143rd CSSB gets the job done, returns in time for Holidays
Maintainers Get Home Schooled on New Mission
CST Starts FY14 by Hitting the Ground Running
Deploying Trio Ready to Make a Difference
169th Regional Training Institute, Subordinate Units, Earn 'Institute of Excellence' Rating from TRADOC
OCS Realignment to Expand Leadership Experience at 169th RTI
C-130H Mission Takes Flight Sun Sets on 2013
I Pick Things Up, I Put Things Down - In Planes
242nd Engineer Detachment Deploys for First Time
CT Guardsmen Receives National Award
Hard Work Pays off as 103rd Takes Flight
Unit Marksmanship Training Coordinator Course Trains the Trainer
Connecticut Guardsmen Vie for the Title of Best Warrior
It Travels Down Leash:
Joint exercise provides great training for the 103rd’s Air Control Squadron
Military, Civilian Joint Training for Mass Casualty at NEDTC
CTNG Aviation brings supplies to Great Gull Island
Connecticut Guardsmen Recognized for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
Flying Yankees Bid Farewell to Command Cheif
Danbury Reserve Center is New Home for State's Soldiers
Training Brings Medics, Aviators Together
256th Firefighters Hone Aircraft Fire Skills
Efforts to Stand Up New C-130H Missions Cross State Lines
Well Drillers Spend Annual Training Honing Skills, Preparing for Missions
Connecticut Medics rehearse life-saving skills during Annual Training
TF Iron Gray Strikes Back: 1-102nd Performs Strongly at JRTC
Deployment Training Enables Airmen from CT, KY to Increase Proficiency
February 6, 2014 Enginner Unit First to Deploy in 2014
March 18, 2014 Formal Welcom Home Ceremony for three CTNG Units
March 31 2014 Best Warrior Winners Announced
June 6, 2014 Det. 6 OSACOM Send-Off
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Commissioned Officers are responsible for the morale, welfare, and professional development of their soldiers. They are the decision makers within the National Guard, holding tremendous authority and responsibility for their troops, their country, and themselves.
Basic Branch Officers
Basic Branch Officers include Combat Service Support branches as well as Combat Arms branches. These include Infantry, Artillery, Military Intelligence, Finance, Transportation, Quartermaster and more.
Specialty Branch Officers
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Officer Candidate Program
Officer Candidate School, also known as OCS, provides an opportunity for graduates who desire a challenging management position in one of sixteen career fields. The National Guard offers a few different programs to complete this challenging and rewarding program.
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Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps, also known as ROTC, is one best leadership courses in the country and is part of your college curriculum. During Classes, leadership labs, and physical training and field exercises, you will learn firsthand what it takes to lead others, motivate groups, and conduct missions as an Officer in the Army. Upon completion of college you will have earned the bar of Second Lieutenant and become a Commissioned Officer.
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