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  • Kentucky Air Guardsman earns Air Force Cross for valor in Afghanistan

    Tech. Sgt. Daniel P. Keller, a combat controller in the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron, was awarded the Air Force Cross during a ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky, Aug. 13, 2019, for his heroic actions on a battlefield in Afghanistan.
  • Bullard named executive director of Ky. Commission on Military Affairs

    Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed retired Brig. Gen. Steven Bullard as executive director of the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs, effective Aug. 16. The post was previously held by Col. Blaine Hedges, a retired U.S. Army officer who served in the role since 2016.
  • President Trump arrives at Kentucky Air Guard Base

    President Donald Trump greets supporters as he arrives at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., Aug. 21, 2019. Trump was in town to speak at an AMVETS convention and attend a fundraiser for Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s re-election campaign. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Dale Greer)
  • Special ops officer named assistant adjutant general in Ky. Air Guard

    Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Wilkinson became the commonwealth’s new assistant adjutant general for Air during a ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Kentucky, Aug. 11, 2019.
  • Air Guard director awards Distinguished Service Medal to Hurst

    The director of the Air National Guard, Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, presented the Distinguished Service Medal to Brig. Gen. Warren H. Hurst, Kentucky’s assistant adjutant for Air, during a ceremony at the Kentucky National Guard Base in Louisville, Kentucky, Aug. 10, 2019.
  • Air Guard director briefs Airmen, tours 123rd Airlift Wing

    Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, director of the Air National Guard, met with Airmen from the 123rd Airlift Wing and toured the Kentucky Air National Guard Base during a visit to Louisville on Aug. 10, 2019.
  • Air Force chief of staff tours Kentucky Air National Guard

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein toured the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Kentucky, Aug. 10, meeting with Airmen and learning about the unique mission sets of the 123rd Airlift Wing.
  • Chief of staff bestows Distinguished Flying Cross on Ky. Air Guardsman

    U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein bestowed the Distinguished Flying Cross on Lt. Col. John “J.T.” Hourigan during a ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base here Aug. 10, praising the pilot’s “exceptional airmanship under duress.”
  • 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
  • 123rd Airlift Wing completes first ‘fly-away’ self-inspection

    The 123rd Airlift Wing completed Charred Barrel, a groundbreaking readiness exercise June 22-25, 2019, involving 235 Kentucky Air National Guardsmen and two C-130 Hercules aircraft.
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