National Guard

New England News
4:26 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Connecticut Soldiers To Deploy To Afghanistan, Guantanamo


Ninety Connecticut soldiers are deploying to Afghanistan and Guantanamo, Cuba. A send-off ceremony is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the William A. O'Neill Armory in Hartford.

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New England News
8:35 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Vt.'s Senators Disappointed By National Guard Cuts

Vermont's two United States senators are expressing displeasure and concern over proposed cut to the National Guard.

Sen. Patrick Leahy, co-chair of the Senate National Guard Caucus, says any planned long-term cut to Army National Guard "guts our citizen-soldier force."

Sen. Bernie Sanders told WPTZ in a statement "we should be growing - rather than shrinking - the National Guard" because of its cost-efficiency.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Vermont House Beats Back Bid for F-35 Debate

Credit USAF

The Vermont House has rejected a series of attempts to debate the basing of the F-35 fighter jet in Burlington.

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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Second Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden

We welcome Second Lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden, to the show and speak with her about her children's book, Don't Forget, God Bless Our Troops.