Col. Eric Davis, of Mount Pulaski, Plans Operations and Training Officer (G-3) for the Illinois Army National Guard, will retire Sept. 30 after 35 years of military service.
Family, friends and colleagues gathered at the Illinois Military Academy's auditorium Sept. 17, to celebrate the career of Col. Daniel Reichen and wish him well in future endeavors.
Family, friends and colleagues gathered at the Illinois Military Academy's auditorium Sept. 17, to celebrate the career of Col. Daniel Reichen and wish him well in future endeavors.
Family, friends and colleagues gathered at the Illinois Military Academy's auditorium Sept. 17, to celebrate the career of Col. Daniel Reichen and wish him well in future endeavors.
Illinois Army National Guard Command Sgt. Maj. Mary Dixon, of Chapin, Illinois, speaks to those in attendance during a retirement ceremony Sept. 18 at the Illinois Military Academy on Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois. Dixon will retire Sept. 30 after more than 28 years of service in the Illinois Army National Guard
Matthew Dixon (center), spouse of retiring Command Sgt. Maj. Mary Dixon, of Chapin, Illinois, is presented a certificate of appreciation by Lt. Col. Wyatt Bickett, officer-in-charge, 129th Regiment (Regional Training Institute), during a retirement ceremony Sept. 18 at the Illinois Military Academy on Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois.
Command Sgt. Maj. Mary Dixon, of Chapin, Illinois, is presented a certificate of retirement by Lt. Col. Wyatt Bickett, officer-in-charge, 129th Regiment (Regional Training Institute), during a retirement ceremony Sept. 18 at the Illinois Military Academy on Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois. Dixon will retire Sept. 30 after more than 28 years of service in the Illinois Army National Guard
Lt. Col. Loren Easter, of Chatham, Illinois, a 1998 graduate of the Illinois Army National Guard 129th Regiment (Regional Training Institute) Officer Candidate School, was inducted into the ILARNG OCS Hall of Fame during a ceremony Aug. 21 at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Springfield.
Lt. Col. Andrew Adamczyk, of Springfield, Illinois, a 2002 graduate of the Illinois Army National Guard 129th Regiment (Regional Training Institute) Officer Candidate School, was inducted into the ILARNG OCS Hall of Fame during a ceremony Aug. 21 at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Springfield.
Polish President Andrzej Duda awarded Maj. Gen. Rich Neely, the Adjutant General of Illinois and Commander of the Illinois National Guard, with the “Commander’s Cross with Star of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland” during a Polish Armed Forces Day celebration in Warsaw, Poland, on Aug. 15.
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker awards Maj. Gen. Rich Neely, the Adjutant General of Illinois and the Commander of the Illinois National Guard, with the Illinois Distinguished Service Medal for his "leadership and poise" during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker, Maj. Gen. Rich Neely, the Adjutant General of Illinois and the Commander of the Illinois National Guard, and participants in the Illinois National Guard's quarterly Senior Leader Engagement pose for a group photo.
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker awarded Maj. Gen. Rich Neely, the Adjutant General of Illinois and the Commander of the Illinois National Guard, with the Illinois Distinguished Service Medal for his "leadership and poise" during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker awarded Maj. Gen. Rich Neely, the Adjutant General of Illinois and the Commander of the Illinois National Guard, with the Illinois Distinguished Service Medal for his "leadership and poise" during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amy Jones, spouse of Sgt. 1st Class Terry Jones II, and retired Sgt. 1st Class Terry Jones, Sr., Jones’ father, join with other 2022 Transportation Corps Hall of Fame inductees July 29 at Fort Lee, Virginia. Jones was among 22 Transportation Corps Soldiers and Civilians inducted into the Hall of Fame, and one of two inducted posthumously.
Amy Jones, of Sterling, Illinois, third from left, spouse of Sgt. 1st Class Terry Jones II, and retired Sgt. 1st Class Terry Jones, Sr., third from right, Jones’ father, accept the Transportation Corps Hall of Fame induction certificate from, from left, Command Sgt. Maj. Randy Brown, Transportation Corps Command Sergeant Major, Col. Beth Behn, Chief of Transportation, Maj. Gen. (retired) Charles Fletcher, Honorary Colonel of the Transportation Corps Regiment, and Command Sgt. Maj. (retired) Cedric Thomas, Honorary Sergeant Major of the Transportation Corps Regiment, during the induction ceremony July 29 at Fort Lee, Virginia.
Sgt. 1st Class Terry Jones II’s daughters, Candace and Evelyn, spouse Amy, and father retired Sgt. 1st Class Terry Jones, Sr., accept Jones’ U.S. Army Transportation Corps Hall of Fame induction award during the ceremony July 29 at Fort Lee, Virginia.
Newly promoted Col. Randy Edwards, of Decatur, Illinois, hands son, Gable Edwards, new rank as the promotion order is read during the ceremony Aug. 18 at the Illinois Military Academy, Camp Lincoln, in Springfield, Illinois.
Newly promoted Illinois Army National Guard Col. Randy Edwards, of Decatur, Illinois, Director of Plans, Training, and Operations, thanks family, friends, and colleagues for their support throughout his nearly three-decade career, at a promotion ceremony Aug. 18 at the Illinois Military Academy, Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois.
Cora Edwards, daughter of newly promoted Illinois Army National Guard Col. Randy Edwards, of Decatur, Illinois, removes old rank during the promotion ceremony Aug. 18 at the Illinois Military Academy, Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois.