Friday, January 6, 2012

MILFORD, Mass. “It took a few years for the heartbreak and tears to slow down, they have never really stopped. Through counseling at the Veterans’ Affairs and support groups from the Samaritans I was able to ease the pain,” he said....more


Full Time Positions Available with the Massachusetts National Guard

The Massachusetts National Guard has a number of employment opportunities available to qualified individuals. Here are a few of the listings in our careers section. A complete list can be found on our Web site at

Active Guard and Reserve

AIR A-UNTIL FILLED 102-10-08A Contracting Specialist Amendment

WASHINGTON  –Thirty-one company grade officers from the Massachusetts National Guard participated in a unique officer professional development opportunity in Washington, D.C. this past September made possible, in part, through sponsorship by the National Guard Association of Massachusetts. ...more

BOSTON – The Massachusetts House of Representatives chamber was filled with a sea of uniforms as Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick, Sec. Mary Elizabeth Heffernan, Executive Office of Public Safety and Security and Maj. Gen. Joseph C. Carter, The Adjutant General, Massachusetts National Guard, proudly walked down the center isle to celebrate the 375th birthday of the first military unit in the nation, The Massachusetts National Guard. ...more.

Military Police Blotter

A Sergeant was removed from AGR duty after receiving an Article 15 for violating General Order Number One (alcohol consumption) while deployed to Afghanistan.

A Warrant Officer received a letter of reprimand for sexually harassing another Soldier while deployed to Afghanistan.  He was released from active duty and subsequently resigned in lieu of withdrawal of federal recognition. 

A Sergeant First Class was reduced and administratively separated from the Massachusetts National Guard for unlawfully wearing skill badges which he did not earn.

Military Police Note:

What happens on Title 10 does not stay on Title 10.  Soldiers who commit offenses while deployed are subject to adverse administrative action upon REFRAD to the Massachusetts National Guard.  Administrative actions can include reprimand,  reduction, removal from AGR duty, Withdrawal of Federal Recognition, and separation.

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