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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 and practical engagement...
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 Guard unit hosts 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. ...
Mountain Warriors, Kentucky State Police, Louisville Metro Police Department work joint operation in Louisville
September 26, 2020
— Kentucky National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry, also known as the “Mountain Warriors,” augmented units from the KSP and Louisville Metro Police Department Saturday, Sept. 26, in an effort that may have saved lives by deterring an unlawful standoff at Jefferson Square Park. ...
Heroism at home in India for Kentucky Guardsman
September 15, 2020
— For Spc. Jayendra Patel, learning this military occupational specialty became an opportunity to do more than feed his fellow Guardsmen...
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...
Ky. Guardsmen respond to Iranian ballistic missile attack
May 29, 2020
— Iranian news agencies said ballistic missiles were fired at Al Asad Air Base and at the Air Base at Erbil in retaliation for the death of Major General Qasem Soleimani...
Meet Ky’s 32nd Adjutant General, 1927-1931
May 28, 2020
— William Henry Jones, Jr., Kentucky’s 32nd Adjutant General, was born May 25, 1895, in the community of Freedom, where his parents made their life together...
Kentucky Air Guardsmen integrate into 138th Field Artillery Brigade to support NATO training exercise in Germany
March 22, 2018
— Groves recently found himself serving in a position he’d never served in before. He was attached to the 138th Field Artillery Brigade as an Air Liaison Officer during Dynamic Front 18, a multinational field artillery training exercise held in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Groves was the lone Airmen among a formation of more than 100 Kentucky Army National Guard Artillerymen...
Steppe Eagle 17 continues partnership for US, UK, Kazakhstan
April 6, 2017
— Medical and communication operations are two of 19 tasks covered during Koktem, phase one of Exercise Steppe Eagle, which took place March 31 to April 11, 2017, at Illisky Training Center, Kazakhstan...
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