Col. Randall Scott (right) of Jacksonville, briefs during a 33rd Area Support Group rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, La., in 2002. Scott will retire this year after 34 years of service, 24 of it in the Illinois Army National Guard.(Photo courtesy of Col. Randall Scott)
8 Jun 2014
Col. Randall Scott (right) of Jacksonville, briefs during a 33rd Area Support Group rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, La., in 2002. Scott will retire this year after 34 years of service, 24 of it in the Illinois Army National Guard.(Photo courtesy of Col. Randall Scott)


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placeholder imgage Parking Lot Improvements Underway at Crestwood Armory
22 Jul 2014

Crestwood, Ill – Construction is scheduled to begin this week at the Illinois Army National Guard’s Crestwood armory parking lot, 13838 S. Springfield Ave in Robbins, Ill.
Capt. Ian Gindes of Urbana, Illinois, with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 33rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion in Machesney Park, Illinois, a professional concert pianist, will perform at Steinway Hall in New York City, July 25, as part of the Alexander and Buono Festival.  (Photo provided by Capt. Ian Gindes, Illinois Army National Guard) Illinois National Guard pianist performs in New York City
21 Jul 2014

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Outside of his military duties, Capt. Ian Gindes of Urbana, Illinois, with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 33rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion (BSTB) in Machesney Park, Illinois, is a professional concert pianist. 
placeholder imgage Chicago-based National Guard company wins supply award
17 Jul 2014

NORTH RIVERSIDE, Ill. - The 406th Signal Company in North Riverside, Illinois, received the Supply Excellence Award (SEA) for the second consecutive year, July 15. The unit will compete at regionals with hopes of advancing to the national competition later this year.
David E. Purdy of Rochester, Illinois, with Joint Force Headquarters in Springfield, Illinois, is promoted to the rank of sergeant major by his wife during a promotion ceremony at the Illinois State Military Museum in Springfield, Illinois, July 17.  (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Aleah M. Castrejon, Illinois National Guard Public Affairs Office) Rochester Soldier promoted to sergeant major
17 Jul 2014

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – David E. Purdy of Rochester, Illinois, with Joint Force Headquarters in Springfield, Illinois, was promoted to the rank of sergeant major during a promotion ceremony at the Illinois State Military Museum in Springfield, Illinois, July 17.
placeholder imgage Illinois National Guard places first in qualified Soldiers
16 Jul 2014

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – This week's National Guard Bureau qualification scorecard found the Illinois Army National Guard moved to first place among the states and territories for duty military occupational specialty qualified (DMOSQ) Soldiers. Of the available 8,983 Soldiers assigned, 8,713 are military occupational specialty (MOS) qualified, which is a success rate of 97.5 percent.
Spc. Graham Garrey of Somonauk, Illinois, an intelligence analyst for the 232nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of Springfield, Illinois, discusses logistics during annual training at Camp Dodge, Iowa, June 14. The unit trained at Camp Dodge, Iowa, from June 7 to 21, while participating in the largest simulated logistics exercise ever held at Camp Dodge. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Walter Lowell, 17th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) Illinois National Guard unit completes logistics training exercise at Camp Dodge, Iowa
15 Jul 2014

CAMP DODGE, Iowa — The Illinois National Guard’s 232nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion (CSSB) in Springfield, Illinois, attended annual training at Camp Dodge, Iowa, June 7 to 21.
(Left to right) Maj. Gen. Daniel M. Krumrei, the Illinois National Guard Adjutant General, promotes Col. Byron Lloyd III of Springfield, Illinois, with his father present, Byron Lloyd, during a promotion ceremony at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, July 11. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Maj. Mark Bermel) Commander of Digital Liaison Detachment is promoted to colonel
11 Jul 2014

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. –Byron Lloyd III of Springfield, Illinois, was promoted to the rank of colonel during a promotion ceremony at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, July 11.   
(Center) Col. Natalie Northern of Springfield, Illinois, stands with Maj. Gen. Daniel Krumrei (left), the Illinois National Guard Adjutant General and her father Brig. Gen. (ret.) Richard E. (Hap) Northern of Quincy, Illinois, during her promotion ceremony at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois July 11.  (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Aleah M. Castrejon, Illinois National Guard Public Affairs Office) New strategic planning supervisor is promoted to colonel
11 Jul 2014

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Natalie Northern of Springfield, Illinois, was promoted to colonel by Maj. Gen. Daniel Krumrei, the Illinois National Guard Adjutant General, at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois,  July 11.

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