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  • 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.
  • 123rd Airlift Wing supports interoperability with Immediate Response

    More than 90 Airmen and three C-130 Hercules aircraft from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Airlift Wing participated in Immediate Response 2019, a multinational exercise co-led by Croatian Armed Forces, Slovenian Armed Forces and U.S. Army Europe, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, from May 9 to 22.
  • Ky. Air Guardsmen conduct anti-terrorism training at Fort Knox

    Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Security Forces Squadron executed a short-notice mission to degrade terrorist capabilities during a field training exercise May 21, 2019.
  • Ky. Guard medical staff share knowledge with Djiboutian hospital

    Several Soldiers and Airmen from Kentucky National Guard medical units joined together to offer their expertise to the military medical staff at the Ah-Bashir Military Hospital March 29 to April 4, 2019, as part of the National Guard State Partnership Program.
  • Plaque unveiled to honor recent Kentucky Air Guard retirees

    Thirty retired members of the Kentucky Air National Guard were honored April 13 when a plaque bearing their names was unveiled in front of the 123rd Airlift Wing’s Lt. Gen. John B. Conaway Headquarters Building in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • P-51 Mustang returns home to Kentucky Air Guard after 63 years

    A P-51 Mustang arrived back on the flight line of the Kentucky Air National Guard Base April 12, 2019, more than six decades after departing. The Mustang, serial number of 44-74202, was once assigned to the unit as a military fighter aircraft from 1953 to 1956. Now, it was returning home as a fully restored civilian warbird to fly in the 2019 Thunder Over Louisville air show.
  • Thunder air show draws hundreds of thousands to banks of the Ohio

    Hundreds of thousands of people lined the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Louisville, Ky., on April 13 for this year’s Thunder Over Louisville air show. The Kentucky Air National Guard once again served as the base of operations for more than two dozen military aircraft flying in the annual event, which has grown to become one of the largest single-day air shows in North America.