National Guard

Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman with Detachment 6,  Operational Support Airlift Command, Connecticut National Guard (Courtesy National Guard)

Guard Unit Returning From Afghanistan

A team of nine soldiers from the 242nd Engineer Detachment of Niantic returns to Connecticut late this afternoon.

12/09/2014

Diagram from a New York State Police Accident Report. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Other Driver Made Unsafe Lane Change In Fatal National Guard Crash

New York State Police have determined that the actions of a civilian driver apparently contributed to a highway crash that killed a member of the Connecticut National Guard back in August.

11/18/2014

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Guard Members In Fatal Accident Identified

The Connecticut National Guard has identified the Guard members killed and injured in Thursday’s accident on Interstate 95 in New York state.

08/08/2014

Reggie Wayne #87 of the Indianapolis Colts. (credit: Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Reggie Wayne’s 4 Most Ridiculous Colts Training Camp Entrances

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne has earned a reputation for his flashy training camp arrivals and this year was no different. In keeping with tradition, Wayne stepped up his training camp arrival game.

07/24/2014

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

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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

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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

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