The Ohio National Guard: Featured Stories in 2017

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01.01.2017:

Medal of Honor history: Member of Ohio National Guard predecessor was first recipient

 

01.01.2017: 

Army implements new physical fitness standards for recruits, reclassifying Soldiers

 

01.11.2017:

Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 148th Infantry Regiment honored during call to duty ceremony

 

01.15.2017:

Digital Buckeye Guard Vol. 35: No. 1 ~ January/February

•  Leadership: We are the Guard
•  1-145th Armored Regiment spend month training in “THE BOX”
•  Outstanding Airman of the Year: Staff Sgt. Jennifer D. Masters, 178th Wing
•  Ohio Home to nation's first female tank mechanic
•  Ohio and the Republic of Serbia: 10 years and going strong
•  ONE Air Force: 180th Fighter Wing builds foundation for continued path toward total force integration
•  A look back at 2016: The year on photos
•  Lineage Linkup: 812th Engineer Company
•  Recruiting: Become and Officer
•  Historical Highlight: Maj. Gen. Charles Dick and the Militia Act of 1903

Cover of January/February Buckeye Guard digital magazine.

01.15.2017:

Video Buckeye Guard ~ January 2017

•  The Ohio National Guard celebrates a 10-year partnership with Serbia
•  The 200th RED HORSE Squadron conducts its annual field training
•  Wings provide fun-filled day for children and young adults living with chronic or life threatening illnesses
•  Wright State University establishes a graduate scholarship for members of Ohio National Guard
•  Army warrant officer candidates partner with the Columbus Division of Fire to install smoke alarms
•  Cpl. Emma Briggs: one of the first women to graduate from 91A Abrams Tank System Maintainer course
•  Lineage Linkup: Medical Detachment

Cover of Video Buckeye Guard.

01.16.2017:

Soldiers of 204th Engineer Detachment heading home after successful deployment

 

01.28.2017:

Soldiers of 204th Engineer Detachment honored during welcome home ceremony

 

01.30.2017:

Ohio National Guard Scholarship Program makes college an affordable pursuit for Guard members

 

02.15.2017:

Video Buckeye Guard ~ February 2017

•  The Ohio National Guard's ties to Presidents Day
•  Retired Ohio National Guard member is honored with induction into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame
•  CBRN Task Force conducts training to prepare for an unpredictable catastrophe anywhere in the Midwest
•  121st Air Refueling Wing's Tech. Sgt. Mitchell Corbin supports the mission in aerospace ground equipment
•  Army implements new physical fitness standards for recruits, reclassifying Soldiers
•  Sgt. 1st Class Richard Wright spends his off-hours as a professional on the national walleye fishing tour

Cover of Video Buckeye Guard.

02.01.2017:

In their own words: Integration of the 372nd Infantry

 

02.05.2017:

In their own words: Medal of Honor recipient 2nd Lt. Robert M. Viale

 

02.10.2017:

Ohio National Guard's newest general officer holds unique status

 

02.15.2017: 

Ohio Army National Guard engineers ready for all challenges

 

 

Ohio Army National Guard engineers work to improve Camp Ravenna

 

02.16.2017:

In the right place, at the right time: Guard member helps reunite missing child with family

 

02.17.2017:

Newest generation of Army Black Hawk utility helicopters to by flown by Ohio National Guard pilots

 

02.17.2017:

The Ohio National Guard's ties to Presidents Day

 

02.19.2017:

179th Airlift Wing goes to Africa to participate in Exercise Flintlock

 

02.22.2017:

Diversity & Inclusion: Speaker talks about how diversity, inclusion make an organization stronger

 

02.27.2017:

Top 8 things to know about the new Blended Retirement System

 

03.01.2017:

Always Ready: Maintaining Equipment Plays Critical Role

 

03.01.2017:

180th Fighter Wing to Test Response Capability

 

03.05.2017:

Ohio National Guard Biathlon Team competes in Chief, National Guard Bureau Biathlon Championship

 

03.15.2017:

Digital Buckeye Guard Vol. 35: No. 2 ~ March/April

•  Leadership: Guard 4.0, Building, sustaining readiness critical to Guard's role in the national defense
•  Gender Integration: The next step
•  Outnumbered & Thriving
•  The Congressman and the General
•  Ohio Air NationalGuard Airmen and NCOs of the Year
•  Lineage Linkup: Battery B, 1st Battalion, 174th Air Defense Artillery Regiment
•  ETS-ing Soon?
•  Historical Highlight: Female Firsts

Cover of March/April Buckeye Guard digital magazine.

03.15.2017:

Video Buckeye Guard ~ March 2017

•  Meet the 179th Airlift Wing's first all-female loadmaster crew
•  How the Family Readiness Group supports Families while Soldiers are away on deployment
•  The Ohio National Guard's support to community events
•  180th Fighter Wing deployed Airmen and fighter jets to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida to conduct training
•  U.S. Rep./Brig. Gen. Steve Stivers discusses his dual role as a general officer and a sitting member of Congress
•  Ohio Army National Guard Lineage Linkup: 216th Engineer Battalion

Cover of Video Buckeye Guard.

03.07.2017:

Always Ready: Combined Support Maintenance Shop

 

03.11.2017:

Getting them ready for deployment: Instructor stays motivated, realizes importance of setting the example

 

03.16.2017:

Focus on Families: Military service runs in Family; roots in both Army, Air National Guard

 

03.17.2017:

Meet the 179th Airlift Wing's first all-female loadmaster crew

 

03.20.2017:

Ohio National Guard military child wins national award

 

03.21.2017:

FRG supports Families back home when Soldiers are away

 

03.24.2017:

Ohio National Guard Employment Enhancement Program connects employers and members

 

03.24.2017:

Brig. Gen. Dana McDaniel Retirement Celebration

 

04.01.2017:

Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 174th Air Defense Artillery Regiment to deploy

 

04.04.2017:

Resource fair, student roundtable aim to support veterans in transition

 

04.06.2017:

Commemorating the centennial of the U.S. entering World War I; many connections to state of Ohio, Ohio National Guard

 

04.10.2017:

Becoming a pilot in the Ohio Army National Guard

 

04.11.2017:

Inventor, Entrepreneur, Airman: 180th Fighter Wing Airman embraces innovation with invention to assist aircraft mechanics

 

04.15.2017:

Video Buckeye Guard ~ April 2017

•  The Ohio National Guard Biathlon Team competes in the Chief, National Guard Bureau Biathlon Championship
•  A boom operator with the 121st Air Refueling Wing discusses the KC-135 refueling mission
•  Ohio is home to one of the largest collections of battle flags in the country
•  The Ohio National Guard partners on a veterans'' resource fair in Erie County

Cover of Video Buckeye Guard.

04.17.2017:

Registration continues for 2017 Ohio National Guard Youth Programs

 

04.19.2017:

Looking back: 5K color run/walk helps bring awareness to importance of sexual assault prevention

 

04.21.2017:

Before, during, and after: coping with deployments

 

04.25.2017:

Ohio Air National Guard offers a variety of high-tech career paths

 

04.29.2017:

Ohio National Guard's 371st Sustainment Brigade deploys

 

05.04.2017:

Always Ready, Always There: CBRN Task Force

 

05.04.2017:

Looking Back: 2017 State Best Warrior Competition

 

05.04.2017:

Video Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Jamie Matheney

 

05.05.2017:

Several Guard members among 2017 inductees into Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor

 

05.12.2017:

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

 

05.15.2017:

Digital Buckeye Guard Vol. 35: No. 3 ~ May/June

•  Leadership: Embracing opportunities to innovate, use technology, necessary for our improvement
•  Ohio Takes Innovative Approach to Cybersecurity
•  180th Fighter Wing Airman Embraces Innovation With Invention to Assist Aircraft Mechanics
•  Innovative Technologies prep Soldiers, Airmen for today's missions
•  Ohio Air National Guard Offers a Variety of High-Tech career Paths
•  RQ-11B Small Unmanned Aircraft Sustem Aids Soldiers on the Modern Battlefield
•  Lineage Link Up: 211th Maintenance Company
•  Recruiting & Retention: Interested in becoming a helicopter pilot for the Ohio Army National Guard?
•  Historical Highlight: The Ohio National Guard in the Mexican War

Cover of May/June Buckeye Guard digital magazine.

05.15.2017:  

Video Buckeye Guard ~ May 2017

•  164th Airlift Squadron tests its operational capabilities in harsh environments across Africa
•  37th Infantry Brigade Combat team, based out of Columbus, Soldiers continue peacekeeping mission in Kosovo
•  2017 Ohio Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition
•  Ohio National Guard pilots fly the newest generation of Army Black Hawk utility helicopters
•  Battery A, 1-134 Field Artillery Regiment

Cover of Video Buckeye Guard.

05.23.2017:

Dublin Taiko Group performs during Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month program

 

05.26.2017:

Exercise Load Diffuser 17 begins, two Ohio Air National Guard wings participating

 

06.13.2017:

Ohio National Guard Community Relations Program supports citizens, events throughout the state

 

06.14.2017:

Ohio Battle Flag collection connects to state's military history

 

06.15.2017:  

Video Buckeye Guard ~ June 2017

•  Airmen and Soldiers get high-tech training using virtual reality
•  Shooting competition at an Ohio National Guard training facility attracts national and international participants
•  Simulated disaster puts members of the Homeland Response Team to the test
•  How a small unmanned aircraft is helping Soldiers on the modern battlefield

Cover of Video Buckeye Guard.

06.17.2017:

1-134th Field Artillery Regiment Live Fire Exercise

 

06.23.2017:

Spouses of adjutants general tour, volunteer at food bank

 

06.28.2017:

Planning underway for Combined Medical Engagement in Angola with Ohio, Serbia

 

07.10.2017:

Funeral honors conducted for missing ONG Soldier who died during World War II

 

07.15.2017:

Video Buckeye Guard ~ July 2017

•  ONG is bringing together more than 100 public and private entities to take an innovative approach at strengthening cybersecurity
•  Meet the Citizen-Airman who flies the skies as a pilot for the Ohio State Highway Patrol
•  Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 134th Field Artillery Regiment hit the range for training exercises
•  Members of the media get a first-hand view of an in-air refueling mission
•  Lineage Link Up: The 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team’s century of service

Cover of Video Buckeye Guard.

07.25.2017:

Ohio National Guard celebrates birthday, honors 100th anniversary of 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team

 

07.29.2017:

Ohio National Guard's 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team returns home from Kosovo

 

07.31.2017:

Focus on Cyber: Ohio team takes part in premier National Guard cyber defense exercise

 

08.01.2017:

Digital Buckeye Guard Vol. 35: No. 4 ~ July/August

•  Leadership: Leading in a multinational mission Soldiers are soldiers, regardless of flag on their shoulders
•  TAG Reading List
•  Ohio Battle Flag Collection connects to state's military history
•  LOAD DIFFUSER 17 helps U.S., ONG strengthen partnerships with allied nations
•  Ohio works with SPP partners, other countries during PLATINUM WOLF 17 CLS training affords look at different countries' medical techniques
•  Two sets of Guard siblings reconnect during unlikely overseas visit
•  Ohio Soldiers, Serbians learn non-lethal weapons tactics
•  KFOR ~ A UNIQUE MISSION: Ohio's 37th IBCT leads Multinational Battle Group-East rotation Ohio's assistant adjutant general goes back to Kosovo
•  Lineage Link Up: Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 107th Cavalry Regiment, Xenia, Ohio
•  Recruiting & Retention: The job of a bilateral affairs officer – A view from the chair of an Ohioan in Hungary
•  Historical Highlight: 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team “BUCKEYE” ~ A Century of Service

Cover of July/August Buckeye Guard digital magazine.

08.05.2017:

Ohio National Guard gives back to residents in two Central Ohio counties

 

08.09.2017:

Children of Ohio service members enjoy week of activities at Camp Kelleys Island

 

08.15.2017:

Video Buckeye Guard ~ August 2017

•  Soldiers from the 1192nd Engineer Company support the city of Youngstown by tearing down condemned houses
•  Members of the 180th Fighter Wing Special Forces Squadron took to the range for weapons qualifications training
•  Soldiers train with their active duty counterparts and engineers of the Hungarian Defense Forces
•  The 2nd Squadron, 107th Cavalry Regiment take to the skies suspended more than 300 feet from a helicopter
•  Ohio National Guard celebrates its 229th birthday
•  100th anniversary of the 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team

Cover of Video Buckeye Guard.

08.19.2017:

Ohio National Guard supports Columbus Clippers' festivities to celebrate National Aviation Day

 

08.21.2017:

Ohio assistant adjutant general for Air reflects on three-decade career

 

08.26.2017:

Soldiers from across state do battle during 2017 Ohio Army National Guard Combatives Tournament

 

08.31.2017:

178th making a difference in Texas

 

08.29.2017:

16th Engineer Brigade, 371st Sustainment Brigade celebrate a century of service in 2017

 

COVERAGE OF OHIO AID TO HURRICANE RECOVERY EFFORTS

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08/31/2017:

Ohio National Guard aids Texas in response to Hurricane Harvey

 

08.31.2017:

178th making a difference in Texas

 

09.12.2017:

269th Combat Communications Squadron deploys in support of Hurricane Irma efforts

 

09.14.2017:

269th CCS continues to provide hurricane support to Virgin Islands

 

09.08.2017:

3 Ohio National Guard members, 2 units to be honored during annual NGAUS Conference

 

09.16.2017:

Ohio National Guard members provide support to Ohio State-Army game

 

09.28.2017:

Ohio National Guard Soldier uses school project to combat suicide