State police and soldiers train together for riot control
Roleplayers gathered acting as protesters on the streets of a mock neighborhood on the grounds of the Massachusetts State Police Academy in New Braintree, Mass. They blocked the street with debris, held up their signs, and chanted their cause as the State Police Officers and National Guard Soldiers approached in formation.
Novel Combined Arms Exercise at Camp Edwards
Training and evaluating Army National Guard combat support capabilities was the focus of a week-long combined arms exercise on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, from June 6 through June 11, 2018. Operation Patriot Crucible was the most complex exercise of this nature ever to take place at Camp Edwards here.
104th Infantry Regiment Croix de Guerre Presentation Centennial Ceremony
When the Croix de Guerre was presented to the 104th Infantry Regiment in April of 1918, the unit became the first in the history of the United States to be so recognized by a foreign government for gallantry in action.
From fear to vigilance: Guardsman comes full circle on Marathon Monday
Army 1st Lt. Joe Fortini, an explosive ordnance disposal qualified officer, suits up in full protective gear April 11, 2018 at Camp Edwards, Massachusetts. Fortini, who was inspired to join the military after the Boston Marathon bombing will be overseeing a team of army explosive experts during the 2018 running as part of the National Guard’s mission to support civil authorities.
Irish-American soldiers fought and died to earn the nations respect
People throughout the region, country and globe know Massachusetts as a hub of Irish culture and heritage. That intense bond is obvious throughout the state. In Charlestown, almost every other car has a shamrock sticker plastered to its bumper.
Massachusetts Army National Guard assists Quincy Fire Department
Massachusetts Army National Guard assists with high water rescue operations following coastal flooding.
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