329th Regional Support Group

329th Regional Support Group Welcome to the official page of the Virginia Army National Guard's 329th Regional Support Group.

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07/12/2019

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In this issue:

192nd Wing Airmen deploy with 1st Fighter Wing to Qatar
https://go.usa.gov/xyNzG

Fort Pickett celebrates improvements on 77th birthday
http://go.usa.gov/xybag

183rd RTI celebrates accreditation success
https://go.usa.gov/xyNzA

VNG hosts combined arms marksmanship match
https://go.usa.gov/xyNzs

Command post exercise prepares 29ID staff for Warfighter
https://go.usa.gov/xyNze

AG stresses importance of hurricane preparedness
https://go.usa.gov/xyNzt

Pre-Warrant Officer Course scheduled for Aug. 9-11
https://go.usa.gov/xyNzz

185th Cyber Operations Squadron recognizes new commander
https://go.usa.gov/xyNQ9

Photos: Fort Pickett welcomes Howell as new CSM
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/albums/72157709356001622

Photos: CERFP Soldiers train on radiation monitor system
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/albums/72157709389850657

Photos: AG thanks VaARNG recruiters during AT visit
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/albums/72157709300413917

329th Regional Support Group
07/08/2019

329th Regional Support Group

Issue #13 of the 2019 Commonwealth's Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at https://go...
06/28/2019

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In this issue:

29th Infantry Division remembers D-Day, 75 years later
https://go.usa.gov/xyYGU

Va. National Guard hosts inaugural Women’s Summit
https://go.usa.gov/xyYGP

Veterans, retirees volunteer time, effort to help restore historic Duster
https://go.usa.gov/xyYGE

Gibbs takes responsibility of Fort Bragg Warrior Transition Battalion
https://go.usa.gov/xyYGm

276th Engineers tackle Fort Pickett improvements during AT
https://go.usa.gov/xyYGy

576th Engineer Detachment constructs, repairs facilities at SMR
https://go.usa.gov/xyYGp

Riggers reflect on D-Day heroics 75 years after operation
https://go.usa.gov/xyYGv

Gunnery simulators augment Army Guard training
https://go.usa.gov/xyYGf

Photos: Virginia HART practices confined space rescues
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/albums/72157709173891803

Photos: Soldiers face final challenge of Rappel Master
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/albums/72157709128101892

Photos: 229th MPs conduct critical site security training
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/albums/72157709254142032

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06/14/2019

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In this issue:

Bedford ceremonies mark 75th anniversary of D-Day
https://go.usa.gov/xmSkP

29th ID Band plays integral role in D-Day anniversary events
https://go.usa.gov/xmSkE

Volunteers recognized at annual training workshop
https://go.usa.gov/xmSkm

Secretary Hopkins visits Winchester STARBASE Academy
https://go.usa.gov/xmSky

VDF trains on communications skills, supports D-Day ceremony in Bedford
https://go.usa.gov/xmSkd

Army National Guard offering six-year $20,000 re-enlistment bonus
https://go.usa.gov/xmSkv

Photos: Army Guard recruiters show off new AGSU
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/albums/72157709052800726

Photos: AG, SEL visit 276th Engineers during AT
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/albums/72157709052294866

Photos: Rappel Master Course kicks off at Fort Pickett
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/albums/72157709035446446

Photos: Fort Pickett hosts 20th annual Fishing is Fun event
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/albums/72157709017005243

Photos: Red Dragons welcome new CSM
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/albums/72157708896965356/

Issue #11 of the 2019 Commonwealth's Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at https://go...
05/31/2019

Issue #11 of the 2019 Commonwealth's Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at https://go.usa.gov/xmHQt. Please share the newsletter link with anyone you think would enjoy keeping up to date with the Virginia National Guard.

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In this issue:

Memorial Day Ceremony honors Virginia’s fallen
https://go.usa.gov/xmsFk

1945th Contracting Team departs for overseas mission
https://go.usa.gov/xmsF9

183rd RTI graduates 1st female infantry Soldiers
https://go.usa.gov/xmsFX

Virginia Department of Military Affairs recognizes state employees
https://go.usa.gov/xmsFR

1710th TC teams with aviators for MEDEVAC exercise
https://go.usa.gov/xmsFn

Special response force passes key readiness inspection
https://go.usa.gov/xmsFA

Photos: Secretary Hopkins visits Winchester STARBASE
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/albums/72157708837417893

Photos: Monihan takes command of 123rd CPB
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/albums/72157707164403331

Photos: Normandy Soldiers conduct STX lane
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/albums/72157708675463554

Virginia National Guard
05/29/2019

Virginia National Guard

Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based 1945th Contracting Team, 329th Regional Support Group bid farewell to friends and family at a departure ceremony May 25, 2019, at the State Military Reservation in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The five-Soldier team will travel to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility where they will provide contracting support to deployed units. The ceremony included remarks from Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, Col. Doyle Gillis, the commander of the 329th RSG, and Maj. Nate Seymour, the commander of the 1945th CT.

“It is important that we never forget the Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who gave their lives in...
05/27/2019
Adjutant General’s 2019 Memorial Day Message

“It is important that we never forget the Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who gave their lives in service to our country,” wrote Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, in his Memorial Day message. “We should remember their courage, and also use this time to reaffirm our commitment to selfless service. The legacy of excellence embodied by those we remember on Memorial Day should motivate us all.”

RICHMOND, Va. — Each year on Memorial Day we remember the military men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of the ideals of freedom we all cherish. I hope that each of you will pause at some point during the long weekend for a personal moment of silence to honor our fallen comrade...

Issue #9 of the 2019 Commonwealth's Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at https://go....
05/04/2019

Issue #9 of the 2019 Commonwealth's Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at https://go.usa.gov/xmNCA. Please share the newsletter link with anyone you think would enjoy keeping up to date with the Virginia National Guard.

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In this issue:

Top VNG units recognized at Va. Military Ball
https://go.usa.gov/xmNrZ

Thunder Soldiers conduct historic waterborne artillery exercise
https://go.usa.gov/xmNrk

Virginia National Guard Soldiers join multi-state Cyber Shield exercise
https://go.usa.gov/xmNrn

116th IBCT rangers test their limits at Best Ranger Competition
https://go.usa.gov/xmNYj

Virginia Defense Force celebrates 35th anniversary
https://go.usa.gov/xmNYW

Virginia National Guard hosts Diversity and Unity Day
https://go.usa.gov/xmNYK

Virginia National Guard commissions three new officers
https://go.usa.gov/xmNY8

Photos: Fort Pickett hosts visit from Rep. Spanberger
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157704722935962

Photos: VNG, DLA Aviation, 80th TTC host SAPR 5K Run
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157708178452295

Photos: 88M Students tackle driving obstacle course
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157691215420453

Photos: Fort Pickett celebrates Earth Day
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157706677077061

Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 3647th Maintenance Company  participated in the unit’s first dinning in...
04/22/2019

Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 3647th Maintenance Company participated in the unit’s first dinning in April 13, 2019, in Richmond, Virginia. Col. James Becker, deputy commandant for the Ordnance School, was the guest speaker, and he stressed the importance of remaining ready at the individual, squad and platoon level.

3647th Support Maintenance Company Ordnance Corps Dinning in (Richmond VA). Soldiers from the 3647th participated in the unit’s first regimental dinning in at Richmond Virginia on 13 April 2019. The Dinning in, which served as a leadership development event was highlighted by the event’s guest speaker COL James Becker Deputy Commandant for the Ordnance Schools. COL Becker spoke to Soldiers about how important it is to remain ready at the individual, squad and platoon level. “It does not matter what it is that you are bringing to the fight, just make sure that whatever that skillset is you are the best at it. If you are forklift driver, strive to be the best forklift driver in the Army” COL Becker said. In addition to COL Becker, the event Master of ceremonies W01 Paarfus spoke about the history of the Ordnance Corps and CPT Isaac Rivera spoke about the history of the 3647th.

Issue #8 of the 2019 Commonwealth's Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at https://go....
04/19/2019

Issue #8 of the 2019 Commonwealth's Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at https://go.usa.gov/xmDf6. Please share the newsletter link with anyone you think would enjoy keeping up to date with the Virginia National Guard.

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In this issue:

VNG welcomes new command senior enlisted leader
https://go.usa.gov/xmjVu

NGB leader visits training on new personnel and pay system
https://go.usa.gov/xmjVJ

VNG leaders tackle ACFT challenge
https://go.usa.gov/xmjVS

Medics train on new lifelike simulated patient at Fort Pickett
https://go.usa.gov/xmjpq

General Assembly Joint Resolution commends VDF on its 35th anniversary
https://go.usa.gov/xmjp3

Roche takes command of 29th ID Headquarters Battalion
https://go.usa.gov/xmjpc

Pre-Warrant Officer Candidate Course scheduled
https://go.usa.gov/xmjpx

Fort Pickett drop zone location for SHARP training
https://go.usa.gov/xmjpa

Adjutant General sponsoring recruiting poster contest
https://vaguard.dodlive.mil/2019/03/28/12881/

Photos: Aviation crews conduct door gunnery in N.C.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157677636582007

Photos: OCS graduates, commissions 3 new officers
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157706568828721

Issue #7 of the 2019 Commonwealth's Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at http://go.u...
04/05/2019

Issue #7 of the 2019 Commonwealth's Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at http://go.usa.gov/xmxEZ. Please share the newsletter link with anyone you think would enjoy keeping up to date with the Virginia National Guard.

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In this issue:

Virginia’s vets honored on National Vietnam Veterans Day
https://go.usa.gov/xmcG6

VDF conducts communications, security training
https://go.usa.gov/xmc7p

VNG supports law enforcement operation resulting in hundreds of arrests
https://go.usa.gov/xmcGz

18th Field Hospital trains on renovated range at SMR
https://go.usa.gov/xmcGu

VNG youth opportunities in honor of Month of the Military Child
https://go.usa.gov/xmcGh

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Month events planned
http://go.usa.gov/xmqUh

Virginia Airmen recognized for life saving actions
https://go.usa.gov/xmcfD

Soldiers wanted to volunteer for Esports Tournament
http://go.usa.gov/xmqm4

Adjutant General sponsoring recruiting poster contest
https://go.usa.gov/xmc7Y

Photos: Ribbon cutting celebrates Fort Pickett gym
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157707616648455

Photos: Va. HART practices hoist capabilities
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157679468402858

Think you have what it takes to be recognized as a technical expert in the U.S. Army? Learn more about about the Warrant...
04/04/2019
Pre-Warrant Officer Candidate Course scheduled for May 3-5, 2019

Think you have what it takes to be recognized as a technical expert in the U.S. Army?

Learn more about about the Warrant Officer Candidate School process at the Pre-Warrant Officer Candidate Course May 3-5, 2019., at Fort Pickett. The course is hosted by the Fort Pickett-based Warrant Officer Candidate School, 183rd Regiment, Regional Training Institute and is a pre-requisite for any VaARNG Soldier to attend Warrant Officer Candidate School.

Any Soldier E4 and above, or aviation candidates of any rank, can attend Pre-WOC in lieu of unit drill with prior approval by their unit.

FORT PICKETT, Va. — The Fort Pickett-based Warrant Officer Candidate School, 183rd Regiment, Regional Training Institute is hosting a Pre-Warrant Officer Candidate Course May 3-5, 2019. Any Soldier E-4 and above, or Aviation Candidates of any rank, can attend Pre-WOC in lieu of unit drill with...

The Virginia National Guard is looking for 20 Soldiers to volunteer to participate in the Road to Twitchcon Esports Tour...
04/01/2019
Soldiers wanted to volunteer for Road to Twitchcon Esports Tournament

The Virginia National Guard is looking for 20 Soldiers to volunteer to participate in the Road to Twitchcon Esports Tournament April 20, 2019, at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C.

The event is hosted by the Army National Guard and Army Entertainment and is open to all active duty Army and Army National Guard Soldiers. The game will be TEKKEN 7. This is a voluntary event, and Soldiers will not be placed on orders and travel/per diem will NOT be provided.

Read more about the application process at http://go.usa.gov/xmqm4.

RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia National Guard is looking for 20 Soldiers to volunteer to participate in the Road to Twitchcon Esports Tournament April 20, 2019, at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. The event is hosted by the Army National Guard and Army Entertainment and is open to all active du...

Issue #6 of the 2019 Commonwealth's Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at https://go....
03/22/2019

Issue #6 of the 2019 Commonwealth's Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at https://go.usa.gov/xEeGJ. Please share the newsletter link with anyone you think would enjoy keeping up to date with the Virginia National Guard.

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In this issue:

Events honor VNG’s women Soldiers and veterans
https://go.usa.gov/xEe73

1710th TC Soldiers recognized for life-saving actions
https://go.usa.gov/xEe7x

1-111th showcases firepower during Military Through the Ages event
https://go.usa.gov/xEe7C

State Military Reservation in Virginia Beach serves as vital training facility
https://go.usa.gov/xEe7r

Personalized proclamations available in honor of Month of the Military Child
https://go.usa.gov/xEe7g

Online, resident training now available for IPPS-A implementation
https://go.usa.gov/xEe72

New assignments for Rose, Zana announced
https://go.usa.gov/xEe7T

Photos: Fort Pickett hosts JROTC, FFA students
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157690450647603

Photos: VDF conducts communications, security training
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157706038225441

Photos: VDF OCS graduates
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157704106545772

Photos: Brother follows sister into field artillery
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157690390643383

Issue #5 of the 2019 Commonwealth's Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at https://go....
03/08/2019

Issue #5 of the 2019 Commonwealth's Guardian bi-weekly newsletter is available for download in PDF format at https://go.usa.gov/xEGA6. Please share the newsletter link with anyone you think would enjoy keeping up to date with the Virginia National Guard.

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In this issue:

29th ID troops take top honors at Best Warrior
https://go.usa.gov/xEGTs

CERFP conducts exercise with info management system
https://go.usa.gov/xEGTH

VNG family, youth volunteer receive national recognition for volunteer service
https://go.usa.gov/xEGT6

Fort Pickett Gym reopens after $1 million renovation
https://go.usa.gov/xEGTF

WOCs scrub, scratch during their community project
https://go.usa.gov/xEGTM

Fort Pickett Fire and Rescue hosts firefighter instructor course
https://go.usa.gov/xEGTz

Photos: Commonwealth ChalleNGe Class 50 graduates
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157705747872311

Photos: Normandy Soldiers conduct tactical training
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157676971731817

Photos: 11C students live fire mortars at Fort Pickett
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157676877269777

Photos: 429th Soldiers train on new ACFT
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157705723006301

Photos: 237th Engineer Co. conducts squad live fire
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguardpao/sets/72157705677298371

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