With tag: vermont_national_guard
Fundraiser Will Bring Vt. Troops Home For Holidays
Operation Holiday Homecoming say they've raised enough money to bring Vermont
National Guard Troops home for the holidays before they deploy to Afghanistan.
VT Raises $150,000 To Bus Troops Home
A fundraising effort to help bring Vermont National Guard troops home for the holidays so far has raised $150,000 that will be used to charter buses.
Major General Michael Dubie on Afghanistan
By Jane Lindholm
Vermont National Guard troops will face a different, possibly more dangerous mission in Afghanistan. We learn more specifics about their mission, and how it fits within the larger U.S. strategy. Also, an update on FairPoint's continuing problems, and using wasps to find a destructive beetle.
Burlington community center gets $166,000 grant
An effort to redevelop a Burlington armory into a community
recreation center is getting a boost from a $166,000 federal grant. Vermont Congressman Peter Welch announced the
grant at the Robert Miller Community and Recreation Center.
Hearing planned on impacts of Guard deployment
Lawmakers in Montpelier will get firsthand testimony today about how the
pending deployment of Vermont National Guard members will affect their families
and the state.