News Archive

Dec. 29, 2020

A message to our media

We understand and appreciate that your job of keeping the public informed has been especially crucial during the pandemic, and that it has been a challenge sometimes to "get the story" when you're expected to follow the same health and safety protocols. Just wanted you to know that you're welcome to use any of the imagery and written product posted on this page as well as our NHNG Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds.

Dec. 22, 2020

A Holiday Message To the Soldiers, Airmen and Civilian Employees of the NHNG

As we take a much-earned pause to enjoy the holidays with our family and friends, I want to commend you for persevering through an extraordinary year. 2020 truly has been the Year of the Guard.

Dec. 15, 2020

Pease refuels Blue Angels for Army-Navy Game flyover

A Pease aircrew helped conduct the first-ever KC-46A aerial refueling of the Navy's Blue Angels on Dec. 12 in support of their flyover for the annual Army-Navy football game at West Point.

Dec. 7, 2020

No Wrong Door

A year unlike any other in our modern history. Since March, more than 700 New Hampshire National Guardsmen have been activated for pandemic relief efforts across the state. From food pantries and PPE warehouses to test sites, they have answered the call. And through each mission, behavioral health professionals have shepherded soldiers and airmen during quarantines, travel restrictions, social distancing and lockdowns.

Nov. 10, 2020

Veterans Day ceremony scheduled for Facebook Live

A Veterans Day ceremony at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery will be closed to the public.

Oct. 26, 2020

Running Off The Grid

October is National Energy Awareness Month. Each fall, the Army highlights reducing energy consumption at our facilities at home and in theater, while increasing efficiency and reducing costs. The New Hampshire National Guard makes this a point of emphasis year-round--particularly at its training site in Center Strafford.

Oct. 14, 2020

Pease to conduct annual aircraft piracy exercise

The 157th Air Refueling Wing is scheduled to hold an annual military aircraft piracy (hijacking) prevention and resistance exercise around 2 p.m. on Oct. 14, 2020, at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. The exercise is planned to involve only Pease military agencies with no impact to external support agencies or civilian airport operations.

Oct. 5, 2020

Finishing Strong

As we begin a new training year, I want to thank you for finishing FY20 strong. You met challenge after challenge with professionalism and grace. Your actions throughout the pandemic have helped prevent the spread of the virus, ensuring our governor could reopen the economy and schools safely.

Oct. 1, 2020

Deployment ceremony held for NH National Guard Task Force

A deployment ceremony for a New Hampshire Army National Guard task force was held Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the Edward Cross Training Center in Pembroke. Task Force West Sentinels, a headquarters element comprising 45 soldiers from the 3643d Brigade Support Battalion, are deploying for a year in support of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) mission along the Southwest border.  Under the direction of U.S. Northern Command and its forward operational command, U.S. Army North, the 3643d BSB’s mission will be to assist CBP by providing detection and monitoring support along with rotational support.

Sept. 22, 2020

More firsts for Pease, KC-46A Pegasus

Pease achieved another historic first in military aerial refueling. A year after the 157th Air Refueling Wing became the first Air National Guard unit in the country to field the KC-46A Pegasus, New Hampshire Airmen helped plan and execute the new tanker’s first ever coronet, a tactical air movement that typically involves multiple fighter aircraft.

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