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Kentucky Guardsman makes move to the Capital in support of the Commonwealth
February 16, 2022
— Over the past several years, leadership from the Kentucky Guard have picked up their lives to make D.C. their temporary home in support of the Commonwealth's mission. As Hart completes ILE in preparation for the next chapter of his career, it is evident that his work ethic, his pursuit of opportunity, and his voice will be essential for the organization's future for years to come...
Leading in the Guard requires more than just Bull$#!t.
January 31, 2022
— Guest Commentary by Lt. Col. Steve Mattingly, 138th Field Artillery Commander Successfully leading a part-time force requires authentic leaders that know their $#!T. The military profession is more accustomed to authoritarian leadership however the evolving nature of our American culture coupled with civilian competition for our volunteer force requires a paradigm shift for an authentic leader. The end goal of Army leadership hasn’t changed; inspire, influence, provide purpose, direction and motivation to accomplish a mission or improve your organization. The manner in which leaders lead is more critical now than ever...
National Guard leaders visit Kentucky Guardsmen
January 25, 2022
— National Guard Bureau Senior Enlisted Advisor Tony Whitehead and Army National Guard Command, Sgt. Maj. John T. Raines III, along with Kentucky’s State Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse Withers, Air National Guard Chief Master Sgt. James Tongate, met with Soldiers in Mayfield and Murray, Ky., to encourage the troops to share thoughts about their experience with the tornado response mission...
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...
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...
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...
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)...
DCO takes charge of the 138th Field Artillery Brigade
September 14, 2021
— The 138th Field Artillery Brigade honored Army Col. Andrew Bates as he relinquished command to his deputy commanding officer, Army Lt. Col. Steve Mattingly, during a change of command ceremony Sept. 12, at Brigade Headquarters in Lexington, Ky...
Kentucky Guard Engineers conduct Djibouti State Partnership training
September 8, 2021
— For over 25 years, through SPP, the National Guard has conducted military-to-military engagements in support of defense security goals, and leverages whole-of-society relationships and capabilities to facilitate broader interagency and corollary engagements; spanning military, government, and economic and social spheres. Kentucky maintains state partnerships with Djibouti and Ecuador...
Kentucky Soldier makes history as the state’s first National Guard drill sergeant
August 25, 2021
— Kentucky history was made on Fort Jackson in South Carolina when Staff Sgt. Mary Carter became the first Kentucky National Guard drill sergeant on June 25, 2021. ...
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...
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...
Ky. Guard supports new site capable of 4,000 daily COVID vaccinations
April 12, 2021
— The state’s largest drive-through clinic for COVID-19 vaccinations officially opened at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky, today with the help of 35 Airmen and Soldiers from the Kentucky National Guard...
Welcome Home for 70 medical professionals from year-long deployment
April 10, 2021
— Kentucky National Guard leadership joined friends and family to welcome home members of the 1163rd’s Medical Company Area Support unit from a year-long deployment in Poland at Bluegrass Airport in Lexington April 10th...
2-238th MEDEVAC Returns from Deployment
February 18, 2021
— We had Kentucky Guardsmen working tirelessly at almost every base across the country. Commanding a unit like this overseas in combat had its own set of challenges; Not only did our team have to maintain proficiency and readiness at our Forward Operating Base, but we also had to make sure our other soldiers were safe and well at their FOBs.”...
Kentucky Army National Guard hits recruiting numbers
December 21, 2020
— Within the National Guard, only 14 of the 54 states and territories made their enlisted mission. The Active Duty Army fell short of their enlistment goal...
Kentucky Army National Guard graduates four from Officer Candidate School
October 26, 2020
— Graduates of Officer Candidate School Class 62-20 included Larry Zuniga of Bowling Green, Dustin McKie-Miller of Lexington, and David Mutuse and Seth Weddle, both from Richmond, Ky. ...
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