Tag: Kentucky National Guard

Bettering our Communities
June 11, 2016

Kentucky CERFP assist Oregon in Cascadia Rising
June 8, 2016
Cascadia Rising simulates a 9.0-magnitude earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone, which tests the Oregon and Kentucky National Guard’s CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) ability to work alongside local, state and federal first responders and public safety officials during a disaster response effort.

Operation Immersion
May 23, 2016
Operation Immersion offers participants the opportunity to experience the stresses that Soldiers encounter during basic training, mobilization, deployment, and demobilization. (

Family Readiness Group Volunteers Honored at Keeneland
April 24, 2016
Keeneland Horse Park

Combat medics get refresher training and more
November 18, 2015
According to the sustainment training staff, this practical exercise and the use of UH-60 Black Hawk medevac helicopters is unique to the Kentucky National Guard

Earning the title 'Best Warrior'
November 6, 2015
Winners are Spc. Jacob Heath, Soldier of the Year; Sgt. Christopher Cole, NCO of the Year; and 1SG Josh Baker, Senior NCO of the Year.

Proud of the Progress - Former aviation maintenance operator excited for future of new AASF
October 19, 2015
Kentucky National Guard's Army Aviation Support Facility

Kentucky Guardsmen compete in biathlon finals
March 5, 2015
As first time competitors, the Kentuckians only fear was finishing last in the races.

National Guard commemorates last War of 1812 battle
January 9, 2015
The 2nd Kentucky were part of a living history encampment near Chalmette Battlefield with hundreds of other reenactors for the weekend of events.

Task Force Summit’s commander inducted into Order of Saint Barbara
January 5, 2015
Watts, who commanded the Task Force in Afghanistan, was inducted into the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara Dec. 13, 2014.

Kentucky Airmen return from West Africa mission
November 19, 2014
The Airmen had just returned from a deployment to West Africa.

Churchill Downs, Humana, Kentucky Guard support Survivors Day at the Races
November 2, 2014
Surviving family members of fallen U.S. service members are joined by Heather French Henry, commissioner of Kentucky’s Department of Veterans Affairs, the vice chief of the National Guard, Lt. Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel, Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Edward W. Tonini in the winners’ circle at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Nov. 4, 2014, to present a trophy to the winning jockey of a race race named in honor of the fallen. The families gathered at the track for the fifth annual Survivors Day at the Races organized by Survivors Outreach Services.

Kentucky Guardsmen deploy to West Africa
October 3, 2014
Kentucky Guardsmen Deploy to West Africa

Kentucky Guard honors newest officers, warrant officers
September 7, 2014
Kentucky honors newest officers, warrant officers

Kentucky Guardsmen help secure Valhalla for 96th PGA
August 10, 2014
More than 40 Guardsmen assisted Louisville Metro Police Department with security details at the club for the PGA Championship.

Kentucky Guardsman carries on father's legacy
June 8, 2014
Staff Sgt. Thomas Clemons at the unit's armory in Leitchfield, Ky., June, 8, 2014. Clemons enlisted into the same unit his father served in before his death in Iraq in 2006.

103rd Brigade Support Battalion Headquarters gets new leadership
March 8, 2014
Curdie, a former Marine and current Kentucky Army National Guardsman residing in Barbourville, Ky., assumed Command from Capt. Anthony Travis of Elizabethtown, Ky.

Kentucky Guard's First Female Chaplain in 25 years
February 21, 2014
White is the first female chaplain with the Kentucky Guard in 25 years.

Kentuckians honor the cost of freedom on Labor Day weekend
September 6, 2013
Mattingly and his wife , both longtime residents of Harrodsburg, Ky., decided to begin a massive undertaking to bring the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall to Harrodsburg after seeing the Wall years earlier. The effort, which culminated in a holiday weekend from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2, 2013 that teemed with emotional tributes to American heroes, involved numerous dedicated local volunteers and generous donors.

Harrodsburg locals prepare to honor fallen veterans
July 19, 2013
In addition to the cannons being on display with traveling wall and other planned tributes, local soldiers will provide an honorary guard for the wall during its three-day stay in Harrodsburg.

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