Tag: Illinois National Guard

A Steep Change: Illinois National Guardsmen Face New Terrain at Rising Thunder
September 5, 2019
Cpl. Victoria Burgess of the 1844th Transportation Company, Illinois Army National Guard, conducts IED lane training as part of Rising Thunder 2019 at Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington, August 30, 2019.

Chatham Soldier Retires from Illinois National Guard
August 28, 2019
Col. Rodney Thacker thanks his friends and family who attended his retirement ceremony Aug. 23.

Illinois Army National Guard Soldier Promoted to Major
August 27, 2019
Newly promoted Maj. Shawn Robertson’s wife, Sarah, places his new rank on his uniform during a promotion ceremony Aug. 23.

Bacci Honored for Volunteerism with ESGR
August 22, 2019
Brig. Gen. Michael J. Glisson, Director, Illinois National Guard Joint Staff, presents Col. (Ret.) Renato “Ron” Bacci, of Wood Dale, Illinois, with the Illinois National Guard Outstanding Service Award for 20 years of volunteer service with the Employers Support of the Guard and Reserve program.

Illinois Army National Guard Soldier Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
August 22, 2019
Lt. Col. Loren Easter recites the oath of office following his promotion.

Illinois National Guard Completes Flood Operations
August 1, 2019

Petersburg Soldier Retires from Illinois Army National Guard
August 1, 2019
Lt. Col. Michael Hough thanks his friends and family who attended his retirement ceremony.

Chatham Soldier Promoted to Sergeant First Class
August 1, 2019
That Lael was promoted to Sgt. 1st Class in a July 30 ceremony.

Freeport-based 333rd Military Police Company Deploys to Cuba
July 23, 2019
333rd inspecting the troops

Chatham Soldier Promoted to Master Sergeant
July 23, 2019
Newly promoted Master Sgt. Erivan Rodriguez’s wife, Norma Molina, and son, Yerevan, place his new rank on his uniform during a promotion ceremony.

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