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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.

May 7, 2024

Vermont Excels at Winston P. Wilson Small Arms Championships

The Winston P. Wilson Small Arms Championships, the premier National Guard combat shooting event, concluded this week in Arkansas.

April 26, 2024

Vermont Army National Guard Soldiers Attend Brazilian Mountain School

Two Vermont Army National Guard Soldiers took part in the Brazilian Basic Mountaineering Course in April. Sgt. 1st Class David Girr and Staff Sgt. Cyran Willis successfully graduated from the challenging program held in Sao Joao Del Rei, Brazil.

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Sgt. 1st Class Joe Wyner, state marksmanship coordinator, New Hampshire Army National Guard, left, presents Capt. Robert Matzelle, commander of Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain), with the first-place trophy as the 2024 New Hampshire National Guard Combat Marksmanship Match individual champion June 8, 2024. Matzelle defended his title from last year as the match’s top shot, placing first out of 90 competitors.
Champions Repeat at NH National Guard Marksmanship Match
By Master Sgt. Charles Johnston, | June 13, 2024
FORT DEVENS, Mass. - Team El Salvador and Mountain Company Commander Capt. Robert Matzelle defended their titles in the 2024 New Hampshire National Guard Combat Marksmanship Match June 6-8. The Salvadorans bested a field of...

Airmen assigned to 167th Airlift Wing fire the M4 carbine during weapon qualification training at the 167th Airlift Wing firing range, Martinsburg, West Virginia, June 7, 2024.
West Virginia Air National Guard Wing Conducts ’Super Drill’
By Senior Master Sgt. Emily Beightol-Deyerle, | June 13, 2024
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The 167th Airlift Wing conducted an annual extended drill June 6-9 at Shepherd Field.In contrast to the standard two-day drill weekend, the four-day assembly is known as “super drill“ and offers more time...

U.S. Air Force medical specialists assigned to the 124th Medical Group, Idaho National Guard, trained in a field environment near Little Camas Reservoir in Elmore County June 5-8, 2024, .
Idaho Medical Airmen Train in Field to Boost Readiness
By Master Sgt. Becky Vanshur, | June 13, 2024
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho - Airmen from the Idaho Air National Guard’s 124th Medical Group trained in a field environment near Little Camas Reservoir in Elmore County June 5-8 to prepare for future deployments.“The intent for this...