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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.

National Guard News
Lt. Col. Joshua Rapp, commander of Task Force Guardian, conducts an after-action review with his staff July 21, 2024, at Fort Johnson, La. The review follows Task Force Guardian's first night of engagement with opposition forces during the Joint Readiness Training Center rotation, preparing the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team for upcoming overseas missions.
Oregon National Guard Trains for Peacekeeping Deployments
By Maj. Wayne Clyne, | July 22, 2024
FORT JOHNSON, La. - As night fell on the Joint Readiness Training Center July 20, Task Force Guardian, comprised of Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 186th Infantry Regiment, and 2nd Battalion, 162nd...

U.S. Army Spc. Brianna Bottorff, a combat medic assigned to the 215th Medical Company, Indiana Army National Guard, triages a patient at the Blackfeet tribal Health - Operation Walking Shield Innovative Readiness Training medical mission at Browning High School in Browning, Mont., July 17, 2024.
Medical Training Brings New Opportunities to Blackfeet Tribe
By Maj. Jordyn Craft, | July 22, 2024
BROWNING, Mont. – U.S. service members from more than 50 units across the country are in Montana for Blackfeet Tribal Health - Operation Walking Shield, an Innovative Readiness Training medical mission.About 200 members of...

Pfc. Chase Cammanga smiles during his graduation ceremony from Army Ranger School June 21, 2024. Cammenga is the first Michigan Army National Guard Soldier to complete the Ranger Team Leader Initiative training program for enlisted Soldiers in the Army National Guard who aspire to attend Ranger School.
Michigan National Guard Soldier Earns Ranger Tab
By 2nd Lt. Paige Bodine, | July 22, 2024
LANSING, Mich. - Joining the Army is tough; you’re immediately off to basic and individual training, facing drill sergeants, and learning the basics of soldiering. Going straight to Ranger School after that? That’s an...