OHIO NATIONAL GUARD ONLINE PUBLICATION
Vol. 37, No. 1 ~ Jan/Feb 2019
Staff Sgt. John S. Worcester, a communications navigations and defensive systems technician with the 179th Airlift Wing, worked to maintain the LC-130 — a ski-equipped variant of the C-130 Hercules operated by the U.S. Air Force in the Arctic and Antarctica — in support of Operation Deep Freeze earlier this year at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Operation Deep Freeze is a partnership between the Air Force and the National Science Foundation that provides logistical support to the scientific research being conducted in Antarctica.
‘Don’t let the thought of being too old stop you’
When Ohio Army National Guard Spc. Adam Slabodnick reported for his first day of basic training last summer, he was nearly twice the age of most of the new recruits. Slabodnick, who is a health and physical education teacher as well as the tennis coach at Avon Lake High School, took a nontraditional path to joining the military.
Ohio Air National Guard promotes first woman to rank of brigadier general
Brig. Gen. Rebecca L. O’Connor is the first woman in Ohio Air National Guard history to become a general officer, and currently serves as the OHANG’s chief of staff.
#KNOWYOURMIL: Twins in the Guard
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MEET THE OHIO ADJUTANT GENERAL
Maj. Gen. John C. Harris, Jr. was sworn in as the 83rd Adjutant General of Ohio earlier this year by Gov. Mike DeWine. In a recent video interview, Harris discusses his organizational priorities, leadership and the reason he has been a member of the Ohio National Guard for more than 30 years.
THE OHIO NATIONAL GUARD LINEAGE LINK UP featuring
Ohio Army National Guard Medical Detachment
HOME STATION: Columbus ~ Date and Place of Birth: 1 January 1904, Columbus, Ohio
The state medical command will plan, program, provide and sustain health force protection and medical/dental support to meet operational, training and mobilization medical readiness requirements of ARNG units and Soldiers.
General Pershing visits 37th Division
On Jan. 28, 1919, the 37th Division was inspected by Gen. John J. Pershing, commander in chief of the American Expeditionary Forces, in France during World War I. He presented several awards including the Distinguished Service Cross.