Ohio National Guard News

A look back: Best of 2017

Compiled by Ohio National Guard Public Affairs

top stories of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we take a look back at some of the top Ohio National Guard stories of the past year — those most popular with our audience as well as some picks from ONG public affairs professionals, including some interesting stories you may have missed.

Top 10 viewed stories on website in 2017

#10 - Looking Back: 2017 State Best Warrior Competition

#9 - School can wait, Puerto Rico cannot: Ohio Guard members postpone college pursuits to serve their fellow Americans

#8 - FOCUS ON FAMILIES: Military service runs in Family; roots in both Army, Air National Guard

#7 - Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 148th Infantry Regiment honored during call to duty ceremony

#6 - Soldier, Nurse, Dad: Ohio National Guard Soldier sets standard while serving in Puerto Rico

#5 - Ohio assistant adjutant general for Air reflects on three-decade career

#4 - Army implements new physical fitness standards for recruits, reclassifying Soldiers

#3 - Top 8 things to know about the new Blended Retirement System

#2 - Getting them ready for deployment: Instructor stays motivated, realizes importance of setting the example

#1 - Several Guard members among 2017 inductees into Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor

Top 5 viewed news stories on YouTube

#5 - Brig. Gen. Gregory N. Schnulo retirement interview

#4 - 2017 State Best Warrior Competition

#3 - Field Artillery Regiment live fire exercise

#2 - 107th Cav Special Patrol Insertion/Extraction (SPIE) training

#1- 1-148th Call to Duty Ceremony

Top Army Guard stories selected by the editors

In the right place, at the right time: Guard member helps reunite missing child with family

Ohio National Guard's newest general officer holds unique status

Ohio Battle Flag collection connects to state's military history

Ohio National Guard Soldier uses school project to combat suicide

Soldiers from across state do battle during 2017 Ohio Army National Guard Combatives Tournament

Top Air Guard stories selected by the wings

Gahanna teen becomes honorary pilot for a day

178th Wing assists in Hurricane Irma Relief

179th Airlift Wing assists in Hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

Service before self: 180th Fighter Wing Airman volunteers in Ghana

Ohio's 200th RED HORSE teams with Navy, Marines to help Hawaiian community

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