detachment 1, Garrison Support Command, who is also a native of Essex, Vt. Paquette and his unit worked with the Senegalese Army to build and repair a firing range in Senegal.

May 3, 2018

Meet your Guard: Sgt. First Class Mark Jones

This edition of Meet Your Guard focuses on Sgt. 1st Class Mark D. Jones, an 11B infantryman with the Army Mountain Warfare School, who is also a native of Allentown, Pa., currently living in Milton, Vt. Jones ran in the Lincoln National Guard marathon.

May 3, 2018

Meet Your Guard: Capt. Dan Davis

This edition of Meet Your Guard focuses on Capt. Dan Davis, a 67J aeromedical evacuation officer, with Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 126 Aviation Regiment (Air Ambulance), who is also a native of Columbus, Ohio, and currently lives in Essex, Vt. Davis ran in the Lincoln National Guard Marathon.

April 26, 2018

Meet Your Guard: Capt. Loren Gosselin

This edition of Meet Your Guard focuses on Capt. Loren Gosselin, a 12A engineer officer, with Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 572nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (MountaIn), who is also a native of St. Albans, Vt., and currently living in Jamesville, N.Y. Gosselin worked with the Senegalese Army to build and repair a firing range in Senegal.

April 21, 2018

Meet Your Guard: Spc. Jordan Hale

This edition of Meet Your Guard focuses on Spc. Jordan Hale, a 12N Equipment Operator with Detachment 1, Garrison Support Command, who is also a native of Fairfield, Vt. Hale and his unit worked with the Senegalese Army to build and repair a firing range in Senegal.

April 21, 2018

Meet Your Guard: Staff Sgt. Andralee M. Strassner

This edition of Meet Your Guard focuses on Staff Sgt. Andralee M. Strassner, a 12W carpentry and masonry specialist with Detachment 1, Garrison Support Command, who is also a native of Raymond, N.H. Strassner and his unit worked with the Senegalese Army to build and repair a firing range in Senegal.

April 21, 2018

Meet Your Guard: Chief Warrant Officer 3 Matthew Reed

This edition of Meet Your Guard focuses on Chief Warrant Officer 3 Matthew Reed, a 120A construction engineering technician with Detachment 1, Garrison Support Command, who is also a native of Hyde Park, Vt., currently living in Morrisville. Reed and his unit worked with the Senegalese Army to build and repair a firing range in Senegal.

April 20, 2018

Meet Your Guard: Sgt. John (Jack) Curtis

This edition of Meet Your Guard focuses on Sgt. John (Jack) Curtis, a 12N horizontal construction engineer with Detachment 1, Garrison Support Command, who is a native of Carlisle, Pa., and now lives in Essex Junction, Vt. Curtis and his unit worked with the Senegalese Army to build and repair a firing range in Senegal.

April 20, 2018

Meet Your Guard: Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Doner

This edition of Meet Your Guard focuses on Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Doner, a 12H construction supervisor with Detachment 1, Garrison Support Command, who is also a native of Underhill, Vt., currently living in Starksboro. Doner and his unit worked with the Senegalese Army to build and repair a firing range in Senegal.

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U.S. Airmen with the 105th Airlift Wing, New York National Guard, load an M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, belonging to the 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery Regiment, Kansas Army National Guard, into a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base, in St. Joseph, Missouri, June 4, 2021. The HIMARS is a highly mobile artillery rocket system offering the firepower of a multiple-launch rocket system on a wheeled chassis.
105th Airlift Wing recognized with Meritorious Unit Award
By Master Sgt. Sara Pastorello, | Dec. 3, 2021
STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, NEWBURGH, N.Y. – Over 1,300 men and women of the New York Air National Guard’s 105th Airlift Wing has been awarded the Air Force’s Meritorious Unit Award for their accomplishments during...

Retired Sgt. 1st Class Richard “Doc” Strous, who served 26 years and deployed three times with the National Guard, poses for a photo in Afghanistan’s Panjshir province during his deployment with the Vermont National Guard’s 86th Infantry Combat Team (Mountain) in 2010. Earlier this year, Strous was awarded the Silver Star, one of the military’s highest valor for his heroic actions as a medic with the 75th Ranger Battalion in Somalia during the Battle of Mogadishu in 1993.
‘Black Hawk Down’ hero receives Silver Star, reflects on distinguished career
By Sgt. 1st Class Whitney Hughes, | Dec. 3, 2021
ARLINGTON, Va. – It is said that medics never stand taller than when they kneel to treat the wounded. As a combat medical specialist, Retired Sgt. 1st Class Richard “Doc” Strous embodied this sentiment throughout his career,...

Airmen assigned to the 109th airlift Wing pose for a photo on top of an LC-130 “ski bird” while preparing for an airdrop mission in support of the Danish military during Operation Arctic Light Nov. 4, in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland.
NY Air Guard supports Danish forces in Greenland training
By Tech. Sgt. Jamie Spaulding, | Dec. 2, 2021
KASSERLUSSEQUA, Greenland – Thirty-four, New York National Guard Airmen from the 109th Airlift Wing and the 106th Rescue Wing teamed up with Denmark’s Joint Arctic Command during a search and rescue exercise in Greenland from...

U.S. Air National Guard Col. Todd Wiles, commander of the 118th Wing, left, and Chief Master Sgt. Trenton Williams, 118th Wing command chief, right, poses in front of a Bulgarian MiG-29 during a State Partnership visit on Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Graf Ignatievo, Bulgaria.
Tennessee National Guard, Bulgaria strengthen relationship
By Staff Sgt. Jordan Harwood, | Dec. 2, 2021
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Col. Todd Wiles, commander of the 118th Wing, and Chief Master Sgt. Trenton Williams, 118th WG command chief, with Tennessee National Guard leadership, visited Graf Ignatievo Air Base in Bulgaria to...

Nebraska National Guard Soldiers and Airmen set up equipment, donning protective suits and erecting tents for the Nebraska National Guard Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) team.
Nebraska CERFP conducts readiness exercise
By Airman 1st Class Alexander Schriner, | Dec. 2, 2021
MEAD, Neb. — A wide-open field lay next to some abandoned and damaged buildings at the Nebraska National Guard’s Mead training site. Once the command was given for the exercise to begin, trucks and trailers swarmed into the...