Ohio National Guard Photo Gallery - August 2017

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New editions of the Buckeye Guard digital magazine and video show are now available.

The new digital magazine focuses on recent partnership activities, including major exercises hosted by our State Partners Hungary and the Republic of Serbia. The newest video show takes a closer look at OC3, where the Ohio National Guard is bringing together more than 100 public and private entities together to take an innovative approach at strengthening cybersecurity in the state.

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Capt. James Daugherty administers an immunization vaccine to a young man.

Capt. James Daugherty, a case manager with the Medical Detachment, administers an immunization vaccine to a young man August 5, 2017, as part of a GuardCare event at London High School in London, Ohio. GuardCare is an annual event put on by the Ohio National Guard along with state and local partners that provides free health services to Ohioans while also enhancing the medical skills of Ohio National Guard medical personnel.

Staff Sgt. Michael Carden, ONG
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National Guard Airmen work with Soldiers from Company C, 3rd Battalion, 238th Aviation Regiment during medevac training as part of Northern Strike ‘17.

National Guard Airmen work with Soldiers from Company C, 3rd Battalion, 238th Aviation Regiment during medevac training as part of Northern Strike '17, Aug. 8, 2017, at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center in Alpena, Mich. Northern Strike '17 was a National Guard Bureau-sponsored exercise uniting about 5,000 service members from 13 states and five coalition countries at the Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center and Alpena CRTC.

Airman First Class Tiffany Clark
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Maj. Gen. Mark E. Bartman (center), Ohio adjutant general, greets campers.

Maj. Gen. Mark E. Bartman (center), Ohio adjutant general, greets campers at Ohio Military Kids Camp Kelleys Island Aug. 9, 2017, at Kelleys Island, Ohio. The program, designed to give children of military service members the opportunity to interact with other military youth and form friendships, is a partnership between The Ohio State University Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Program, the USO and the Ohio National Guard Family Readiness and Warrior Support Program.

For more information on future camps and other programs, go to the Family Readiness Youth Programs page or the Ohio Operation: Military Kids page on Facebook.

Staff Sgt. Michael Carden, ONG
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Staff Sgt. Joshua Herriott, a flight line avionics technician with the 180th Fighter Wing, attaches a targeting pod on an F-16 Fighting Falcon.

Staff Sgt. Joshua Herriott, a flight line avionics technician with the 180th Fighter Wing, attaches a targeting pod on an F-16 Fighting Falcon Aug. 9, 2017, in Swanton, Ohio. The 180th FW is scheduled to participate in Red Flag, an advanced aerial combat exercise conducted to ensure aircrews are prepared for worldwide deployment, in August at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

Airman Hope Geiger, ONG

Ohio Air National Guard Capt. Sarah Woodson gives a patient an immunization.

Ohio Air National Guard Capt. Sarah Woodson gives a patient an immunization at GuardCare Aug. 5, 2017, at London High School in London, Ohio. GuardCare is an annual event conducted by the Ohio National Guard, working in partnership with the Ohio Department of Health and local health agencies, to provide free health care for Ohio residents. Through the event in London, in Madison County, and a similar one Aug 12-13 at the Union County Health Department in Marysville, medical services were delivered to more than 530 people this year.

Airman 1st Class Christi Richter, ONG
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Capt. Jill Holler conducts a vision test.

Capt. Jill Holler (left), an optometrist with the Ohio Air National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing, conducts a vision test during Smoky Mountain Medical Innovative Readiness Training Aug. 2, 2017, in Bryson City, N.C. Smoky Mountain Medical IRT provided no-cost medical, dental, vision and veterinary services to the residents of Swain County, Clay County and the surrounding areas while satisfying training requirements for active, Reserve and National Guard service members and units.

Staff Sgt. John Wilkes,
Smoky Mountain Medical
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First Lt. Paul Stennett holds hands with his daughter during Family Day.

First Lt. Paul Stennett holds hands with his daughter during Family Day Aug. 13, 2017, at the 179th Airlift Wing in Mansfield, Ohio. National Guard units typically host Family days twice a year, usually in the summer and in December during the holiday season, to give Airmen and Soldiers the opportunity to educate their Families and friends about how they contribute to the Ohio National Guard mission of serving its communities, state and nation

Airman 1st Class Christi Richter, ONG

A KC-135 Stratotanker with the 121st Air Refueling Wing performs a flyover.

A KC-135 Stratotanker with the 121st Air Refueling Wing performs a flyover during the national anthem at the Columbus Clippers Aviation Day game Aug. 19, 2017, at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio National Guard was invited to support Aviation Day festivities to educate attendees about the Guard’s aviation capabilities.

Sgt. Andrew Kuhn, ONG
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Brig. Gen. Gregory N. Schnulo, Ohio assistant adjutant general for Air.

After more than 36 years of service in the Ohio Air National Guard, including two years as the assistant adjutant general, Brig. Gen. Gregory N. Schnulo is preparing for the next phase of his career. Schnulo will officially retire this fall from military service and take a global security position with a corporation based in central Ohio.

Airman Megan Shepherd, ONG
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Graphic with hostorical images representing 16th Engineer Brigade and 371st Sutainment Brigade's 100 anniversary.

On Aug. 29, the Ohio Army National Guard's 16th Engineer Brigade and 371st Sustainment Brigade celebrates 100 years of service to the state and nation.

Both units were constituted on Aug. 29, 1917, as Headquarters, 62nd Field Artillery Brigade, which was an element of the 37th Division.

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Soldiers head toward two CH-47 Chinook helicopters to transport personnel, equipment and supplies in support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

The Ohio National Guard has answered the call for assistance from the state of Texas through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC). Fourteen Soldiers and two CH-47 Chinook helicopters from the Buckeye State are in Texas, ready to transport personnel, equipment and supplies in support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Stephanie Beougher, ONG
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Airman analyzes airborne and commercial satellite imagery on computer screens.

Airmen with the 178th Wing are supporting Hurricane Harvey relief efforts by analyzing airborne and commercial satellite imagery remotely from the wing's home station in Springfield, Ohio. The 178th Wing currently has seven Airmen involved in the mission, providing information to a liaison officer located in Austin, Texas.

Senior Master Sgt. Joseph Stahl, ONG)
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Maj. Gen. Mark E. Bartman, (left), Ohio adjutant general, presents guest speaker Kim Amrine, director of diversity and inclusion for Frost, Brown & Todd Attorneys, with a plaque.

Women's Equality Day
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Maj. Gen. Mark E. Bartman, (left), Ohio adjutant general, presents guest speaker Kim Amrine, director of diversity and inclusion for Frost, Brown & Todd Attorneys, with a plaque of appreciation for her participation in the Women's Equality Day program Aug. 31, 2017, at the Maj. Gen. Robert S. Beightler Armory in Columbus, Ohio. As part of the ongoing Ohio National Guard Leadership Development Series, Amrine discussed how her law firm and others should be constantly challenging themselves to be more inclusive in all aspects of organizational management including employee advancement, compensation and leadership.

Bill Pierce, ONG
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Sgt. Scot Nabors of Company D, 1st Battalion, 148th Infantry Regiment salutes the flag after presenting it to retired Command Sgt. Maj. Craig Huffman.

Sgt. Scot Nabors of Company D, 1st Battalion, 148th Infantry Regiment salutes the flag after presenting it to retired Command Sgt. Maj. Craig Huffman during a flag retreat ceremony Aug. 26, 2017, at the annual joint reunion of the 148th Infantry Veterans Association and 37th Division Veterans Association at Camp Perry Joint Training Center, located near Port Clinton, Ohio. The 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, which maintains the lineage of the 37th Division, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Mann, ONG
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Spc. Anthony Skulina of the 296th Engineer Detachment prepares to kick his opponent, 1st Lt. Isaac Bray.

Spc. Anthony Skulina of the 296th Engineer Detachment prepares to kick his opponent, 1st Lt. Isaac Bray of Company D, 237th Support Battalion, in their welterweight division championship match during the Ohio Army National Guard Combatives Tournament Aug. 26, 2017, at the Maj. Gen. Robert S. Beightler Armory in Columbus, Ohio. Skulina, a firefighter with the 296th and a resident of Streetsboro, Ohio, took home the belt for first place in the welterweight division (141-155 pounds), one of six weight classes that were contested.

Sgt. Christine Lorenz, ONG
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U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (right) visits with Airmen at the 179th Airlift Wing

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (right) visits the 179th Airlift Wing to talk with Airmen and take an orientation flight on one of the unit's C-130H Hercules aircraft, Aug. 30, 2017, in Mansfield, Ohio. Portman recently visited all four Ohio Air National Guard wings to learn more about their missions and capabilities to serve the citizens of Ohio and the U.S.

1st Lt. Paul Stennett, ONG