Vermont National Guard Logo Photos
Kazakhstan soldiers participate in cordon and search drills at Camp Strella, Krivolak, Republic of North Macedonia, May 24, 2012. Kazakhstan was one of more than 25 countries participating in Exercises Cooperative Longbow and Cooperative Lancer. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Sarah Mattison)
Second Lt. Corey Ryder uses a sand table to instruct soldiers from both the Vermont Army National Guard and the Republic of North Macedonia at Camp Strella, Krivolak, North Macedonia, May 24, 2012. The soldiers had the opportunity to train together during Exercise Cooperative Lancer, improving different tactical capabilities in support of peace keeping missions and fostering international partnerships. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Sarah Mattison)
Armenian soldiers complete clearing a room in a target house at the Krivolak Training Area, North Macedonia, May 25, 2012. Soldiers participating in Exercise Cooperative Lancer had the opportunity to train from the classroom, to the sand tables and then incorporate that training out into the field. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Sarah Mattison)
Soldiers from the Vermont Army National Guard prepare to clear a target house at the Krivolak Training Area, North Macedonia, May 25, 2012. Soldiers participating in Exercise Cooperative Lancer had the opportunity to train from the classroom, to the sand tables and then incorporate that training out into the field. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Sarah Mattison)
U.S. Army Spc. Robert Dearden, an infantryman from Georges Mills, N.H., of 4th Platoon, D Company, 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment mans a machine gun during a joint patrol with a platoon of Macedonian Rangers, June 5. The Macedonians are embedded with the D Company Soldiers of the Vermont National Guard as part of their state Partnership for Peace Program. They are the first state partnership involved in the program to embed and run combat operations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Whitney Hughes)
Air Force Maj. Gen. Michael Dubie, adjutant general of the Vermont National Guard, welcomes Macedonian President Dr. Gjorge Ivanov at the Burlington International Airport in Vermont, Sept. 17. The Macedonian president is in Vermont to meet with deploying troops and state officials this weekend. Vermont and Macedonia have been linked by the National Guard State Partnership Program since 1995. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Senior Airman Jameel Moses)
Maj. Gen. Steven Cray and the Vermont Delegation discuss the tri-lateral engagement with the Army of the Republic of Macedonia, the Minister of Defense and his delegation, and the delegation from Senegal, Sept. 24, 2014. According to Cray, the countries of Macedonia and Senegal have come a long way to moving the engagement forward. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Dyana Allen)
Maj. Gen. Steven Cray, the Vermont delegation, representatives of the Army of the Republic of Macedonia, the Minister of Defense of Macedonia and his senior staff, along with representatives from Senegal pose for a group photo outside the Ministry of Defense in Skopje, Macedonia, Sept. 24, 2014. The likely unit that will be the focus of the tri-lateral engagement is Macedonia's medical unit which has Role 2 capabilities. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Dyana Allen)
Maj. Gen. Steven Cray, the adjutant general of the Vermont National Guard (center left) and Ambassador Paul Wohlers, the U.S. Ambassador to Macedonia, (center) attend a ribbon cutting ceremony at a school in the Municipality of Illinden that was part of USAID's Interethnic Integration in Education Program (IIEP), Sept. 23, 2014. Maj. Gen. Steven Cray represented US EUCOM J4 and spoke about the importance of shared cultural diversity. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Dyana Allen)
Maj. Gen. Steven Cray is briefed at the Army Medical Training Center in Skopje, North Macedonia, by soldiers of the Army of the Republic of Macedonia. Macedonia's Army Medical Unit has Role 2 capabilities and will likely become the focus of the tri-lateral engagement between Senegal and Macedonia, Vermont's two State Partnership Program Countries, Sept. 22, 2014. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Dyana Allen)
Maj. Gen. Steven Cray and State Command Sgt. Maj. Toby Quick receive a briefing from a soldier in the Army of the Republic of Macedonia. Macedonia's Army Medical Unit has Role 2 medical capabilities and will probably be the focus of the tri-lateral engagement between Macedonia and Senegal, Vermont's two State Partnership Program countries, Sept. 22, 2014. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Capt. Dyana Allen)
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Claire Johnson, a combat medic assigned to Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment, Vermont National Guard, sits in the cabin of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Joshua Cohen)
U.S. Army Spc. Timothy Clark, Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 172nd Cavalry Regiment Mountain, Maneuver Battalion, Kosovo Force Regional Command-East, patrols near Gate 1 Jarinje in Kosovo, Feb. 3, 2022. These scouts observe, document, and report activities along main roads and established bypass routes. Commanders use scout data to inform decisions and plan future missions which support a safe and secure environment for all people of Kosovo. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Barbara Pendl)
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Steve Gagner, commander, Army Mountain Warfare School, 124th Regiment (Regional Training Institute), Vermont National Guard, escorts an Austrian military delegation through the AMWS at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Jericho, Vermont, Feb. 14, 2022. Austria is scheduled to be Vermont’s newest state partner under the State Partnership Program.
The District of Columbia National Guard will help U.S. Capitol and D.C. police at traffic control points in the nation's capital during anticipated First Amendment protests in February and March 2022. Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III approved the assistance of up to 400 DCNG members and 300 Guard members from outside the District of Columbia.
A student at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School’s Advanced Military Mountaineer Course uses a probe to find a simulated casualty during avalanche rescue training Jan. 25, 2022.
A student at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School’s Advanced Military Mountaineer Course uses a locator beacon to find a simulated casualty during avalanche rescue training Jan. 25, 2022. The AMWS is a U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command school operated by the Vermont Army National Guard at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Vermont.
Students at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School’s Advanced Military Mountaineer Course in Jericho, Vermont, drag mountaineering equipment on sleds as they leave the site where they camped in temperatures that plunged to -29 degrees with windchill Jan. 27, 2022.
Sgt. 1st Class Nick Ash, an instructor at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School, observes a student using a locator beacon to find a simulated casualty during avalanche rescue training as part of the school’s Advanced Military Mountaineer Course Jan. 25, 2022. The AMWS is a U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command school operated by the Vermont Army National Guard at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Vermont.
Sgt. 1st Class Nick Ash, an instructor at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Vermont, at the school’s ice wall during the Advanced Military Mountaineer Course Jan. 23, 2022.