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  • Thunder air show draws half-million spectators to banks of the Ohio

    Military aviators and civilian pilots performed a full day of aerial demonstrations over downtown Louisville April 21 during the Thunder Over Louisville air show, which drew a crowd of more than 500,000 to the banks of the Ohio River.
  • Kentucky Air National Guard trains Iraqi Air Force aerial porters

    In a small office space at Al Muthana Air Base, U.S. Air Force 370th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group air advisors and Iraqi airmen enjoy a small cup of tea together. Iraqi Air Force Col. Yossif Halo, the base air terminal operations center commander, sits with the team and casually highlights the familiarity he has with his American counterparts.
  • Kentucky Air Guard Special Tactics, C-130 to be featured during Thunder Over Louisville air show

    A Kentucky Air Guard C-130 and a parachute demonstration by Kentucky’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron are among the scheduled highlights for this year’s Thunder Over Louisville air show on Saturday, April 21.
  • Gordon promoted to Colonel

    Lt. Col. Joyce Gordon, state judge advocate for Headquarters, Kentucky Air National Guard, is promoted to the rank of colonel during a ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Kentucky, April 14.
  • Zinsmeister concludes career spanning three decades

    Chief Master Sgt. Wade Zinsmeister retired from military service during a ceremony held here March 4, concluding a career that spanned more than 30 years of exemplary service. He served in both the active-duty Air Force and the Kentucky Air National Guard.
  • 123rd Airlift Wing Honors Airmen of the Year

    Master Sgt. Charles Woods (left), on behalf of award recipient Sgt. Raul Rodriguez; Staff Sgt. Daniel Keller (center); and Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Seifert (right) are honored as the Kentucky Air Guard’s Outstanding Airmen of the Year during a banquet at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium Louisville, Ky., on March 3, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo
  • 123rd Airlift Wing to recognize top troops tonight

    Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Seifert, Staff Sgt. Dan Keller and Staff Sgt. Raul Rodriguez will be honored at a banquet here tonight as the Kentucky Air National Guard’s Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2018.
  • Hagar named Kentucky Air Guard First Sergeant of the Year

    Senior Master Sgt. Michael Shawn Hagar of the 123rd Medical Group has been selected as the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 2018 First Sergeant of the Year.
  • Kentucky Air National Guardsmen deploy to Persian Gulf

    More than 30 members of the 123rd Airlift Wing deployed to the Persian Gulf today in support of Operation Spartan Shield.
  • Aircrew flight equipment team provides essential safety for flyers

    From the bottom of the pack to the top of the canopy, line by line, inch by inch, touching every seem, stitch and grommet, Tech. Sgt. Christopher Brawner, painstakingly examines a parachute for anything that might make the life-saving equipment not function properly. Brawner, an aircrew flight equipment journeyman with the Kentucky Air Guard’s 123rd Operations Support Squadron here, knows what is at stake if the parachute doesn’t work — the life of a pilot.