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June 20, 2018

Meet Your Guard: Tech. Sgt. Matt Dykas

This edition of Meet your Guard focuses on Tech. Sgt. Matt Dykas, a Colchester native and low observable aircraft structural maintenance specialist with the 158th Fighter Wing.

June 15, 2018

Army Aviation Deployment Newsletter

This newsletter focuses on the deploying Soldiers of Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment (Air Ambulance).

June 1, 2018

May Newsletter

The May newsletter focuses on the 172nd Public Affairs Detachment, promotions, Meet your Guard, and a video of the month.

May 3, 2018

Meet Your Guard: Sgt. James Hance

This edition of Meet Your Guard focuses on Sgt. James Hance, a 12B combat engineer with Bravo Company, 572nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain), who is also a native of Burlington, Vt., currently living in Northfield. Hance worked with the Senegalese Army to build and repair a firing range in Senegal.

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.

National Guard News
Col. David Christensen, 142nd Maintenance Group commander, presents 142nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Staff Sgt. Mara Fenwick with a meritorious service medal for acts of bravery Feb. 25, 2024, at Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore. Fenwick and a fellow Airman intervened when a truck went off the road in Eastern Oregon in May 2023.
Oregon National Guard Airmen Recognized for Bravery
By Senior Airman Yuki Klein, | Feb. 28, 2024
PORTLAND AIR GUARD STATION, Ore. - In May, during a casual drive over a mountain toward Three Rivers Marina on Lake Billy Chinook, Staff Sgt. Mara Fenwick and Senior Airman Bailey Buck, both weapons loaders with the Portland...

U.S. Army Soldiers with the 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade and Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa conduct pre-deployment drills with the Armed Forces of Djibouti’s Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Feb. 22, 2024. The drills were completed to prepare for exercise Justified Accord, led by U.S Army Southern European Task Force, Africa.
US, African Partners Participate in Justified Accord Exercise
By Maj. Joe Legros, | Feb. 28, 2024
NAIROBI, Kenya - More than 1,000 personnel and units from 23 nations are participating in Justified Accord 2024, U.S. Africa Command’s largest exercise in East Africa, Feb. 26-March 7. Led by U.S. Army Southern European Task...

Senior Enlisted Advisor Tony Whitehead, senior enlisted advisor to the chief of the National Guard Bureau, congratulates Sgt. Maj. Tyson Bumgardner, a graduate of class 001-24 of the Sergeants Major Academy's distance learning course, during a ceremony at Fort Bliss, Texas, Feb. 23, 2024. Whitehead addressed the distance learning graduates and participants of the 10-month resident course.
National Guard Enlisted Leader Speaks to Sergeant Major Students
By Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Pena, | Feb. 28, 2024
FORT BLISS, Texas - Senior Enlisted Advisor Tony Whitehead, senior enlisted advisor to the chief of the National Guard Bureau, spoke to the Army’s latest class of graduating sergeants major at the United States Army Sergeants...

U.S. Army and Air National Guard members of the State Partnership Program discuss plans to integrate efforts with Adriatic partner nations at the National Aerospace Research and Technology Park, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Jan. 24, 2024. By linking U.S. states with partner countries, the SPP enhances military capabilities and interoperability.
State Partnership Directors Share Tips on Adriatic Partnerships
By Lt. Col. Agneta Murnan, | Feb. 28, 2024
ATLANTIC CITY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.J. - State Partnership Program directors of the state National Guards partnered with the Adriatic charter nations shared best practices during a conference hosted by the New Jersey...

A member of the 116th Air Support Operations Squadron holds their position with a simunition modified M4 during training at Fairchild Air Force Base, Spokane, Wash., Feb. 6, 2024. Their training, Operation Sulaco, consisted of two days of refresher trainings covering static line parachuting and small team tactics.
Air National Guard Unit Trains for any Situation
By Joseph Siemandel, | Feb. 27, 2024
CAMP MURRAY, Wash. – When U.S. Army Special Forces enter dangerous situations, they often aren’t alone.“Our job as a Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) or Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) is to integrate with the Army...