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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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Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson meets World War II veteran Joseph “Ben” Miller during the ceremony commemorating the 80th anniversary of Operation Overlord and D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, June 6, 2024. Miller served in the U.S. Army’s 307th Airborne Medical Company, 82nd Airborne Division. On the evening of June 6, 1944, Ben and 13 fellow medics landed in Normandy via glider to help any infantrymen and paratroopers who were wounded.
After 80th D-Day Commemoration, Hokanson Looks to Future
By Army Master Sgt. Jim Greenhill and Sgt. 1st Class Zach Sheely, | June 8, 2024
OMAHA BEACH, NORMANDY, France — After honoring the 80th anniversary of the Allies’ D-Day invasion and subsequent liberation of Europe, the National Guard’s top general looked forward Friday, focused on sustaining enduring...

Two members from the 171st Air Refueling Wing, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, share best practices about hot pit refueling on a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft with the Lithuanian Air Force during a State Partnership Program engagement May 2, 2024, in Siauliai, Lithuania. Pennsylvania and Lithuania have been partners for over 30 years.
Pennsylvania Guard, Lithuania Strengthen Partnership
By Staff Sgt. Zoe Wockenfuss, | June 7, 2024
SIAULIAI, Lithuania - State Partnership Program partners Pennsylvania and Lithuania shared best practices and capabilities over four days in Lithuania, strengthening their enduring relationship.From April 29 to May 2,...

103rd Rescue Squadron pararescuemen, assigned to the New York Air National Guard 106th Rescue Wing, pull a patient toward the evacuation location during an exercise at F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, N.Y., May 4, 2024. During the exercise, 106th Security Forces Squadron secured the area for the 103rd Rescue Squadron pararescuemen to parachute in, recover the injured personnel and provide medical care and transport via an HH-130J Combat King II aircraft flown by the 102nd Rescue Squadron.
106th Rescue Wing Conducts Comprehensive Rescue Training
By Staff Sgt. Sean Madden, | June 7, 2024
WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. - New York Air National Guard members assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing participated in a combat search and rescue exercise May 4.The exercise at Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base involved...