• Kentucky Air Guard trains in Sweden for arctic warfare

    GRUBBNäSUDDEN, Sweden – Fifteen Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard completed an arctic warfare training course during two weeks of field exercises at the Swedish Subarctic Warfare Center.The combat controllers, pararescuemen, special reconnaissance personnel, search, evasion, resistance and

  • Kentucky Air Guardsmen featured in national ad campaign

    LOUISVILLE, KY -- Three Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard are being highlighted in a new national ad campaign funded by the National Guard Bureau.The campaign, titled “Serve Your Way,” was created by GSD&M, a marketing and advertising company, and features video commercials, radio spots

  • Kentucky Air Guard completes tornado response mission

    MAYFIELD, Ky. – Seventeen Kentucky Air National Guard Airmen completed a 10-day mission to control traffic and provide security as residents struggled to recover from a Category 5 tornado that carved a 220-mile path of destruction across five states Dec. 10-11, leveling much of this small town and

  • C-130J aircraft prepped for debut at Kentucky Air Guard

    PORT HUENEME, Calif. – Maintainers are putting the finishing touches on two new C-130J Super Hercules aircraft that will join the Kentucky Air National Guard fleet in Louisville this weekend.Artwork being applied to the aircraft includes the Air National Guard emblem, the U.S. flag, a decal denoting

  • Maryland, Kentucky Guard partner to build homes for vets

    TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Members of the 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard, and the 123rd Airlift Wing, Kentucky Air National Guard, helped build homes for Cherokee veterans in Tahlequah as part of the Defense Department's Innovative Readiness Training program, or IRT."These homes will be a change in

  • 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 Air Guard helps fight COVID at Louisville hospitals

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – More than 40 members of the Kentucky Air National Guard reported to Baptist Hospital East Sept. 14 to provide logistical support for medical staff fighting a rising tide of critically ill COVID patients.They're among 310 Kentucky Army and Air National Guardsmen who were activated

  • Kentucky Air Guard plays key role in Afghan evacuation

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – More than 40 Kentucky Air National Guard members have played a key role in the reception of evacuees arriving from Afghanistan since Aug. 22.The Airmen, all from the Louisville-based 123rd Contingency Response Group, deployed to Wisconsin Aug. 21 and began supporting airfield