April 29, 2016
VTNG Conducts Simulated Search and Rescue Operations
CLARE, N.Y. —
Vermont National Guard Soldiers and Airmen perform rescue and escort operations training.
April 24, 2016
Recruit Sustainment Program prepares Soldiers
CAMP ETHAN ALLEN TRAINING SITE, Vt. —
For many Soldiers, basic training is a pivotal starting point in their military career. In basic training, recruits are taught how to be a Soldier in the U.S. Army and are prepared mentally and physically for their careers. Not everyone makes it through basic training; those who don't are called "training pipeline losses."
April 2, 2016
Aviation conducts domestic operations training
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. —
Hurricane Irene affected many states on the East Coast including Vermont in 2011. The storm caused flooding and was responsible for an estimated $6.5 billion in total losses in the United States according to the National Weather Service. The National Guard was prepared for the disaster, and in response thousands of National Guard Soldiers and Airmen swiftly mobilized to support civilian authorities.