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New Hampshire Air National Guard Mourns Loss of Commander
By NHNG Public Affairs | July 11, 2024
The New Hampshire National Guard and the State of New Hampshire suffered a tragic loss of one of its finest airmen and leaders. Brig. Gen. John “Pogo” Pogorek, commander of the New Hampshire Air National Guard, died July 8 near his home in Rochester. Gen. Pogorek was the victim of a hit and run accident. He was 57.

Team El Salvador hoists the Remington Centennial Trophy at the 2024 New Hampshire National Guard Combat Marksmanship Match on June 8 at Fort Devens, Mass. The squad successfully defended its title as reigning champions against 20 four-person teams. New Hampshire Army National Guard teams,
Champions repeat at NH National Guard marksmanship match
By Master Sgt. Charles Johnston | June 13, 2024
Team El Salvador and Mountain Company commander Capt. Robert Matzelle defended their titles in the 2024 New Hampshire National Guard Combat Marksmanship Match held June 6 to 8 at Fort Devens, Mass.

Leadership from Cabo Verde and a team of airmen from the 157th Air Refueling Wing walk to a KC-46 Pegasus prior to an orientation flight May 9, 2024, at Pease Air National Guard Base in Newington. The flight was part of a three-day state partnership exchange focused on aviation operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Victoria Nelson)
Cabo Verde gains insight for expanded aviation mission
By Tech. Sgt. Victoria Nelson | May 17, 2024
Leadership from the Cabo Verde military visited the 157th Air Refueling Wing in New Hampshire for a three-day state partnership exchange focused on aviation operations May 7 to 10.

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1st Lt. Jennifer Vanden Busch, the Joint Readiness Training Center Aid Station Rear operations officer, prepares a syringe June 13, 2024, during a training rotation for the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 32nd “Red Arrow” Infantry Brigade Combat Team. She was among the medics, nurses and physicians from the Wisconsin National Guard and surrounding states who responded to a call for volunteers to staff the JRTC clinic.
Wisconsin Guard Medical Company Helps Set Up Clinic
By Staff Sgt. Kati Volkman, | July 12, 2024
FORT JOHNSON, La. - Walking into an empty medical clinic and getting it up and running in under

Philippine Air Force pilots welcome U.S. Air Force pilots from the 199th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron following a successful inaugural landing during the Marine Aviation Support Activity 24, at Basa Air Base, Philippines, June 13, 2024. The 199th EFS comprises19th and 199th Fighter Squadrons known as the Hawaiian Raptors based out of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.
Hawaiian Raptors Land at Basa Air Base in Philippines
By Master Sgt. Mysti Bicoy, | July 12, 2024
BASA AIR BASE, Philippines - The Hawaiian Raptors from the 199th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron

Vermont Army National Guard Soldiers supported Vermont Emergency Management Urban Search and Rescue Teams conducting health and welfare checks and evacuating people during flash flooding July 10-11, 2024, in Barre, Vermont. Before the storm, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott approved the activation of approximately 15 Soldiers and seven high-water vehicles to prepare for flash flooding.
Vermont National Guard Rescues Beryl Flood Victims
By Maj. J. Scott Detweiler, | July 11, 2024
COLCHESTER, Vt. - Vermont Army National Guard Soldiers worked with urban search and rescue teams to

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