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  • 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
  • Fautz concludes military career spanning more than 30 years

    Chief Master Sgt. Martin E. Fautz was officially retired in a ceremony here June 10, concluding a military career that spanned more than 30 years.Lt. Col. Phillip Howard, who recently retired as commander of Kentucky’s 123rd Civil Engineer Squadron, took the stage to express his gratitude for the outgoing chief, who most recently served as
  • Kentucky’s state command chief retires after 35 years of service

    After more than 35 years of service to the Kentucky Air National Guard and U.S. Air Force, Chief Master Sgt. Jeffrey Moore was retired in a ceremony here May 20.Moore, the outgoing command chief master sergeant for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, received the Legion of Merit during the ceremony. The nation's seventh highest military honor reflects
  • Airmen prepare fresh baked goods for Kentucky Guardsmen

    The Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Services Flight in Louisville, Kentucky, recently was recognized as the best food service organization in the Air National Guard, due in part to hard-working staff such as the cooks who prepare fresh baked goods every Friday before Airmen arrive for monthly training here.
  • Kentucky Air Guard’s 123rd Services Flight wins best food service in the Air National Guard

    The Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Services Flight has won a prestigious award recognizing its food services as the best in the Air National Guard.The Senior Master Sgt. Kenneth W. Disney Award of Excellence was bestowed on the unit May 19 by the National Restaurant Association during the Military Foodservice Awards, held in Chicago.Master
  • McMorrow takes command of medical detachment at Kentucky Air Guard

    Lt. Col. Brian McMorrow accepted command of the Kentucky Air National Guard's 123rd Medical Group Detachment 1, CERFP, during an assumption-of-command ceremony here May 20.The CERFP — short for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield explosive Enhanced Response Force Package — is designed to provide immediate response capability