September 2019 Gallery

Members of the 112th Engineer Battalion stand for a photograph with their organizational colors on the drill floor of the Cleveland Grays Armory Museum.

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Mann, Ohio Army National Guard Historian

112th Engineer Battalion staff connects to their past

Members of the 112th Engineer Battalion Staff recently toured the Cleveland Grays Armory Museum in downtown Cleveland, to connect to the unit’s past. The 112th perpetuates the lineage of the Cleveland Grays, with service including the Civil War, both World Wars and the War on Terrorism.


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Photo by Pfc. Armin Hadzic, Armed Forces of Bosnia-Herzegovina

179th AW supports Silver Arrow exercise in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Airmen from the 179th Airlift Wing instruct members of the Armed Forces of Bosnia-Herzegovina on procedures in securing a Humvee while inside one of the wing’s assigned C-130H Hercules aircraft, Sept. 10, 2019, during the Silver Arrow training event in Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina. From Sept. 9-12, members of the U.S. Air Force and Army as well as the Maryland and Ohio National Guards shared tactics, techniques and procedures with members of the AFBiH on public affairs and strategic communication, cargo loading and unloading procedures, and joint terminal attack controller (JTAC) operations.


Hundreds of Soldiers in ARMY tshirts run at dawn on road through Fort Bliss.

Photo by Sgt. Devin Lewis, 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs

9/11 Memorial Run

Soldiers of the 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team participate in a 9/11 Memorial Run to honor the 18th anniversary of the tragedy, Sept. 11, 2019, at Fort Bliss, Texas. The 30th ABCT, which comprises about 4,000 Soldiers from the North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio (1st Battalion, 145th Armored Regiment) and West Virginia National Guards, is preparing to support Operation Spartan Shield in the Middle East.

Ohio adjutant general sits at head of table with director of the Hungarian Defence Forces Command Directorate surrounded by leaders from both Hungary and Ohio.

Photo by Senior Airman Amber Mullen, Ohio National Guard Public Affairs

Ohio National Guard senior leaders conduct annual visit to Hungary to plan future focus, goals for ongoing partnership

A contingent of Ohio National Guard senior leaders visited Hungary Sept. 7-10, 2019, to hold discussions and mark another successful training year in a quarter-century partnership with the Hungarian Defence Forces. The Ohio National Guard conducts regular engagements focused on sharing best practices and learning from Hungary, its state partner for the last 26 years through the Department of Defense State Partnership Program.