1030th Transportation Battalion Archive

  • SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard staged nearly 200 personnel to be ready for duty at key locations across Northern Virginia to assist with the state’s multi-agency response to possible heavy snow March 14, 2017. When snow totals amounted to far less than forecasted, Soldiers were able to stand down, and the Virginia Guard returned to routine operations later in the day. […]

    Va. National Guard staged for possible snow response operations across Northern Virginia

    SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard staged nearly 200 personnel to be ready for duty at key locations across Northern Virginia to assist with the state’s multi-agency response to possible heavy snow March 14, 2017. When snow totals amounted to far less than forecasted, Soldiers were able to stand down, and the Virginia Guard returned to routine operations later in the day. […]

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. — Nearly 200 members of the Virginia National Guard were on duty and ready to assist with the state’s multi-agency response to heavy snow Jan. 7-9, 2017, throughout the Hampton Roads area. Soldiers were staged and ready the morning of Jan. 7 with less than 12 hours notification, and their assistance included recovering a fire truck in […]

    Virginia National Guard assists with winter storm response in Hampton Roads

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. — Nearly 200 members of the Virginia National Guard were on duty and ready to assist with the state’s multi-agency response to heavy snow Jan. 7-9, 2017, throughout the Hampton Roads area. Soldiers were staged and ready the morning of Jan. 7 with less than 12 hours notification, and their assistance included recovering a fire truck in […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. – A team of Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Manassas-based 266th Military Police Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group took first place honors in the National Guard mixed division at the Army Ten-Miler Oct. 8, 2016, in Washington, D.C. with an overall time of 5:04:43. “This was the first year we had a full […]

    Va. Guard team takes first place in Army Ten Miler mixed division category

    SANDSTON, Va. – A team of Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Manassas-based 266th Military Police Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group took first place honors in the National Guard mixed division at the Army Ten-Miler Oct. 8, 2016, in Washington, D.C. with an overall time of 5:04:43. “This was the first year we had a full […]

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  • FORT PICKETT, Va. — Brig. Gen. Walter Mercer, Virginia National Guard Assistant Adjutant General – Army, and Command Sergeant Maj. Cheyenne Johnson, Virginia Army National Guard State Command Sergeant Major, presented certificates to Virginia Army Guard units for outstanding performance in the regional Army Award for Maintenance Excellence Program Sept. 17, 2016, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The top units will […]

    Virginia Army Guard units recognized for maintenance excellence

    FORT PICKETT, Va. — Brig. Gen. Walter Mercer, Virginia National Guard Assistant Adjutant General – Army, and Command Sergeant Maj. Cheyenne Johnson, Virginia Army National Guard State Command Sergeant Major, presented certificates to Virginia Army Guard units for outstanding performance in the regional Army Award for Maintenance Excellence Program Sept. 17, 2016, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The top units will […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — High performing Virginia Army and Air National Guard units were recognized at the Virginia National Guard Officer and Enlisted Association Conferences April 30, 2016, in Hampton and Newport News, Virginia.The Christiansburg-based Company C, 1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team received the Eisenhower Trophy as the top company-level unit in the Virginia Army National […]

    High-performing Va. Army and Air Guard units recognized

    SANDSTON, Va. — High performing Virginia Army and Air National Guard units were recognized at the Virginia National Guard Officer and Enlisted Association Conferences April 30, 2016, in Hampton and Newport News, Virginia.The Christiansburg-based Company C, 1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team received the Eisenhower Trophy as the top company-level unit in the Virginia Army National […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard returned to routine operations Jan. 27, 2016, after having more than 400 Soldiers on state active duty supporting Virginia State Police and local first responders as they assisted citizens after a historic snowfall blanketed the commonwealth. “Across the board, everyone performed magnificently,” said Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia. […]

    Va. Guard provides mobility assistance during winter storm

    SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard returned to routine operations Jan. 27, 2016, after having more than 400 Soldiers on state active duty supporting Virginia State Police and local first responders as they assisted citizens after a historic snowfall blanketed the commonwealth. “Across the board, everyone performed magnificently,” said Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia. […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard staged more than 550 personnel for possible flood response at key locations across the commonwealth starting Oct. 2, 2015, and the operation had increased participation from Virginia Air National Guard and Virginia Defense Force units in addition to Virginia Army National Guard units. The state was spared the impact of Hurricane Joaquin, and […]

    Va. National Guard flood response a joint effort

    SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard staged more than 550 personnel for possible flood response at key locations across the commonwealth starting Oct. 2, 2015, and the operation had increased participation from Virginia Air National Guard and Virginia Defense Force units in addition to Virginia Army National Guard units. The state was spared the impact of Hurricane Joaquin, and […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard has more than 550 Soldiers and Airmen staged and ready at facilities in the areas of Hampton Roads, Central Virginia, Shenandoah Valley and Southwest Virginia as of Friday evening, Oct. 2, 2015. Staging personnel and equipment in advance of the severe weather helps make sure the Guard can rapidly respond when needed, explained […]

    Va. Guard personnel staged and ready for possible flood response operations

    SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard has more than 550 Soldiers and Airmen staged and ready at facilities in the areas of Hampton Roads, Central Virginia, Shenandoah Valley and Southwest Virginia as of Friday evening, Oct. 2, 2015. Staging personnel and equipment in advance of the severe weather helps make sure the Guard can rapidly respond when needed, explained […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — Soldiers of the Virginia National Guard’s Gate City-based 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group, traveled to the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La., to conduct annual training May 10-30, 2015. “This was an excellent opportunity for the Soldiers of the 1030th to train at an operations tempo and level of realism that you just […]

    1030th Transportation Battalion heads to Fort Polk for annual training

    SANDSTON, Va. — Soldiers of the Virginia National Guard’s Gate City-based 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group, traveled to the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La., to conduct annual training May 10-30, 2015. “This was an excellent opportunity for the Soldiers of the 1030th to train at an operations tempo and level of realism that you just […]

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  • FORT PICKETT, Va. — Two transportation companies and one military police company from the 329th Regional Support Group conducted annual training May 16 to 27, 2015, at Fort Pickett, Va., and with each unit on a different readiness cycle, the company leaders were able to tailor their training to the specific needs of their Soldiers and assigned missions. Most of […]

    329th RSG units conduct AT at Fort Pickett

    FORT PICKETT, Va. — Two transportation companies and one military police company from the 329th Regional Support Group conducted annual training May 16 to 27, 2015, at Fort Pickett, Va., and with each unit on a different readiness cycle, the company leaders were able to tailor their training to the specific needs of their Soldiers and assigned missions. Most of […]

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  • ROANOKE, Va. — Brig. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, presented the Eisenhower Trophy to the Gate City-based Headquarters Detachment, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group, as the top company-level unit in the Virginia Army National Guard during the Virginia National Guard Officer’s Association Conference April 25, 2015, in Roanoke, Virginia. It is the second year […]

    Gate City-based detachment named top unit in Va. Army Guard

    ROANOKE, Va. — Brig. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, presented the Eisenhower Trophy to the Gate City-based Headquarters Detachment, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group, as the top company-level unit in the Virginia Army National Guard during the Virginia National Guard Officer’s Association Conference April 25, 2015, in Roanoke, Virginia. It is the second year […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard wrapped up a fourth round of response operations caused by heavy snow and flooding, and all personnel returned to normal operations March 7, 2015. Over an almost three-week period beginning Feb. 16, more than 330 Soldiers staged at locations across the commonwealth to assist local law enforcement and emergency response organizations with delivering […]

    Va. National Guard wraps up fourth round of snow response operations

    SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard wrapped up a fourth round of response operations caused by heavy snow and flooding, and all personnel returned to normal operations March 7, 2015. Over an almost three-week period beginning Feb. 16, more than 330 Soldiers staged at locations across the commonwealth to assist local law enforcement and emergency response organizations with delivering […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard has approximately 70 Soldiers staged and ready at facilities in Northern Virginia, Southwest Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley for possible response operations due to heavy snow or potential flooding March 5, 2015. Almost 60 Soldiers from the Staunton-based 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team are staged in Winchester, Staunton, Leesburg, Fredericksburg and Harrisonburg, and approximately […]

    Va. National Guard staged and ready in Winchester, Staunton, Gate City, Leesburg, Fredericksburg and Harrisonburg for snow or flood duty

    SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard has approximately 70 Soldiers staged and ready at facilities in Northern Virginia, Southwest Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley for possible response operations due to heavy snow or potential flooding March 5, 2015. Almost 60 Soldiers from the Staunton-based 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team are staged in Winchester, Staunton, Leesburg, Fredericksburg and Harrisonburg, and approximately […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard has alerted approximately 70 Soldiers March 4, 2015, to stage and be ready for possible response operations due to heavy snow or flooding. Soldiers from the Staunton-based 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team will stage in Winchester, Staunton, Leesburg, Fredericksburg and Harrisonburg, and Soldiers from the Gate City-based 1030th Transportation Battalion will stage in Gate […]

    Va. National Guard alerted to stage in Winchester, Staunton, Gate City, Leesburg, Fredericksburg and Harrisonburg for snow or flood duty

    SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard has alerted approximately 70 Soldiers March 4, 2015, to stage and be ready for possible response operations due to heavy snow or flooding. Soldiers from the Staunton-based 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team will stage in Winchester, Staunton, Leesburg, Fredericksburg and Harrisonburg, and Soldiers from the Gate City-based 1030th Transportation Battalion will stage in Gate […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — Brig. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, and Brig. Gen. Walter L. Mercer, Assistant Adjutant General – Army, announced March 4, 2015, the following officers have been selected for battalion command in the Virginia Army National Guard: – Lt. Col. Matthew Lutz will take command of the Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion. […]

    New Va. Army Guard battalion command selections announced

    SANDSTON, Va. — Brig. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, and Brig. Gen. Walter L. Mercer, Assistant Adjutant General – Army, announced March 4, 2015, the following officers have been selected for battalion command in the Virginia Army National Guard: – Lt. Col. Matthew Lutz will take command of the Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion. […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard transitioned to routine operations March 1, 2015, after mobilizing more than 125 Soldiers to assist with snow recovery operations starting Feb. 22 at locations across the commonwealth. For seven days, Soldiers assisted local law enforcement and emergency response organizations in the Southwest Virginia area with delivering food, water, medicine and other supplies, evacuating […]

    Va. Guard returns to routine operations after assisting with snow response

    SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard transitioned to routine operations March 1, 2015, after mobilizing more than 125 Soldiers to assist with snow recovery operations starting Feb. 22 at locations across the commonwealth. For seven days, Soldiers assisted local law enforcement and emergency response organizations in the Southwest Virginia area with delivering food, water, medicine and other supplies, evacuating […]

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  • WISE, Va. — Virginia National Guard assistance to local emergency response organizations continued Feb. 26 with the addition of 60 more personnel joining the 30 already on duty since Feb. 22, 2015. Soldiers in Southwest Virginia have been assisting local law enforcement and emergency medical personnel with delivery of food, water, medicine and other supplies as well as assisting with […]

    Va. Guard assistance continues after more snow hits the commonwealth

    WISE, Va. — Virginia National Guard assistance to local emergency response organizations continued Feb. 26 with the addition of 60 more personnel joining the 30 already on duty since Feb. 22, 2015. Soldiers in Southwest Virginia have been assisting local law enforcement and emergency medical personnel with delivery of food, water, medicine and other supplies as well as assisting with […]

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  • NORFOLK, Va. — Soldiers of the Virginia National Guard’s Gate City-based 1032nd Transportation Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group braved the cold and rain Nov. 1, 2014, and provided drivers on the road between Norfolk and Blackstone with an unusual sight as their camouflaged trucks hauled bright orange boats from Naval Station Norfolk to Fort Pickett, Va. The […]

    Target haul mission provides real world experience for 1032nd TC Soldiers

    NORFOLK, Va. — Soldiers of the Virginia National Guard’s Gate City-based 1032nd Transportation Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group braved the cold and rain Nov. 1, 2014, and provided drivers on the road between Norfolk and Blackstone with an unusual sight as their camouflaged trucks hauled bright orange boats from Naval Station Norfolk to Fort Pickett, Va. The […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — Two Virginia  National Guard Army Ten-Miler Teams placed second and third in the National Guard men’s competition Oct. 10, 2014, in Washington, D.C. The Army Ten-Miler is an annual event produced by the Military District of Washington with the proceeds benefitting family and morale, welfare and recreation programs. The race participant cap is 35,000 runners and usally […]

    Va. Guard makes strong showing during Army Ten-Miler

    SANDSTON, Va. — Two Virginia  National Guard Army Ten-Miler Teams placed second and third in the National Guard men’s competition Oct. 10, 2014, in Washington, D.C. The Army Ten-Miler is an annual event produced by the Military District of Washington with the proceeds benefitting family and morale, welfare and recreation programs. The race participant cap is 35,000 runners and usally […]

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  • FORT PICKETT, Va. – Soldiers of the Gate City-based 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group participated in several different exercises during their annual training at Fort Pickett, Va., starting July 12, 2014. The battalion’s Gate City-based Headquarters Detachment, Manassas-based 266th Military Police Company and Martinsville-based 1173rd Transportation Company focused on individual and collective training to prepare their Soldiers for […]

    Annual training prepares 1030th Transportation Battalion Soldiers for wide variety of missions

    FORT PICKETT, Va. – Soldiers of the Gate City-based 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group participated in several different exercises during their annual training at Fort Pickett, Va., starting July 12, 2014. The battalion’s Gate City-based Headquarters Detachment, Manassas-based 266th Military Police Company and Martinsville-based 1173rd Transportation Company focused on individual and collective training to prepare their Soldiers for […]

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