1030th Transportation Battalion Archive

  • 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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  • CAMP PENDLETON, Va. – Virginia National Guard Airmen and Soldiers from the Virginia Beach-based 203rd RED HORSE Squadron and Gate City-based 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group participated in a joint exercise to test the coordination and deployment plans of the Disaster Relief Bed-down System, July 13, 2014, at the Camp Pendleton State Military Reservation in Virginia Beach, Va. […]

    Soldiers, Airmen train on transporting disaster relief system

    CAMP PENDLETON, Va. – Virginia National Guard Airmen and Soldiers from the Virginia Beach-based 203rd RED HORSE Squadron and Gate City-based 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group participated in a joint exercise to test the coordination and deployment plans of the Disaster Relief Bed-down System, July 13, 2014, at the Camp Pendleton State Military Reservation in Virginia Beach, Va. […]

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia Deputy Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Adam K. Thiel presented certificates of recognition signed by Governor Terry McAuliffe to representatives from the top company-level units in the Virginia Army National Guard during the 40th Annual Virginia National Guard Enlisted Association Conference banquet held April 26, 2014, in Virginia Beach. Units earning the state-level […]

    Top Va. Guard personnel and units recognized

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia Deputy Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Adam K. Thiel presented certificates of recognition signed by Governor Terry McAuliffe to representatives from the top company-level units in the Virginia Army National Guard during the 40th Annual Virginia National Guard Enlisted Association Conference banquet held April 26, 2014, in Virginia Beach. Units earning the state-level […]

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  • NAVAL STATION NORFOLK — Virginia National Guard Soldiers from the Gate City-based 1032nd Transportation Company drove from Fort Pickett to Norfolk and back during their drill weekend April 12, 2014, to transport seven unserviceable target boats from Naval Station Norfolk to Fort Pickett. The boats, known as High-Speed Maneuvering Surface Targets, are remote controllable tow targets that were used for […]

    1032nd Trans. Co. troops transport U.S. Navy target boats from Norfolk to Fort Pickett

    NAVAL STATION NORFOLK — Virginia National Guard Soldiers from the Gate City-based 1032nd Transportation Company drove from Fort Pickett to Norfolk and back during their drill weekend April 12, 2014, to transport seven unserviceable target boats from Naval Station Norfolk to Fort Pickett. The boats, known as High-Speed Maneuvering Surface Targets, are remote controllable tow targets that were used for […]

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  • NORFOLK, Va. — Soldiers from the two transportation companies of the Gate City-based 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group provided support to the United States Coast Guard and United States Navy during the drill weekend Sept. 13 – 15, 2013, in Chesapeake and Norfolk. In addition to providing valuable assistance to their fellow services, the Soldiers gained valuable experience […]

    Va. Soldiers provide transportation support to Coast Guard, Navy

    NORFOLK, Va. — Soldiers from the two transportation companies of the Gate City-based 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group provided support to the United States Coast Guard and United States Navy during the drill weekend Sept. 13 – 15, 2013, in Chesapeake and Norfolk. In addition to providing valuable assistance to their fellow services, the Soldiers gained valuable experience […]

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH — Virginia Guard Soldiers from the Manassas-based 266th Military Police Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group traveled to both Fort Pickett and Camp Pendleton for annual training July 13-27, 2013, in order to sharper their individual and collective MP skills. The Soldiers qualified on weapons, completed drivers’ training, conducted Combat Lifesaver Courses and operated traffic control […]

    266th MP Company sharpen their skills, compete with each other during annual training

    VIRGINIA BEACH — Virginia Guard Soldiers from the Manassas-based 266th Military Police Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group traveled to both Fort Pickett and Camp Pendleton for annual training July 13-27, 2013, in order to sharper their individual and collective MP skills. The Soldiers qualified on weapons, completed drivers’ training, conducted Combat Lifesaver Courses and operated traffic control […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard’s Gate-City based 1032nd Transportation Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group received the Department of the Army Philip A. Connelly Award For Excellence In Army Food Service in the Army National Guard Field Kitchen Category July 24, 2013, in Sandston. Maj. Gen. Daniel E. Long, Jr., the Adjutant General of Virginia, presented […]

    Gate City-based 1032nd Trans. Co. presented national food service award

    SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard’s Gate-City based 1032nd Transportation Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group received the Department of the Army Philip A. Connelly Award For Excellence In Army Food Service in the Army National Guard Field Kitchen Category July 24, 2013, in Sandston. Maj. Gen. Daniel E. Long, Jr., the Adjutant General of Virginia, presented […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard’s Gate-City based 1032nd Transportation Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group has won the Department of the Army Philip A. Connelly Award For Excellence In Army Food Service in the Army National Guard Field Kitchen Category, according to an announcement made May 13, 2013, by the Department of the Army. The award […]

    Gate City-based 1032nd Trans. Co. wins national food service award

    SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard’s Gate-City based 1032nd Transportation Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group has won the Department of the Army Philip A. Connelly Award For Excellence In Army Food Service in the Army National Guard Field Kitchen Category, according to an announcement made May 13, 2013, by the Department of the Army. The award […]

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  • EMPORIA, Va. — Representatives in mobile offices from the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles were among those on hand to provide support and assistance to the deploying Soldiers of the Virginia Army National Guard’s 1710th Transportation Company, April 2 in Emporia, Va. The VA provided one of their 20 Mobile Vet Centers to support […]

    DMV 2 Go, VA Mobile Vet Center on hand to assist 1710th Soldiers as they prepare to mobilize

    EMPORIA, Va. — Representatives in mobile offices from the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles were among those on hand to provide support and assistance to the deploying Soldiers of the Virginia Army National Guard’s 1710th Transportation Company, April 2 in Emporia, Va. The VA provided one of their 20 Mobile Vet Centers to support […]

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  • GATE CITY, Va. — Soldiers from the Gate City-based 1032nd Transportation Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group drove more than 48,000 accident-free operational miles between Feb. 4 and 13, 2013, to transport wheeled vehicles and trailers for the Canadian Army Reserve to take part in Exercise Southbound Trooper and Southern Raider and Exercise Southern Raider at Fort Pickett. […]

    Transportation mission fills gap to make Canadian exercise possible

    GATE CITY, Va. — Soldiers from the Gate City-based 1032nd Transportation Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group drove more than 48,000 accident-free operational miles between Feb. 4 and 13, 2013, to transport wheeled vehicles and trailers for the Canadian Army Reserve to take part in Exercise Southbound Trooper and Southern Raider and Exercise Southern Raider at Fort Pickett. […]

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  • FORT PICKETT, Va. – Canadian reservists hailing from the Halifax, Nova Scotia-based 36 Canadian Brigade Group descended on Fort Pickett Feb. 17 to take part in Exercise Southbound Trooper. Southbound Trooper, held for the 13th consecutive year at Fort Pickett, is a Canadian-led, joint, multinational exercise designed to bring U.S. and Canadian forces together in a complex training environment. “Our […]

    36 Canadian Brigade Group invades Fort Pickett for Exercise Southbound Trooper

    FORT PICKETT, Va. – Canadian reservists hailing from the Halifax, Nova Scotia-based 36 Canadian Brigade Group descended on Fort Pickett Feb. 17 to take part in Exercise Southbound Trooper. Southbound Trooper, held for the 13th consecutive year at Fort Pickett, is a Canadian-led, joint, multinational exercise designed to bring U.S. and Canadian forces together in a complex training environment. “Our […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. – Virginia National Guard Soldiers have an easier way to translate their military driving skills into civilian credentials thanks to a program called Troops to Trucks that’s helped several Soldiers find employment. In 2012, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles started the program, which simplifies the process of obtaining a commercial driver’s license for those military members with […]

    Va. Guard Soldiers earn civilian credit for military experience

    SANDSTON, Va. – Virginia National Guard Soldiers have an easier way to translate their military driving skills into civilian credentials thanks to a program called Troops to Trucks that’s helped several Soldiers find employment. In 2012, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles started the program, which simplifies the process of obtaining a commercial driver’s license for those military members with […]

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