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Kentucky Guard Soldiers take part in leadership course
March 13, 2020
— Ranger instructors with the Warrior Training Center at Fort Benning worked in conjunction with the 238th Regional Training Institute to conduct a fast paced and challenging course that consisted of classroom training, situational training exercise (STX) lanes, land navigation and close quarters marksmanship...
Two of a Kind
December 18, 2019
— Twin brothers, Dwight and Donald Harlan reach the highest rank amongst warrant officers in the Kentucky National Guard...
Major General Logan Feland of the U.S. Marines owes roots to Kentucky State Guard
September 13, 2019
— While still attending college in 1885, Feland joined the military as a Private in Company D, (Latham Light Guards), 3rd Infantry Regiment, Kentucky State Guard in Hopkinsville. His brother, John, was the company’s First Lieutenant. While serving in Company D, Feland continually earned higher rank, though another officer peer, Jouett Henry, would eventually command the company...
Best Warrior Competition Highlights Kentucky Guard's Finest Soldiers
October 28, 2018
— Kentucky Guardsmen proved why they were deemed worthy to represent their respected brigades as they competed in the very challenging Best Warrior Competition (BWC) at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky., Oct. 25-29 to determine who would be the 2018 Soldiers of the Year...
Flags rise over Exercise Steppe Eagle opening ceremony
July 22, 2018
— Exercise Steppe Eagle is a premier multinational exercise focusing on peacekeeping and peace support operations, and enabling more than 800 participants to build relationships and mutual understanding across nations...
A glimpse into a Soldiers life – Operation Immersion 2018
May 11, 2018
— “How am I supposed to carry all of this. How do you open an MRE? We weren’t told to bring knives or scissors. I’ve been yanked out of my comfort zone. I can’t wait to eat a salad.”...
Selfless service drives Soldiers to heroic rescue
March 19, 2018
— Spcs. Casey Brandle and Justin Stinnett, both with the 206th Engineer Battalion, are credited with pulling 87-year-old David Hamilton from his vehicle after he lost control and drove into floodwaters, trapping him inside...
138th Completes Dynamic Front 18 NATO Training Exercise
March 19, 2018
— Those were the words of Lt. Col. Mike Woodson, training officer for the 138th Field Artillery Brigade, as he reflected on Dynamic Front 18. Soldiers of the 138th participated in the training exercise in Grafenwoehr, Germany. On Thursday, Brig. Gen. Scott Campbell visited the 138th to recognize the performance of the Soldiers who, when faced with a challenge, hit it head on and figured out the solution...
Kentucky Guardsmen complete pivotal overseas mission
November 13, 2017
— The 149th Military Engagement Team transferred authority to the Georgia National Guard’s 648th MET during a ceremony held, here, Sept. 6, 2017, signifying the successful completion of the Kentucky National Guard’s mission...
Guardsmen ruck for awareness
September 21, 2017
— Suicide over the years has had a massive effect on communities, households, units, companies and battalions. The Kentucky National Guard has been taking a lot of steps to make sure suicide doesn’t affect more people in the future...
Kentucky Guardsmen deploy for Hurricane Irma response operations
September 7, 2017
— Approximately 20 Soldiers from Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 238th Aviation (a company under 63rd TAB) deployed to the Virgin Islands with two UH-60 Blackhawks equipped for medical evacuations. Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron also deployed as part of Kentucky’s response to provide search and rescue...
Kentucky Guardsmen leave lasting mark on Exercise Steppe Eagle
August 16, 2017
— Steppe Eagle, a premier multinational exercise focused on peacekeeping and peace support operations, provided eight Kentucky Soldiers a chance to build relationships with partner nation militaries and assist as subject matter experts...
Joint exercise bolsters effectiveness of infantry, engineer units
July 27, 2017
— Side by side the 1123rd and 1/149th conducted an air assault mission to breach an obstacle and assault a target. Aviation assets from the 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade complimented the training event...
Kentucky celebrates two year state partnership with Djibouti
July 13, 2017
— Brig. Gen. Benjamin F. Adams III, Kentucky National Guard’s Land Component commander, and State Command Sgt. Major David Munden visited Djibouti June 23-28 to participate in several military to military engagements and help honor the country during the annual independence day parade. ...
US, Uzbek soldiers build new lines of communication
June 22, 2017
— U.S. Army Central Soldiers conducted a tactical communications military-to-military engagement with the Uzbekistan Armed Forces June 13-16, 2017, at the Tashkent Institute of Information Technologies in Tashkent, Uzbekistan...
State Chaplain uses diversity for common good
May 31, 2017
— He has served 30 years in the Active Army, Reserve and National Guard. Cho has been in the Kentucky Guard since 1996 as a traditional Guardsmen and was named state chaplain in October of 2013. He is also a full time pastor at his church in Radcliff and currently serves as a faculty member teaching courses in the Old Testament and Archaeology at undergraduate and graduate level institutions. ...
Motley promoted as first female CW5 in Kentucky Guard
May 21, 2017
— Stephanie Motley, a Blackhawk Helicopter Pilot, was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 5, in Frankfort, Kentucky May 21, becoming the first female to attain the highest warrant officer rank...
149th MET bolsters Army mission in Middle East
May 18, 2017
— The Soldiers of the 149th Military Engagement Team reached the midpoint of their overseas deployment in April 2017 after spending the last five months working with partner nation military members throughout the Arabian Peninsula, the Greater Levant, and Central and South Asia...
Senior leaders visit Kentucky Soldiers overseas
March 8, 2017
— Brig. Gen. Benjamin Adams III, Kentucky’s Director of the Joint Staff, and State Command Sgt. Maj. David Munden took the opportunity to visit with Soldiers in each unit, and they received a first-hand glimpse into each unit’s mission overseas...
Kentucky Air National Guard Airman assists Army ROTC in Djibouti
March 4, 2017
— Travelling across the globe to more than 42 countries were 1,300 Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets taking part in the U.S. Army Cadet Command's Cultural Understanding & Language Proficiency program. In the role of chaperone, Air Force Master Sgt. Brittany Ingram from the 123rd Airlift Wing, Louisville, Kentucky, was able to accompany a group of these college-age cadets to the Republic of Djibouti in the horn of Africa over the summer...
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