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Aug. 15, 2023

Vermont National Guard Adjutant General Wins Excellence in Diversity Award

Vermont National Guard Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Gregory Knight was selected as recipient for the Fiscal Year 2022 Individual Army National Guard – National Guard Excellence in Diversity Award.

July 18, 2023

U.S. Marines Assist Vermont Woman During Flash Floods

Two U.S. Marines assist a woman with a flat tire during flash floods as the flood water rises near her vehicle.

July 18, 2023

Vermont National Guard Delivers Water as Part of Flood Relief

In response to the recent floods that struck several towns in Vermont, 186th Brigade Support Battalion Soldiers stepped up to provide critical aid. On July 13-14, the battalion delivered approximately 70,000 liters of water, contained in 92 pallets, to the towns of Marshfield, Morrisville, Woodstock, and Ludlow, ensuring that essential supplies reached the affected communities.

July 12, 2023

Vermont National Guard and Urban Search and Rescue Teams Assist in Flood Response Efforts

The Vermont National Guard Soldiers quick reaction force worked with North Carolina and Massachusetts urban search and rescue teams to rescue and relocate 27 people and their pets in Cambridge.

May 18, 2023

Vermont National Guard welcomes Senegalese recruit

The Vermont Air National Guard officially welcomed Libass Mbengue into its ranks during an enlistment ceremony, here, May 18.

March 17, 2023

Tactical Insertion in the Arctic, First of Its Kind

Thirty-seven U.S. and Canadian Soldiers were tactically inserted by way of an LC-130 Hercules on Arctic Ocean ice just east of Little Cornwallis Island in Nunavut, Canada, during exercise Guerrier Nordique 23 on March 15, 2023.

March 15, 2023

Can't Get Enough Gurrier Nordique

2023 marks U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Shane Yuknis' second visit to the northern most location for the Canadian hosted exercise, Guirrier Nordique. Active duty Soldiers form the 11th Airborne DIvision and National Guard Soldiers from Connecticut, New Hampshire, Utah, National Guard Bureau and Vermont join the Canadian Armed Forces for Guerrier Nordique 2023 in Resolute, Nanuvut, Canada from March 4-March 20.

Feb. 9, 2023

The Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Assistance Support Element (CASE) is now open to all Vermont National Guard Soldiers

The Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Assistance Support Element (CASE) is now open to all Vermont National Guard Soldiers regardless of military occupational specialty or duty location. The CASE is a 200-person element with Vermont providing 100 Soldiers, and Massachusetts providing the other 100.

Dec. 16, 2022

Vermont Adjutant General meets with President of State Partner Senegal

Maj. Gen. Gregory Knight, adjutant general of Vermont, and a delegation of the Vermont National Guard met with the President of Senegal and the African Union in Washington D.C. on December 12.

Dec. 5, 2022

Vermont Adjutant General Receives Award From Association of Broadcasters

Vermont Air National Guard Master Sgt. Travis Voyer added to an award-winning year of Vermont National Guardsmen biathletes by being named the U.S. Biathlon Coach of the Year.

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U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers from Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 126th Infantry Regiment, Michigan National Guard, known as the “Iron Battalion”, traveled to Fort McCoy in Wisconsin for eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) training July 21 through August 12, 2023.
Michigan Army National Guard Conducts XCTC Training
By Capt. Cammy Alberts, | Aug. 18, 2023
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By Staff Sgt. Sean Moriarty, | Aug. 18, 2023
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By 2nd Lt. Paige Bodine, | Aug. 18, 2023
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West Virginia 167th Airlift Wing Tests Readiness in Exercise
By Senior Master Sgt. Emily Beightol-Deyerle, | Aug. 17, 2023
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The 167th Airlift Wing conducted a readiness exercise at Shepherd Field Aug. 9-12 with Maryland, North Carolina and West Virginia Guard members.As part of the Unit Effectiveness Inspection cycle, the...

Civilian employers of members of the New York National Guard pose for a photo after a flight in an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter at the 106th Rescue Wing, Westhampton Beach, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2023. The 106th Rescue Wing welcomed Guardsmen’s civilian employers on base as part of “Bosslift,” an event sponsored by the Employee Support of the Guard and Reserve program.
Bosslift Gives Employers Up Close Look at New York Guard
By Staff Sgt. Daniel Farrell, | Aug. 17, 2023
WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. - The New York Air National Guard 106th Rescue Wing opened its doors and cockpits Aug. 5 to civilian employers of wing members for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.Forty-eight...