WTIC1080

National Guard

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

242nd Engineer Detachment, Connecticut National Guard,  with Governor Malloy, Lt. Gov. Wyman

National Guard Engineers Bound For Afghanistan

An engineering unit is the first Connecticut National Guard unit to deploy in 2014.

02/06/2014

Budget Cuts May Strand Riders Of Connecticut's Ferry System

National Guard Finds Propane Tank Floating Down River

A wayward propane tank first spotted spotted floating down the Connecticut River in Middletown has been found.

01/22/2014

gavel

Waterbury Man Pleads Guilty To Embezzling From National Guard

A Waterbury man has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly 90-thousand dollars from the Connecticut National Guard.

12/05/2013

map-bridgeport-wtic-story

Man Charged In Threat To State Attorney General’s Office

A Brigeport man is facing charges after state police say he made a threat to the state attorney general’s office. Thirty-seven-year-old Daniel Brown is charged with threatening and breach of peace. Investigators say late Thursday […]

10/25/2013

National Guard troops line Pennsylvania Avenue during a parade January 16, 2005 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Shutdown To Affect Columbus Day Parade In RI

The National Guard won’t be marching in this weekend’s Columbus Day Parade in Providence, one more way in which Rhode Island is feeling the effects of the ongoing federal shutdown.

10/11/2013

american flag

Connecticut Airman’s Body To Be Returned To Air Guard Base Wednesday

The body of a Connecticut airman killed in Afghanistan is scheduled to arrive this week at the upstate New York Air National Guard base that’s home to his security unit.

09/10/2013

National Guard logo

Homecoming Ceremony Tuesday For Connecticut Guard Soldiers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Two units of the Connecticut Army National Guard are being recognized for their deployments to Afghanistan and Bahrain. A formal homecoming ceremony is scheduled for them both on Tuesday at the […]

08/31/2013

National Guard logo

Connecticut Guard Members Among Those Sent Furlough Notices By Accident

The National Guard mistakenly sent out furlough notices to Guard members in up to 21 states — including Connecticut — despite the Pentagon’s decision to delay the notification of unpaid time off for two more weeks.

03/22/2013

A snow brush being used to clear a car early in the snow storm on February 8, 2013.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Governor Declares State Of Emergency, Deploys National Guard

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has declared a state of emergency and deployed National Guard troops around the state to help with any rescues and other emergencies during a potentially historic winter storm.

02/08/2013

more