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138th Field Artillery Brigade
Field Artillery participate in XCTC
July 15, 2023
— Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery Brigade, conducted numerous training events during their Exportable Combat Training Capabilities exercise June 16-30...
Kentucky Artillerymen step up, help battle buddy in need
August 15, 2022
— Three years ago, Spc. Akir Jackson was involved in an automobile accident in January 2019 and sustained a traumatic brain injury. Since the accident, he has been bound to a wheelchair and unable to walk. Recently, Jackson got a bigger motorized wheelchair but it was going to be too big to access his house and fellow Guardsmen stepped in to help...
Guard Soldiers train with Unmanned Aerial System team
July 22, 2022
— The RQ-11B Raven is a Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) that provides reconnaissance, surveillance, target acquisition and force protection for the battalion commander and below during day and night operations. The Raven is roughly 4.2 pounds and has a wingspan of 4.5 feet. It can operate up to 10km away depending on battery and signal strength but can also be handed off while in the air to another operator at a distant end. The video feed comes back to the team on the ground and then can be streamed through a Global Broadcast System (GBS) for command staff to watch live...
DCO takes charge of the 138th Field Artillery Brigade
September 14, 2021
— The 138th Field Artillery Brigade honored Army Col. Andrew Bates as he relinquished command to his deputy commanding officer, Army Lt. Col. Steve Mattingly, during a change of command ceremony Sept. 12, at Brigade Headquarters in Lexington, Ky...
Task Force Thunder returns to Louisville to support local law enforcement
September 28, 2020
— From Sept. 23-28, the Kentucky Guard formed a National Guard Response Force. Their mission was to augment LMPD and protect critical infrastructure sites, provide an official presence of support within the commonwealth, and enhance the safety of citizens in and around Louisville...
Mountain Warriors, Kentucky State Police, Louisville Metro Police Department work joint operation in Louisville
September 26, 2020
— Kentucky National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry, also known as the “Mountain Warriors,” augmented units from the KSP and Louisville Metro Police Department Saturday, Sept. 26, in an effort that may have saved lives by deterring an unlawful standoff at Jefferson Square Park. ...
Col. Bates takes command of the 138th Field Artillery Brigade
September 19, 2020
— The 138th Field Artillery Brigade honored Col. Ronnie Barnes as he relinquished command to Col. Andrew J. Bates during a change of command ceremony Sept. 19, at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky...
Morgan’s Men recognize 30 years since start of Gulf War
August 14, 2020
— Kentucky Army National Guard Soldiers came together to recognize and talk about their deployment as part of the Gulf War 30 years ago...
Day Two: Ky. National Guard Activated to Help Protect Kentuckians safety and maintain peace
May 31, 2020
— At the request of Gov. Andy Beshear and the Louisville Metro Police Department the Kentucky National Guard will continue to provide support in and around Louisville to help provide safety and protection to residents...
Kentucky Air Guardsmen integrate into 138th Field Artillery Brigade to support NATO training exercise in Germany
March 22, 2018
— Groves recently found himself serving in a position he’d never served in before. He was attached to the 138th Field Artillery Brigade as an Air Liaison Officer during Dynamic Front 18, a multinational field artillery training exercise held in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Groves was the lone Airmen among a formation of more than 100 Kentucky Army National Guard Artillerymen...
Harrodsburg locals prepare to honor fallen veterans
July 19, 2013
— These artillery pieces, provided by Lexington's 138th Fires Brigade, will serve to honor fallen veterans when the American Veterans’ Traveling Tribute Wall comes to Harrodsburg’s Anderson-Dean Park from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2, 2013, concluding with a 21-gun salute on the wall’s last day in town...
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