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Kentucky Air National Guard
New wing chaplain returns to his roots for Air Guard ministry
July 16, 2022
— The Kentucky Air Guard’s newest chaplain, Capt. James Detwiler, is a native of Eminence, Kentucky, who spent four years on active duty before returning home to provide religious ministry to Airmen in the Commonwealth...
Churchill Downs honors fallen Kentucky Guard Special Tactics Airman
July 4, 2022
— Churchill Downs honored a fallen Kentucky Air National Guardsman in Louisville, Ky., June 12, 2022, staging a thoroughbred horse race in his name as part of military appreciation day...
Kentucky National Guard celebrates 230th birthday
June 27, 2022
— Airmen and Soldiers from across the Commonwealth gathered in Louisville, Kentucky, June 24, 2022, to celebrate the 230th birthday of the Kentucky National Guard, one of the nation’s oldest state militias...
Decker promoted to brigadier general as KYANG chief of staff
June 17, 2022
— Mary S. Decker, chief of staff for Joint Force Headquarters—Air, Kentucky National Guard, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general during a ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky, June 11, 2022...
Names of 13 fallen Soldiers added to Kentucky National Guard Memorial
June 1, 2022
— The names of 13 fallen Soldiers were added to the Kentucky National Guard Memorial during a ceremony in Frankfort, Kentucky, May 30, 2022, recognizing their ultimate sacrifice in defense of freedom...
Guarding Thunder over Louisville: a Behind the Scenes Look at the Kentucky National Guard's Involvement in one of the State's Most Significant Annual Events
April 30, 2022
— On April 23rd the Louisville waterfront hosted the 33rd annual Thunder Over Louisville in coordination with the Kentucky Derby Festival. The Kentucky National Guard supported the event in several capacities from the air and on the ground. This is a behind-the-scenes story of the KYNG Thunder Over Louisville mission...
Thunder air show draws large crowds for 75th Air Force celebration
April 25, 2022
— Hundreds of thousands of spectators lined the banks of the Ohio River on April 23 for the annual Thunder Over Louisville air show, which marked its return with more than 30 aircraft to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Air Force...
Air Force Vice Chief of Staff inspires next generation of cadets to serve
April 25, 2022
— Gen. David W. Allvin, Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, encouraged the military’s next generation of leaders to remain flexible and embrace innovation during a reception held at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky, April 22...
Aircraft arrive at Kentucky Air Guard Base for Thunder air show
April 21, 2022
— Military aircraft began arriving at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Kentucky, April 21, 2022 for this weekend’s Thunder Over Louisville air show, including the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demo Team...
Walker promoted to major general in Capitol Rotunda ceremony
April 14, 2022
— Charles M. Walker, the Kentucky Air National Guard’s chief of staff, was promoted to the rank of major general during a ceremony held in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort, Kentucky, March 12, 2022...
Ecuadorian Army’s demining effort gets new, updated equipment
April 11, 2022
— Ecuadorian civil engineers recently welcomed a team of Air National Guard, active duty Air Force and civilian personnel from U.S. Southern Command to observe, train and equip a battalion of demining soldiers...
Kentucky Air Guardsmen rescue drowning infant
April 7, 2022
— Three Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron saved the life of a drowning infant at the Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center in Louisville, Kentucky, March 15, 2022...
Ky. Air Guard Public Affairs earns 4 more national awards, eclipsing triple-digit mark
March 30, 2022
— Public Affairs specialists from the Kentucky Air National Guard earned four awards of excellence in the 2021 Air National Guard media contest, the National Guard Bureau announced March 24, bringing their total number of national honors to 103...
Kentucky Air Guard special tactics Airmen train for arctic warfare in Sweden
March 29, 2022
— Fifteen Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard recently completed an arctic warfare training course during two weeks of field exercises at the Swedish Subarctic Warfare Center...
Ewing, Wright, Zena named Kentucky Air Guard’s Airmen of the Year for 2021
March 12, 2022
— Senior Airman Xavier Ewing, Tech. Sgt. Elijah Wright and Master Sgt. Andrew Zena will be honored at a banquet in Louisville, Kentucky, March 12 as the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 2021 Airmen of the Year...
Thunder air show returns to banks of Ohio River with KYANG aircraft
March 5, 2022
— The Thunder Over Louisville air show will return to the banks of the Ohio River April 23 for the first time in three years with a salute to the United States Air Force, organizers announced in Louisville, Kentucky, March 3...
Kentucky Air Guardsman recalls Evansville crash 30 years later
February 28, 2022
— Steve Bullard remembers the morning of Feb. 6, 1992 with perfect clarity. That day, the former Kentucky Air National Guard navigator was pulled off a fatal C-130B Hercules training flight just minutes before takeoff. ...
Air Guard director meets Airmen at 123rd Airlift Wing
January 13, 2022
— The director of the Air National Guard arrived in style at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Kentucky, Jan. 7, landing aboard a new C-130J Super Hercules being delivered from the Lockheed-Martin factory in Marietta, Georgia...
Kentucky Air Guard logs many firsts in Sentry Storm
December 31, 2021
— More than 20 members of the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group participated in a unique training exercise here involving members from across the Department of Defense in July...
Kentucky Air Guard Security Forces strengthen skills in Colorado
December 31, 2021
— Thirty-three Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Security Forces Squadron travelled to Fort Carson, Colorado, May 17 to strengthen their specialized skills during nine days of field exercises. ...
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