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Kentucky University opens doors for Guardsmen
September 27, 2023
— Kentucky’s Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Hal Lamberton, was joined by NKU’s Interim President Bonita Brown, in signing the Memorandum of Understanding...
National Guard Armory named after NCO who served decades to the Guard
September 25, 2023
— Kentucky Army National Guard leadership, veterans, and family of Alpha Co. 1-149th Infantry Battalion gathered at the National Guard Armory in Harlan, Kentucky for the renaming and dedication of the armory on Sept. 21, 2023. The name change from the Harlan National Guard Armory to the 1st Sgt. Ottis W. Capps National Guard Armory was in honor of a first sergeant who dedicated decades of his career and life to making the armory a community gathering area and a home to infantry Soldiers...
Profile: Keeper of the shop Alice: 26 years of service with AAFES
September 21, 2023
— With the closure of the PX Express closing down for good in Frankfort, annex manager Alice Wilson will be retiring from AAFES and moving on to look for work elsewhere...
KYNG Elevates Aviation Day at Capital City Airport
September 17, 2023
— Aviation enthusiasts, families, and community members converged in Frankfort on September 16, 2023, to celebrate Aviation Day at Capital City Airport. In addition to the 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade (TAB), the event included Kentucky State Police (KSP), Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM), DreamFlight Charities, local aviation organizations, local police and fire units and others...
END OF AN ERA: Boone Center shoppette set to close after 24 years
September 15, 2023
— After more than 24 years of service to patrons visiting the headquarters for the Kentucky National Guard, the AAFES Post Exchange will close its doors for good. ...
Kentucky Air Guard fosters multi-capable Airmen with training for engineers
September 15, 2023
— Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Civil Engineer Squadron completed mission-ready training designed to promote the development of multi-capable Airmen...
More than 100 attend Kentucky National Guard Youth Camp
September 12, 2023
— More than 100 children and youth from Kentucky Army and Air National Guard Service members gathered for this year’s Kentucky National Guard Youth Camp in Nancy, Kentucky, from July 30 to August 4...
Air Force Special Warfare operators compete for title as top pararescuemen
September 7, 2023
— Special Warfare operators across the U.S. Air Force are in Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 3-9 to vie for the title of top pararescuemen during the 2023 PJ Rodeo...
New captain leads top artillery battery
September 7, 2023
— She recently took over as commander for the battery and during this year’s annual training, her Soldiers won the title of ‘Top Gun’ in May...
Dierfeldt named top field-grade physician in Air Guard
August 31, 2023
— Lt. Col. Daniel Dierfeldt, chief of aerospace medicine for the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Medical Group, has been named Air National Guard’s Field-Grade Physician of the Year for 2022...
Departure Ceremony for Kentucky Guardsmen deploying to Southwest Asia
August 14, 2023
— Friends, family, and the community gathered to bid farewell to more than 100 Kentucky National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 138th Field Artillery Brigade, “Kentucky Thunder,” at the Clive M. Beck Center on the Transylvania University campus Aug. 13...
Transforming Lives: Kentucky Youth ChalleNGe Program empowers the next generation
August 10, 2023
— The National Guard ChalleNGe Academy is a nationwide program designed to help at-risk youth. For 22 weeks, the cadets live, eat, and learn at the academy. Through the highly structured, quasi-military program, emphasis is placed on self-discipline, personal responsibility, and positive motivation. Students must meet military grooming standards, wear military-style uniforms and observe standard military customs and courtesies. ...
Kentucky Guard completes 120-county initiative
August 8, 2023
— Soldiers and community leaders met in Oldham County July 27, for the final installment of a statewide initiative gauging interoperability of state resources to respond to emergencies. Only three states in the Nation have more counties than Kentucky. Making it to each of the 120 in the commonwealth should be considered a tall feat; but that did not stop the Kentucky National Guard’s County Outreach team...
Guardsman assumes command, embarking on new active-duty leadership role
August 8, 2023
— History was made when Kentucky Army National Guard’s Maj. Gen. Bryan Howay took command of the active component’s First Army Division East at a ceremony held at Fort Knox, June 14. Prior to the change of command and change of responsibilities dual ceremony, Howay has been serving as acting commander of Division East since February 2023 while dual-hatted as the KYNG's director of the joint staff. ...
Kentucky National Guard honors U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers in armory renaming
August 3, 2023
— The Kentucky National Guard held a ceremony at the armory in Monticello, Kentucky, to honor U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers by renaming the armory in his honor on July 24, 2023. Speakers during the ceremony included Maj. Gen. Hal Lamberton, Mr. Rocky Adkins, and U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers...
More than flying: One Kentucky officer's story
July 31, 2023
— As a first-generation Soldier and aviator in her family, she is pioneering an Army career while also balancing her civilian career as a nurse. After speaking with a friend from nursing school who was also in the Guard, Frederick decided to join the Kentucky National Guard in 2018. ...
Kentucky Infantry officer promoted to brigadier general, receives first salute from his son
July 27, 2023
— Kentucky Army National Guard Col. Joseph D. Lear was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in a ceremony held at the Boone National Guard Center in Frankfort, July 26...
Flynn concludes 28 years of service to Air Force, Air National Guard
July 21, 2023
— Col. David Flynn retired from the Kentucky Air National Guard during a ceremony at the 123rd Airlift Wing in Louisville, Kentucky, May 20, concluding a distinguished career that spanned more than 28 years...
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...
Air Defender 23 provides joint training for 123rd Contingency Response, German Luftwaffe
July 6, 2023
— A 123rd Contingency Response Element from the Kentucky Air National Guard deployed to Wunstorf Air Base, Germany, in June to provide base operations support and cargo distribution for exercise Air Defender 2023...
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