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Morgan’s Men recognize 30 years since start of Gulf War
August 14, 2020
— Kentucky Army National Guard Soldiers came together to recognize and talk about their deployment as part of the Gulf War 30 years ago...
Soldiers from the 617th Military Police Prepare for the Worst with CASEVAC training
August 12, 2020
— Soldiers of the 617th Military Police Company, Rear Detachment, and a UH-60 Black Hawk crew from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 147th Aviation Air Assault, conducted casualty evacuation training on Bluegrass Army Depot Aug. 12...
Army to have new weapons qualification standards
August 10, 2020
— The new Individual Weapons Qualification (IWQ) for Soldiers is expected to begin October 1, 2020, or fiscal year 2021...
1-623d Field Artillery helps qualify fellow Soldiers with live fire
August 7, 2020
— Soldiers from the 1-623r Field Artillery Battalion linked up with Advanced Leadership Course (ALC) students from the 238th Regimental Training Institute on Fort Knox, Kentucky, to conduct a live-fire training exercise...
Kentucky Guardsman wins Region III Best Warrior Competition
August 7, 2020
— Spc. Aydin T. Chester, a member of Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery in Carrollton, Ky., was announced the winner of the Region III Best Warrior Competition in Eastover, South Carolina...
Command teams learn about resilience training at Kentucky Horse Park
August 4, 2020
— Leaders from the Kentucky National Guard took part in a resilience-training demonstration at the Kentucky Horse Park, in Lexington, Ky., Aug. 4...
Checking Your Bias
July 30, 2020
— Equal Opportunity Representatives form units across the state participated in the Kentucky National Guards first ever statewide diversity training course on July 20...
Driver's training improves mission readiness for Infantry battalion
July 30, 2020
— Soldiers from India Company, 429th Brigade Sustainment Battalion, the logistical support company for 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry, hosted driver's training at Harold L. Disney Training Center in Artemus, Ky., July 28-30...
Engineers upgrade training site during annual training
July 28, 2020
— The 201st Engineering Battalion made a lasting impact on Hidden Valley Training Site by utilizing their military occupational specialty skills across each company...
First Chaplain of the Kentucky Militia – James Moore
July 28, 2020
— Reverend Moore is credited as one of the individuals who contributed to the development of music in Lexington, and perhaps Lexington’s first music enthusiast. When the Reverend Moore constructed Vaucluse on the Georgetown Pike, he personally supervised the creation of a parlor designed for recitals and musicales. It was a square room with a high ceiling and special material to provide the best acoustics possible. The room was flanked by two chambers, opening onto a recessed portico. Information on musical events at Vaucluse is lacking, but it seems likely that this room was filled with the strains of the best music Lexington could provide during receptions given by the Moore’s...
G1 Directorate helps Service Members identify opportunities in periods of economic uncertainty
July 22, 2020
— Through September, the G1 will host two new faces – Chaplain (LTC) Angela White of the 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade and Sgt. 1st Class Eric Merrell of the 149th Engineer Company, who are on full-time orders to support the Guard’s employment services. ...
Strength through diversity
July 13, 2020
— When Staff Sgt. Joy Floyd, of the 75th Troop Command in Louisville, Ky, attended basic training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma in 2014, she was randomly assigned a battle buddy. "We were in the classroom when they pulled us out," she said." The Red Cross was there and they told her that her grandmother had passed away."...
Medic twins help in COVID fight
July 9, 2020
— Twin brother and sister, Private First Class Lakin and Logan Festervan are medics with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry. They both recently graduated from basic training and their Advanced Individual Training, and have been working at the front gate checking temperatures of those working on BNGC, an opportunity presented to them from their readiness non- commissioned officer...
Kentucky picker recovers historical artifacts once belonging to Kentucky Guardsman, World War II prisoner of war (part 2 of 2)
July 1, 2020
— This article continues the story of Ernest L. Sampson, Jr., a former Harrodsburg Tanker that survived Japanese captivity during World War II...
Kentucky Guard stays in fight against COVID-19 with multiple Drive-Thru Test Sites
June 25, 2020
— Three months after the novel coronavirus outbreak hit the bluegrass state, Kentucky National Guard continues support at four COVID-19 Drive-Thru Test Sites (DTTS) in as many cities, including Bowling Green, Louisville, Shelbyville, and Lexington...
Kentucky picker recovers historical artifacts once belonging to Kentucky Guardsman, World War II prisoner of war (part 1 of 2)
June 19, 2020
— Several decades ago, Andrew M. Bryant, Jr., 72, discovered abandoned items from a World War II prisoner of war while rummaging a house in state of ruin near Harrodsburg, Kentucky...
Supreme Court Justice, former Adjutant General, changes view on arbitration, advances civil liberties and equality
June 19, 2020
— Supreme Court Justice, former Adjutant General, changes view on arbitration, advances civil liberties and equality...
Military Funeral Honors Team recognized for professionalism and dedication to service in our communities
June 17, 2020
— Four members of the Kentucky Army National Guard military funeral honors team were recognized during a small ceremony held at Boone National Guard Center in Frankfort, Ky., on May 21, 2020...
Ky. Guard to Assist with June 23 Primary Election amid COVID pandemic
June 14, 2020
— More than 200 Kentucky National Guard Soldiers and Airmen will assist local officials at polling locations around the state for Kentucky’s upcoming primary election day, June 23, as part of the state’s on-going response to the COVID-19 pandemic...
Message from Ky National Guard's Adjutant General
June 2, 2020
— I want to say thank you for your service to our state and our country in these unprecedented times. Our citizens needed us to respond to the ongoing response to COVID-19 across the commonwealth and most recently, to the events in Louisville...
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