Vermont National Guard Logo Photos
Four U.S. Army Soldiers serving in the Vermont Army National Guard Biathlon Program received medals and recognition on May 14 at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Jericho, Vt., for their participation in the 2022 U.S. Biathlon Olympic Team.  Pictured from left to right,  Spc. Vasek Cervenka, Spc. Sean Doherty,  Sgt. Deedra Irwin and Warrant Officer Candidate Leif Nordgren. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Marcus Tracy)
Leaders from Vermont, the Vermont National Guard, and the Republic of Austria gathered in Montpelier for a signing ceremony officially beginning a partnership between the Vermont National Guard and the Republic of Austria through National Guard Bureau's State Partnership Program, Wednesday, May 11, 2022.

The Republic of Austria is the third partner nation with the Vermont National Guard through the State Partnership Program. Vermont also works and trains with North Macedonia and Senegal.
Col. Leonard Poirier - Official Photo
U.S. Army Soldiers with Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain), Vermont Army National Guard, perform a live-fire training lane, Ethan Allen Firing Range, Jericho, Vermont, July 16, 2020. The live-fire range was conducted as part of their annual training.
The Vermont National Guard has a new substance abuse prevention coordinator. In January 2022 John Brutzman was hired for the position. Brutzman is also an M-Day Solider with six years in service. Brutzman works at the Vt. Guard Behavioral Health Office at Camp Johnson. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Joshua Cohen)
Vermont Governor Phil Scott addresses members of the 158th Fighter Wing and their families during a deployment ceremony at the Vermont Air National Guard Base, South Burlington, Vermont, Thursday, April 28th, 2022. The ceremony recognizes the sacrifices of Airmen and their families ahead of the 158th fighter wing’s deployment to Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard Mekkri)
A Vermont Air National Guard member says goodbye prior to his departure from the Vermont Air National Guard Base, South Burlington, Vermont, Thursday, April 28th, 2022. The ceremony recognizes the sacrifices of Airmen and their families ahead of the 158th fighter wing’s deployment to Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard Mekkri)
U.S. Air Force Capt. Zachary Smith, a fighter pilot assigned to the 315th Fighter Squadron, 158th Fighter Wing, holds his child prior to his departure from the Vermont Air National Guard Base, South Burlington, Vermont, Thursday, April 28th, 2022. The ceremony recognizes the sacrifices of Airmen and their families ahead of the 158th fighter wing’s deployment to Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard Mekkri)
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders poses with members of the 158th Fighter Wing and their families during a deployment ceremony at the Vermont Air National Guard Base, South Burlington, Vermont, Thursday, April 28th, 2022. The ceremony recognizes the sacrifices of Airmen and their families ahead of the 158th fighter wing’s deployment to Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard Mekkri)
Alaska Army National Guardsmen with the 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion travel from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to Nome, Alaska, via UH-60L Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters April 11, 2022. The CH-47 helicopter will bring the air crews back to JBER while the UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters remain in Nome for Golf Company, Detachment 1, 2-211th GSAB to conduct annual training and aide in River Watch if needed this spring. Should there be significant flooding or other emergency in the vicinity, the Black Hawk helicopters will provide support as requested by the State. (Alaska National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Balinda O’Neal)
Army National Guard Military Funeral Honors Soldiers from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Ohio, New York and Vermont took part in a Level II MFH Train-the-Trainer certification course from 4-15 April 2022, Camp Johnson, Colchester, Vt. The event marked the first time the Vermont National Guard hosted training that enabled MFH soldiers to return to their states as Level I MFH instructors. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Don Branum)
U.S. Air Force Airmen use compact track loaders attached with skid steer saws to remove damaged concrete on the runway during RADR (Rapid Airfield Damage Repair) operations at the Silver Flag exercise site on Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, March 31, 2022. The primary focus of Silver Flag is to teach Airmen from the civil engineer, force support, and vehicle maintenance squadrons essential skills to complete operations outside of their primary duties. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Jana Somero)
U.S. Air Force Airmen walk to a runway on day one of the student led portion of the Silver Flag exercise at the Silver Flag exercise site, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, March 31, 2022. The primary focus of Silver Flag is to teach Airmen from the civil engineer, force support, and vehicle maintenance squadrons essential skills to complete operations outside of their primary duties. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Jana Somero)
U.S. Air Force Airmen erect an Alaskan Small Shelter System at the Silver Flag exercise site on Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, March 31, 2022. The primary focus of Silver Flag is to teach Airmen from the civil engineer, force support, and vehicle maintenance squadrons essential skills to complete operations outside of their primary duties. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Jana Somero)
A U.S. Air Force Airman attaches a beam to aid in securing the frame of an Alaskan Small Shelter System at the Silver Flag exercise site on Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, March 31, 2022. The primary focus of Silver Flag is to teach Airmen from the civil engineer, force support, and vehicle maintenance squadrons essential skills to complete operations outside of their primary duties. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Jana Somero)
U.S. Air Force Airmen prepare to erect an Alaskan Small Shelter System at the Silver Flag exercise site at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, March 31, 2022. The primary focus of Silver Flag is to teach Airmen from the civil engineer, force support, and vehicle maintenance squadrons essential skills to complete operations outside of their primary duties. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Jana Somero)
U.S. Air Force Airmen maneuver a telehandler over a cement mixing truck to pour in repair material to patch airfield craters during RADR (Rapid Airfield Damage Repair) operations at the Silver Flag exercise site on Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, March 31, 2022. The primary focus of Silver Flag is to teach Airmen from the civil engineer, force support, and vehicle maintenance squadrons essential skills to complete operations outside of their primary duties. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Jana Somero)
U.S. Air Force Airmen assemble the FRP (Fiber-Reinforced Polymer) to cover a crater on the runway at the Silver Flag exercise site on Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, March 31, 2022. The primary focus of Silver Flag is to teach Airmen from the civil engineer, force support, and vehicle maintenance squadrons essential skills to complete operations outside of their primary duties. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Jana Somero)
U.S. Air Force Airmen assemble the FRP (Fiber-Reinforced Polymer) to cover a crater on the runway at the Silver Flag exercise site on Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., March 31, 2022. The primary focus of Silver Flag is to teach Airmen from the civil engineer, force support, and vehicle maintenance squadrons essential skills to complete operations outside of their primary duties. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Jana Somero)
U.S. Air Force Airmen assemble the FRP (Fiber-Reinforced Polymer) to cover a crater on the runway at the Silver Flag exercise site on Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, March 31, 2022. The primary focus of Silver Flag is to teach Airmen from the civil engineer, force support, and vehicle maintenance squadrons essential skills to complete operations outside of their primary duties. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Jana Somero)