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Kentucky Guardsmen cross state lines for Operation Patriot Press
August 4, 2021
— The unit safely transported the 625,000 pounds of explosive ordinance between Paducah Ky., the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) in McAlester, Ok., and the Naval Support Activity (NSA) in Crane, In., during Operation Patriot Press...
Long assumes responsibility of Mountain Warrior battalion
July 31, 2021
— Command Sgt. Maj. Will Long was joined with family and honored guests as he assumed responsibility of 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry during a ceremony held at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, July 31...
123rd Airlift Wing dedicates new $8.9 million facility for response forces
July 30, 2021
— The 123rd Airlift Wing dedicated an $8.9 million building in Louisville, Kentucky, July 30, 2021, to house multiple units that respond to contingencies and disasters around the world...
TAG hands out Award for Excellence
July 21, 2021
— Brig. Gen. Haldane B. Lamberton, Kentucky's Adjutant General, presented Lt. Col. Noy Boriboune, commander of the 41st Civil Support Team (CST) an award for their outstanding performance on their intense security inspections in a ceremony on Boone National Guard Center July 19...
Maintenance University sharpens skills with joint training in Puerto Rico
July 18, 2021
— More than 130 Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard completed a week of intensive aircraft maintenance training in Puerto Rico June 12-18, 2021, honing proficiencies in a joint field environment while avoiding the distractions of home station...
Ky. Guard reaches new COVID milestone with UofL ending drive-thru testing and vaccination site
July 1, 2021
— The Kentucky National Guard has been working alongside the University of Louisville since March of 2020 in the fight against COVID. On June 20, 2021, a ceremony marked a new milestone when UofL Health closed its drive-thru testing and vaccination site in downtown Louisville, Kentucky...
Kentucky Guard Engineers awarded top Platoon, Company
July 1, 2021
— Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 206th Engineers won the Itschner Award for best Engineer Company and 2nd Lt. John Cecconi of 207th Engineer Construction Company won the Munson Award for best Engineer Platoon in the Army National Guard...
June 30, 2021
— For more than twenty years, Col. Jesse Huff, the outgoing preventive medicine officer for the Kentucky Army National Guard Medical Detachment, has been collecting ticks to prevent tick-related Soldier illness and support national-level scientific studies on the species...
Tongate assumes role as state command chief for Kentucky Air Guard
June 29, 2021
— Chief Master Sgt. James Tongate assumed responsibility as state command chief for Joint Force Headquarters—Air, Kentucky National Guard, during a ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky, May 15, 2021...
75th Troop Command supports SOUTHCOM during Tradewinds exercise
June 26, 2021
— After more than a year of planning, 75th Troop Command, Kentucky National Guard, executed the largest U.S.-led multinational training exercise in the Caribbean this year, serving as the headquarters for base camp operations during Tradewinds 2021, June 11-26...
Kentucky Guard Celebrates 229th Birthday
June 24, 2021
— This is the first time the Kentucky Guard has publicly celebrated the date, according to Lt. Col. Stephen Martin, the State Director of Public Affairs, and Master of Ceremonies for the event...
123rd CRG completes successful U.S. TRANSCOM training mission with U.S. Army
June 24, 2021
— More than 100 Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group joined approximately 50 Soldiers the U.S. Army’s 690th Rapid Port Opening Element to participate in Operation Lone Oak, a U.S. Transportation Command Turbo Distribution exercise held June 7-12, 2021...
SOS Riverboat Cruise returns
June 13, 2021
— About 300 friends and family members from five states enjoyed the cruise along with a meal, music, and fun hosted by Northern Kentucky’s B&B Riverboats. The day is designed to recognize the surviving family members of military service members who have given their lives to defend our nation...
Special Tactics troop from Kentucky Air Guard earns Airman’s Medal for heroism
June 12, 2021
— A special operations Airman in the Kentucky Air National Guard was awarded the Airman’s Medal in a ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky, June 12, 2021, for voluntarily risking his own life to save others while responding to a car crash near Louisville on the night of Nov. 16, 2018...
Kentucky National Guard field artillerymen treat former unit members to Fort Knox live-fire exercise
June 11, 2021
— Bryan Brown, who had served with the 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery Regiment from 1999 to 2016, joined about 50 other former 138th field artillerymen, at the invite of leaders, to witness a Paladin live-fire exercise June 11...
63rd Theater Aviation Brigade Change of Command
June 11, 2021
— Col. Gary D. Lewis relinquished the 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade command to Col. Michael D. Armstrong during a change of command ceremony at the Army Aviation Support Facility on Boone National Guard Center, Frankfort, Ky., June 5, 2021...
Kentucky’s Workhorse Battalion makes a difference at Camp Kamassa
June 7, 2021
— The Workhorse Battalion’s mission in Crystal Springs was the ongoing construction of Camp Kamassa, Mississippi’s first, fully-accessible, year-round camp facility for children and adults with serious illness, physical and mental challenges and other special needs...
Governor Beshear, Kentucky National Guard remember the fallen
May 31, 2021
— Soldiers and civilians gathered outside Boone National Guard Center at the Fallen Soldier Memorial for their annual Memorial Day ceremony May 31, 2021...
Brig. Gen. Hal Lamberton is inducted into UK ROTC Wall of Fame
May 27, 2021
— Distinguished guests, Cadre, Soldiers, family, and friends welcomed the Kentucky National Guard Adjutant General, Brig. Gen. Hal Lamberton to Barker Hall on May 14, 2021, for his induction onto the University of Kentucky Reserve Officer Training Corps Wall of Fame...
Bee Rife Osborne: Kentucky National Guard’s First Military Aviator
May 27, 2021
— On May 18, 1918, the first American-built airplane took to the skis over the Romorantin Aerodrome outside of Paris, France, at its controls was a native of Woodford County, Kentucky, Captain Bee Rife Osborne. The significance of this historic first flight of an American aircraft piloted by an American officer was an indication to her allies and enemies that American was truly and completely commented to the war effort, with men, material and industry...
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