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  • Air Force secretary praises Kentucky Air Guardsmen for role in hurricane relief operations

    The Secretary of the Air Force praised Airmen from the 123rd Airlift Wing for their support of hurricane relief operations during a visit to the Kentucky National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., Sept. 8, 2017.
  • Kentucky Guardsmen deploy for Hurricane Irma response operations

    Soldiers from the Kentucky Army National Guard's 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade departed from the Kentucky Air National Guard Base here yesterday for the Caribbean to assist with rescue and recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irma.Approximately 20 Soldiers from Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 238th Aviation, deployed to the Virgin Islands with
  • Kentucky Air Guard deploys two aircraft and 14 more Airmen for Hurricane Harvey relief operations

    Two C-130 Hercules aircraft and 14 more Airmen deployed from the Kentucky Air National Guard Base here tonight to fly humanitarian aid and airlift evacuation missions in Texas following unprecedented flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.
  • Kentucky and Oregon Air Guard Special Tactics Airmen save lives in Hurricane Harvey aftermath

    To assist in rescue efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, 38 Special Tactics Airmen from the Kentucky and Oregon Air National Guard have been deployed to Southeast Texas to provide critical disaster relief.Airmen with the 123rd and 125th Special Tactics Squadrons are exercising their personnel rescue and global access capabilities to
  • Kentucky and Mississippi Air Guardsmen establish air hub for Hurricane Harvey response

    Airmen from the Kentucky and Mississippi Air National Guard established an aeromedical evacuation and air cargo hub here yesterday, attaining mission-capable status within hours of their arrival at George Bush Intercontinental Airport.With the local area under severe flooding, hospitals overwhelmed, and the need for patients to relocate to
  • 43 more Kentucky Air Guardsmen deploy for Hurricane Harvey rescue operations

    Forty-three additional Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard departed here for Texas yesterday to assist with Hurricane Harvey rescue operations, including aeromedical evacuations.An eight-person assessment team from the 123rd Contingency Response Group deployed aboard a Kentucky Air Guard C-130 aircraft at 1:15 p.m. Aug. 29, en route to
  • Kentucky Air Guardsmen deploying for Hurricane Harvey rescue operations

    Eighteen Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron deployed from Louisville Aug. 27 for Texas, where they will assist with rescue and recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
  • CE renovates Maine Scout facility

    About 30 civil engineers from the Kentucky Air National Guard began renovating a Boy Scout camp here along with other service members June 18 in a two week-long training exercise.According to Chief Master Sgt. Dwayne Lee, project manager from March Air Reserve Base, Calif., the operation was an Innovative Readiness Training endeavor, which provides
  • Newest Kentucky Air National Guard Airmen enlist at the Kentucky State Fair

    Col. David Mounkes (left), commander of the 123rd Airlift Wing, administers the oath of enlistment to swear in the newest members of the Kentucky Air National Guard at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville, Ky., on August 24, 2017. The new Airmen, pictured from left to right, are Jonathan Brierly, Munich Mercado and Danielle Norman. They will be
  • Connection saves lives: be there to help prevent suicide

    You can make a difference for someone struggling with suicidal thoughts with as little as eye contact and a friendly smile, an arm around the shoulder, or a kind word at the right time. Everyone has a role to play in preventing suicide, a key theme of the Department of Defense’s #BeThere Campaign, which encourages making a difference through every
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