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Governor Dannel Malloy welcomes home Connecticut National Guard troops. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Nearly 300 CT National Guard Troops Welcomed Home

More than 275 members of three Connecticut National Guard units have been welcomed home in a formal ceremony at the O’Neill State Armory.

03/18/2014

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Storm A Challenge For Connecticut Plow Drivers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s Department of Transportation says its plows are having a hard time keeping up with the fast-accumulating snow. DOT spokesman Kevin Nursick says conditions are poor as snow is falling at […]

02/13/2014

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Conn. National Guard Embraces New Flying Mission

The adjutant general of the Connecticut National Guard says he feels confident the state now has a reliable flying mission in place.

11/30/2013

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State Guard Opening New Facility

The Connecticut National Guard is opening a new, $34 million center to consolidate its Army aviation units. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for Sunday in Windsor Locks. The 120,000-square-foot facility has classrooms, offices and training […]

11/16/2013

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Guard Troops Returning Home

HARTFORD, Conn., – Maj. Gen. Thaddeus J. Martin, Adjutant General and Commander of the Connecticut National Guard, announces that approximately 120 Soldiers of the 143rd Military Police Company (MP) of West Hartford will return to […]

06/04/2013

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Groton Sub Base, National Guard Planning Furloughs

About 750 civilian employees at the Navy’s submarine base in Groton and more than 600 technicians working for the Connecticut National Guard are facing furloughs as the Defense Department deals with automatic budget cuts.

05/28/2013

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National Guard Troops Returning

HARTFORD, Conn., – Maj. Gen. Thaddeus J. Martin, Adjutant General and Commander of the Connecticut National Guard, announces the return of 100 Soldiers from the 1109th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group (TASMG) of Groton. The […]

04/27/2013

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Soldier Views Daughter’s Birth Via Skype

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ National Guardsman Matthew Crudo thought he would be allowed to return home to Connecticut for the birth of his and his wife’s first child when he deployed to Afghanistan in November, […]

02/28/2013

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Guard Troops Welcomed Home

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A formal welcome-home ceremony is being held in Hartford for three units of the Connecticut National Guard units that served in Afghanistan and the Arabian Gulf. The event is set for […]

02/22/2013

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National Guard Helps Clear Roads After Storm

National Guard troops joined state crews to clear Connecticut roads Saturday and rescue stranded motorists following a massive storm that dumped as much as 3 feet of snow, making travel nearly impossible even for emergency responders who found themselves stuck on highways.

02/09/2013

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