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A look back at top stories of 2016

Dec. 29, 2016 | By sraymond
Kentucky National Guard Staff Report
VIRIN: 161228-N-ZY298-17858
2016 will go down as another successful year for the Kentucky National Guard. We have continued to answer the call of our nation and our commonwealth in times of need. As your hometown defense force, we responded to winter storms and wildfires while augmenting local law enforcement at various events throughout the year. As Soldiers and Airmen, we deployed hundreds of Kentucky Guardsmen in support of U.S. military operations around the globe. And in keeping with a unique mission of the National Guard, Kentucky Citizen-Soldiers further developed domestic and international partnerships to the benefit of the commonwealth, the nation and foreign allies. The following are several of our top stories of 2016 based on your response:

State partnerships thriving for Kentucky Guard

New patch on shoulders of Kentucky Soldiers

Kentucky Infantrymen play enemy role in joint training exercise

Bluegrass Medical IRT provides 13,000 medical services to Western Kentucky residents

Guardsman first female fire-support specialist Army-wide

Kentucky CERFP assists Oregon in Cascadia Rising

Kentucky Air Guard engineers help renovate school in Moldova

149th MET deploys to Middle East

Kentucky air crews conclude wildfire fight

Construction Soldiers deploy to Middle East

Thank you to our friends, families, employers and all those who support the Citizen-Soldiers of the commonwealth. Here's to a successful 2017.


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