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Cyber Shield is a Kentucky kind of thing
September 29, 2021
— This year, cyber professionals from the Kentucky National Guard, the Commonwealth Office of Technology, Louisville Metro Government, and law enforcement partners all joined the cyber fight...
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...
Newly appointed first sergeant credits Kentucky National Guard for life success
September 22, 2021
— Carter recently reflected on his life and military service from a makeshift office near the U.S. Capitol grounds, where he joined more than 140 Kentucky National Guard Soldiers who volunteered to support civilian law enforcement, a mission that began in the lead up to the 59th Presidential Inauguration in January...
Kentucky's Army 10-Miler
September 15, 2021
— This year's race was open to Soldiers and Airmen, their families, and the local community. The runners could run or ruck the entire ten miles or do shorter versions of 10k (6.1 miles) or 5k (3 miles)...
Kentucky Guard Soldiers take part in AXE fitness camp
September 15, 2021
— Around 30 Soldiers participated in the Kentucky National Guard’s Attack Exercise through Education or “AXE” camp, at Boone National Guard Center, Sept. 7-10, 2021. The ‘AXE’ camp is based off of the Army’s Holistic Health and Fitness program (H2F) and ran by Lt. Col. Eddie Simpson, the camp officer in charge and deputy brigade commander for the 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT). The cadre in charge of leading instruction during the week are Guardsmen who are master fitness trainers for their units and/or are civilian-certified fitness personnel...
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...
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...
TAG helps remember 9/11 after twenty years
September 13, 2021
— The event was held at Healing Field in Lawrenceburg City Park. Members of the official party included the master of ceremonies, Tim Martinez, Lawrenceburg Police Chief Bryan Taylor and State Representative James Tipton. ...
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...
September 11, 2021
— Today we hold in remembrance those we lost in the attacks on September 11, 2001. Beginning at 8:46 a.m., Flight 11 crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center, and 17 minutes later, Flight 175 struck the south tower. A third flight, Flight 77, hit the Pentagon at 9:37 a.m. Passengers of the fourth and final passenger airplane, Flight 93, learned about the deliberate attacks and would take back control of the plane, forcing it to impact in a field in western Pennsylvania. The nation learned shortly after that these were terroristic attacks on Americans from 19 terrorists linked to al-Qaeda. In total, 2,977 people were killed because of the hijackings...
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...
“To Meet the Enemy on Any Element”
September 10, 2021
— On February 8, 1813, Oliver Hazard Perry was ordered to Sacket’s Harbor, New York, for duty on Lake Erie. Once he arrived at Erie, Pennsylvania, he began setting in motion his campaign on Lake Erie. Today, few Kentuckians know of the role Kentucky’s Militia played in Perry’s ultimate victory on September 10, 1813, at the Battle of Lake Erie. ...
Kentucky Guard and affiliates celebrate Diversity and Inclusion Day
September 9, 2021
— The event's theme, "Diversity of Hearts and Minds," was an overall success. It featured a guest speaker, live music, a 5K run, service booths from across the organization, and a USO-sponsored lunch...
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...
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