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Jaycob White places sergeant major rank on his dad, Jeffrey V. White of Blue Mound, Illinois, during a promotion ceremony at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, Jan. 30, 2016. White is the Enlisted Strength Management noncommissioned officer in charge with the Recruiting and Retention Battalion in Springfield, Illinois. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kassidy L. Snyder, Recruiting and Retention Battalion)
5 Feb 2016
Jaycob White places sergeant major rank on his dad, Jeffrey V. White of Blue Mound, Illinois, during a promotion ceremony at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, Jan. 30, 2016. White is the Enlisted Strength Management noncommissioned officer in charge with the Recruiting and Retention Battalion in Springfield, Illinois. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kassidy L. Snyder, Recruiting and Retention Battalion)


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Jaycob White places sergeant major rank on his dad, Jeffrey V. White of Blue Mound, Illinois, during a promotion ceremony at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, Jan. 30, 2016. White is the Enlisted Strength Management noncommissioned officer in charge with the Recruiting and Retention Battalion in Springfield, Illinois. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kassidy L. Snyder, Recruiting and Retention Battalion) Blue Mound Soldier promoted to sergeant major
5 Feb 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Jeffrey V. White of Blue Mound, Illinois, was promoted to the rank of sergeant major during a promotion ceremony at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, Jan. 30.
Sgt. 1st Class Christine Radloff places command sergeant major rank on her husband, Stephen W. Radloff of Troy, Illinois, during a promotion ceremony at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, Jan. 30, 2016. Both Soldiers are with the Recruiting and Retention Battalion in Springfield, Illinois. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kassidy L. Snyder, Recruiting and Retention Battalion) Troy Soldier promoted to command sergeant major
5 Feb 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Stephen W. Radloff of Troy, Illinois, was promoted to the rank of command sergeant major during a promotion ceremony at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, Jan. 30.
Lt. Col. Michael Hough of Petersburg, Illinois, receives the 2nd Battalion, 129th Regional Training Institute’s colors from Col. Paul Fanning of Chestnut, Illinois, the 129th RTI’s commander during a ceremony Jan. 23 at the Illinois Military Academy in Springfield, Illinois. Hough took command from Lt. Col. Gregory Ota of Wheaton, Illinois who will now be the Deputy Information Officer for Joint Force Headquarters based in Springfield, Illinois. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Bryan Spreitzer, Illinois National Guard Public Affairs Office) Petersburg Soldier Assumes Command of Training Battalion
26 Jan 2016

Lt. Col. Michael Hough of Petersburg, Illinois, assumed command of the Illinois National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 129th Regional Training Institute based in Springfield, Illinois, during an afternoon ceremony Jan. 23 at the Illinois Military Academy on Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois.
Carter Matteson pins chief warrant officer 3 rank on his mother, Nicole L. Matteson of Springfield, Illinois, during a promotion ceremony at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, Jan. 21. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Robert R. Adams, Illinois National Guard Public Affairs Office) Girard Soldier promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 3
26 Jan 2016

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Nicole L. Matteson of Girard, Illinois, a Soldier with Company A, 405th Brigade Support Battalion based in Machesney Park, Illinois, was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 3 during a ceremony Jan. 21 at Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois.
Linda McCandless pins chief warrant officer 4 rank on her son, Thomas R. Black of Springfield, Illinois, during a promotion ceremony at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, Jan. 19. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Robert R. Adams, Illinois National Guard Public Affairs Office) Springfield Soldier promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 4
20 Jan 2016

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Thomas R. Black of Springfield, Illinois, a Soldier with Joint Force Headquarters based in Springfield, Illinois, was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 4 during a ceremony Jan. 19 at Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois.
Col. Rick G. Yoder, commander of the 183rd Air Operations Group in Springfield, Illinois, unfurls a flag to mark the activation of units given new roles in a ceremony Jan. 10, 2016 in Springfield, Illinois.  The Illinois Air National Guard unit is responsible for command and control missions in combat theaters around the world.  Yoder is assisted by the group’s First Sergeant, Senior Master Sgt. Brent Simpson (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Shaun Kerr/Released). 183rd Air Operations Group is activated – Mission well under way
13 Jan 2016

The 183rd Air Operations Group was honored in a ceremony that recognized the group’s official activation at the 183rd Fighter Wing, Springfield Capital Airport on Jan. 10.
Sgt. Maj. Sharon Hultquist of Delavan, Illinois, a member of the Joint Force Headquarters, Illinois National Guard, based in Springfield, Illinois, speaks to friends and family after being promoted Jan. 4 at Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. Robert R. Adams, Illinois National Guard Public Affairs) Illinois Army National Guard Soldier promoted to sergeant major
6 Jan 2016

Sharon Hultquist of Delavan, Illinois, was promoted to the rank of sergeant major Jan. 4 at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois.
Four Illinois National Guard Recruiting and Retention Battalion (RRB) Soldiers received national recognition at the National Director’s Strength Maintenance Awards Program Conference in San Antonio, Texas, Dec. 9, 2015.  Pictured left to right: Lt. Col. Daniel Reichen, Illinois National Guard RRB commander, Sgt. 1st Class Clinton Murphy, Maj. Joseph Harris, 2nd Lt. Craig Watkins, Sgt. 1st Class Charles Newton, Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Donaldson, Illinois National Guard RRB command sergeant major. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Kim Watkins) Illinois Army National Guard Recruiters Receive National Recognition
23 Dec 2015

Four Soldiers of the Illinois National Guard Recruiting and Retention Battalion were recognized at the National Director’s Strength Maintenance Awards Program Conference in San Antonio, Texas on Dec. 9, 2015.
   

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Harris Pfc.  Torry  Harris
7/13/2004
Chicago, Illinois
in Tikrit, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries. Harris was assigned to the 12th Chemical Company, Kitzingen, Germany.

 
   

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