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June 13, 2024

Champions repeat at NH National Guard marksmanship match

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.

May 17, 2024

Cabo Verde gains insight for expanded aviation mission

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.

May 6, 2024

NH Army National Guard hosts Norwegian Foot March

Sixty-one New Hampshire Guardsmen braved the Scandinavian crucible of the Norwegian Foot March on May 4, 2024, in Concord. Soldiers and airmen clad in camouflage, combat boots and 25-pound packs navigated a timed 18.6-mile course around the state military reservation for a chance to earn a foreign military badge.

April 25, 2024

Chief Balas Retires, Inspires Four Generations of Airmen

Chief Master Sgt. Frederick Balas, the senior enlisted leader with the 157th Communications Squadron, retires after more than 40 years of service in the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard.

April 18, 2024

Training exercises scheduled at Pease today, tomorrow

Pease Air National Guard Base in Newington is conducting a series of training exercises today and tomorrow. The local community can expect to hear loud emergency tones and announcements over base loudspeakers.

March 28, 2024

He's on another level

On paper, Spc. Ethan Moorhouse may still be a part-time fuel handler, but it's his customer service skills that are making a difference for the New Hampshire Army National Guard. Since taking on a full-time personnel position in 54th Troop Command, Moorhouse has been the driving force behind the brigade’s S1 team. Recently, it was recognized by the U.S. Army for processing 1,418 customer management cases last year, the most in the National Guard, under the new integrated personnel and pay system, known as IPPS-A.

March 13, 2024

157th ARW Earns Air Traffic Control Facility of the Year

The Airmen and civilian partners of the 260th Air Traffic Control Squadron earned the 2023 D. Ray Hardin Air Traffic Control Facility of The Year award for demonstrating superior ATC capabilities through seamless operations while ensuring safety and efficiency.

Feb. 23, 2024

157th Air Refueling Wing KC-46 performs at El Salvador air show

A six-person aircrew from the 157th Air Refueling Wing treated thousands of spectators to KC-46 Pegasus flyovers this weekend at the Ilopango Air Show in El Salvador. The aerial passes were in conjunction with a New Hampshire National Guard-El Salvador state partnership visit that included a senior leadership meeting, donation of personal protective equipment, Humvee mechanic exchange and performances by the 39th Army Band.

Feb. 23, 2024

Guns N' Who?

For the fourth time since 2019, the 39th Army Band returned to El Salvador to perform for thousands of spectators at the Ilopango Air Show in El Salvador on Feb. 17 and 18. The largest, annual aviation and aerobatic exhibition in Latin America has become a highly anticipated venue for the New Hampshire Army National Guard’s traveling company of soldier-musicians. And their popularity among locals has continued to soar.

Jan. 22, 2024

Transatlantic connection

An exchange program backed by the New Hampshire National Guard continues to evolve between high schools in Bow and Cabo Verde. Guardsmen collected 33 boxes of donated books from the Bow campus Jan. 17--a sizeable gift that could be delivered as early as next month to Pedro Gomes High School in Achada Santo Antonio, Cabo Verde.

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