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Kentucky Air Guard enters new era with arrival of C-130J Super Hercules aircraft
November 6, 2021
— Two new C-130J Super Hercules aircraft buzzed over the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 6, 2021, before taxing to stop on the flight line under the spray of water cannons while a crowd of Airmen cheered their dramatic arrival...
C-130J Super Hercules aircraft being prepped for debut at Kentucky Air Guard
November 5, 2021
— Two new C-130J Super Hercules aircraft are being readied in California to join the Kentucky Air National Guard fleet as maintainers apply distinctive artwork to the planes’ exterior paint in preparation for their debut in Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 6...
Kentucky Guard Displays Versatility and Professionalism
November 4, 2021
— Since August 31, 2021, Kentucky National Guard Soldiers and Airmen have augmented hospital staff across the Commonwealth performing non-clinical tasks during a COVID-19 pandemic surge. Soldiers arrived at The Medical Center at Bowling Green not knowing what tasks they might be asked to complete, and within a few short days, began functioning as though they were seasoned employees of the hospital...
New technology reduces energy costs, improves air quality at Response Forces Facility
October 30, 2021
— The 123rd Airlift Wing’s recently dedicated Response Forces Facility features new air handling technology that can reduce energy use by up to 36 percent while improving air quality for occupants...
Official signing of the 2021 Kentucky National Guard Joint Labor-Management Agreement
October 28, 2021
— Members from the Association of Civilian Technicians (ACT) met with since promoted Maj. Gen. Hal Lamberton, Kentucky Adjutant General, for the official signing of the 2021 Kentucky National Guard Joint Labor-Management Agreement, Oct. 25, 2021, on Boone National Guard Center, Frankfort, Ky...
Enlisting an officer: one Soldier's story of perseverance
October 28, 2021
— On Sept. 24, 2021, in a room packed with family, friends, and respected colleagues at Bowman Field Armory, Gonzalez ended his 16 years of military service as an enlisted service member to begin his officer career...
Soldiers participate in leadership engagement course
October 27, 2021
— The course intends to give leaders practical concepts and models to guide them toward better communication with their colleagues and practical engagement with their subordinates...
Kentucky Guard leaders break ground for new headquarters
October 26, 2021
— Kentucky Guardsmen and state leadership were on hand as ground was broken for the new Joint Force Headquarters building on Boone National Guard Center Oct. 26. The building has been twenty years in the making will be the first structure in the history of the Kentucky National Guard built solely for command and control of the KYNG...
Guardsman mechanic pursues future as a nurse
October 25, 2021
— Mobilized due to COVID-19 to augment Pikeville Medical Center staff handling non-clinical duties, Sgt. Janay McClain with the 2061st Multi-Role Bridge Company is taking her love in helping others to a new level...
Kentucky National Guard Veteran restores howitzer
October 20, 2021
— A retired Kentucky National Guard member returned a decommissioned Howitzer to its former glory on Boone National Guard Center in Frankfort, Ky., during the summer of 2021...
Ky. Guard ramps up COVID vaccination for Troops
October 19, 2021
— More than 600 vaccines were administered to Army and Air Guardsmen over the weekend. As of Monday, Oct. 18, approximately 70 percent of the force have received their first vaccination and 58 percent have received their second vaccination...
Jenkins, Blevins, Wariner named top Airmen for 2021
October 17, 2021
— Staff Sgt. Harrison Jenkins, Master Sgt. Jacob Blevins and Master Sgt. Duane Wariner have been selected as the Kentucky Air National Guard’s Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2021...
The Kentucky National Guard welcomes its newest officers at the State Capitol
October 6, 2021
— Family members, friends and fellow Guardsmen were in attendance for the officer commissioning ceremony inside the rotunda of the State Capitol building Sept. 27. Eight officer candidates from Officer Candidate School Class 63-21 became the Kentucky National Guard’s newest second lieutenants...
First-Gen immigrant teaches Kentucky’s newest officers
October 6, 2021
— Capt. Timothy Wang was just twelve years old when he and his family immigrated from China to the United States. He and his family left so that his father could pursue higher education and start a new life in the U.S. They sold everything they had in China and left their previous lives behind. Now, Wang is an officer candidate school instructor at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center (WHFRTC) in Greenville, Ky. In his prolific military career, Wang has served as both a non-commissioned officer in the Marine Corps and as a commissioned officer in the National Guard, first in Kansas, and now in Kentucky...
Guardsmen share ideas during state conference
October 6, 2021
— Soldiers and Airmen of the Kentucky National Guard gathered at the Sloan Convention Center for the 90th National Guard Association of Kentucky (NGAKY) Conference, Oct. 2, 2021. The Guardsmen who are members of the association come together annually for professional development and to discuss career and operational updates. Each member can provide a voice from Kentucky to elected officials in Washington, D.C...
Charge of the Forlorn Hope
October 6, 2021
— The “Charge of the Forlorn Hope” during the Battle of the Thames on November 5, 1813, was one of the most heroic events in the annals of Kentucky’s Military History, in which twenty Kentuckians rode in the face of an enemy to certain death, to attract their fire, so that their companions might make an advantageous assault...
Cyber Shield is a Kentucky kind of thing
September 29, 2021
— This year, cyber professionals from the Kentucky National Guard, the Commonwealth Office of Technology, Louisville Metro Government, and law enforcement partners all joined the cyber fight...
Last C-130H rolls down the stretch at Kentucky Air Guard
September 24, 2021
— The last C-130H aircraft assigned to the 123rd Airlift Wing departed the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 24, 2021, for its new home at the Delaware Air Guard...
Newly appointed first sergeant credits Kentucky National Guard for life success
September 22, 2021
— Carter recently reflected on his life and military service from a makeshift office near the U.S. Capitol grounds, where he joined more than 140 Kentucky National Guard Soldiers who volunteered to support civilian law enforcement, a mission that began in the lead up to the 59th Presidential Inauguration in January...
Kentucky's Army 10-Miler
September 15, 2021
— This year's race was open to Soldiers and Airmen, their families, and the local community. The runners could run or ruck the entire ten miles or do shorter versions of 10k (6.1 miles) or 5k (3 miles)...
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