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  • Connecticut Guard members vaccinate nursing home residents

    As the sun peeks through the clouds on an early spring day, Mary Wade Home resident Marilyn Degnan reflects on the previous year and the shot of hope she felt hearing that the Connecticut National Guard was headed her way with the COVID-19 vaccine.“All I have are my two sons and five granddaughters,” said Degnan. “Just to be able to see them is
  • Connecticut Guard assists with vaccinations for school staff

    Connecticut National Guard members from the 103rd Airlift Wing supported a clinic set up at Saint Francis Hospital to vaccinate 1,500 teachers and staff from Hartford Public Schools March 4-5.
  • Connecticut Air National Guard supports food distribution at Rentschler Field

    As the 103rd Airlift Wing increases its number of activated personnel to support enduring COVID-19 response missions throughout the state, a team of Airmen is lending a hand to help the many Connecticut residents in need of food assistance.
  • 103rd Airlift Wing increases COVID-19 response

    As Connecticut increases its number of COVID-19 vaccination sites throughout the state, 150 Airmen from the 103rd Airlift Wing have volunteered to help the Connecticut National Guard support its many enduring response missions, including COVID-19 testing and food distribution.
  • Connecticut National Guard helps distribute masks to schools

    The Connecticut National Guard is helping both the Connecticut State Department of Education and Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security distribute masks to school districts throughout the state as many transition back to in-person or hybrid learning.
  • Cyber Yankee exercise trains Conn. Guard in virtual threats

    Airmen and Soldiers from the Connecticut National Guard joined other Guard members from throughout New England and state and federal partner agencies, for exercise Cyber Yankee, sharpening their readiness in one of today’s most dynamic battlefields—cyberspace.
  • Connecticut Guard assembles 107,000 test kits in five days

    Connecticut National Guard members have spearheaded efforts to expand the state’s COVID-19 testing stockpile, assembling 107,000 test kits in five days last week.
  • Connecticut National Guard provides mobile COVID-19 testing lab

    The Connecticut National Guard has turned a vehicle designed to test for environmental chemical, biological, and radiological contamination into a mobile clinical laboratory to expand the Connecticut Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 testing capacity.
  • Connecticut National Guard powers COVID-19 testing site

    A once-empty parking lot has been transformed into a place where 700 people a day can drive up and be tested for COVID-19, thanks to help from the Connecticut National Guard.
  • Connecticut National Guard strengthens alliance with Uruguay

    Members of the Connecticut National Guard met and fomented critical discussion with Uruguayan service leads from the Army, Navy, and Air Force June 24 - 29, 2019 in Montevideo, Uruguay during a State Partnership Program (SPP) visit. One of the United States’ key policy goals in Uruguay is to enhance U.S., Uruguayan, and global security by working with our military counterparts in Uruguay. The SPP is a program the National Guard began in 1993 to promote enduring and mutually beneficial security relationships with ally nations. There are currently 83 countries across all six geographic combatant commands that participate in the program. The Connecticut National Guard is partnered with Uruguay and has been working with the South American nation for the last 20 years.