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  • Vermont Guard Partner North Macedonia Hosts Adriatic Conference

    SKOPJE, North Macedonia – U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Greg Knight, Vermont adjutant general, and leaders from other U.S. states joined their partner nation chiefs of defense for the 26th U.S.-Adriatic Charter Chiefs of Defense Conference in Skopje Sept. 27.The Adriatic 5 consists of Albania (New Jersey

  • New England CERFP Graded Perfect in Evaluation

    JOINT BASE CAPE COD, Mass. - Simulated victims screamed for medics on the scorching pavement at Joint Base Cape Cod in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, while Soldiers and Airmen responded during a Regional Collective Evaluation Aug. 14-17.The realistic natural disaster scene tested the skills and

  • Maine, NH, Rhode Island Guardsmen Train on Domestic Response

    JOINT BASE CAPE COD, Massachusetts - Soldiers and Airmen from the Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island National Guard conducted a training and evaluation exercise of the New England CERFP Aug. 12-18.This regional response team assists first responders during large-scale emergencies. Exercise

  • Cyber Yankee Prepares Military, Business for Cyber Threats

    NIANTIC, Conn. - In the face of rising cyber threats, the Department of Defense has increased its efforts to recruit and build cyber capabilities. According to the 2023 DOD Cyber Strategy, the military has four main lines of effort in cyberspace: defend the nation, prepare to fight and win the

  • Massachusetts Guard Delivers Firefighting Equipment to Paraguay

    ASUNCION, Paraguay – A delegation led by Maj. Gen. Gary Keefe, Massachusetts adjutant general, delivered critical firefighting gear to Paraguay, the Massachusetts National Guard’s partner in the State Partnership Program, on May 16. Massachusetts fire departments contributed 1,000 sets of

  • Virginia, Maine National Guard CSTs conduct joint training

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Soldiers and Airmen with the Virginia and Maine National Guard Civil Support Teams participated in Joint Hazard Assessment Team training with the FBI and the Virginia Beach police and fire departments April 25- 29.  During the three-day exercise, members of the JHAT survey teams

  • 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