Tag: Illinois Army National Guard

Illinois Army National Guard To Aid California Firefighting Operations
August 31, 2020

Illinois Army National Guard Hosts Region IV Best Warrior Competition
August 25, 2020
Staff Sgt. Anthony Miller, 2nd Battalion, 130th Infantry Regiment, Illinois Army National Guard

Six Soldiers Inducted into Illinois Army National Guard OCS Hall of Fame
August 23, 2020
Lt. Col. Timothy Tyler, of Chatham, Illinois

Illinois Army National Guard Welcomes New Commissioned Officers
August 23, 2020
Maj. Gen. Michael Zerbonia, of Chatham, Illinois, Assistant Adjutant General-Army and Commander, Illinois Army National Guard, offers advice to the newly commissioned second lieutenants during the Illinois Army National Guard Officer Candidate School Commissioning ceremony Aug. 23 at the Illinois Military Academy, Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois.

Springfield Colonel Assumes Command of 129th Regiment
August 23, 2020
Col. Daniel Reichen, of Springfield, Illinois, receives the 129th Regiment (Regional Training Institute) colors from Maj. Gen. Michael Zerbonia, of Chatham, Illinois, Assistant Adjutant General – Army and Commander, Illinois Army National Guard, during the 129th’s change of command ceremony Aug. 23 at the Illinois Military Academy, Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois.

Springfield Army National Guard Soldier Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
August 14, 2020
Col. Lenny Williams, Chief of Staff, Illinois Army National Guard, talks about newly promoted Lt. Col. Andrew Adamczyk’s strong desire to serve families, especially Gold Star families, during a promotion ceremony, Aug. 14, at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois.

Deployed Illinois Army National Guard Soldiers Receive Combat Service Patch
August 11, 2020
Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffery Sowash, of Springfield, Missouri, 2nd Battalion, 130th Infantry Regiment’s senior enlisted leader, presents 1st Lt. Mike Ferrer, of Fairview Heights, Illinois, with his combat patch which will be displayed on his right shoulder.

Eastridge Promoted to Colonel in Illinois Army National Guard
July 24, 2020
Newly promoted Col. Michael Eastridge, of Northville, Michigan, Commander of the Illinois Army National Guard’s 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team,

Soldiers from Glen Carbon and Elburn take Top Honors at Illinois National Guard’s Best Warrior Competition
July 20, 2020
Spc. Carlye Clehouse, of Elburn, Illinois, a Combat Medic Specialist with the 708th Medical Detachment based in North Riverside, Illinois, won Best Soldier at the Illinois Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition

Freeport-based 333rd Military Police Company Returns from Deployment
July 20, 2020
Soldiers from the 333rd Military Police Company, based in Freeport, Illinois, receive a fist bump welcome home from Maj. Gen. Michael Zerbonia, Illinois Army National Guard Commander and Assistant Adjutant General – Army, as they deplane at Fort Bliss, Texas, following a year-long overseas deployment.

Illinois Army National Guard trucks line up prior to June's parade. 

The temperature was 23-degrees Fahrenheit, but it was a warm June Day in Auburn, Illinois, Dec. 17 as the Illinois National Guard joined hundreds of first responders and community groups from across the region to give 3-year-old June Peden-Stade a parade.  The Make A Wish Foundation reached out to the City of Auburn with June's wish this week and supporters flocked in from all over Central Illinois to make the parade a reality, including 10 trucks and about 20 Soldiers from the Illinois Army National Guard's 232nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion; Charlie Company of the 634th Brigade Support Battalion; Battery B of the 2nd Battalion, 123rd Field Artillery; and the 3637th Maintenance Company - all based in Springfield.

Illinois National Guard Helps Make 3-Year-Old June Peden-Stade's Wish for a Parade a Reality