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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.

April 3, 2020

158th FW supports COVID-19 response, continues F-35 ops

The 158th Fighter Wing will continue flying operations as scheduled in order to maintain federal mission readiness requirements while also supporting the State of Vermont response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 30, 2020

North Macedonia joins NATO as its 30th member

North Macedonia officially completed its accession into NATO as its 30th ally March 27, following the ratification of the alliance’s accession protocol by all 29 member nations and the conclusion of formal ceremonies at the U.S. Department of State. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed North Macedonia into the “NATO family” at a formal flag-raising event held in Brussels.

March 24, 2020

Vermont Guard assists with state COVID-19 response

A total of 48 Soldiers and Airmen are on state active duty as of March 24 to support Vermont's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 20, 2020

Vermont Guard begins activation in response to COVID-19

Gov. Phil Scott activated the Vermont National Guard in preparation for state active duty March 13 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Feb. 21, 2020

Vermont Soldiers to support North Macedonia natural disaster training

Vermont Soldiers leave for North Macedonia Feb. 22 to assist in developing two potential natural disaster scenarios, with their focus on planning and logistical issues faced in a real-world crisis.

Jan. 24, 2020

158th Fighter Wing trains in Florida

Airmen, aircraft and support equipment departed this week for a training event known as Southern Lightning at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, and are scheduled to return in late March.

Jan. 6, 2020

15th CST to participate in training at Vermont Health Dept. Lab

Soldiers and Airmen with the Vermont National Guard's 15th Civil Support Team are scheduled to conduct training Jan. 7 at the Vermont Department of Health Laboratory in Colchester. The public is advised that this is a

Dec. 9, 2019

Vermont ANG selects next wing commander

The 19th wing commander for the 158th Fighter Wing was selected at the Vermont Air National Guard during the December 2019 drill weekend. Col. David Shevchik will assume command of the 158th Fighter Wing.

Dec. 5, 2019

F-35s Continue to Arrive at 158th Fighter Wing

The next three F-35 Lightning II aircraft landed at the Vermont Air National Guard just after 3 p.m. Dec. 5, 2019. These aircraft are part of the 20 total aircraft assigned to the Vermont Air National Guard, with the full complement arriving by summer 2020.

National Guard News
National Guard Conducts Patriot Exercise in Mississippi
By Maj. Sabrina Dalton, | Feb. 22, 2024
CAMP SHELBY, Miss. – The National Guard conducted a disaster readiness exercise with state and county emergency management agencies and industry partners Feb. 18-22.PATRIOT is a joint, interagency exercise sponsored by the...

Mongolian Colonel Visits Arctic Security Center, Alaska Partners
By Amber Kurka, | Feb. 22, 2024
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - Col. T. Galbadrakh, deputy chief of the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces, visited the Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Studies Feb. 14 in a step toward increased...

Pennsylvania Guard Takes Over Horn of Africa Security Mission
By Sgt. Jalen Miller, | Feb. 21, 2024
CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti – The Pennsylvania National Guard’s Task Force Paxton assumed control over the security mission in East Africa from Task Force Tomahawk during a Feb. 10 transfer of authority ceremony.Task Force...

Missouri Guard’s 139th Airlift Wing Executes 41-hour Sortie
By Michael Crane, | Feb. 20, 2024
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - The 139th Airlift Wing has set a new milestone by pushing the boundaries of the C-130H Hercules aircraft. From Feb. 13-15, multiple aircrews flew a mission in which the aircraft’s cumulative flight time was...

Guam Air Guard Security Forces Join Cope North Exercise
By Mark Scott, | Feb. 20, 2024
BARRIGADA, Guam – About 20 Airmen from the Guam Air National Guard’s 254th Security Forces Squadron “Defenders” are on active duty to secure fighter jets operating from Guam International Airport during the Cope North 24...