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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.

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.

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Senior Enlisted Advisor Tony Whitehead, SEA to the chief of the National Guard Bureau, visits deployed Guard Soldiers in Kosovo, June 21-25, 2024. Whitehead visited Georgia and Iowa National Guard Soldiers stationed at Camp Bondsteel, Camp Film City, and installations across Kosovo.
National Guard Leader Visits Georgia, Iowa Troops in Kosovo
By Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Pena, | July 24, 2024
CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo - The National Guard’s top enlisted leader discussed readiness, the importance of continuous improvement and the impact the enlisted force has on defense strategy during an enlisted town hall June...

Maj. Zackary Taylor-Warren stands near the entrance to the U.S. Embassy in Fiji July 22, 2024. Taylor-Warren became bilateral affairs officer in the Nevada National Guard this spring and immediately faced multiple high-profile events in the strategically vital South Pacific.
Blue Pacific Events Keep Nevada Bilateral Affairs Officer Busy
By Capt. Emerson Marcus, | July 23, 2024
SUVA, Fiji - A glance at the packed schedule of events in July and this fall underlined the importance of a bilateral affairs officer in the Nevada National Guard.For Nevada’s longtime Army aviator, Maj. Zackary...