Tag: Illinois National Guard

Evanston Colonel Retires After 32 Years of Service
May 25, 2022
Illinois Army National Guard Col. Nick Johnson of Evanston.

Litchfield Colonel Retires After Nearly 40 Years of Service
May 25, 2022
Illinois Army National Guard Col. Craig Holan of Litchfield

Raymond Soldier Retires After Nearly 26 Years, 4 Deployments
May 25, 2022
Illinois Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Gorup, the Noncommissioned Officer-Charge of the Illinois National Guard's Joint Operations Center, retired with almost 26 years of service on Sunday, May 15, during a ceremony on Camp Lincoln in Springfield.

Springfield Soldier dons new chief warrant officer four rank
April 8, 2022
Newly promoted Chief Warrant Officer 4 David Miller, Jr., with wife, Teresa, daughter Elizabeth and son, Alex.

Forsyth Soldier Retires After Nearly 33 Years of Military Service
April 7, 2022
Sgt. Maj. David Owsley, of Forsyth, Illinois, second from right, stands at attention during the reading of the retirement order during the retirement ceremony April 1 at the Illinois Military Academy in Springfield, Illinois.

Chicago Soldier Promoted to First Sergeant, Selected to Lead Aurora Recruiting Team
March 31, 2022
Command Sgt. Maj. Johnny J. O’Brien, of Sherman, Illinois, passes the Company D guidon to 1st Sgt. Dennis Medina of Chicago, Illinois, during a change of responsibility ceremony at the National Guard Armory in Aurora, Illinois, March 26.

Sherman Aviator Taxis Into Retirement After 42 Year Career
March 28, 2022
Chief Warrant Officer (5) David Hammon rebuilds a turbine aircraft engine at the Corpus Christi Texas Army Depot during his Illinois Army National Guard unit’s annual training in the 1980s. Hammon retires from the ILARNG April 30 after a 42-year career.

Springfield Soldier Promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 4
March 28, 2022
Newly promoted CW4 Lindsay Glynn, of Springfield, Joint Force Headquarters officer in charge, Illinois Army National Guard, thanks family, friends and fellow Soldiers for their support throughout her career during a promotion ceremony March 25 at the Illinois State Military Museum in Springfield, Illinois.

Princeton University Rower Earns Army Aviation Wings
March 25, 2022
2nd Lt. Gabrielle Cole, of Chicago, talks about why she is serving in the military after completing U.S. Army Flight School at Fort Rucker, Alabama, March 24, 2022.

Jacksonville Soldier Retires after 23 Year Military Career
March 22, 2022
Command Sgt. Maj. Paul Kindred, of Jacksonville, Illinois, Human Resources Office Sergeant Major, Illinois National Guard, thanks family and friends for their support during his more than two-decade military career, during a retirement ceremony March 18 at the Illinois Military Academy, Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois.

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