Ohio National Guard Photo Gallery - April 2018

Photo Gallery

Olentangy Liberty Middle School counselor Jason Durell (center), a sergeant in the Ohio Army National Guard, talks to sixth-grade students Conner Fauris and Vanessa Adams. Both Fauris and Adams are children of current or former military members. The Olentangy Local School District has been awarded the Purple Star Award from a state advisory board for supporting Military Families.

Staff Sgt. Michael Carden, ONG

graphic with spose images on dog tags. Reads Resilient Legacise of their Soldier's Service and Sacrifice of our Nation. Gold Star Spouse Day - April 5th, 2018.

On Gold Star Spouses’ Day, April 5, America pays respect to the spouses and families of fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces. The military community, including the Ohio National Guard, is indebted to Gold Star husbands and wives, as they are the legacies of their spouse’s ultimate sacrifice and service to our nation.

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U.S. Army Sgt. Daniel McCall, assigned to the 3rd Infantry Divison at Fort Benning, Ga., in or near Salman Pak, Iraq during a deployment in support of Operation Iraq Freedom. McCall was killed in action in 2007, and his wife Brittnay says she has worked to honor her husband’s service and sacrifice by working as a Survivor Outreach Services coordinator, assisting other Gold Star Spouses and Families who have suffered a similar loss not only through the grieving process, but also with awareness and coordination of survivor benefits and other support.


Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice (left), director of Air National Guard, and Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Anderson, command chief of the Air National Guard, fly in a simulated C-130, called the Multi Mission Crew Trainer (MMCT), during their visit to the 179th Airlift Wing April 11, 2018, in Mansfield, Ohio. Rice and Anderson met with leadership and Airmen across the wing to learn about their mission, and culminated the visit with an “All Call” event where several Airmen were recognized for recent achievements.

Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood, ONG

Elizabeth Fought and her husband, Staff Sgt. Joseph Fought, during Company A, 1st Battalion, 145th Armored Regiment's 2017 holiday party. Fought was recently named an Armed Forces Insurance (AFI) Military Spouse of the Year because of the extensive volunteer time and work she contributes to the unit's Family Readiness Group.

Photo by Judy Henderson

The Ohio Army National Guard has been recognized by the Secretary of the Army for its environmental restoration efforts at Camp Ravenna Joint Training Center in Northwest Ohio. Pictured in this photo is the MK-19 Range, constructed in 2006 after a munitions removal action was completed at the site in 2005. Further remediation was completed on land north of original three lanes in 2009 to allow for further weapons range development.

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Maj. Gen. Mark E. Bartman (left), Ohio adjutant general, presents a plaque of appreciation to Debbi Dach-Sugarman, committee co-chair for the Jewish Federation of Columbus, for her support as the featured speaker during a Holocaust Days of Remembrance presentation entitled “Legacy of Perseverance” April 17, 2018, at the Maj. Gen. Robert S. Beightler Armory in Columbus, Ohio. As part of the ongoing Ohio National Guard Leadership Development Series, Dach-Sugarman shared a detailed account of what her father went through while growing up in Poland during the Holocaust.

Bill Pierce, ONG

Ohio Air National Guard Master Sgt. Dane Adolph, a flight line avionics supervisor assigned to the 180th Fighter Wing, poses for a portrait at his desk Sept. 10, 2017, in Swanton, Ohio. Adolph donated his kidney in April 2016 to someone in need so that his wife could be moved to No. 1 on the transplant list to receive a kidney donation. INSET: The Adolph family stands for a photo after a graduation ceremony one month after Adolph donated his kidney.

Airman Hope Geiger,
180th FW Public Affairs