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  • Last C-130H rolls down the stretch at Kentucky Air Guard

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The last C-130H aircraft assigned to the 123rd Airlift Wing departed the Kentucky Air National Guard Base here today for its new home at the Delaware Air Guard.On site to see it off were dozens of maintainers, aircrew and a former crew chief for the aircraft, which is named after Kentucky Derby winner Exterminator.Chief Master
  • Airlift Wing dedicates new $8.9 million facility for response forces

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The 123rd Airlift Wing dedicated an $8.9 million building here Friday to house units that respond to contingencies and disasters around the world.The two-story, 28,000-square-foot Response Forces Facility, located on the grounds of the Kentucky Air National Guard Base, will serve as the new home of the 123rd Security Forces
  • Kentucky Air Guard flies 92.5 tons of relief supplies to Texas

    Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard have spent the past five days flying relief supplies into Texas following a winter storm that led to the near-collapse of the electrical grid, leaving millions without heat or water for days.
  • Kentucky Air Guardsmen deploy to Persian Gulf region

    More than 70 members of the 123rd Airlift Wing here deployed to the Persian Gulf today in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.
  • CSAF bestows Distinguished Flying Cross on Kentucky Air Guardsman

    Hourigan distinguished himself by extraordinary achievement while serving as commander of a C-130 Hercules aircraft on July 15, 2016, narrowly recovering the aircraft from a potentially fatal descent following a catastrophic mechanical failure.
  • Kentucky Air Guard is home to only search and rescue dog in DoD

    In 2010, Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard deployed to Port-au-Prince, the capital and most populous city of Haiti, in response to a magnitude 7 earthquake that impacted millions. “With the destroyed airfields, it was difficult for many government organizations to land aircraft and provide assistance,” said Master Sgt. Rudy Parsons, a
  • Former Kentucky Air Guardsman receives Air Force's top medal for valor

    A seven-foot bronze statue stood prominently over a sea of multi-colored berets, flanked by the chief of staff of the Air Force and the service’s newest Air Force Cross recipients during a ceremony here April 20.
  • Kentucky Air Guard to participate in USAF 70th Anniversary air show

    Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard will perform three demonstrations during the Thunder Over Louisville air show Saturday, April 22, giving hundreds of thousands of spectators the opportunity to witness a cargo airdrop, a high-altitude, low-opening parachute demonstration, and a helocast deployment of special operators. This year’s show will commemorate the U.S. Air Force and Kentucky Air National Guard’s 70th anniversaries, according to Maj. Josh Ketterer, air show coordinator for the Kentucky Air Guard.

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