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May 23, 2024

VTANG Brings Lightning to the Storm

During the course of three weeks, more than 175 Airmen and a dozen F-35 Lighting IIs from Vermont’s 158th Fighter Wing joined Airmen, Marines, Soldiers, and Sailors from across the country to participate in the Weapons System Evaluation Program (WSEP) and Checkered Flag exercises at Tyndall Air Base, Florida.

May 20, 2024

New York, Connecticut Soldiers are Regional Best Warriors

New York and Connecticut National Guard Soldiers took the top slots in the regional Best Warrior Competition that concluded in lower Manhattan May 16.

May 9, 2024

Vermont Army National Guardsman Achieves Military Medical Merit

Col. Michael Korczykowski, Commander of the Medical Detachment, Vermont National Guard, recently received the esteemed Order of Military Medical Merit. This prestigious award recognizes excellence and promotes fellowship and esprit de corps among Army Medical Department (AMEDD) personnel.

May 7, 2024

Vermont Excels at Winston P. Wilson Small Arms Championships

The Winston P. Wilson Small Arms Championships, the premier National Guard combat shooting event, concluded this week in Arkansas.

April 26, 2024

Vermont Army National Guard Soldiers Attend Brazilian Mountain School

Two Vermont Army National Guard Soldiers took part in the Brazilian Basic Mountaineering Course in April. Sgt. 1st Class David Girr and Staff Sgt. Cyran Willis successfully graduated from the challenging program held in Sao Joao Del Rei, Brazil.

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Sgt. Laharey Robinson, an infantryman assigned to Bravo Co., 1st Battalion, 120th Infantry Regiment, 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team, test fires the newly fielded Next Generation Squad Weapon Rifle XM7 during the qualification table of the Integrated Weapons Training Strategy at Fort Liberty, North Carolina June 6, 2024. The 30th ABCT is a major subordinate command that falls under the North Carolina National Guard and was selected to be the first National Guard unit to field test the XM7 and the XM250, which are replacing the M4/M4A1 carbine and the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon.
NC Guard Unit Tests NextGen Squad Weapons
By Sgt. 1st Class Leticia Samuels, | June 11, 2024
FORT LIBERTY, N.C. – Soldiers assigned to the 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team conducted the qualification table of the Integrated Training Weapons Strategy using the newly fielded Next Generation Squad Weapon Rifle, XM7, and...

A Georgia Army National Guard Soldier assigned to Headquarters Company, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, fires an M4 carbine rifle for annual qualification on a training range in Fort Stewart, Ga., June 5, 2024.
Georgia 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Conducts Annual Training
By Maj. Charles Emmons, | June 11, 2024
FORT STEWART, Ga. - For the Soldiers of the Georgia Army National Guard’s 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, the early June movement to Fort Stewart for annual training was a different experience. In recent years, thousands...

Jamir Gibbs,7, of Marion, Illinois, shows off the football jersey he received with 1st Sgt. Beau Detrick of November Company, Recruit Sustainment Program, Illinois Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Command. Jamir was promoted to
Young Cancer Patient Made Honorary 1st Sergeant in Illinois Guard
By Lt. Col. Bradford Leighton, | June 11, 2024
MARION, Ill. - Several months ago, 7-year-old Jamir Gibbs was suffering from bacterial meningitis related to his struggle with leukemia.It was hard and painful, and her son was tired and getting discouraged, said Jamir's...