One of our favorite moments from Thunder Over Louisville, CSM(R) Bob Bailey firing a howitzer during the opening ceremonies. CSM Bailey deployed with our 2/138th FA BN to Vietnam 50 years ago this week. Thank you for your service CSM!
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Thunder Over Louisville begins with a 21 Gun Salute from our 138th Field Artillery Brigade/2112th TC and the National Anthem sung by LTC Robert Geary of our 123rd Airlift Wing - Kentucky Air National Guard!
Thunder Over Louisville begins with a 21 Gun Salute from our 138th Field Artillery Brigade/2112th TC and the National Anthem sung by LTC Robert Geary of our 123rd Airlift Wing - Kentucky Air National Guard!Posted by Kentucky National Guard on Saturday, April 21, 2018
Members of the 2/138th FA BN practice for their role today at Thunder Over Louisville. Stay tuned for the boom!
AXE Camp trains at CrossFit Frankfort during a 4-day exercise camp hosted by members of the Kentucky National Guard.
Local school children got an up close look at some of the aircraft in town for the big air show. See all the action in the air tomorrow at Thunder Over Louisville.
#HonorThem Capt. Clayton Lee Adamkavicius from Louisville, was mortally wounded April 20, 2006, by small arms fire while investigating an anti-coalition weapons cache near Dihrawud district, Afghanistan. A native of California, he joined the KY Guard in 1999, and was assigned to the 149th Brigade. He had been training Afghan soldiers when he was killed.
It's Spring in KY, which means Keeneland. Join us THIS Sunday, April 22 for Military Day at the Races.
FREE general admission and reserved grandstand seating for Service members, Veterans and families.
ATTN: GRAY AREA RETIREES! KYNG Gray Area Retirement Program Workshop - Saturday, May 19, 9AM Boone National Guard Center in Frankfort.
Family Programs Reps, Cindy Culver & Sheila Brookins talk about Military Children's Day this coming weekend at Veterans Park in J-Town. Don't miss out!
Ever heard of the Mormon War? Just prior to the Civil War, Kentuckians played crucial roles in the western incident.
#HonorThem Sgt. Randolph A Sigley, Jr. of Richmond, was found dead in his quarters April 18, 2010 at Bagram Airbase where he was serving with the 2123rd Transportation Co. A member of the Kentucky Guard since 2006, Sigley served from 2000-2004 with the United States Marine Corps. He also served a tour of duty in Afghanistan with the Marines.
It was a bit loud at Fort Knox this past weekend. We’ve found the culprits, our 2/138th. Looking and sounding good Longrifles.
So, this just happened...Posted by 2/138th FA BN on Thursday, April 12, 2018
#HonorThem 1st Lt. Robert Lewis Henderson, II of Alvaton, Ky., died April 17, 2004 in Diwaniyah, Iraq, when his convoy came under small arms attack. Henderson, though mortally wounded, continued to drive his vehicle and lead the convoy out of the ambush and repositioned his vehicle so that the other soldiers in the vehicle could return fire before he collapsed. Henderson was assigned to the 2123rd Transportation Co.
#HonorThem Master Sgt. Clinton Wayne Cubert of Lawrenceburg, Ky., died April 16, 2006 at the Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center of injuries sustained when an IED detonated near his armored Humvee during combat operations in Samarra, Iraq, Sept. 11, 2005. Cubert was assigned to the 2113th Transportation Co., based in Paducah.
The 2nd annual Prevention Day 5K is set for Wednesday, April 25 at the Wellman Armory. Runners, walkers and spectators are welcome to attend. The event is scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. with registration. The race will kickoff at 8:00a.m.
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Although SGT Brewer and Team 47 didn’t make the final cut for day three at #BestRanger, we applaud and congratulate him for showing such Warrior spirit in representing the 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry "Mountain Warriors" and the KY Guard.
Don't let tobacco ruin your smile. We're talking to everyone, even though 1SGs and SGMs don't smile.
Been thinking about quitting? Consider some options.
Day two of #bestranger continues today with all The National Guard teams making the cut. Including Team 47 and our SGT Jordy Brewer.
Did you know? Lt. Presley O’Bannon was the first to plant the American Flag on foreign soil. The phrase “the shores of Tripoli” from the U.S. Marine Corps Hymn refers to his expedition in April 1805. O’Bannon is buried in the Frankfort Cemetery.
SGT Brewer and Team 47 continue the grueling first day of the #bestranger competition. Stay tuned for more action from Ft. Benning.
Keep an eye out for Team 47 in the Best Ranger Competition this weekend. Our own SGT Jordy Brewer from the 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry "Mountain Warriors" is competing with Spc. Jan Wolfisberg from Virginia's 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. Action began early this morning at US Army Fort Benning #bestranger #nationalguard