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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...
Training awards handed to top Units
March 5, 2021
— The Unit Training Readiness Awards Program is the G3 (Operations) selection of the Battalion-level element boasting the best units measured in areas that are specific to training and contribute directly to overall individual or collective training readiness...
Crossing Over-One Soldier’s journey from enlisted to officer
February 25, 2021
— Once Command Sergeant Major, now 1st Lieutenant, Daniel Truex, Maneuver and Support Officer for the 198th Military Police Battalion and soon to be the executive officer for the 617th Military Police Company, is an example of taking on challenges and pursuing a goal no matter the obstacles...
Kentucky Guardsmen Support Greatest Generation
February 19, 2021
— Sayre is a nonprofit senior living community that provides housing, rehabilitation, and long-term nursing care. They serve all levels of care; from independent, assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care, and long-and-short-term care. They have been open to the public since 1983...
Trust the Process - Lessons learned from Vanessa Guillen Investigation at Fort Hood
February 17, 2021
— This is a commentary by 1st Sgt. Darrell Brookins, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment. In April of 2020, Spc. Vanessa Guillen was allegedly sexually harassed, and later murdered on post at Fort Hood, Texas. The programs we have in place to protect Soldiers failed her. We, as Soldiers, must better that process to ensure trust throughout our ranks. This is a commentary by 1st Sgt. Darrell Brookins, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment...
Leading Leaders from the 2020 General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award Recipients
February 3, 2021
— The MacArthur Leadership Award is presented to Officers & Warrant Officer grade leaders that display the qualities of duty, honor, and county. Capt. Justin Gilliam & Chief Warrant Officer 2 David Burnett of the Kentucky Army National Guard was awarded the prestigious honor on Dec. 11, 2020. This honor comes from years of hard work and dedication...
Kentucky Fire Fighters deploy to Eastern Europe
February 2, 2021
— The 177th FFT, belonging to the 206th Engineer Battalion, is slated to deploy to Eastern Europe in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel...
Kentucky National Guard continues security effort in Washington, D.C.
January 28, 2021
— Based out of Richmond, Ky., volunteers from the 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade have been charged with overseeing the mission and will assist in protecting property and providing a safe environment for citizens to exercise their right to peacefully assemble and protest. Federal and local authorities have requested continued National Guard support following the conclusion of the 59th Presidential Inauguration...
Kentucky's River Raisin Battle Flag: A forgotten relic from the War of 1812
January 22, 2021
— If you talk to U.S. Military members about their feelings towards these flags, they may share with you their opinion or a remarkable story. You should expect an initial silence, once asked, as the individual takes a moment to reflect on some significant event or time in their military career where they were personally affected by their sight, or perhaps while gathering thoughts to share their meaning of the flags...
Kentucky Guard Supports 59th Presidential Inauguration
January 21, 2021
— Kentucky Guardsmen augmented U.S. Capitol Police, supported the Department of Energy to screen for potential hazardous substances, conducted Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) mass casualty decontamination operations, and emergency medical trauma care. Personnel supporting the inauguration included Soldiers and Airmen from the 1-149th Infantry, 138th Field Artillery Brigade, 41st Civil Support Team (CST), CBRN Enhanced Response Force-Package (CERF-P), 123rd Medical Detachment, Air Guard Food Service Support, and Chaplain Corps...
Kentucky National Guard supporting security effort in Washington, D.C.
January 14, 2021
— The Kentucky National Guard will send approximately 270 personnel to the National Capitol Region this weekend to assist civilian law enforcement with security operations leading up to the Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday...
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...
The story of James Tandy Ellis, 26th Kentucky Adjutant General
January 1, 2021
— This is the story of J. Tandy Ellis, the 26th Adjutant General, and his historic showing as "Tandy Claus."...
Q and A with Ky. Guardsman appointed top job with First Army
December 8, 2020
— Recently the director of the Joint Staff, Brig. Gen. Bryan Howay, was selected to be the deputy commanding general for First Army West. The Public Affairs Office sat down with him to get his thoughts on what the opportunity means to him and what his role will entail...
November 9, 2020
— 1st Lt. Bryan Fuller, the assistant S2 (Intelligence, security, and information operations) for the 138 Field Artillery Brigade and community president of first Southern National Bank (on the civilian side) is also a baseball player. In early 2020 Fuller found out about the opportunity to play baseball and compete again through an old college friend of his from Campbellsville University where he played baseball for 4 years as a relief pitcher...
Kentucky Legion Brigade hosts Army 10-Miler Virtual Run
November 4, 2020
— Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, they dispersed the annual Army 10-Miler (ATM) competition--traditionally held in Washington, D.C.--to different hosting sites worldwide. Participants registered for the event online and submitted their scores using a phone application once they completed the run...
The extraordinary life of James Arthur Kehoe, Kentucky’s 31st Adjutant General
November 2, 2020
— In 1912 and at the age of 16, Kehoe believed he was destined to study law. On his way to Harvard University, he happened to visit his brother, William, who at the time was a Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. He became enamored with the Army and soon changed his vocation...
Kentucky National Guard, Blue Grass Airport crash for emergency response training
October 20, 2020
— On Sept. 10, the KYNG emergency response team met with Blue Grass Airport’s first responders and practiced preparedness by answering the call to a fake accident staged on the WestLex runway at the Lexington airport. With many possible what-if scenarios, this training focused on how the team would respond to a collision involving civilian and military aircraft...
John Brown's raid and the establishment of the Kentucky State Guard
October 14, 2020
— John Brown's raid was an effort by abolitionist John Brown and his compatriots to initiate an armed slave revolt in October 1859, by taking over the United States Arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Va...
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