News Archive

April 14, 2020

COVID-19 Update #5

To date, nearly 190 NH guardsmen and women are supporting eight different missions across the state. They include the NH Food Bank, the Employment Security Call Center, warehouse and distribution operations of all PPE statewide, hospital surge planning, cyber security of the state’s information systems, state emergency operation center support and other Department of Health and Human Services initiatives. Moreover, we have personnel working behind the scenes from our armories, air base, training sites and homes to ensure a constant state of readiness.

April 9, 2020

Pease Airmen answering the call

A small, centralized COVID-19 mission is making a big difference: a call center, supported by 19 Pease Airmen from the 157th Air Refueling Wing, that's tucked away in the basement cafeteria of the New Hampshire State Fire Academy. The makeshift center, supervised by New Hampshire Employment Security, has been fielding thousands of claims per day made by people in desperate need of unemployment benefits.

April 6, 2020

COVID-19 Update #4

For the first time since 9/11, the number of New Hampshire guardsmen and women on state active duty has surpassed the total currently deployed overseas. As of today, 134 soldiers and airmen are supporting seven different missions in concert with the state’s campaign against COVID-19.

April 1, 2020

Making a Pledge

A small ceremony marking the start of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month was held at the New Hampshire National Guard State Military Reservation in Concord, April 1, 2020. Senior leaders lined up to adorn a pledge board with signatures to demonstrate support for survivors and to promote prevention and awareness.

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.

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