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Brig. Gen. Richard J. Hayes Jr., The Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard, speaks to senior noncommissioned officers considering the transition to warrant officer at the Warrant Officer Selection Event July 11 on Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Spc. Dan LoGrasso, 139th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
14 Jul 2015
Brig. Gen. Richard J. Hayes Jr., The Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard, speaks to senior noncommissioned officers considering the transition to warrant officer at the Warrant Officer Selection Event July 11 on Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Spc. Dan LoGrasso, 139th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)


 
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Brig.Gen. Richard Hayes, the Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard pins the rank of major on Jeffrey Hicks of Loami, Illinois July 31 at Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Robert R. Adams, Illinois National Guard Public Affairs Office) Loami Soldier promoted to major
31 Jul 2015

Jeffrey Hicks of Loami, Illinois, was promoted to the rank of major July 31 at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois.

Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Nickels of Montgomery, Illinois, a training assistor for the Illinois Pre-Mobilization Training Assistance Element shows an improvised explosive device in the back of pickup truck on the training IED lane to civilians during “Military Immersion” training, July 17 at Marseilles Training Center, Marseilles, Illinois. Twenty-seven civilians ranging from lawyers to health care providers along with Kenneth Barber, Executive Director of Illinois Joining Forces, Erica Jeffries, Director of Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs and Ron Bacci, Chair of Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve participated in the two-day event. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. Robert R. Adams, Illinois National Guard Public Affairs) Civilians get a glimpse of the life of a Soldier
30 Jul 2015

Members of Illinois Joining Forces and Illinois communities participated in “Military Immersion” training, July 17 at Marseilles Training Center, Marseilles, Illinois.
Illiniois Army National Guard Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Bowman of Plainfield, Illinois, the Illinois Land Component Sergeant Major, addresses Soldiers of the 108th Medical Battalion before they step on the range to qualify at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin July 15. Bowman was visiting the unit during their annual training period. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. Bryan Spreitzer, Illinois National Guard Public Affairs) Land Component Command Sgt. Maj. visits medical battalion at Fort McCoy
15 Jul 2015

SPARTA, Wisconsin – Illinois Army National Guard Land Component Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Bowman, of Plainfield, Illinois, visited with Soldiers from the Illinois Army National Guard’s 108th Medical Battalion during the unit’s annual training at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin July 15.
Brig. Gen. Richard J. Hayes Jr., The Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard, speaks to senior noncommissioned officers considering the transition to warrant officer at the Warrant Officer Selection Event July 11 on Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Spc. Dan LoGrasso, 139th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) Illinois National Guard Warrant Officers extend invitation to Senior Enlisted
14 Jul 2015

Senior noncommissioned officers from across the state met on July 11 at the Illinois Military Academy on Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois for the 2015 Warrant Officer (WO) Selection Event. The WO Selection Event is an annual recruitment event held in July at Camp Lincoln and in August at the North Riverside Armory in Chicago.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner shakes hands with Staff Sgt. Craig McGuire of Glenarm, Illinois with the Detachment 36 based in Decatur, Illinois during DET 36’s Freedom Salute ceremony July 11 at Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois. Freedom Salute for Decatur-based Illinois Army National Guard Airlift Detachment
11 Jul 2015

Approximately 10 Illinois Army National Guardsmen who served in Africa with Detachment 36, Operational Support Airlift based in Decatur, Illinois held a Freedom Salute ceremony at Camp Lincoln, Illinois.
Col. Michael Glisson, brigade commander of the 65th Troop Command Brigade in Springfield, Illinois, passes the 244th Digital Liaison Team’s unit guidon to Col. Rodney Thacker of Chatham, Illinois, during a change of command ceremony June 14 at the Northwest Armory in Chicago. Thacker takes the reins from Col. Byron Lloyd of Springfield, Illinois who served as the 244th DLT commander since March 2014. (Photo by U.S. Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Michael Camacho, Illinois Natioanl Guard Public Affairs) Chatham Soldier takes command of Chicago-based unit
10 Jul 2015

Chicago - Col. Rodney Thacker of Chatham, Illinois, took command of the 244th Digital Liaison Team based in Chicago, in change of command ceremony June 14 at the Northwest Armory in Chicago.</SPAN jQuery19105231762939648141="286">
Angela Wright, a senior at Duquoin High School, in Duquoin, Illinois, hands a care package to Shelia Forristall, the Illinois Army National Guard (ILARNG) Family Readiness Support Assistant for the southern region of the state June 11 at the ILARNG armory in Murphysboro, Illinois. Wright put together care packages to send to Illinois National Guard Soldiers and Airmen deployed or serving tours outside of the continental United States as her senior English class project. (Courtesy photo) High School Student Supports Illinois National Guard Through Project
17 Jun 2015

Murphysboro, Illinois – Angela Wright, a graduating senior at Duquoin High School, in Duquoin, Illinois, was inspired by her English teacher, Lisa Coleman, to create a senior project based on the question of how people can “change the world.”
Col. Byron Lloyd of Springfield, Illinois, incoming commander of the 404th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB) receives the brigade colors from Brig. Gen Michael Zerbonia of Chatham, Illinois, the Land Forces Component Commander for the Illinois Army National Guard, signifying the start of his command. The 404th MEB held their change of command ceremony June 14 at the Corn Crib Stadium in Normal, Illinois. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. Bryan Spreitzer, Illinois National Guard Public Affairs) 404th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade Makes Leadership Changes
15 Jun 2015

NORMAL, Illinois – The 404th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB) based in Normal, Illinois, conducted a change of command ceremony June 14 at the Corn Crib Stadium in Normal, Illinois. During the ceremony, Col. Byron Lloyd of Springfield, Illinois took command of the 404th MEB from Col. Troy Philips of Petersburg, Illinois

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