News Archive

May 10, 2022

Promising Start For New Search, Rescue Team

To the astonishment of State Command Sgt. Maj. William Ferland, more than half of the 70 New Hampshire guardsmen who said they were interested in forming a volunteer search and rescue team reported to the first training session May 7 at the Edward Cross Training Center in Pembroke. “It’s a promising start,” said Ferland, who drafted the invite for the all-NHNG force after learning of a long-running gap in coverage of the state's southern tier. “I thought this would be a natural fit for us.”

May 5, 2022

CNGB Visits Granite State

Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, and Senior Enlisted Advisor Tony Whitehead visited the Granite State on May 2 and 3 to meet with Guard leaders and discuss strategic initiatives.

April 28, 2022

Victim Advocates of the 157th

Victim advocates are airmen certified by the Department of Defense’s Sexual Assault Advocate Certification Program. They are selected by the installation's sexual assault response coordinator (SARC) to provide essential support, liaison services and care to victims.

April 26, 2022

Ranger Material

Two cadets and a first lieutenant proved they have the grit to attend Ranger school after they passed a demanding, two-day tryout held April 8 and 9 at the Edward Cross Training Center in Pembroke, New Hampshire, and Fort Devens, Massachusetts.

April 25, 2022

Your NH Guard Podcast - 15: Competitive Shooting

TAG Match champions, Capt. Patrick Randall of the 195th Regional Training Institute and Staff Sgt. Joseph Wyner of Joint Force Headquarters, join Your NH Guard to discuss the state of joint competitive shooting in the NHNG and how to get involved. The pair of marksmen recently led squads of New Hampshire Army and Air Guardsmen at a national match and are in the process of organizing a joint match planned for this summer.

April 11, 2022

Your NH Guard Podcast - 14: 157th Maintenance Squadron

Senior Airman Ashtin Steen, Staff Sgt. Chris Wood and Tech. Sgt. Sean Wood of the 157th Maintenance Squadron join this podcast episode of Your NH Guard and discuss how they help keep vehicles rolling at Pease Air National Guard Base.

April 11, 2022

NHNG Competes At National Shooting Match

Two squads of New Hampshire National Guard marksmen finished in the top 20 at the 51st Winston P. Wilson Pistol and Rifle Championships held from March 26 - 31, 2022, at Camp Robinson, Arkansas. About 190 competitors from around the world formed 47 teams and competed in various pistol, rifle and shotgun events.

April 6, 2022

Locked And Loaded

Two squads of NHNG marksmen finished in the top 20 at the 51st Winston P. Wilson Pistol and Rifle Championships from March 26 - 31 at Camp Robinson, Ark. After blazing through thousands of rounds of ammo, Team Alpha placed ninth out of 47 teams, New Hampshire's best finish since 2015. Team Bravo finished 20th.

April 5, 2022

Called Upon Again

A deployment ceremony for Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 197th Field Artillery Brigade and the 1986th Contingency Contracting Team was held at Concord High School on April 2. As the 39th Army Band played a welcoming tune, family and friends filled the gymnasium to participate in the time-honored tradition of a supportive sendoff for the more than 130 New Hampshire Army National Guard soldiers.

April 2, 2022

Sendoff

A deployment ceremony for 197th Field Artillery Brigade and the 1986th Contingency Contracting Team will be held Saturday, April 2, at the Concord High School gymnasium. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m.

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