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  • Vermont National Guard supports medical warehouse

    COLCHESTER, Vt.  – Soldiers and Airmen of the Vermont National Guard are helping distribute COVID-19 vaccines and personal protective equipment from Vermont's Medical Countermeasures Warehouse to people throughout the state."Since there has been an uptick in COVID cases, we have been busy preparing

  • National Guard religious affairs teams hone combat skills

    SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. – National Guard chaplains participated in the second annual Deployed Security Operations Chaplains Course at the Camp Ethan Allen Training Site in Jericho Aug. 24-26.The three-day course was developed by 158th religious affairs and security forces Airmen as a crash course in

  • National Guard support critical to U.S. European Command

    STUTTGART, Germany – From Poland to Kosovo, Lithuania to Ukraine, Soldiers and Airmen from the U.S. National Guard operate alongside allies and partners throughout Europe. They train in all domains, whether firing a rifle, driving a tank, flying a plane or protecting critical infrastructure from

  • VTNG supports COVID response from strategic stockpile

    COLCHESTER, Vt. – Termination of Vermont's COVID-19 state of emergency has led to a shift in priorities for Soldiers and Airmen supporting the state's Strategic National Stockpile.Distribution of personal protective equipment for emergency medical situations remains a priority for about half of the

  • Vermont Air National Guard responds to aircraft fire

    SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. – The Vermont National Guard's 158th Fire Department responded to a civilian aircraft fire on a runway of Burlington International Airport March 24.The response crews arrived within one minute of dispatch and confirmed that a Piper Cherokee was on fire on its right side and the

  • Guardsmen excel in All Army Marksmanship Championships

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Army and Air National Guardsmen from across the country traveled to Fort Benning to participate in the 2021 U.S. Army "All Army" Small Arms Championships March 14-20.The week-long competition brought together teams from the U.S. Army, the National Guard, the U.S. Army Reserves

  • Vermont Guard highlights women in military to preschoolers

    COLCHESTER, Vt. – Guardswomen with the Vermont National Guard showcased military uniforms and equipment at a virtual book reading for children at a daycare center March 18 as part of Women’s History Month.Army Staff Sgt. Trisha Emmons, a human resources NCO with Garrison Support Command’s Medical

  • Vermont Guard shifts from COVID-19 testing to vaccination

    BURLINGTON, Vt. – The combined Vermont Air and Army National Guard group comprising Task Force Coyote transitioned March 3 from COVID-19 testing to vaccinating the public.Supporting the Vermont Department of Health, 32 Vermont National Guard Soldiers and Airmen helped direct, register and vaccinate

  • Vermont National Guard delivers 2nd vaccine doses

    COLCHESTER, Vt. – The second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine might kick you in the pants, but it won’t turn you into a fish or give you superpowers.Medics with the Vermont Air National Guard’s 158th Medical Group delivered first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine Feb. 3 while answering questions

  • Airmen honor Vermont’s oldest living veteran

    SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. – Honor is a word ingrained into the ethos of men and women who have ever served in the U.S. military. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that when Airmen of the 158th Fighter Wing learned that Vermont’s oldest living veteran, 106-year-old Lenny Roberge, wanted to visit the