Marathon team finishes 2nd at 2021 National Guard Marathon Time Trials
Building on success and momentum that garnered a third-place finish in 2020, the Ohio National Guard Marathon Team earned second at this year’s National Guard Time Trials, with six Ohio runners being named to the elite All-Guard Marathon Team.
ONG Biathlon Team:
Do you have what it takes?
The 2021 Ohio National Guard Biathlon Team has completed a successful season, highlighted by Duarte being named to the National All-Guard Female Biathlon Team — only the second athlete from the Ohio National Guard to ever qualify for the honor.
Maintaining mission readiness: Taking a pause to discuss extremism
Units conducted stand-downs in the first half of 2021 to address extremism in the ranks. Training focused on what brings members of the military together, reinforced the shared values represented by the oath of service, and identified the spectrum of behaviors and reporting procedures for extremism, whether on or off duty.
179th AW selected as preferred location for Air National Guard’s first cyber warfare wing
The Department of the Air Force has identified Ohio’s Mansfield-Lahm Air National Guard Base as the preferred location for the first ANG cyber warfare wing in the country. The transformation will support Air Combat Command’s future requirements and result in operational mission changes.
Spc. John Owen ~
Living the American Dream: Military has provided
family, friends, career for South Korean immigrant
Senior Master Sgt. Mark Schneider ~
200th RED HORSE member is senior
NCOof year for Air National Guard
Master Sgt. Aaron Foy ~
military police, Soldier now trains others
in sexual assault awareness, prevention
Senior Master Sgt. Brianne Forrester
Air Guard victim advocate strives for
safe space for those who need help
California wild fires:
178th Wing sensor
operator’s support saves hundreds of
lives during California wildfires
Second Lt. Colleen O’Callaghan
Ohio’s first female infantry officer serves on
the front lines during COVID-19 pandemic
Spcs. Gabriel Kirk (left) and Javier Roman
Ohio Guard members build bridges over
language barriers at food bank
ONG HISTORY | THIS DAY / WEEK
Since Sept. 18, 1947, the Air Force has answered the nation’s call… It takes the Total Force working as a team in order to fly, fight, and win. That includes the more than 5,000 Ohio Air National Guard members, spanning an array of Air Force specialty codes, who are operating as part of that Total Force. Our Ohio units are ready to deploy at a moment’s notice. Read the entire U.S. Air Fore birthday message from Maj. Gen. John C. Harris. Jr. on the Ohio National Guard website.
Graphic by Airman 1st Class Lauren Cobin,
6th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs
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