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Ready when needed: Ohio National Guard’s history of supporting Ohio during times of emergency
The Ohio National Guard has a long history of supporting first responders and citizens in the aftermath of natural disasters or emergencies. With a bench of nearly 17,000 members who live and work throughout the Buckeye State, the Ohio National Guard is always ready and always there during times of emergency or disaster, as it has been for decades, serving Ohioans — as Ohioans.
Senior enlisted leader brings traditional Guard perspective to key position
There’s a new top noncommissioned officer in town, and that goes for both Soldiers and Airmen of the Ohio National Guard. Command Sgt. Maj. William Workley is the first senior enlisted leader for the ONG, appointed in the fall of 2019 by Maj. Gen. John C. Harris Jr., Ohio adjutant general.
State command chief: Airmen care, development top priorities
Chief Master Sgt. Heidi Bunker was appointed the 11th command chief master sergeant of the Ohio Air National Guard in January 2020. As the state command chief, Bunker sees her top priority as caring for and developing Airmen to succeed when faced with challenges. “We need Airmen who see challenges as opportunities. Increasing the emotional intelligence, resilience and cognitive flexibility of our Airmen will play key roles in our success.”
Cave Men: Marking the 75th anniversary of the 147th Infantry on Iwo Jima
Relieving Marine Corps units, the Soldiers of the Ohio National Guard’s 147th Infantry Regiment fought on the island of Iwo Jima from March to September 1945, clearing the remaining enemy Japanese troops, some of whom were hiding in intricate cave systems.