Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed legislation forming the Ohio Cyber Reserve Oct. 25, 2019, during a ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio Cyber Reserve will be a civilian volunteer cyber force under the direction and supervision of the Ohio Adjutant General’s Department, and will assist eligible small governments affected by cyberattacks.
National Red Ribbon Month
Several members of the 179th Airlift Wing work full-time for the Ohio National Guard Counterdrug Task Force, which provides support to law enforcement agencies and community-based organizations in order to enhance efforts to counter drug threats and anticipate, deter and defeat threats of illegal substances, trafficking and violence in Ohio.
Giving Back: Guard member volunteers at wildlife center
Meet Maj. Gwendolyn Hoogendoorn, a logistics, operations and plans officer with the Ohio National Guard’s Joint Force Headquarters, has volunteered with the Ohio Wildlife Center for the past two decades, helping rehabilitate injured wild animals and getting them reintroduced back into nature.
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Implementing the National Defense Strategy
Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief, National Guard Bureau, talks about the 2020 National Guard Posture Statement, which outlines how the organization will continue executing its three core missions of fighting America’s wars, protecting the homeland and building enduring partnerships.
A look at some of the Soldiers, Airmen and civilians who make up the Ohio National Guard Family.
THE OHIO NATIONAL GUARD LINEAGE LINK UP featuring
Company B, 1st Battalion, 145th Armored Regiment
HOME STATION: North Canton ~ Date and Place of Birth: 4 December 1875, Akron, Ohio
To close with and destroy enemy forces using fire, maneuver and shock effect, or to repel his assault by fire and counterattack.
Nov. 25, 1940: Company C, 192nd Tank Battalion inducted into federal service
Company C, 192nd Tank Battalion was inducted into federal service on Nov. 25, 1940, at the unit armory in Port Clinton, Ohio. In November 1941, the unit was mobilized to the Philippines where it was stationed on Dec. 7, 1941, when the Japanese attacked the island and it became the first American tank unit to engage enemy armor in tank-to-tank combat during World War II.