News Archive

Oct. 21, 2021

NH Guard announces state partnership with Cabo Verde

The New Hampshire National Guard has been selected as the new state partner for the Republic of Cabo Verde, an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean off the northwestern coast of Africa. Under the auspices of the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program (SPP), New Hampshire was chosen after a months-long, highly competitive selection process involving several other states. “This is great news for New Hampshire,” Gov. Chris Sununu said. “We are safer as a state and country with strategic partnerships across the globe. Our citizens can rest assured that the men and women of the NHNG are the best of the best, providing leadership, security, and knowledge here and abroad.”

Oct. 7, 2021

A Better Fit

For New Hampshire Army Guardsmen, physical fitness isn't an option. Soldiers must train year-round for annual strength, cardiorespiratory and bodyweight tests to ensure operational readiness. But for those needing extra help with their regimen, a little expert advice can't hurt. Enter Heather Taylor, a civilian dietician with the state's wellness program. She was hired a year ago this month to help the NHARNG address readiness and retention issues with guardsmen who struggle to meet the Army’s strict height/weight standards.

Oct. 6, 2021

High Notes

We ended FY 21 on a thunderous note.

Oct. 3, 2021

Pease Airman collects truckload of clothes for vulnerable Afghans

Senior Airman Katlyn Legerstee, a 157th Air Refueling Wing pay specialists, collected and delivered a donation of more than 70 bags of clothing for vulnerable Afghans temporarily living at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.

Sept. 13, 2021

Pease names KC-46 jets for New Hampshire counties, towns

In a ceremony held during the Thunder Over New Hampshire Air Show, Sept. 12, the 157th Air Refueling Wing named it’s 12 KC-46A Pegasus aircraft after New Hampshire counties and towns.

Sept. 11, 2021

Pease unveils 9/11 20th anniversary memorial

The 157th Air Refueling Wing unveiled a stainless steel replica of the twin towers for the first time during a 9/11 memorial ceremony held at Pease Air National Guard Base, Sept. 11.

Sept. 11, 2021

A soaring start to a great weekend

Aircraft thundered over head while hundreds of Soldiers and Airmen from the New Hampshire National Guard, along with their families, retirees, and other members of the military community gathered at Pease Air National Guard for a sneak peek of the 2021 Thunder Over New Hampshire Airshow and Open House.Following the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic

Sept. 1, 2021

Thunder Over New Hampshire Air Show and Open House

Pease Air National Guard Base to welcome the public to its first open house and air show in more than a decade. Performers include U.S. Air Force demonstration teams and fifth generation aircraft. The ground displays and exhibits are scheduled to have more than 30 aircraft on the ramp and both military and civilian live-action STEM demonstrations and competitions.

July 15, 2021

Shoot Better

The New Hampshire National Guard held its annual combat marksmanship match at Fort Devens, Mass., July 8 - 11, 2021. Seventy-five Soldiers and Airmen blazed through thousands of rounds of ammunition in various team and individual small-arms events.

July 13, 2021

NHNG Conducts Annual Combat Marksmanship Competition

The New Hampshire National Guard held its annual combat marksmanship match July 8 – 11 at Fort Devens, Mass. Soldiers and airmen competed in various team and individual small-arms events, undaunted by torrential rain that belted the region as Tropical Storm Elsa passed through.

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