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Kentucky Air Guardsmen featured in national ad campaign
December 31, 2021
— Three Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard are being highlighted in a new national ad campaign funded by the National Guard Bureau...
Kentucky Air Guard supports tornado recovery effort in Mayfield
December 23, 2021
— Seventeen Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard have completed a 10-day mission to Mayfield, Kentucky, to provide traffic control and security patrols as residents struggle to recover from a Category 5 tornado that carved a 220-mile-long path of destruction across five states Dec. 10 and 11, leveling much of this small town and leaving 76 people dead in Kentucky...
Kentucky’s 123rd Airlift Wing named top mobility flying unit in Air National Guard
December 5, 2021
— The Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Airlift Wing has been named the top mobility flying unit in Air National Guard for 2021, officials announced in Louisville, Kentucky, Dec. 5...
Kentucky Guardsmen talk with cub scouts
November 18, 2021
— Two Kentucky Army National Guard Soldiers belonging to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 138th Field Artillery Brigade, along with four Cadets from the University of Kentucky’s Reserve Officer Training Corps’ ‘Kentucky Rangers’ spent time demonstrating military equipment. At the event Soldiers showcased the iconic military Humvee and taught the Scouts how to fold and care for the American flag. ...
Kentucky Air Guard enters new era with arrival of C-130J Super Hercules aircraft
November 6, 2021
— Two new C-130J Super Hercules aircraft buzzed over the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 6, 2021, before taxing to stop on the flight line under the spray of water cannons while a crowd of Airmen cheered their dramatic arrival...
New technology reduces energy costs, improves air quality at Response Forces Facility
October 30, 2021
— The 123rd Airlift Wing’s recently dedicated Response Forces Facility features new air handling technology that can reduce energy use by up to 36 percent while improving air quality for occupants...
Official signing of the 2021 Kentucky National Guard Joint Labor-Management Agreement
October 28, 2021
— Members from the Association of Civilian Technicians (ACT) met with since promoted Maj. Gen. Hal Lamberton, Kentucky Adjutant General, for the official signing of the 2021 Kentucky National Guard Joint Labor-Management Agreement, Oct. 25, 2021, on Boone National Guard Center, Frankfort, Ky...
Soldiers participate in leadership engagement course
October 27, 2021
— The course intends to give leaders practical concepts and models to guide them toward better communication with their colleagues and practical engagement with their subordinates...
Jenkins, Blevins, Wariner named top Airmen for 2021
October 17, 2021
— Staff Sgt. Harrison Jenkins, Master Sgt. Jacob Blevins and Master Sgt. Duane Wariner have been selected as the Kentucky Air National Guard’s Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2021...
Last C-130H rolls down the stretch at Kentucky Air Guard
September 24, 2021
— The last C-130H aircraft assigned to the 123rd Airlift Wing departed the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 24, 2021, for its new home at the Delaware Air Guard...
Kentucky Air Guard supporting COVID fight at Louisville hospitals
September 14, 2021
— More than 40 members of the Kentucky Air National Guard reported to Baptist Hospital East in Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 14, 2021, to provide logistical support for medical staff fighting a rising tide of critically ill COVID patients...
Adams takes command of 123rd Contingency Response Group
September 12, 2021
— With family and colleagues looking on, Col. Ryan Adams assumed command of the 123rd Contingency Response Group during a ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Kentucky, Aug. 7, 2021...
Kentucky Air Guard completes mission to receive 11,000 Afghan evacuees
September 10, 2021
— Airmen from the 123rd Contingency Response Group returned to the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 8 after completing an 18-day mission at Volk Field, Wisconsin, to receive more than 11,000 Afghan evacuees arriving aboard military and civilian aircraft...
Kentucky Guard Engineers conduct Djibouti State Partnership training
September 8, 2021
— For over 25 years, through SPP, the National Guard has conducted military-to-military engagements in support of defense security goals, and leverages whole-of-society relationships and capabilities to facilitate broader interagency and corollary engagements; spanning military, government, and economic and social spheres. Kentucky maintains state partnerships with Djibouti and Ecuador...
Kentucky Air Guard plays key role in Afghan evacuation
September 3, 2021
— More than 40 members of the Kentucky Air National Guard have played a key role in the reception of evacuees arriving at Volk Field, Wisconsin, from Afghanistan since Aug. 22...
Bancroft assumes command of 123rd Airlift Wing
August 8, 2021
— Col. Bruce Bancroft assumed command of the 123rd Airlift Wing during a ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville on Aug. 7, 2021, accepting the wing’s guidon before an audience of more than 50 socially distanced family, friends and fellow Airmen...
123rd Airlift Wing earns 19th Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
August 7, 2021
— The Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Airlift Wing received its 19th Air Force Outstanding Unit Award during a ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky, Aug. 7, 2021, maintaining a lengthy record as the most decorated airlift unit in the U.S. Air Force...
123rd Airlift Wing dedicates new $8.9 million facility for response forces
July 30, 2021
— The 123rd Airlift Wing dedicated an $8.9 million building in Louisville, Kentucky, July 30, 2021, to house multiple units that respond to contingencies and disasters around the world...
Tongate assumes role as state command chief for Kentucky Air Guard
June 29, 2021
— Chief Master Sgt. James Tongate assumed responsibility as state command chief for Joint Force Headquarters—Air, Kentucky National Guard, during a ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky, May 15, 2021...
Kentucky Guard Celebrates 229th Birthday
June 24, 2021
— This is the first time the Kentucky Guard has publicly celebrated the date, according to Lt. Col. Stephen Martin, the State Director of Public Affairs, and Master of Ceremonies for the event...
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