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July 11, 2024

Vermont National Guard Rescues Beryl Flood Victims

COLCHESTER, Vt. - Vermont Army National Guard Soldiers worked with urban search and rescue teams to evacuate 19 people from locations in Barre, Northfield and Moretown experiencing flooding due to heavy rain caused by

June 27, 2024

TAG Release 24-07

800 gallons of concentrated aqueous film forming foam (AFFF) was released at the Army Aviation Support Facility in South Burlington, VT, during the evening of June 20.

June 26, 2024

Vermont Army National Guard Soldier 1st Lt. Benjamin Kris Completes Basic Mountain Training Summer Course in Georgia

U.S. Army 1st Lt. Benjamin Kris, Garrison Support Command, Vermont Army National Guard, successfully graduated from the Basic Mountain Training Summer Course (BMTSC) at the Sachkhere Mountain Training School, held from May 26 to June 15, 2024.

June 8, 2024

Vermont National Guard Enhances Medical Readiness in Senegal: Kedougou: Part 3 of 3

In contrast to Tambacounda and Goudiri, the hospital in Kedougou is a relatively recent construction, equipped with more advanced medical facilities. Here, the Vermont National Guard focused on high-level medical training and the exchange of advanced techniques.

June 8, 2024

Vermont National Guard Enhances Medical Readiness in Senegal: Goudiri: Part 2 of 3

Goudiri presented similar challenges to Tambacounda, with limited medical infrastructure and resources. The Vermont National Guard team stationed there conducted intensive training sessions, emphasizing practical skills and resourceful problem-solving.

June 8, 2024

Vermont National Guard Enhances Medical Readiness in Senegal: Tambacounda: Part 1 of 3

The Vermont National Guard has embarked on a critical mission to enhance medical readiness in its ranks and in Senegal as part of MedRex (Medical Exercise 2024).

May 31, 2024

Vermont National Guard Members Deploy for Medical Readiness Exercise in Senegal

On Saturday, June 1, over 30 Soldiers and Airmen with the Vermont National Guard will depart for Tambacounda and Kedougou, Senegal, to participate in a medical readiness exercise through the State Partnership Program.

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.

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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Taylor Johnson, optometry specialist, 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, conducts eye exams at the Tambacounda regional medical center in Tambacounda, Senegal, June 8, 2024. The Vermont National Guard was in Senegal for an annual medical readiness exercise with its State Partnership Program partner.
Vermont National Guard Enhances Medical Readiness in Senegal
By Sgt. Denis Nunez, | July 17, 2024
TAMBACOUNDA, Senegal - The Vermont National Guard has embarked on a critical mission to enhance medical readiness in its ranks and in Senegal as part of the MedRex medical exercise. This year’s operation spans three key...

U.S. Air National Guard Senior Airman Kolby Gries, 185th Air Refueling Wing Security Forces, looks through the sights of a M240B machine gun at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center near Alpena, Michigan, July 11, 2024. Security Forces Airmen of the Iowa Air National Guard were training on air base ground defense, urban tactical operations, weapons and equipment, and security forces procedures.
Iowa Air National Guard Security Forces Train in Michigan
By Senior Airman Tylon Chapman, | July 16, 2024
ALPENA, Mich. - Through heat, humidity and rain, Security Forces Airmen of the Iowa Air National Guard are training at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center in Michigan.The Iowa ANG members are in Michigan to hone their...

Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen participate in a collective training exercise while conducting search and extraction procedures May 23, 2024, at Fort Barfoot, Virginia. The team's search and rescue element practiced skills to find and rescue survivors on a training site constructed by the VNG Soldiers and Airmen.
Virginia’s Search and Extraction Team Proves Capabilities
By Virginia National Guard Public Affairs | July 16, 2024
FORT BARFOOT, Va. - More than 200 Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen conducted multiple mass casualty response drills during a collective training exercise. The Soldiers and Airmen are assigned to the Richmond-based...