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Air Force Special Warfare operators compete for title as top pararescuemen
Sept. 7, 2023
Special Warfare operators across the U.S. Air Force are in Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 3-9 to vie for the title of top pararescuemen during the 2023 PJ Rodeo.

KYNG Elevates Aviation Day at Capital City Airport
Sept. 17, 2023
Aviation enthusiasts, families, and community members converged in Frankfort on September 16, 2023, to celebrate Aviation Day at Capital City Airport. In addition to the 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade (TAB), the event included Kentucky State Police (KSP), Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM), DreamFlight Charities, local aviation organizations, local police and fire units and others.

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Retired Guardsman donates missing KY National Guard magazines
Feb. 16, 2024
In January 2024, a retired public affairs officer donated forgotten pieces of Kentucky’s military history to the Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs Office in Frankfort. Retired Army Col. Tom Little was preparing his belongings for a move into a new home when he came across his old military documents. Among those documents were copies of previously published issues of The Kentucky Guardsmen and The Bluegrass Guard. These printed newsletters were under his responsibility when he served as the commander of the 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment (MPAD) during the 1970s and 1980s.

Kentucky Guard hosts Ecuadorian military for leader engagement
Feb. 13, 2024
Eight senior ranking officials representing Ecuador’s Army, Navy and Air Force got to hear and see what the Kentucky National Guard was about and build bonds between the two countries that are beneficial to both countries.

Number one specialty branch recruiter named by NGB promoted to CW4
Jan. 24, 2024
This promotion ceremony highlighted Collins and his career accomplishments. He was recognized as the number one specialty branch recruiter by the National Guard Bureau (NGB) across all 54 states and territories.

75th Troop Command Unit Host Maintenance Terrain Walk
Jan. 22, 2024
The MTW is a leader development program for battalion commanders. Its purpose is to assure a high level of awareness and command interest in field maintenance by ensuring senior commanders understand how their maintenance program operates.

Kentucky Soldiers set to deploy for Spartan Shield
Jan. 13, 2024
The families of the nearly 20 Soldiers filled the high school auditorium as they prepared to say goodbye to their loved one for the next 365 days.

Bridging Two Worlds: Kentucky ESGR hosts civic leaders to improve lives of citizen-Soldiers
Jan. 10, 2024
Maj. Gen. Haldane B. Lamberton, Kentucky's adjutant general, and retired Brig. Gen. Mike Richie, the Kentucky ESGR committee’s state chairman, addressed business and civic leaders during the 2023 Leadership KY Conference hosted in Frankfort, Dec. 14, 2023. Their dual purpose was to highlight the Kentucky National Guard's roles and importance of supporting troops.

Legion Brigade welcomes first female commander
Jan. 5, 2024
Command of the largest brigade in the Kentucky National Guard changed hands during a ceremony at the armory in Richmond, Dec. 2, 2023. During the event, Army Col. J.B. Richmond handed the reins of the 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade over to Col. Brandye Williams.

Kentucky’s Adoption Assistance Program expands growing Guard family
Jan. 4, 2024
The Military Family Assistance Trust (MFAST) Funds enables Guardsmen like Army Master Sgt. Michael Meredith, the senior human resources noncommissioned officer for the 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade, to overcome challenges faced when adopting a new member into their family.