• Vt. Air Guard members to deploy to Afghanistan
    November 14,2012
     

    COLCHESTER — Thirty members of the Vermont Air National Guard engineering squadron are expected to be in Afghanistan by January.

    Colonel Michael Morgan is with the 158th Fighter Wing of the Vermont Air National Guard and says the airmen will work at airfields doing similar functions as a Public Works Department.

    Col. Michael Morgan told Vermont Public Radio the Air Guard members will start deploying soon. He said their duties will include maintaining heat and hot water, in addition to aircraft.

    They are expected to be in Afghanistan for six months.

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