C-130s are HUGE. Landing them on ice requires a special rig of landing gear, as Vermont soldiers discovered.
21 GOP governors – but not Scott – call for end to military vax mandate
The pandemic may be over, but government mandates for military vaccination are in full force.
25 Vermonters killed in post 9/11 wars
Vermont’s overall deaths in post 9/11 wars are the fifth lowest in the nation, but the ratio of losses to civilian residents who are veterans is the highest.
VT National Guard gets good marks for sex assault prevention
The Vermont National Guard has revised sex assault prevention policies, updated leader training, and sustained the necessary number of sex assault prevention personnel, a national assessment found.
Vermont National Guard Open House September 11 – Full Schedule
The Vermont National Guard will host an Open House on Sept 11, 2022 from 10 AM – 3 PM. Everyone is welcome to the Vermont Air National Guard base to enjoy a host of military static displays, events, demonstrations, and performances.
DMV adds Air Medal, Bronze star to veteran license plate selection
Many of us notice license plates as we drive around town and throughout the state, and these two additional license plates for our decorated veterans will enable them to be further recognized by their neighbors, community members, and others.
National Guard, Austria now partners
The Vermont National Guard is partnering with another European ally – the Republic of Austria.
Guard praises expanded list of ‘burn pit’ cancers
A Vermont National Guard general and an enlisted man died of cancer believed to be related to exposure to toxic ‘burn pits’ overseas.
VT troops sent to DC to restrict Freedom Convoy
In separate actions, Vermont troops and police are being sent to Washington, D.C. and the southern border.
“We are facing a dynamic environment:” F-35s flying to Europe stop in Vermont
F-35s from Utah headed for a tense Europe stopped at the VT National Guard base in South Burlington.