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  • TEC celebrates Black History Month with a special guest speaker

    MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn.— The Training and Education Center welcomed Rev. Dr. Harold Middlebrook to speak to the Airman Leadership School and Non-Commissioned Officer Academy on Friday. Middlebrook, a pivotal figure for the civil rights movement, and the East Tennessee community

  • Illinois National Guard Honors Former Guardsman Abe Lincoln

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois National Guard recognized its most notable militiaman and 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, during a ceremony at his tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery Feb. 12, the 215th anniversary of his birth.Army Brig. Gen. Mark Alessia, director of the Illinois

  • Services trains, tests, and serves up a Hot lunch on a Cold Day in February

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska  -- Eielson Air Force Base recently experienced temperatures of -40 and colder, and the 168th Wing Force Support Squadron Food Services personnel were outside in the harsh elements, testing and preparing their Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen Trailer to support the

  • Virginia Airmen Conduct Engineer Exchange in Tajikistan

    DUSHANBE, Tajikistan – Virginia National Guard Airmen assigned to the 203rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers, 192nd Wing, conducted an engineer exchange with Republic of Tajikistan military and law enforcement personnel Jan. 22-26.The exchange in Tajikistan

  • Guard Vice Chief Emphasizes Cyber Readiness During Maine Visit

    BANGOR, Maine - The National Guard’s motto is “Always Ready, Always There,” and for one group of Maine National Guardsmen, being “there” is a loose term with no specific battlefield or location in mind. Being ready is a constant for the small collection of specialized Soldiers and Airmen who operate

  • Kentucky Guard Hosts Ecuadorian Military for Leader Engagement

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Senior Kentucky National Guard leaders welcomed military personnel from the Armed Forces of Ecuador in a State Partnership Program exchange Jan. 30-Feb. 1.Eight senior officials representing Ecuador’s Army, Navy, and Air Force heard and saw what the Kentucky National Guard was

  • Groves awarded Legion of Merit for expert leadership of maintenance group

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- U.S. Air Force Col. Ash Groves was awarded the Legion of Merit during a ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base Dec. 10, recognizing his superior performance as commander of an aircraft maintenance unit.Groves, who currently serves as director of Air Staff at Joint Force

  • Serbian military visits 121st Air Refueling Wing

    RICKENBACKER AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ohio -- Recently, five Members of the Serbian Military Medical Academy visited the 121st Air Refueling Wing at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base, Ohio, as part of the National Guard State Partnership Program. The Serbian visitors consisted of Col. Aleksandar