National Guard

Staff Sergeant Mark Welch and Gov. Charlie Baker (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Baker Honors Soldier For Heroism After Boston Marathon Bombings

At the State House Wednesday, there was a special honor for a National Guard soldier-turned-Boston Marathon bombing hero.

07/08/2015

Boats at Quincy Bay. (WBZ-TV)

Training For The Worst: Drill Simulates Plane Crash In Quincy Bay

From the skies above and on water, rescuers raced to the scene of a simulated plane crash.

05/02/2015

National Guard members help clear MBTA's Red Line after several snowstorms. (Photo credit Karen Twomey/WBZ)

Baker: National Guard Helping To Restore T Service Ahead Of Schedule

The governor praised the National Guard for their efforts in the snow cleanup.

02/19/2015

The National Guard helps out with evacuations in Scituate in January 2015. (Bill Shields/WBZ)

Mass. National Guard Members Activated For Snow Removal Efforts

About 500 members of the Massachusetts National Guard are being activated to help deal with the aftermath of record-setting snowfall over the past two weeks.

02/10/2015

A family celebrates their soldier's homecoming at a Ware event. (WBZ-TV)

Soldiers Reunited With Families During Christmas Eve Homecoming

On Christmas Eve, 130 members of the Massachusetts Army National Guard were reunited with their families.

12/24/2014

National Guard troops return home from Afghanistan (Photo credit: WBZ)

Mass. National Guard Troops Return Home From Deployment

More than 350 Massachusetts National Guard soldiers will be home in time for the holidays this year.

12/05/2014

Reggie Wayne #87 of the Indianapolis Colts. (credit: Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Reggie Wayne’s 4 Most Ridiculous Colts Training Camp Entrances

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne has earned a reputation for his flashy training camp arrivals and this year was no different. In keeping with tradition, Wayne stepped up his training camp arrival game.

07/24/2014

(File Photo: ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Guard: No Low-Altitude Training For Noisy F-35 Fighter Jets In Maine

The newest fighter jets that have been the subject of noise complaints across the country won’t be flying low over the hills of western Maine under the National Guard’s proposal to increase the amount of training area for ground-hugging flights, official said Thursday.

05/29/2014

Several service members crossed the finish line in full uniform at the Boston Marathon on Monday.

Military Members Told They Can’t Run With Backpacks In Boston Marathon

Members of the Massachusetts National Guard have run in the Boston Marathon in full uniform while wearing 40-pound rucksacks, for the past decade. But it won’t happen this year because no backpacks are allowed.

03/05/2014

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Patrick Among Governors Calling On President To Reduce National Guard Cuts

The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are stepping up calls on President Barack Obama to scale back the proposed shrinking of the Army National Guard.

03/01/2014

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