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Staff Sgt. Tim McLaughlin, an instructor at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School, observes students shooting at a high-angle range during the school’s Basic Military Mountaineer Course at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Vermont, Jan. 23, 2022. The school teaches basic, advanced and specialty mountain warfare courses to U.S. and foreign service members.
Staff Sgt. Tim McLaughlin, an instructor at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School, at a high-angle shooting range during the school’s Basic Military Mountaineer Course Jan. 23, 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.
Staff Sgt. John Hampson, an instructor at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School, demonstrates a casualty evacuation system to students at the school’s Basic Military Mountaineer Course at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Vermont, Jan. 22, 2022. U.S. and foreign service members learn basic, advanced and specialty mountain warfare skills at the school.
Pictured from left, the aid station that accompanied a mobile home (which no longer exists) where the first Army Mountain Warfare School courses were run when it was established in 1983; the current AMWS building, which was built in 1987, and the new $30 million facility scheduled to house students and instructors and support courses in April 2022.
Cadet Elizabeth Carney, a student at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School’s Basic Military Mountaineer Course, shoots at a high-angle range Jan. 24, 2022. The school teaches basic, advanced and specialty mountain warfare courses to U.S. and foreign service members.
Sgt. 1st Class Alex Bouteiller, left, a student at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School’s Basic Military Mountaineer Course, sets up a casualty evacuation system Jan. 22, 2022.
Staff Sgt. John Hampson, an instructor at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School, briefs students at the school’s Basic Military Mountaineer Course about their land navigation course requirements Jan. 19, 2022.
Students at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School’s Basic Military Mountaineer Course learn ice climbing techniques at the school’s ice climbing wall Jan. 21, 2022. The schoolhouse uses the same snow-making machine that commercial ski resorts use to keep the wall covered in ice.
Staff Sgt. Sherron Murphy, a student at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School’s Basic Military Mountaineer Course, practices ice climbing Jan. 21, 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 Basic Military Mountaineer Course practice traversing in crampons and learning to stop a fall with ice axes Jan. 21, 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.
A student at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School’s Basic Military Mountaineer Course sets up a tent in preparation to learn to sleep in subzero temperatures Jan. 20, 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.
Pfc. Cassio Alvarenga, a student at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School’s Basic Military Mountaineer Course, practices knot-tying Jan. 20, 2022, the night before he and other students are tested on 27 different knots. 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.
Staff Sgt. Christopher George, an instructor at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School, demonstrates a casualty evacuation technique to students at the school’s Basic Military Mountaineer Course Jan. 19, 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. The school teaches basic, advanced and specialty mountain warfare courses to U.S. and foreign service members.
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Task Force Avalanche of the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain), Vermont National Guard, return home from deployment, in South Burlington, Vermont, Dec 9, 2021. Family, friends, and colleagues were present to greet the Soldiers as they arrived. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Denis Nuñez)
F-35A Lightning II aircraft from the 34th Fighter Squadron, 388th Fighter Wing, Hill Air Force Base, Utah depart Vermont Air National Guard Base in South Burlington, Vt, Feb. 16, 2022. These deployments were conducted in full coordination with host nations and NATO military authorities, and although temporary in nature, they are prudent measures to increase readiness and enhance NATOs collective defense during this period of uncertainty. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Michael Davis)
U.S. Army Capt. Mike Arcovitch, commander, and Sgt. Gloria Kamencik, public affairs specialist, 172nd Public Affairs Detachment, Vermont Army National Guard, lead a crisis communication workshop at the Army Home in Skopje, North Macedonia, Feb. 8-10, 2022. The Vermont National Guard and North Macedonia have been partners in the State Partnership Program since 1993.
F-35A Lightning II pilots assigned to the 134th Fighter Squadron, Vermont Air National Guard, prepare to depart during a routine night training mission, Vermont Air National Guard Base, South Burlington, Vermont, Nov. 16, 2021. The 158th FW is the first Air National Guard wing to earn full combat-ready status on the F-35. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Julie M. Paroline)
U.S Army Spc. Deedra Irwin, 86th Troop Command, finishes strong on the ruck portion during the Vermont best warrior competition. at Ethan Allen Firing Range, April 10, 2021.Spc. Deedra Irwin, the Vermont National Guard's Soldier of the Year, placed seventh in the U.S. Olympic Biathlon's women's 15k individual race in February 2022. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Devin Nuñez)
U.S. Army Maj. Anthony Gragg, a dentist with the Medical Detachment, Garrison Support Command, Vermont National Guard, examines a patient at the Regional Center Hospital at Tambacounda, Senegal, April 12, 2019. The National Guard’s State Partnership Program is a cost-effective way to strengthen alliances and attract new partners.
The Vermont National Guard Biathlon Team Competes in the Chief, National Guard Bureau Biathlon Championships at Soldier Hollow, Utah, Feb. 28 to March 6. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Sgt. Gloria Kamencik)