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  • 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.
  • Meyer named top aerial porter in Air National Guard

    Tech. Sgt. Sarah Meyer, an aerial porter with the Kentucky Air Guard’s 123rd Logistics Readiness Squadron, has been recognized as the top air transportation journeyman in the Air National Guard.
  • Blankenship named NCO of the Year for ANG Region 3

    Staff Sgt. Danielle Blankenship, a logistics plans journeyman for the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Logistics Readiness Squadron, has been named Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year for Air National Guard Region 3.
  • Ky. Air Guard returns from D-Day mission in France

    Two C-130 Hercules aircraft and more than 30 Airmen from the Kentucky Air Guard’s 123rd Airlift Wing arrive at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., June 11, 2019, after participating in a week-long event in France for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The D-Day invasion, formally known as Operation Overlord, turned the tide of World War II in the European theater.
  • Ky. Air Guard completes airdrops in France for D-Day 75th anniversary

    The Kentucky Air National Guard performed seven flyovers and helped airdrop nearly 1,000 U.S. and Allied paratroopers over hallowed ground in Normandy, France, in June 2019 as part of the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
  • Maintenance University educates Airmen from four states

    More than 270 Air National Guardsmen from multiple states completed four days of intensive training here May 19 to 22, honing their aircraft maintenance skills on everything from propulsion systems and avionics to hydraulics and ground equipment.
  • Ky. Air Guard deploys to Europe to airdrop troops for 75th D-Day event

    The Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Airlift Wing deployed more than 30 Airmen and two C-130 Hercules aircraft to Europe on June 1, 2019, where they will participate in the 75th-anniversary reenactment of D-Day.
  • Kentucky Air Guard C-130s, Airmen to fly in 75th anniversary of D-Day

    In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Kentucky Air National Guard will fly two C-130 Hercules aircraft over Normandy, France, in June, 2019, airdropping scores of U.S. Army paratroopers.
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