Vermont National Guard

Vermont Guard provides rotary-wing capability demonstrations for Austrian delegation

Vermont Guard provides rotary-wing capability demonstrations for Austrian delegation

25-May-2022Source: US National Guard

On May 12, a day after representatives from the Vermont National Guard and the Republic of Austria formally entered into a State Partner Program, Austrian Defence Minister Klaudia Tanner and staff were provided with rotary-wing flight demonstrations at Camp Johnson, the Vermont National Guard Joint Force Headquarters in Colchester, VT. The first involved a VTNG... Read more

Vermont Guard, Senegalese Air Force conduct aviation exchange

Vermont Guard, Senegalese Air Force conduct aviation exchange

4-Apr-2022Source: US Military

Vermont Army National Guard rotary-wing representatives with 86th Troop Command took part in an aviation exchange with Senegalese Air Force helicopter pilots as part of the State Partnership Program in Dakar, Senegal, March 13-19. During the exchange, Vermont National Guardsmen and Senegalese pilots discussed accident causation theories, case studies on aircraft mishaps and crew coordination,... Read more

Vermont National Guard receives new Lakotas

Vermont National Guard receives new Lakotas

7-Aug-2014Source: US Army

The Army Aviation Facility in South Burlington saw the landing of two new pieces of equipment to help push flying into the future. Two UH-72 MEPS Lakota helicopters were flown from Meridianville, Alabama, to the facility in South Burlington during the weekend. “The Army retired the OH-58 that we had,” said Lt. Col. John Johnston,... Read more

Massachusetts and Vermont Army Guard medevac crew awarded Air Medals

Massachusetts and Vermont Army Guard medevac crew awarded Air Medals

13-Oct-2011Source: US Army

An “all-pro” medical evacuation crew from the 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment received Air Medals for conducting two urgent air evacuations on a single day during “red weather” conditions that had grounded aircraft across Iraq. The Air Medal is awarded for meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight. Army Lt. Gen. Frank... Read more

Vermont National Guard testing HH-60M in Iraq

Vermont National Guard testing HH-60M in Iraq

5-Jan-2011Source: Burlington Free Press

The Guard’s C Company of the 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment deployed in November with a dozen HH-60M helicopters, the latest medical variant of the Army’s Black Hawk, the military said in a report... Read more

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