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Sept. 10, 2020

Vermont ANG to conduct night flying operations

The 158th Fighter Wing is scheduled to conduct F-35 night flying Sept. 15-17, with additional night operations Sept. 22-24.

Sept. 9, 2020

158th FW welcomes new command chief

Airmen with the Vermont Air National Guard will be joined by Army Maj. Gen. Gregory Knight, the Vermont adjutant general, to officially recognize an assumption of authority ceremony Sept. 11 for the incoming 158th Fighter Wing command chief master sergeant.

Sept. 3, 2020

Vermont Air National Guard Innovates, Completes First-Ever Virtual Workshop with African Nation

Across the span of three days in July, the Vermont Air National Guard partnered with the Barnes Center for Enlisted Education at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Ala., to host the first-ever, entirely virtual engagement with any African Military Education Program school in Africa: a course on professional military education (PME) and continuing education for Senegalese Air Force instructors.

Sept. 2, 2020

Over 70 Airmen prepare to deploy from 158th FW

More than 70 Airmen from the 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard will deploy starting in September 2020 for up to six months to multiple locations.

Sept. 1, 2020

Camp Ethan Allen Training Site updates Sept. training schedule

The Camp Ethan Allen Training Site has updated their September schedule based on a need for increased firing times. 

Aug. 4, 2020

Northern Lightning: Over 250 Airmen to train at Volk Field, Wis.

Airmen, aircraft and support equipment from the 158th Fighter Wing began departing Aug. 3 to train at the Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Wisconsin.

July 17, 2020

86th ICBT (MTN) to welcome new commander

The Vermont Army National Guard will hold a change of command ceremony for the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain) July 19 at 11 a.m. at the Camp Ethan Allen Training Site in Jericho.

June 10, 2020

Camp Ethan Allen Training Site updates June training schedule

The Camp Ethan Allen Training Site has updated their June schedule based on a need for increased firing times. Residents near CEATS may notice training exercises in afternoons and evenings May 31-June 21.

June 5, 2020

Garrison Support Cmd. to welcome new commander

The Vermont National Guard's Garrison Support Command will hold a change-of-command ceremony June 6 at 2 p.m. to officially welcome Col. Justin Davis as the unit's new commander.

May 29, 2020

Camp Ethan Allen Training Site resumes training

The Camp Ethan Allen Training Site in Jericho will resume full operations after an extended suspension caused by construction updates and the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents near CEATS may notice firing operations during afternoons and evenings starting May 31 and continuing through August.

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Air Force Staff Sgt. Javin Delgado, an electronic warfare specialist with the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 154th Wing, prepares to calibrate electronic warfare equipment as Senior Airman Oscar Mendoza, a space systems operator with the 148th Space Operations Squadron, looks on during Vulcan Guard Bolt 6, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 27, 2024. Though not part of the mission planning portion of the space-focused exercise, Delgado and Mendoza showcased EW assets to Vulcan Guard participants and distinguished visitors.
National Guard-led Space Exercise Helps Build Programs for NATO Partners
By Air Force Master Sgt. Erich B.Smith, | April 8, 2024
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – About 50 members of the Air National Guard and Romanian and Polish Armed Forces focused on space as a warfighting domain during exercise Vulcan Guard Bolt 6 at NATO’s Allied Air Command in late...

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 178th Mission Support Group and 123d Air Control Squadron board a UH-60 Black Hawk from 1st Battalion, 137th Aviation Regiment, during Operation Guide Wire on Springfield-Beckley Air National Guard Base, Ohio, April 4, 2024. The UH-60 transported Airmen to a landing zone at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, where a tactical operations center was set up.
Operation Guide Wire Broadens 178th Airmen’s Skills
By Staff Sgt. Constantine Bambakidis, | April 8, 2024
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - Airmen from the 178th Mission Support Group worked with 123d Air Control Squadron members and Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 137th Aviation Regiment, during Operation Guide Wire, an Agile Combat Employment...

U.S. Army Capt. Michael Humphrise and U.S. Army Maj. Bill Seskey receive an island tour of Jamaica by plane Feb. 21, 2024. Members of the District of Columbia Army National Guard joined forces with elite U.S. and Canadian Special Operations Forces for a subject matter expert exchange.
US, Canadian Special Forces Forge Partnerships in Jamaica
By Maj. Matthew Dewaegeneer, | April 8, 2024
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The District of Columbia Army National Guard joined forces with elite U.S. and Canadian Special Operations Forces for a subject matter expert exchange in Jamaica.The collaboration with SOF counterparts...

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Robert Wittig, left, closes the helmet on Senior Airman Russell J. Bongiovanni’s EOD-10E bomb suit. The explosive ordnance disposal technicians with the 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, were participating in the Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High Yield Explosives Characterization, Exploitation, and Mitigation Course at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, New Jersey, March 27, 2024.
New Jersey, Delaware, Idaho Guard Conduct Interagency Training
By Mark Olsen, | April 5, 2024
TRENTON, N.J. - The New Jersey, Delaware and Idaho National Guard participated in interagency chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives training with the FBI and state and local law enforcement...