Airmen from all over the state gathered in early January in Columbus for the Ohio Air National Guard Outstanding Airman of the Year awards ceremony. The program is used to recognize members who go above and beyond — demonstrating leadership, strong work ethic and commitment to giving back to their communities.
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Guard member experiences college gridiron success at Ohio University
Meet 2nd Lt. Devin King, who recently graduated with his second degree from Ohio University, where he also was the long snapper on the football team, helping the Bobcats to another winning season and a victory over Nevada in the 2020 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.
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Fostering, rewarding innovation within the Ohio National Guard
Maj. Gen. John Harris Jr., Ohio adjutant general, discusses innovation within the Ohio National Guard. The Ohio National Guard SPARC (Systematic Problem Analysis and Resolution Challenge) program was created to foster and reward a culture of innovation within the organization.
A look at some of the Soldiers, Airmen and civilians who make up the Ohio National Guard Family.
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220th Engineering Installation Squadron
HOME STATION: Zanesville ~ Date and Place of Birth: 27 February 1948, Zanesville, Ohio
To train and provide teams of skilled technicians to install wire, radio and navigational aid equipment in support of live projects at Air Force bases throughout the world.
75th anniversary: 37th Infantry Division in the Luzon Campaign
On the morning of Jan. 9, 1945, the 37th Infantry Division was one of four divisions of the Sixth Army that made the assault landing on Lingayen Gulf on the main Philippine island of Luzon. The two-month campaign was ultimately a success for the Allies, but would be the most costly of the war for the Buckeye Division and earn them the nickname “Heavyweight.”