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Kentucky Air Guard Security Forces strengthen skills in Colorado
December 31, 2021
— Thirty-three Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Security Forces Squadron travelled to Fort Carson, Colorado, May 17 to strengthen their specialized skills during nine days of field exercises. ...
Kentucky Air Guardsmen featured in national ad campaign
December 31, 2021
— Three Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard are being highlighted in a new national ad campaign funded by the National Guard Bureau...
Key Leaders visit troops in western Kentucky
December 29, 2021
— Several leaders from Kentucky National Guard took time to visit the Soldiers who are continuing work in western Kentucky after the holidays Dec. 28. The Soldiers of the 1123rd Sapper Company and the 223rd Military Police Company continue to conduct health and welfare checks at homes that are just getting electricity as well as manning traffic control points in downtown Mayfield, Ky., while contractors conduct clean up...
Kentucky Air Guard supports tornado recovery effort in Mayfield
December 23, 2021
— Seventeen Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard have completed a 10-day mission to Mayfield, Kentucky, to provide traffic control and security patrols as residents struggle to recover from a Category 5 tornado that carved a 220-mile-long path of destruction across five states Dec. 10 and 11, leveling much of this small town and leaving 76 people dead in Kentucky...
December 17, 2021
— Four Kentucky Soldiers jumped into action after they heard tornadoes hit the western part of Kentucky Dec. 10...
"We Just Went" - Kentucky Guardsman jumps into action to help neighbors
December 14, 2021
— One of those guardsmen activated, Spc. Zach Neisz, a resident of Dawson Springs living only about 8 miles north of where the tornadoes touched down...
Leaders visit Soldiers activated for help in the wake of deadly tornadoes
December 14, 2021
— Kentucky’s State Command Sergeant Major, Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse Withers and State Chaplain (Col.) Jay Padgett the visited Soldiers at various locations impacted by recent tornados in Graves County, Ky., Dec. 14...
Kentucky Aviator recognized for four decades of service
December 14, 2021
— Chief Mattox currently serves as the as the only qualified UH-60 Maintenance Examiner, a Maintenance Test Pilot, Instructor Pilot, and Instrument Examiner on both models of Blackhawk aircraft presently in Kentucky Aviation...
Guard Assists After Record Tornado in Mayfield, Ky.
December 13, 2021
— Over 300 Kentucky Air and Army National Guardsmen have been activated in support of tornado relief in various locations to include Mayfield and Dawson Springs, Ky. on December 11th, 2021. Members of the 123rd Airlift Wing’s Search and Rescue Team, the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP), and the 438th Military Police Company have mobilized to the region for search and rescue missions, road clearing and law enforcement support. ...
Kentucky Guardsmen participate in leader’s course
December 9, 2021
— The two-day, course-integrated, Four Lenses training, resiliency training, and team- building event is designed to make leaders look inward to find out more about themselves, and use that information to be better leaders...
Kentucky Soldiers awarded for their work during pandemic
December 6, 2021
— Representatives with Sayre Christian Village senior living community presented six service members from the 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade the LeadingAge Kentucky Distinguished Service Award and the Guardian Angel Award during a ceremony at the Army Aviation Support Facility hanger on Boone National Guard Center Dec. 2...
Kentucky’s 123rd Airlift Wing named top mobility flying unit in Air National Guard
December 5, 2021
— The Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Airlift Wing has been named the top mobility flying unit in Air National Guard for 2021, officials announced in Louisville, Kentucky, Dec. 5...
Kentucky infantry company deploys to Horn of Africa with Virginia National Guard
November 28, 2021
— Kentucky National Guard senior leaders and honored guests joined family and friends at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky, Nov. 27, 2021, to honor approximately 150 Soldiers of Somerset-based Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry Regiment as they left Kentucky and entered federal active duty...
The Eighth Kentucky and the Battle Above the Clouds
November 24, 2021
— Every war has its iconic images or photographs, capturing for posterity, depicting a moment defining a battle or conflict. During the Second World War, one such moment was captured on February 23, 1945, with the Stars and Stripes being raised over Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima, by five Marines. Just over eighty years before this event, six Union Soldiers from Kentucky, were captured in a photograph accomplishing a similar mission atop Lookout Mountain, located near Chattanooga, Tennessee, during what would become known as the “Battle Above the Clouds.” ...
Kentucky National Guard documented in Kentucky visual history series
November 23, 2021
— Soldiers and Airmen of the Kentucky National Guard will be featured in a photo series documenting Kentuckians, to include Soldiers training at Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky., in November 2021. James Southard, a fine arts photographer with the Kentucky Documentary Photographic Project (KDPP), wanted to include the Kentucky National Guard in the visual history series after conducting his own research on his father’s military career. ...
More than art
November 22, 2021
— Chaplain (Capt.) Gregory Christopher Granderson is the state support chaplain full-time and drills with the 206th Engineer Battalion, 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. ...
November 19, 2021
— Kentucky's Best Warrior Competition is a series of events held over four days to test a Soldier's fitness, technical knowledge, and combat skills. The winners are awarded the opportunity to compete in Spring 2022 at the regional level...
Kentucky Guardsmen talk with cub scouts
November 18, 2021
— Two Kentucky Army National Guard Soldiers belonging to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 138th Field Artillery Brigade, along with four Cadets from the University of Kentucky’s Reserve Officer Training Corps’ ‘Kentucky Rangers’ spent time demonstrating military equipment. At the event Soldiers showcased the iconic military Humvee and taught the Scouts how to fold and care for the American flag. ...
Kentucky JAG officers promote to colonel on same day
November 17, 2021
— “To my awareness, there’s never been an occasion in the Kentucky Army National Guard that we have promoted two JAG officers on the same day to full Colonel,” remarked Maj. Gen. Haldane Lamberton, The Adjutant General...
Ky. Guard achieves COVID vaccination milestone
November 10, 2021
— More than 250 vaccines were administered to Army and Air Guardsmen over the weekend. As of Wednesday, Nov. 10, approximately 91 percent of the force have received their first vaccination, and 73 percent received their second vaccination...
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