Fort Indiantown Gap News
Former Vietnamese refugee returns to Fort Indiantown Gap
Viet Nguyen, a former Vietnamese refugee who was housed at Fort Indiantown Gap with his family for several months in 1975, stands outside a barracks building at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., on May 13, 2022. The building is similar to the one he and his family stayed in after fleeing Vietnam.
May 19, 2022 - Viet Nguyen, a former Vietnamese refugee who was housed at Fort Indiantown Gap with his family in 1975, recently visited the installation...

New York National Guard Soldiers train at Fort Indiantown Gap
A New York National Guard Soldier with the 222nd Chemical Company, 104th Military Police Battalion performs a decontamination exercise at Fort Indiantown Gap on May 14. Another solider carefully removes the gas mask for gear decontaminating.
May 16, 2022 - New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 222nd Chemical Company stationed at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, N.Y., conducted a detail group decontamination training exercise May 5 at Fort Indiantown Gap...

Two lanes of Fisher Avenue to close temporarily for gate construction project
Detours for partial road closures at Fort Indiantown Gap May 9 to 13.
May 6, 2022 - Two lanes of Fisher Avenue will temporarily close beginning Monday, May 9 as part of the ongoing access-control point construction project at Fort Indiantown Gap.  ...

Ranger and Sapper Assessment Program held at Fort Indiantown Gap
(Left) Staff Sgt. Paul Almquist, an Ranger and Sapper Assessment Program instructor assigned to Pennsylvania Joint Force Headquarters, leads the participants in a run to the Marquette Lake for the Combat Water Survival Test on April 22, 2022. The CWST is one of several events that challenged the participants physically and mentally to see if they are prepared for Ranger and Sapper School.
April 28, 2022 - Thirty Soldiers and Airmen attended the Ranger and Sapper Assessment Program April 21 to 24 at Fort Indiantown Gap...

Pa. Army National Guard Soldiers compete in Best Warrior Competition
(Left to right) Spc. Brandon Mitchell, with the 337th Engineer Battalion, 55th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, won the best Soldier portion of the 2022 Best Warrior Competition; Sgt. 1st Class James Cummings, with the 166th Regional Training Institute, won the Command Sgt. Maj. Jay H. Fields award; and Staff Sgt. Jesse Picklo, with the 1-109th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Combat Brigade, won the best noncommissioned officer portion of the competition. Fifteen enlisted Pennsylvania Army National Guard competed in the Best Warrior Competition April 11-14 at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa.
April 15, 2022 - Fifteen Pennsylvania Army National Guard Soldiers from around the state competed in the 2022 state Best Warrior Competition at Fort Indiantown Gap April 11-14...

Upcoming Training Events

Training events that could result in increased noise levels are announced as a courtesy to the public.

  • Artillery training is scheduled for May 1 to 4 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.

  • Demolition training is scheduled for May 1 and 2 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. and May 13 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

  • Water bucket training is scheduled for May 10 to 12 and May 17 to 19 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Helicopter crews will take water out of Marquette Lake and dump it on West Field. Marquette Lake may be off limits during training.

  • Mortar training is scheduled for May 17 to 21 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.

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