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  • Air Force chief of staff tours Kentucky Air National Guard

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein toured the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Kentucky, Aug. 10, meeting with Airmen and learning about the unique mission sets of the 123rd Airlift Wing.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Coleman retires, concluding a career spanning more than three decades

    Col. Nicholas Coleman retired from military service during a ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base Sept. 15, concluding a career that spanned more than 30 years.
  • Kentucky Air Guardsmen evacuate more than 170 from St. Maarten following Hurricane Irma

    For the second time in two weeks, special operators and aircrews from the Kentucky Air National Guard have deployed to support hurricane rescue operations, evacuating more than 170 U.S. citizens from the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Maarten Sept. 9, 2017.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Pilots showcase military capabilities during Thunder Over Louisville air show

    This year's Thunder Over Louisville air show featured a wide range of military aircraft, from the U.S. Air Force's newest fighter jet, the F-35 Lighting II, to the venerable C-130 Hercules, flown by Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard. The show, held on the banks of the Ohio River here April 22, also featured a simulated rescue mission