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Two Petersburg Soldiers retire from Illinois National Guard
March 25, 2024
Sgt. 1st Class Michael Caceres, of Petersburg, thanks friends, family, and fellow Soldiers, for their support during his 30 years of service in the military during a joint retirement ceremony March 23 at the Illinois Military Academy, Camp Lincoln, Springfield.

Champaign Soldier promoted to Captain in Illinois Army National Guard
March 25, 2024
Newly promoted Illinois Army National Guard Capt. Mikaya Thomas, of Champaign, commander of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 129th Regiment (Regional Training Institute) thanks family, friends, and fellow Soldiers for their support during her nine years of service during a promotion ceremony March 23 at the Illinois Military Academy, Camp Lincoln, Springfield.

Eastridge Named Deputy Assistant Adjutant General – Army of the Illinois National Guard
March 20, 2024
Brigadier General Michael Eastridge

Gov. Pritzker Announces Retirement of Major General Rich Neely
March 18, 2024
Major General Rodney Boyd selected as Adjutant General for Illinois, making history as the first Black officer to command the Illinois National Guard

Illinois National Guard Soldier Selected as Soldier Leader of the Cycle during Basic Military Training
March 13, 2024
Illinois Army National Guard Spc. Christina Fiorentino, of Chicago, was selected as the Soldier Leader of the Cycle while attending Basic Military Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

933rd Military Police Company Welcomed Home from Deployment
March 12, 2024
Leaders from the Illinois Army National Guard, the 933rd Military Company and their families stand during the playing on the National Anthem on March 9th during a welcome home ceremony at the College of Lake County, in Grayslake, Illinois.

Nokomis chief master sergeant retires with 34 years of service
March 8, 2024
Chief Master Sgt. Amanda G. Stewart, of Nokomis, Illinois, stands with her family after her retirement ceremony at the 126th Air Refueling Wing Hangar, Scott AFB, Illinois, March 3.

Springfield Soldier celebrates 30-year-career
March 4, 2024
Illinois Army National Guard Maj. Christine Hurley, of Springfield, the collective training branch chief of the Illinois Army National Guard, thanks family, friends and fellow Soldiers for their support during her nearly 30 years of military service during a ceremony March 1 at Camp Lincoln, Springfield.

Macomb Soldier Retires After 20-Year Career
February 26, 2024
Following the presentation of various gifts, Master Sgt. Kenneth Ray, Branch Chief, 1st Battalion, 129th Regiment (Regional Training Institute), thanks family and friends for many years of support during his 20 years of military service during a retirement ceremony Feb. 25 at the Illinois Military Academy, Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois.

Oswego Soldier Retires after 26-Year Career
February 26, 2024
Col. Shawn Nokes, Commander, 129th Regiment (Regional Training Institute) presents Sgt. Maj. Kevin Driscoll, 129th RTI’s operations sergeant major, with a Certificate of Service from the National Guard Bureau during Driscoll’s retirement ceremony Feb. 24 at the Illinois Military Academy, Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois.

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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