529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Archive

  • SANDSTON, Va. — Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, and Brig. Gen. Walter L. Mercer, Virginia National Guard Assistant Adjutant General – Army, announced March 29, 2017, the following officers have been selected for battalion command in the Virginia Army National Guard: Maj. Dennis M. Rohler will succeed Lt. Col. Matthew A. Lutz as the commander […]

    Va. Army Guard 2017 battalion command selections announced

    SANDSTON, Va. — Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, and Brig. Gen. Walter L. Mercer, Virginia National Guard Assistant Adjutant General – Army, announced March 29, 2017, the following officers have been selected for battalion command in the Virginia Army National Guard: Maj. Dennis M. Rohler will succeed Lt. Col. Matthew A. Lutz as the commander […]

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  • Issue #2 of the 2017 Commonwealth’s Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at http://go.usa.gov/x9AgA. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, please email ngva.pao@mail.mil. In this issue: Va. Guard displays capabilities, commended by state leaders Virginia National Guard Soldiers, Airmen and members of the Virginia Defense Force displayed some of the Guard’s warfighting and […]

    Issue #2 of the 2017 Commonwealth’s Guardian bi-weekly newsletter

    Issue #2 of the 2017 Commonwealth’s Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at http://go.usa.gov/x9AgA. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, please email ngva.pao@mail.mil. In this issue: Va. Guard displays capabilities, commended by state leaders Virginia National Guard Soldiers, Airmen and members of the Virginia Defense Force displayed some of the Guard’s warfighting and […]

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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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  • RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe ceremonially presented the Governor’s National Service Medal to Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen representing units that served on federal active duty in the Middle East and Cuba conducting combat operations and security support. The presentation took place after the Commonwealth’s Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11, 2016, at the Virginia War Memorial in […]

    Governor recognizes Va. Guard’s federal service on Veterans Day

    RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe ceremonially presented the Governor’s National Service Medal to Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen representing units that served on federal active duty in the Middle East and Cuba conducting combat operations and security support. The presentation took place after the Commonwealth’s Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11, 2016, at the Virginia War Memorial in […]

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  • HAMPTON, Va. — Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran presented the Governor’s National Service Medal to Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based Delta Platoon, 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group Nov. 6, 2016, in Hampton, Virginia. The platoon of approximately 30 Soldiers served on federal active […]

    Sec. Moran presents Governor’s Medal to MPs

    HAMPTON, Va. — Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran presented the Governor’s National Service Medal to Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based Delta Platoon, 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group Nov. 6, 2016, in Hampton, Virginia. The platoon of approximately 30 Soldiers served on federal active […]

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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. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based Headquarters Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group took part in a 5K road race Sept. 11, 2016, in Virginia Beach, Virginia. “It was a nice event for Soldiers to compete as part of the unit’s physical training program and at the same time be […]

    529th CSSB Soldiers participate in 5K race to build teamwork

    SANDSTON, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based Headquarters Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group took part in a 5K road race Sept. 11, 2016, in Virginia Beach, Virginia. “It was a nice event for Soldiers to compete as part of the unit’s physical training program and at the same time be […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The last groups of approximately 30 Soldiers assigned to the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based Delta Platoon, 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group returned to Virginia Sept. 3, 2016, after serving on federal active duty at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, since November 2015. The platoon conducted security operations in support of […]

    Military police platoon returns from federal active duty in Cuba

    SANDSTON, Va. — The last groups of approximately 30 Soldiers assigned to the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based Delta Platoon, 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group returned to Virginia Sept. 3, 2016, after serving on federal active duty at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, since November 2015. The platoon conducted security operations in support of […]

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  • FORT PICKETT, Va.– Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion provide general support to the 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team during annual training June 4-18, 2016, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The mission provided the 529th CSSB an opportunity to execute its doctrinal mission of providing sustainment support to maneuver formations, and they worked […]

    529th CSSB supports 116th IBCT during annual training

    FORT PICKETT, Va.– Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion provide general support to the 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team during annual training June 4-18, 2016, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The mission provided the 529th CSSB an opportunity to execute its doctrinal mission of providing sustainment support to maneuver formations, and they worked […]

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  • FORT BELVOIR, Va. – Virginia Army National Guard Soldiers from the Emporia-based 1710th Transportation Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group hauled and offloaded approximately $20 million worth of equipment for the Fort Belvoir-based 29th Infantry Division as part of their two-week annual training period, held Nov. 30 – Dec. 14, 2015. Nearly 100 of the unit’s […]

    Va. Guard transporters haul millions in equipment for 29th ID

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. – Virginia Army National Guard Soldiers from the Emporia-based 1710th Transportation Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group hauled and offloaded approximately $20 million worth of equipment for the Fort Belvoir-based 29th Infantry Division as part of their two-week annual training period, held Nov. 30 – Dec. 14, 2015. Nearly 100 of the unit’s […]

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  • RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe hosted receptions for families of deployed Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen Dec. 5 and 6, 2015, at Virginia’s Executive Mansion in Richmond, Virginia. Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, Deputy Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Adam Thiel, Maj. Gen. Timothy […]

    Governor, First Lady host receptions for Va. Guard families

    RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe hosted receptions for families of deployed Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen Dec. 5 and 6, 2015, at Virginia’s Executive Mansion in Richmond, Virginia. Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, Deputy Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Adam Thiel, Maj. Gen. Timothy […]

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Senior leaders from state government and the Virginia National Guard joined family members, friends and members of the community in bidding farewell to the Virginia Beach-based Delta Platoon, 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group Oct. 18, 2015, in Virginia Beach, Va., at a ceremony to mark their start of […]

    Va. Beach military police platoon begins federal active duty

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Senior leaders from state government and the Virginia National Guard joined family members, friends and members of the community in bidding farewell to the Virginia Beach-based Delta Platoon, 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group Oct. 18, 2015, in Virginia Beach, Va., at a ceremony to mark their start of […]

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  • FORT PICKETT, Va. — To prepare for their upcoming federal mobilization to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group completed more than 100 pre-mobilization tasks during their annual training held Aug. 1-20, 2015, at Fort Pickett, Va. The platoon of approximately 30 […]

    MP platoon prepares for federal duty in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

    FORT PICKETT, Va. — To prepare for their upcoming federal mobilization to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group completed more than 100 pre-mobilization tasks during their annual training held Aug. 1-20, 2015, at Fort Pickett, Va. The platoon of approximately 30 […]

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  • CAMP PENDLETON, Va. — National Guard Soldiers from D.C, Maryland and Virginia joined Coast Guard personnel from across the country for a Unit Movement Officer Course hosted by the Virginia Army National Guard’s G4-Defense Movement Coordination Branch Aug. 3-7, 2015, at Camp Pendleton Collective Training Center in Virginia Beach. The weeklong course prepared servicemembers for the challenges of moving massive […]

    UMO course trains Soldiers, Coast Guard on logistics of deploying

    CAMP PENDLETON, Va. — National Guard Soldiers from D.C, Maryland and Virginia joined Coast Guard personnel from across the country for a Unit Movement Officer Course hosted by the Virginia Army National Guard’s G4-Defense Movement Coordination Branch Aug. 3-7, 2015, at Camp Pendleton Collective Training Center in Virginia Beach. The weeklong course prepared servicemembers for the challenges of moving massive […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — A platoon of approximately 30 Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group has received a mobilization order to enter active federal service for duty at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to an announcement made July 31, 2015, by Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the […]

    Va. Guard Soldiers based in Virginia Beach to mobilize for duty at Guantanamo Bay

    SANDSTON, Va. — A platoon of approximately 30 Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group has received a mobilization order to enter active federal service for duty at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to an announcement made July 31, 2015, by Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the […]

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Governor Terry McAuliffe presented the Governor’s National Service Medal to Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group July 12, 2015, in Virginia Beach, Va. The presentations were part of a Freedom Salute honoring the unit’s federal active duty service in Kuwait and Iraq from July 2014 […]

    Governor recognizes 529th CSSB at Freedom Salute

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Governor Terry McAuliffe presented the Governor’s National Service Medal to Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group July 12, 2015, in Virginia Beach, Va. The presentations were part of a Freedom Salute honoring the unit’s federal active duty service in Kuwait and Iraq from July 2014 […]

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  • BLACKSTONE, Va. – Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard’s Blackstone-based 3647th Maintenance Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group have returned from a rigorous maintenance-focused annual training at the Sustainment Training Center at Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center in Johnston, Iowa. Approximately 100 Soldiers made the trip to Iowa and gained experience that will influence them […]

    Virginia National Guard maintainers reinforce skills at Camp Dodge

    BLACKSTONE, Va. – Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard’s Blackstone-based 3647th Maintenance Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group have returned from a rigorous maintenance-focused annual training at the Sustainment Training Center at Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center in Johnston, Iowa. Approximately 100 Soldiers made the trip to Iowa and gained experience that will influence them […]

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  • FORT LEE, Va. — The Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group was one of eight units recognized as a Distinguished Unit of the Regiment during the Quartermaster Regimental Honors and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony June 5, 2015, at Fort Lee, Va. Brig. Gen. Ronald Kirklin, the 53rd Quartermaster General and Commandant […]

    529th CSSB recognized as a Distinguished Unit of the Regiment

    FORT LEE, Va. — The Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group was one of eight units recognized as a Distinguished Unit of the Regiment during the Quartermaster Regimental Honors and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony June 5, 2015, at Fort Lee, Va. Brig. Gen. Ronald Kirklin, the 53rd Quartermaster General and Commandant […]

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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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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The last group of Virginia National Guard Soldiers from the Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group reunited with family, friends and fellow Soldiers in Virginia April 29, 2015, after serving on federal active duty in Kuwait since July 2014. During the deployment they planned and coordinated combat sustainment support for U.S. and […]

    Soldiers from Va. Beach-based 529th CSSB return to Virginia after federal deployment to Kuwait

    SANDSTON, Va. — The last group of Virginia National Guard Soldiers from the Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group reunited with family, friends and fellow Soldiers in Virginia April 29, 2015, after serving on federal active duty in Kuwait since July 2014. During the deployment they planned and coordinated combat sustainment support for U.S. and […]

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