Home : News : Photos

Soldiers with Bravo Company, 572nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, stand at attention during a deployment ceremony in Vergennes, Vermont, March 9, 2021. The Soldiers will deploy to the U.S. Africa Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Josh T. Cohen)
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Travis Voyer, right, familiarizes Maj. Gen. John Andonie on an Anschutz 1807 rifle used in biathlons at the Camp Ethan Allen Training Site in Jericho, Vermont, Feb. 26, 2021. Four Soldiers with the Vermont Army National Guard were sent to Austria in 2020 to represent the United States in the Biathlon Pre-World Cup. Voyer is a biathlon trainer with the 158th Logistics Readiness Squadron. Andonie is the deputy director of the Army National Guard. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Marcus Tracy)
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson greets Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jeffery Stebbins during a visit to the Vermont Air National Guard's 158th Fighter Wing in South Burlington, Vermont, Feb. 26, 2021. Hokanson, the National Guard Bureau chief, honored Vermont Soldiers and Airmen for their recent accomplishments during his visit to the Green Mountain State. Stebbins is the 158th FW command chief. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Mrs. Julie M. Paroline)
Staff Sgt. Selena Correa receives a coin from Gen. Daniel Hokanson during a visit by Hokanson to the Vermont National Guard Joint Task Force Headquarters Feb. 26, 2021. Correa and Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kirby Addison (left) were recognized for their efforts to increase the diversity recruiting and retention efforts as special emphasis program managers for the Vermont Guard. Hokanson is the chief of the National Guard Bureau. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Don Branum)
Gen. Daniel Hokanson takes notes while meeting with Vermont National Guard recruiters during a visit to the Vermont Guard Joint Task Force Headquarters Feb. 26, 2021. Hokanson recognized four recruiters for their efforts: Staff Sgt. Andrew Knapp, Sgt. Gregory Jacobs, Air Force Tech. Sgt. Renick Darnell-Martin, and Air Force Staff Sgt. Freeman Degboe. Hokanson is the chief of the National Guard Bureau. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Don Branum)
Army Sgt. Lisa Kromer displays a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at the Doubletree Hotel in Burlington, Vermont, March 3, 2021. Kromer is part of the Vermont National Guard's Task Force Coyote, which recently transitioned from offering COVID testing to providing vaccinations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Josh Cohen)
Maj. Gen. Greg Knight speaks with Staff Sgt. Selena Correa and Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kirby Addison about steps the Vermont National Guard is taking to increase inclusion within its ranks at Camp Johnson, Vermont, Feb. 25, 2021. Correa and Addison are special emphasis program managers with the Vermont Army National Guard and Vermont Air National Guard. Knight is the state adjutant general. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Don Branum)
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris enters the inaugural platform at the start of the inauguration ceremony at the U.S. Capitol building
Ines Eley, a human resources specialist at Camp Johnson, Vermont, is a native of Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, who recently joined the Vermont National Guard in a civilian capacity. She speaks English, French, German, three Congolese dialects, and Wolof, the most common Senegalese dialect. She became a citizen on July 19, 2012. She is pictured in the Vermont National Guard Human Resources Office Feb. 17, 2021. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Don Branum)
Sgt. Kevin LaPierre receives his second dose of COVID-19 vaccine from Lt. Col. Sarah Davis Feb. 3, 2021, at Camp Johnson, Vermont. Recipients of the vaccines second dose commonly experience mild flu-like symptoms including soreness and mild fever. LaPierre is a fueler with the Vermont National Guard's 186th Brigade Support Battalion. Davis is a registered nurse and the officer in charge of immunizations for the Vermont Air National Guard's 158th Medical Group. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Don Branum)
Mr. Brannon Soter stands for a portrait at the 158th Fighter Wing fire department.
Soldiers with Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry, stand at attention during a sendoff ceremony Jan. 29, 2021, at the Camp Ethan Allen Training Site parade field in Jericho, Vermont. The 3-172nd, part of the Vermont National Guard's 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain), will deploy to the U.S. Central Command area of operations for about a year starting in February. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Don Branum)
Lt. Col. Matthew Wignall speaks to Soldiers with the Vermont National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain), during a sendoff ceremony Jan. 29, 2021, at the Camp Ethan Allen Training Site parade field in Jericho, Vermont. The 3-172nd will deploy for a year as Task Force Avalanche to support U.S. Central Command operations. Wignall is the 3-172nd Infantry commander. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Don Branum)
Col. Brey Hopkins (left) and Lt. Col. Matthew Wignall case the colors of the 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry during a sendoff ceremony at the Camp Ethan Allen Training Site parade field Jan. 29, 2021, in Jericho, Vermont. The 3-172nd, part of the Vermont National Guard's 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain), will operate as Task Force Avalanche during a year-long deployment to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Don Branum)
A female Soldier poses for an example photo with medium-length hair secured into a ponytail to support an upcoming change to Army grooming and appearance standards. Medium-length ponytails are only authorized for wear on the back of the scalp and cannot exceed the head's width or interfere with a Soldier's headgear.
A female Soldier poses for an example photo with hair shorter than 1/4 inch, natural colored highlights, and earrings in the Army Combat Uniform, in support of an upcoming change in Army grooming and appearance standards.
A female Soldier poses for an example photo wearing "locs" and multiple hairstyles to illustrate an upcoming change to Army grooming and appearance standards. Soldiers will be authorized to wear multiple hairstyles if they can maintain a neat and professional appearance, and if the hairstyle doesn't impede the use of headgear or other equipment.
A female Soldier poses for an example photo with long hair while wearing tactical headgear to illustrate an upcoming change in Army grooming and appearance standards. The Soldier's hair is secured into a long ponytail and tucked underneath her Army Combat Uniform collar. Females with long hair will now have the option to wear a ponytail while wearing an Army Physical Fitness Uniform, conducting physical training in a utility uniform, or while wearing tactical headgear or other equipment.
A female Soldier poses for an example photo with medium-length hair secured into a ponytail to support an upcoming change in Army grooming and appearance standards. Medium-length ponytails are only authorized for wear on the back of the scalp and cannot exceed the head's width or interfere with a Soldier's headgear.
A female Soldier poses for an example photo with natural-colored highlights and wearing stud earrings in her Army Combat Uniform to illustrate an upcoming change to Army grooming and appearance standards. Female Soldiers will soon be authorized to wear earrings in their ACU if it meets the current size and dimensions standards. Individuals will not be allowed to wear earrings in a field environment or during a combat-related deployment, or in locations where access to regular hygiene is limited.