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  • Former Kentucky Air Guardsman receives Air Force's top medal for valor during historic ceremony honoring two special operators

    A seven-foot bronze statue stood prominently over a sea of multi-colored berets, flanked by the chief of staff of the Air Force and the service’s newest Air Force Cross recipients during a ceremony here April 20.Two Airmen, whose heroics were separated by 11 years and 100 miles in the same war zone, solidified a Special Tactics legacy that has seen
  • Kentucky Air Guard to participate in U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary air show at Thunder Over Louisville

    Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard will perform three demonstrations during the Thunder Over Louisville air show Saturday, April 22, giving hundreds of thousands of spectators the opportunity to witness a cargo airdrop, a high-altitude, low-opening parachute demonstration, and a helocast deployment of special operators.This year’s show
  • F-35s arrive at Kentucky Air Guard for Thunder air show

    U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II aircraft arrive at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., April 20, 2017, for the Thunder Over Louisville air show. The Kentucky Air Guard is once again serving as the base of operations for military aircraft performing in the show.
  • 2017 Soldier and Airman of the Year

    The Kentucky National Guard’s top service members were honored in the annual Kentucky Outstanding Soldier and Airman of the Year banquet at the Kentucky Far and Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. on March 4, 2017. The winners were selected for their leadership and performance in their primary duties, dedication to self-improvement, and base and
  • Kentucky Air National Guard Family Readiness Program recognized as best in the Air National Guard

    The Kentucky Air National Guard’s Airman and Family Readiness Program is being recognized as the best in the Air National Guard for 2016 in a ceremony at the Pentagon Hall of Heroes on March 24, 2017. The award, which is distributed annually to each of the seven reserve components, includes a commemorative plaque and a framed certificate that
  • Kentucky Air National Guard Airman assists Army ROTC in Djibouti

    Travelling across the globe to more than 42 countries were 1,300 Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets taking part in the U.S. Army Cadet Command's Cultural Understanding & Language Proficiency program.In the role of chaperone, Air Force Master Sgt. Brittany Ingram from the 123rd Airlift Wing, Louisville, Kentucky, was able to accompany a
  • Airmen from the 123rd Airlift Wing support the 58th Presidential Inauguration

    As part of the specially created Joint Task Force – District of Columbia, approximately 7,500 National Guard members from around the nation and territories were in the nation's capital this past January to support the 58th Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump, including three groups from the Kentucky Air National Guard.The task force’s mission