Ohio National Guard News

A look back: Best of 2018

Compiled by Ohio National Guard Public Affairs

animated text Top stories of 2018

As 2018 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 2018

#10 - Ohio National Guard brigadier general becomes commander of 38th Infantry Division

#9- Wife of ONG member among AFI's Military Spouses of Year

#8 - Commemorating the centennial of the U.S. entering World War I; many connections to state of Ohio, Ohio National Guard

#7 - National Guard provides unimagined opportunities: Soldier experiences first overseas deployment during Platinum Wolf 18

#6 - Counterdrug Task Force mission is personal for Ohio National Guard Airman

#5 - Ohio Army National Guard strikes gold again! Takes top honors in Army Communities of Excellence program for National Guard

#4 - Annual Training 2018: Camp Grayling Ohio Guard Soldiers tackle worst case, real-world scenarios

#3 - Air Force recognizes all four Ohio Air National Guard wings for outstanding achievement

#2 - 3 Ohio National Guard members, 2 units to be honored during 2018 NGAUS Conference

#1 - Military medicine on I-74: ONG Soldiers in right place, at right time

Top 5 viewed news stories on YouTube

#5: Ohio Army National Guard Historian Unveils WWII Veteran's Collection

#4: 2-174th Air Defense Artillery Regiment Welcome Home

#3: Platinum Wolf 18: MOUT training

#2: Counterdrug Task Force mission is personal for Airman

#1: Ohio MPs arrive in Serbia for Platinum Wolf 18

Top Army Guard stories selected by the editors

#1 - Training center renamed to honor past, transition to future

#2 - 1191st Engineer Company raises the floodgates for its hometown community

#3 - Annual OHARNG combatives competition exhibits warrior spirit

#4 - Preserving the past with 'Sgt. History': Passion for history runs in Army Guard member's family

#5 - New Ohio National Guard field artillery battery hits the mark with new guns during annual training

Top Air Guard stories selected by the wings and the editors

#1 - The Miracle on Laskey: Airman uses prior training to help child injured during accident

#2 - Springfield-based 251st CEIG earns Gen. Welsh One Air Force Award at NGB level

#3 - 179th Airlift Wing makes history with first female wing commander in Ohio Air Guard

#4 - Ohio Air National Guard promotes first woman to rank of brigadier general

#5 - 180th Fighter Wing put to test during Combat Archer 2018

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