Vermont has the fourth lowest defense contractor spending in the nation, behind Idaho, Montana and Nebraska.
At a special meeting in August, the Vermont Board of Armory Commissioners decided it was time to address the fate of the Waterbury Armory.
Trouble is brewing abroad while our military recruiting struggles to fill its ranks.
“I was panicking. I know nobody would have gotten to me in time. The water came up a foot in the 15 minutes I was there,” Marie Baril said. Then came the Marines.
Vermont is 39th among states in percentage of veterans, and dead last in enlistments since 9/11.
“Please do not be alarmed by the noise or the armed men (their weapons are NOT loaded) you might see at the doors of the aircraft.” Check.
Biden’s nominee to Chair the Joint Chiefs of Staff now faces formal Inspector General complaints over his pledge to promote and hire subordinates based on race.
The tribute mural in Fair Haven comes after a yearlong planning process with input and support of local community members, veterans, businesses, historical societies, including Marine Corps veteran Kevin Durkee of Fair Haven.
Mbengue will serve part-time in the Air National Guard while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at UVM.
C-130s are HUGE. Landing them on ice requires a special rig of landing gear, as Vermont soldiers discovered.