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March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Update #3

Eighteen days and 19 emergency declarations into New Hampshire’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, you continue to perform with uncommon grace and professionalism. As of today, the New Hampshire National Guard is supporting six different missions across the state.

March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Update #2

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve at an unprecedented rate. Over the weekend, President Trump approved Title 32 status (100 percent federal reimbursement) for Washington, California and New York states. Here in New Hampshire, we continue to take steps to mitigate risks to our force and families while posturing for state active duty missions. Our enduring priorities remain: 1) Protect the Force and Our Families,2) Ensure That We Are Mission Ready, and 3) Support the Partners in the COVID-19 Response.

March 18, 2020

Defense Health Agency Answer Questions on COVID-19

The Defense Health Agency hosted a live Facebook town hall meeting to answer questions about COVID-19.

March 18, 2020

Our Beloved 'General P'

It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing of retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Carolyn Protzmann. Protzmann, who retired as the commander of the New Hampshire Air National Guard in 2015, died Friday, March 13 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital following a brief illness. She was 64.

March 16, 2020

Message to Force During Global Health Threat

It’s important that you follow prescribed protocols issued by state and local health officials to protect yourselves and your families so that we can continue to carry out our missions  at home and abroad. The well-being of our force to include our families is our #1 priority. We are doing everything within our means to ensure our force is protected and sufficiently resourced.

March 10, 2020

NHNG and State Police test their METL during Arctic Eagle 2020

The New Hampshire National Guard's 12th Civil Support Team and 1/169 General Support Aviation Battalion travel to Alaska to support Arctic Eagle 2020, a state-wide training exercise allowing participants to test their capabilities in extreme arctic conditions.

March 5, 2020

N.H. Guardsmen Participate in 'Arctic Eagle 2020'

The New Hampshire National Guard participated in a three-week exercise from Feb. 20 to March 7 across multiple parts of Alaska. The exercise was in support of Alaska National Guard’s Arctic Eagle 2020.

March 4, 2020

Difference Makers

Since I last wrote you in October, I can say without reservation that your deeds and accomplishments have continued to make a difference. I’m still awed by the talent and professionalism displayed by our citizen soldiers and airmen, sometimes under the most difficult of circumstances.  

Feb. 24, 2020

N.H. Guard, El Salvador Celebrate 20th Anniversary

A return engagement by the New Hampshire National Guard's 39th Army Band and a historic first-ever KC-46A flyover at the Ilopango Air Show punctuated a weekend of celebration in El Salvador, Feb. 1 - 2.

Feb. 21, 2020

260th Air Traffic Control commander awarded Bronze Star

Lt. Col. Charles Smith, 260th Air Traffic Control Squadron commander, was awarded the U.S Air Force Bronze Star Medal at Pease Air National Guard Base, Feb. 9, for his meritorious achievement while deployed as Commander of the 44rd Air Expeditionary Squadron, Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, from April 2 through Oct. 6, 2019.

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