2021 year in review: Ohio National Guard, State Defense Force contribute to multitude of missions in service to community, state and nation
The Ohio National Guard 2021 Year in Review looks at the top news stories and organizational accomplishments of the past year, including the continuing support of the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as balancing federal deployments and domestic missions along with developing cybersecurity capabilities and celebrating the continuation of key strategic partnerships.
Ohio’s command chief warrant officer prepares to close chapter on storied 37-year career
Chief Warrant Officer 5 Jay K. Stuckman, the Ohio Army National Guard state command chief warrant officer, is retiring after a 37-year career that has included leading the OHARNG Warrant Officer Cohort since June 2012. The state command chief warrant officer advises the assistant adjutant general for Army and manages the military aspects of all full-time and traditional warrant officers to include readiness, training and education.
Develop yourself: Accelerate change or lose
Chief Master Sgt. Heidi Bunker, Ohio Air National Guard command chief master sergeant, outlines the Air Force chief of staff’s “accelerate change or lose” vision for developing an adaptable, multicapable force of Airmen necessary to operate and be successful in the future. The Air Force must develop leaders with the appropriate tools to create and sustain an environment that emphasizes trust and empowerment of the people they lead.
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
1483rd Transportation Company
HOME STATION: Walbridge, Ohio
PARENT UNIT: 1483rd Transportation Company
DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 16 December 2004, Walbridge, Ohio
To provide transportation for the movement of containerized, non-containerized, palletized, dry and/or refrigerated cargo, and bulk water products.
Ohio National Guard reorganizes following World War II
No sooner had the guns fell silent at the end of World War II, the Ohio National Guard began to make plans for its reorganization back home. The state was initially allotted an authorized force structure totaling 27,000 personnel, with the largest piece of that being the reorganized 37th Infantry Division. Maj. Gen. Leo M. Kreber, the wartime division artillery commander, was selected by Gov. Frank Lausche to command and organize the division.