• Kosovo April 30, 2022 11:54 pm

    Connecticut National Guard Soldiers Welcomed Home From Kosovo

    Dozens of Connecticut National Guard soldiers were welcomed home after being deployed overseas. The headquarters company 1-169th Aviation Regiment served an almost one-year deployment in Kosovo as part of NATO’s KFOR mission. It’s an international effort that’s been underway for more than 20 years to maintain safety in Kosovo. It was the first deployment for two members we spoke...

  • eastford May 31, 2021 10:50 pm

    ‘A Soldier's Soldier': Remembering an Eastford Father Killed in Afghanistan

    Those who knew Army Staff Sergeant Joseph Phaneuf of Eastford, Connecticut say he had a great sense of humor, a larger than life personality, and a deep sense of commitment. He was committed to his family, his community and his country. “Joe was a soldier’s soldier,” said Paul Tarbox, who lives in Orange and served under Phaneuf while in...

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