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Bancroft assumes command of 123rd Airlift Wing
August 8, 2021
Col. Bruce Bancroft (center) accepts the 123rd Airlift Wing guidon from Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Wilkinson (left), Kentucky’s assistant adjutant general for Air, during a ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., Aug. 7, 2021, formally recognizing Bancroft’s assumption of command of the wing from Col. David Mounkes (right). Mounkes, who had served as wing commander since 2016, has been named director of policy for air operations, plans and programs at Joint Forces Headquarters—Kentucky. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Dale Greer)

123rd Airlift Wing earns 19th Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
August 7, 2021
Col. David Mounkes (right), outgoing commander of the 123rd Airlift Wing, pins a streamer representing the wing’s 19th Air Force Outstanding Unit Award to the wing guidon during a ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., Aug. 7, 2021. The award, which is bestowed on the top 10 percent of all units, recognizes the wing’s outstanding achievement across a full spectrum of operations, from homeland disaster response to the war effort overseas, between October 2017 and September 2019. No other airlift unit in the United States Air Force — active duty, Guard or Reserve — has earned 19 AFOUAs. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Dale Greer)

123rd Airlift Wing dedicates new $8.9 million facility for response forces
July 30, 2021
Current and retired members of the 123rd Airlift Wing, joined friends and family for the dedication of a new Response Forces Facility at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., July 30, 2021. The 28,000-square-foot building will house the 123rd Security Forces Squadron, the 123rd Contingency Response Group, a Fatality Search and Recovery Team, and a medical detachment for the state’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Phil Speck)

Maintenance University sharpens skills with joint training in Puerto Rico
July 18, 2021
Master Sgt. Chuck Rodgers (right), a propulsion elements supervisor from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Maintenance Squadron, and Staff Sgt. Mike Hasson, an aerospace maintenance craftsman from the same unit, install engine panels on a C-130 Hercules at Muñiz Air National Guard Base in Carolina, Puerto Rico, on June 13, 2021, as part of Maintenance University. More than 130 Airmen from the Kentucky Air Guard’s 123rd Airlift Wing trained on career-specific proficiencies during the intensive week-long course. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Phil Speck)

Ky. Guard reaches new COVID milestone with UofL ending drive-thru testing and vaccination site
July 1, 2021
Maj. Tiffany Campbell, officer-in-charge of a Kentucky National Guard team that has supported a drive-thru COVID testing and vaccination site for 15 months, speaks during a ceremony to mark its closure in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, on June 30, 2021. The Guard has assisted medical staff from the University of Louisville with 17,160 COVID tests and the vaccination of more than 145,230 citizens. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Phil Speck)

Tongate assumes role as state command chief for Kentucky Air Guard
June 29, 2021
Chief Master Sgt. James Tongate stands at attention to accept his new role as state command chief of the Kentucky Air National Guard during a ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., May 15, 2021. Tongate previously served as human resource advisor for the 123rd Airlift Wing. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Chloe Ochs)

Special Tactics troop from Kentucky Air Guard earns Airman’s Medal for heroism
June 12, 2021
Brig. Gen. Hal Lamberton (left), the adjutant general for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, pins the Airman’s Medal to the uniform of Master Sgt. Daniel Keller, a combat controller in the 123rd Special Tactics Squadron, during a ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., June 12, 2021. Keller earned the award for heroism in recognition of his actions to save human life following a traffic accident near Louisville in 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua Horton)

Cecil concludes 24-year Kentucky Air National Guard Career
May 1, 2021
Chief Master Sgt. Shaun P. Cecil, chief enlisted manager for the 123rd Civil Engineer Squadron, speaks to audience members during his retirement ceremony April 10, 2021, at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky. Cecil's career spanned 24 years. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Clayton Wear)

Kentucky Air Guard kicks off 2021 Thunder air show
April 19, 2021
A member of the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron executes a high-altitude, low-opening parachute jump into Bowman Field in Louisville, Ky., April 17, 2021 to open the Thunder Over Louisville air show. The annual event featured more than 20 military and civilian aircraft. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Dale Greer)

Kentucky Air Guard to open Thunder Over Louisville air show with special tactics jump
April 16, 2021
Special operators from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron parachute into the Ohio River from a C-130 aircraft during the Thunder Over Louisville air show in Louisville, Ky., April 21, 2018. The squadron, which is comprised of combat controllers, pararescuemen, special operations weathermen and special tactics officers, will perform a similar jump during this year's Thunder air show. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Lt. Col. Dale Greer)

Ky. Guard supports new site capable of 4,000 daily COVID vaccinations
April 12, 2021
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Morgan Thomas of the Kentucky Air National Guard directs traffic at Kentucky’s largest drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Ky., April 12, 2021. More than 30 Soldiers and Airmen from the Kentucky Army and Air National Guard are providing direct support to the clinic, which can vaccinate up to 4,000 patients a day. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Dale Greer)

Kentucky Air Guard flies 92.5 tons of relief supplies to Texas
February 26, 2021
Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard deliver relief supplies to Abilene, Texas Feb. 23, 2021,  following a winter storm that left millions without electricity or potable water for days. The supplies, flown aboard a C-130 Hercules aircraft from the Louisville, Kentucky-based 123rd Airlift Wing, include food and bottled water. (U.S. Air National Guard photo)

KYANG Public Affairs sweeps Media Contest
December 31, 2020
Master Sgt. Rudy Parsons, a pararescueman with the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron, and Callie, his search and rescue dog, participate in Patriot North, an annual domestic operations exercise designed to provide natural disaster-response training at Volk Field, Wis., July 17, 2019. Callie is currently the only search and rescue dog in the Department of Defense. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Horton)

123rd Mission Support Group welcomes new commander
December 18, 2020
Col. George H. Imorde III (center), incoming commander of the 123rd Mission Support Group, receives the group’s guidon from Col. David Mounkes (left), commander of the 123rd Airlift Wing, during a change-of-command ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., on Nov. 14, 2020. Imorde previously served as the 123rd Security Forces Squadron commander and antiterrorism officer for the 123rd Airlift Wing. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Horton)

Long-term health care receives Guard support during pandemic
November 20, 2020
Kentucky Guard supports long-term health care facilities during COVID-19

Kentucky Guard members participate in joint force HIRAIN mission
August 17, 2020
623d FA HIRAIN 2020

Kentucky Air National Guard Family Readiness Program recognized as best in the Air National Guard
March 4, 2017
Master Sgt. Brittany Ingram, an Airman from the 123rd Airlift Wing Louisville, Kentucky, shows the plaque given to her by the group of U.S. Army Reserve Officer Corps cadets that she accompanied to Djibouti, Africa over the summer as a cadre member for the U.S. Army Command’s Cultural Language and Proficiency program.

Kentucky Air National Guard Airman assists Army ROTC in Djibouti
March 4, 2017

Airmen from the 123rd Airlift Wing support the 58th Presidential Inauguration
March 4, 2017
More than 7, 000 Soldiers and Airmen from throughout the country, including about 1,000 from the Commonwealth of Pa., assembled to provide crowd management, traffic control, emergency services, and communication and ceremonial duties for the event

Kentucky Air National Guard Airman assists Army ROTC in Djibouti
March 4, 2017
One of the reasons the Airman and Family Readiness Program is being recognized is because of the multiple family activities it sponsors on base

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