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Nov. 24, 2023

Body of Army Staff Sgt. killed in Mediterranean helicopter crash returns to NH

An honor guard from the New Hampshire Army National Guard escorted the body of Staff Sgt. Tanner Grone during an honorable transfer Nov. 22, 2023, at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Concord, N.H. Grone, a U.S. Special Operations aviation soldier, died earlier this month during a training exercise in the Mediterranean. A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 25, in his hometown of Gorham. The service will be held at the middle high school. It begins at 1 p.m. and is open to the public. Grone was 25 years old.

Nov. 16, 2023

39th Army Band performs Veterans Day concert

The New Hampshire Army National Guard's 39th Army Band returned to the Chubb Theatre in Concord on Nov. 10 for a memorable Veterans Day concert. They were joined by 35 high school musicians from across the state and guest conductor Jared Staub from Plymouth State University.

Nov. 14, 2023

Granite State STARBASE program lifts off with NH National Guard

The New Hampshire National Guard held a ribbon cutting for STARBASE New Hampshire, a Department of Defense education program for fifth graders, Nov. 13 at the Edward Cross Training Complex in Pembroke. Coinciding with the ceremony, students from Dunbarton Elementary School began the inaugural session of STARBASE, which stands for Science and Technology Academies Reinforcing Basic Aviation and Space Exploration.

Oct. 31, 2023

New partnership enables critical training for New Hampshire Air National Guardsmen

Beeping machines, quick footsteps, and rolling carts fill the Catholic Medical Center Emergency Department with a chaotic buzz. Among the flow of people and equipment, one airman from the 157th Medical Group kept pace with the nurses and paramedics bustling from room to room. Aerospace medicine technician, Master Sgt. John McDowell, was completing his annual training requirements alongside CMC’s medical personnel in the ED and Intensive Care Unit in Manchester, New Hampshire, Oct. 9-13. The opportunity was part of a new partnership that allows New Hampshire Air National Guard medics to hone their skills with patients in the hospital setting.

Sept. 26, 2023

El Salvador wins NH National Guard marksmanship match

A squad of five lieutenants from El Salvador won the team competition in this year's New Hampshire National Guard Combat Marksmanship Match held Sept. 6- 8 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts.

Sept. 4, 2023

Thunder Over New Hampshire Air Show updates

The 2023 Thunder Over New Hampshire Air Show announces a sustainable South Gate entrance at Pease ANG Base for the event scheduled for Sept. 9- 10. For all air show questions and updates, head to ✈️

Aug. 25, 2023

NHNG wins regional marksmanship match

New Hampshire National Guard shooting squads won gold and silver for a second-straight year at a regional match held Aug. 18- 20 at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site in Jericho, Vermont.

July 17, 2023

Feeling right at home

The New Hampshire Army National Guard hosted a State Partnership Program exchange from July 9-11 in Concord. Military guests, seven from El Salvador and three from Cabo Verde, collaborated with Guard aircrews at the Army Aviation Support Facility.

July 13, 2023

NHARNG Black Hawk aircrew rescues flood victims in Vermont

A New Hampshire Army Guard Black Hawk crew from Charlie Company, 3rd of the 238th Aviation Regiment, rescued three people whose home was surrounded by high water in Berlin, Vermont, on July 11.

June 30, 2023

Message to the Force

Happy July 4th to you and your families. As we commemorate 247 years of independence, the New Hampshire National Guard could not be in better hands thanks to your unwavering commitment to the citizens of our State and Nation.

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