Request Connecticut National Guard Support at your Event

The primary goal of the Connecticut National Guard is to train to be ready to support the directives of the President of the United States and the Governor of the State of Connecticut but we take pride in supporting our communities as well. 

If you wish to request military support for your event, please complete and the required form(s) (see below) including any additional information in a formal letter addressed to the Connecticut National Guard Adjutant General. Please submit your request at least 90 days in advance. Be advised – there are a certain restrictions on how we can support organizations and events and our training and mission schedule must come first.

Thank you for your interest in military support for your event.  We are Connecticut's Home Team and we hope to be able to promote the positive attributes of military service at your event.

 General Requests

​To request support from the Army, Air National Guard and the Governor's Horse and Foot Guards, please complete and return DD Form 2536 (Request for Armed Forces Participation in Events)(PDF). Include any additional details in a cover letter on your organizational letterhead, addressed to the Connecticut National Guard Adjutant General at least 90-days in advance.
Types of general support that the Connecticut National Guard can provide include: volunteers, color guards, static displays, speakers, band performances, and support to parades, dedications, fairs and other events.

Email complete requests to: ng.ct.ctarng.mbx.community-actions@mail.mil

Mail requests to:

The Connecticut National Guard
ATTN: Community Actions Committee
360 Broad Street
Hartford, CT, 06105

 Flyover Requests

​The Connecticut Army and Air National Guard flies and maintains several models of aircraft that can be made available to fly over your event. Requests can me made through the Connecticut National Guard Directorate of Military Support or the U.S. Air Force Aerial Events Program. Event organizers should be aware that military aircraft flyover requests are subject to a number of restrictions and are supported only at eligible events where they do not impact operational mission accomplishment.

 Connecticut Army National Guard Flyovers

The Connecticut Army National Guard flies the UH-60 Black Hawk and the CH-47 Chinook helicopters. To request an Connecticut Army National Guard flyover, please complete DD form 2535 (Request for Military Aerial Support)(PDF) and submit at least 90-days in advance for review.

Email complete requests to: ng.ct.ctarng.mbx.community-actions@mail.mil

Mail requests to:

The Connecticut National Guard
ATTN: Community Actions Committee
360 Broad Street
Hartford, CT, 06105

 

 Connecticut Air National Guard Flyovers

​The Connecticut Air National Guard flies and maintains the C-130H Hercules fixed wing aircraft. To request a Connecticut Air National Guard flyover at your event, please visit the 103rd Airlift Wing Aerial Events Page for instructions how to submit your request.

 Request Review

​All requests are subject to review and are granted based on event eligibility and personnel and equipment availability. You will receive notification of the acceptance or denial of your event in writing. If you have additional questions, please call the Connecticut National Guard Joint Operations Center at 860-534-4961 of the Office of Public Affairs at 860-524-4857.