News Archive

June 10, 2022

Leadership Changes at Pease ANG Base

In a three-part ceremony, the 157th Air Refueling Wing and the New Hampshire Air National Guard underwent a change in leadership June 4 at Pease Air National Base in Newington. Col. Nelson Perron became the commander of the Wing while the outgoing commander, Col. John Pogorek, was promoted to brigadier general and accepted command of the NHANG.

June 3, 2022

NHNG Reaffirms Commitment to State Partnership With El Salvador

After two years of sporadic correspondence, it only took a few minutes of face time for N.H. Adjutant Gen. David Mikolaities and Salvadoran Defense Minister René Merino to reaffirm their commitment to the New Hampshire National Guard-El Salvador State Partnership Program.

May 31, 2022

Your NH Guard Podcast - 16: Drill Sergeants of the Recruit Sustainment Program

This podcast episode of Your NH Guard features Sgt. Andrew Paradis and Sgt. Brianna Passi of the NHARNG Recruit Training Company in Center Strafford. They discuss their roles in the Recruit Sustainment Program and what it takes to be a drill sergeant.

May 24, 2022

Namesake of NH Air Base Honored

The New Hampshire National Guard dedicated its new Heritage Room on May 20 in memory of New Hampshire Medal of Honor recipient, Capt. Harl Pease Jr., a pilot who was killed during World War II. Distinguished guests attended a small ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Concord's state military reservation, including Pease family members and 14 retired general officers.

May 17, 2022

Next Leader Up

For the first time in three years, the 195th Regional Training Institute hosted the Region 1 Officer Candidate School (OCS) Field Leadership Exercise (FLX) at the New Hampshire National Guard Training Site in Center Strafford from May 12 to 15. More than 60 officer candidates from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire participated in the rigorous, four-day exercise.

May 12, 2022

Pease To Conduct Training Exercise

Pease Air National Guard Base is conducting a military training exercise May 13 – 15.

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.

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