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  • Connecticut Guard members vaccinate nursing home residents

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – As the sun peeks through the clouds on an early spring day, Mary Wade Home resident Marilyn Degnan reflects on the previous year and the shot of hope she felt hearing that the Connecticut National Guard was headed her way with the COVID-19 vaccine. “All I have are my two sons and five granddaughters,” said Degnan. “Just to be
  • 14th CST all-hazards response team is ready and relevant

    WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. - The Connecticut National Guard's 14th Civil Support Team showcased its skills in a Training Proficiency Evaluation conducted by a U.S. Army North team March 22-26. The USARNORTH scenario, designed to challenge the Soldiers and Airmen of the 14th CST, included injects for hot zone operations, the medical and analytical team,
  • Connecticut Guard assists with vaccinations for school staff

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut National Guard members from the 103rd Airlift Wing supported a clinic set up at Saint Francis Hospital to vaccinate 1,500 teachers and staff from Hartford Public Schools March 4-5.Airmen teamed with hospital staff members at the stations within the clinic. As the hospital staff administered the vaccine to patients,
  • Connecticut Air National Guard helps distribute food

    EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – As the 103rd Airlift Wing increases the number of activated personnel to support COVID-19 response missions throughout the state, a team of Airmen is lending a hand to help the many Connecticut residents in need of food assistance.The 10 Airmen are assisting logistics operations at a Foodshare drive-thru emergency
  • 103rd Airlift Wing increases COVID-19 response

    EAST GRANBY, Conn. – As Connecticut increases its number of COVID-19 vaccination sites throughout the state, 150 Airmen from the 103rd Airlift Wing have volunteered to help the Connecticut National Guard support its many enduring response missions, including COVID-19 testing and food distribution.“Over the last week, we’ve seen a big increase in
  • Connecticut Guard members deliver food to families

    DAYVILLE, Conn. – Members of the Connecticut National Guard partnered with the American Red Cross and the Department of Emergency Management to deliver boxes of food to families. Through the Farmers to Families Food Box program, food that was destined for restaurants and bulk purchasers is rerouted to food-insecure households. The federal
  • 103rd Airlift Wing flies 'Max Fly' five-ship C-130 formation

    EAST GRANBY, Conn. – The 103rd Airlift Wing launched a five-ship C-130H1 formation from Bradley Air National Guard Base Oct. 4, displaying the unit's readiness and tactical airlift capabilities.The mission, known as a "Max Fly," challenges the unit to fly the maximum amount of aircraft in its fleet in a single mission."To be able to fly five
  • Connecticut National Guard helps distribute masks to schools

    WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – The Connecticut National Guard is helping both the Connecticut State Department of Education and Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security distribute masks to school districts throughout the state as many transition back to in-person or hybrid learning.Airmen and Soldiers helped distribute approximately 100,000
  • Connecticut Air Guard squadrons collaborate to safely train

    EAST LYME, Conn. – The COVID-19 pandemic has presented new challenges to training large groups. The week of Sept. 10, members of the 103rd Civil Engineer Squadron, 103rd Security Forces Squadron, 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron, and 103rd Medical Group conducted key readiness training while protecting the health of participants. The 103rd Civil
  • Connecticut Guard on alert for emergency response

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Amid hurricane season and the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency response duties continue for members of the Connecticut Army and Air National Guard.With the rate of new COVID-19 infections in Connecticut at a record low, the Connecticut Guard has been able to decrease the number of Guard members deployed in response to the pandemic.

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