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Connecticut Soldiers to Deploy to Afghanistan, Guantanamo

About 90 Connecticut soldiers are deploying to Afghanistan and Guantanamo, Cuba.


Connecticut National Guard engineers prepare vehicles for potential response missions to today's severe snow storm. Photo by the Connecticut National Guard.

Connecticut National Guard Helping With Snow Cleanup

Captain Mike Peterson says ten members of the guard were sent to Southeastern Connecticut to help with cleanup efforts.


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.


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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 […]


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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.


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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.


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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 […]


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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, […]