329th Regional Support Group Archive

  • RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia National Guard is continuing its effort to support the Commonwealth of Virginia’s COVID-19 response, with more than 350 personnel actively assisting or ready to support throughout the state as of July 1, 2020.  Soldiers, Airmen and members of the Virginia Defense Force are supporting various […]

    VNG continues COVID-19 response support across Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia National Guard is continuing its effort to support the Commonwealth of Virginia’s COVID-19 response, with more than 350 personnel actively assisting or ready to support throughout the state as of July 1, 2020.  Soldiers, Airmen and members of the Virginia Defense Force are supporting various […]

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  • RICHMOND, Va. —  Selections for Virginia Army National Guard brigade and battalion commands were made June 19, 2020, by the Adjutant General of Virginia, and June 18 with the release of the results of the annual VaARNG Field Grade Assignment Board. Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of […]

    Virginia Army National Guard command selections announced

    RICHMOND, Va. —  Selections for Virginia Army National Guard brigade and battalion commands were made June 19, 2020, by the Adjutant General of Virginia, and June 18 with the release of the results of the annual VaARNG Field Grade Assignment Board. Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of […]

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  • RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia National Guard has more than 530 personnel actively working or ready to support the Commonwealth of Virginia’s COVID-19 response as of May 21, 2020. VNG Soldiers, Airmen and members of the Virginia Defense Force are conducting numerous missions including  sample collection for COVID-19 testing, N95 […]

    VNG continues to support state COVID-19 response

    RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia National Guard has more than 530 personnel actively working or ready to support the Commonwealth of Virginia’s COVID-19 response as of May 21, 2020. VNG Soldiers, Airmen and members of the Virginia Defense Force are conducting numerous missions including  sample collection for COVID-19 testing, N95 […]

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based 1945th Contracting Team, 329th Regional Support Group returned from federal active duty and a nearly year-long overseas deployment in early March 2020.  1945th commander, Maj. Nate Seymour, and Maj. Shyra Cullins served as administrative contract officers, while […]

    1945th Contracting Team returns from overseas deployment

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based 1945th Contracting Team, 329th Regional Support Group returned from federal active duty and a nearly year-long overseas deployment in early March 2020.  1945th commander, Maj. Nate Seymour, and Maj. Shyra Cullins served as administrative contract officers, while […]

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  • RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia’s Covid-19 response efforts continue across the commonwealth with the support of Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airman as well as members of the Virginia Defense Force. These efforts include statewide distribution support at the Virginia Department of Emergency Management’s disaster logistics warehouse in Richmond, Virginia. Since […]

    VNG supports VDEM efforts at primary supply distribution hub

    RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia’s Covid-19 response efforts continue across the commonwealth with the support of Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airman as well as members of the Virginia Defense Force. These efforts include statewide distribution support at the Virginia Department of Emergency Management’s disaster logistics warehouse in Richmond, Virginia. Since […]

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  • RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia National Guard Soldiers, Airmen and members of the Virginia Defense Force continue to support Virginia’s COVID-19 response efforts, including planning and logistics in Blacksburg, Christiansburg and Roanoke, Virginia, and supporting at a Virginia Department of Emergency Management supply warehouse in Richmond, Virginia. “Each of these Soldiers […]

    VNG supports efforts to fight COVID-19 in Southwest, Central Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia National Guard Soldiers, Airmen and members of the Virginia Defense Force continue to support Virginia’s COVID-19 response efforts, including planning and logistics in Blacksburg, Christiansburg and Roanoke, Virginia, and supporting at a Virginia Department of Emergency Management supply warehouse in Richmond, Virginia. “Each of these Soldiers […]

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  • RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia National Guard has approximately 100 personnel working directly to support Virginia’s COVID-19 response as of March 25, 2020. VNG Soldiers, Airmen and members of the Virginia Defense Force are helping with medical and logistics planning as well as help prepare supplies for delivery. Additional personnel […]

    Virginia National Guard assists with planning, logistics in COVID-19 fight

    RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia National Guard has approximately 100 personnel working directly to support Virginia’s COVID-19 response as of March 25, 2020. VNG Soldiers, Airmen and members of the Virginia Defense Force are helping with medical and logistics planning as well as help prepare supplies for delivery. Additional personnel […]

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  • RICHLANDS, Va. — Tazewell County officials sent Virginia National Guard Soldiers out for health and welfare checks on citizens, and Soldiers delivered water and locally-donated food to those impacted by heavy rains and flooding in the area Feb. 7, 2020. The Virginia Department of Emergency Management directed the VNG to […]

    Virginia National Guard Soldiers support flood response in Tazewell County

    RICHLANDS, Va. — Tazewell County officials sent Virginia National Guard Soldiers out for health and welfare checks on citizens, and Soldiers delivered water and locally-donated food to those impacted by heavy rains and flooding in the area Feb. 7, 2020. The Virginia Department of Emergency Management directed the VNG to […]

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  • CSM Top 5: Improving our resiliency as a Force: RESILIENCY is a key component of soldier fitness. If you or your battle buddy are struggling with suicidal thoughts or battling substance abuse, start by calling 434-298-6149. If you can’t remember that, call 9-1-1. Dispatchers are trained to assist people contemplating suicide. […]

    CSM Smith’s Foxhole Report – 2nd Edition

    CSM Top 5: Improving our resiliency as a Force: RESILIENCY is a key component of soldier fitness. If you or your battle buddy are struggling with suicidal thoughts or battling substance abuse, start by calling 434-298-6149. If you can’t remember that, call 9-1-1. Dispatchers are trained to assist people contemplating suicide. […]

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  • FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — Family, friends and current and former Virginia National Guard Soldiers gathered to remember two fallen VNG Soldiers Dec. 21, 2019, at the Mason-Ruhren Readiness Center in Fredericksburg, Virginia, marking 15 years since their deaths.  Sgt. Nicholas C. Mason and Sgt. David A. Ruhren, both assigned to the […]

    Mason, Ruhren remembered 15 years after attack

    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — Family, friends and current and former Virginia National Guard Soldiers gathered to remember two fallen VNG Soldiers Dec. 21, 2019, at the Mason-Ruhren Readiness Center in Fredericksburg, Virginia, marking 15 years since their deaths.  Sgt. Nicholas C. Mason and Sgt. David A. Ruhren, both assigned to the […]

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  • RICHMOND, Va. — It was a unique and historic day for both the Rohler family and the Virginia National Guard’s 529th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group. On Dec. 7, 2019, Lt. Col. Juanita Rohler took command of the Virginia Beach-based unit from her husband, Lt. Col. Dennis […]

    529th CSSB command stays in the family

    RICHMOND, Va. — It was a unique and historic day for both the Rohler family and the Virginia National Guard’s 529th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group. On Dec. 7, 2019, Lt. Col. Juanita Rohler took command of the Virginia Beach-based unit from her husband, Lt. Col. Dennis […]

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  • FORT PICKETT, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Gate City-based 1032nd Transportation Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support group completed an international line haul mission to Canada and back Dec. 3 – 8, 2019, culminating at Fort Pickett, Virginia.  The 64-Solider team helped Canadian Soldiers from […]

    1032nd TC completes international line haul mission

    FORT PICKETT, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Gate City-based 1032nd Transportation Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support group completed an international line haul mission to Canada and back Dec. 3 – 8, 2019, culminating at Fort Pickett, Virginia.  The 64-Solider team helped Canadian Soldiers from […]

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  • RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia National Guard’s most highly decorated female Soldier shared her combat experiences on stage at the Women’s Achieve Summit Oct. 15, 2019, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia.  Sgt. Monica Beltran, the first VNG female to receive the Bronze Star Medal for Valor, […]

    VNG’s first female Bronze Star recipient shares story at women’s summit

    RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia National Guard’s most highly decorated female Soldier shared her combat experiences on stage at the Women’s Achieve Summit Oct. 15, 2019, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia.  Sgt. Monica Beltran, the first VNG female to receive the Bronze Star Medal for Valor, […]

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  • RICHMOND, Va. — Approximately 70 Soldiers assigned to the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group returned to the United States Sept. 11, 2019, after serving on federal active duty in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, headquartered in Camp Taji, Iraq since Dec. […]

    529th CSSB returns from federal active duty

    RICHMOND, Va. — Approximately 70 Soldiers assigned to the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group returned to the United States Sept. 11, 2019, after serving on federal active duty in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, headquartered in Camp Taji, Iraq since Dec. […]

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  • RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia National Guard has staged approximately 60 Soldiers and 20 vehicles for state emergency support duty Sept. 5, 2019, in the Eastern Shore and Hampton Roads areas, and they are ready to assist local and state emergency agencies respond to potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian. The […]

    Virginia National Guard staged and ready for possible response to Hurricane Dorian

    RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia National Guard has staged approximately 60 Soldiers and 20 vehicles for state emergency support duty Sept. 5, 2019, in the Eastern Shore and Hampton Roads areas, and they are ready to assist local and state emergency agencies respond to potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian. The […]

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  • RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia National Guard plans to mobilize approximately 30 Soldiers for state emergency support duty in the Eastern Shore and Hampton Roads areas to be staged and ready to assist local and state emergency agencies respond to potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian. Soldiers will begin preparations on […]

    Virginia National Guard to mobilize for possible response to Hurricane Dorian

    RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia National Guard plans to mobilize approximately 30 Soldiers for state emergency support duty in the Eastern Shore and Hampton Roads areas to be staged and ready to assist local and state emergency agencies respond to potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian. Soldiers will begin preparations on […]

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  • GATE CITY, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Gate City-based 1032nd Transportation Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group embarked on a real-world line haul mission for their annual training Aug. 1-17, 2019, carrying ammunition from the Bluegrass Army Depot in Richmond, Kentucky to McAlester Army […]

    1032nd TC Soldiers haul cargo during annual training

    GATE CITY, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Gate City-based 1032nd Transportation Company, 1030th Transportation Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group embarked on a real-world line haul mission for their annual training Aug. 1-17, 2019, carrying ammunition from the Bluegrass Army Depot in Richmond, Kentucky to McAlester Army […]

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  • PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Two Virginia National Guard Soldiers currently on federal active duty overseas providing contract support received months of required real-world experience with the Norfolk Naval Shipyard prior to their deployment, and they were recognized for their outstanding service in May 2019. Staff Sgt. Tina M. Jaurequi and Sgt. […]

    1945th Contracting Team Soldiers recognized by Norfolk Naval Shipyard

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Two Virginia National Guard Soldiers currently on federal active duty overseas providing contract support received months of required real-world experience with the Norfolk Naval Shipyard prior to their deployment, and they were recognized for their outstanding service in May 2019. Staff Sgt. Tina M. Jaurequi and Sgt. […]

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  • FORT PICKETT, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Petersburg-based 276th Engineer Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group made significant progress in efforts to improve some of Fort Pickett’s training areas during their annual training June 1-15, 2019, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The battalion conducted a variety of training […]

    276th Engineers tackle Fort Pickett improvements during AT

    FORT PICKETT, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Petersburg-based 276th Engineer Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group made significant progress in efforts to improve some of Fort Pickett’s training areas during their annual training June 1-15, 2019, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The battalion conducted a variety of training […]

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Onancock-based 576th Engineer Utilities Detachment, 276th Engineer Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group constructed new training facilities and repaired current ones at the State Military Reservation in Virginia Beach, Virginia, during their annual training June 8-22, 2019. The 23 Soldiers […]

    576th Engineer Detachment constructs, repairs facilities at SMR during annual training

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Onancock-based 576th Engineer Utilities Detachment, 276th Engineer Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group constructed new training facilities and repaired current ones at the State Military Reservation in Virginia Beach, Virginia, during their annual training June 8-22, 2019. The 23 Soldiers […]

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