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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...
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...
75th Troop Command supports SOUTHCOM during Tradewinds exercise
June 26, 2021
— After more than a year of planning, 75th Troop Command, Kentucky National Guard, executed the largest U.S.-led multinational training exercise in the Caribbean this year, serving as the headquarters for base camp operations during Tradewinds 2021, June 11-26...
Kentucky Guard Strike Teams support Kentucky Department of Corrections
May 27, 2021
— COVID-19 vaccinations are in full swing in the Commonwealth, and the Kentucky National Guard continues to play a major role in their distribution...
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...
Kentucky Guard Assists with Vaccine Rollout
March 6, 2021
— Soldiers from the Kentucky Army National Guard supported civilian medical specialists at a COVID-19 vaccination site in Bowling Green, March 12...
COVID-19 Vaccines now available for Guard members
January 11, 2021
— The Moderna vaccine was picked up by the Kentucky National Guard and they have started administering it to troops...
Kentucky Army & Air Guard COVID-19 2020 Response
January 6, 2021
— COVID-19 and the onset of a global pandemic have forced us to retreat in our daily lives. For many, this has been a year of loss, struggle, uncertainty, and agitation. However, through a time of mandatory social distancing, the call to respond to the community has never been higher for the men and women that serve the Commonwealth. Commentary from Sgt. Jesse Elbouab...
Long-term health care receives Guard support during pandemic
November 20, 2020
— Adding to a historical year, the Kentucky Guard continues to rescue our communities in need. This time, Airmen and Soldiers are joining hands with several understaffed long-term health care facilities to protect the lives of residents at these locations...
Governor Beshear visits Kentucky Guard, tours COVID-19 protective equipment warehouse
September 14, 2020
— In March 2020, the state experienced its first spike in positive COVID-19 cases sparking the need for sterile and disposable personal protective equipment (PPE). On Sept. 14, along with First Lady Britainy Beshear and several staff members, Governor Andy Beshear visited troops and toured the PPE storage warehouse in Frankfort...
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 Guardsmen balance civilian employment with COVID-19 activation
May 12, 2020
— The Kentucky National Guard has been called upon to lend hands to numerous agencies in response to this coronavirus pandemic and over 800 Soldiers and Airmen have responded to help...
Guard Celebrates National Nurses Week
May 6, 2020
— Nurses have been a major part of responding to COVID-19 across the country over the past few months as well as being a key piece of the Kentucky National Guard’s efforts in the commonwealth. These frontline workers deserve much praise and recognition...
Local Food Banks able to continue services with Guards help
April 23, 2020
— Local area food banks have been affected by COVID-19. More than 100 Kentucky Guardsmen stepped in to help Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland (FAKH) food bank...
63rd Theater Aviation Brigade Supports COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing Site
April 16, 2020
— For the first time in the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s history, the Kentucky Army National Guard is collaborating with both the public and private sector to establish a Drive Thru Testing Site (DTTS) at Franklin County Fairgrounds in Frankfort, Ky...
Kentucky Guard Supports first State Drive-Thru Testing Site
April 13, 2020
— Members of the Kentucky Army National Guard began providing logistical support to local agencies at Kentucky’s first COVID-19 drive-thru test site at the Franklin County Fairgrounds, starting April 13, 2020...
Kentucky Guardsmen lend hand at local food banks
April 7, 2020
— More than 70 Soldiers from around the State joined the COVID-19 response by helping at “no touch” food banks that serve donated food to hungry families Apr. 7. They helped pack bags and boxes of food, moved pallets and loaded up cars in Lexington, Louisville, Elizabethtown, Covington and another location in Northern Kentucky, Wilder...
Kentucky Guardsman help with call center
March 31, 2020
— Kentucky National Guard Soldiers with the 1163rd Medical Company and Airmen with the 123rd Medical Group augment the COVID-19 Call Center to manage data collection and case management Mar. 31...
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