Tag: Illinois National Guard

Iraq Combat Veteran Named U.S. Property and Fiscal Officer for Illinois
October 5, 2021
Colonel Brian Creech, of Petersburg, has been selected by the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, Gen. Daniel Hokanson, to succeed Colonel Melissa Beauman as the next U.S. Property and Fiscal Officer for Illinois. Creech will assume his new duties as the USPFO on Oct. 1 when Beauman retires after more than 30 years of military service in the U.S. Army and Illinois Army National Guard.

Illinois Army Guard Units One Step Closer to Army's Top Maintenance Award
October 5, 2021

Springfield-based ILARNG Unit Selected Army Level Deployment Excellence Award Runner-Up
October 5, 2021

Illinois National Guard Soldiers Graduate from Officer Candidate School, Become Army Lieutenants
October 5, 2021

Petersburg Soldier Retires after Three Decades of Service in Illinois Army National Guard
October 4, 2021
Lt. Col. Roger “Mike” Landon, right, of Petersburg, Illinois, receives a Meritorious Service Medal, from Col. Brian Creech, of Petersburg, Illinois, U.S. Property and Fiscal Officer for Illinois, during his retirement ceremony Sept. 30 at Joint Force Headquarters, Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois.

Illinois National Guard Ends COVID-19 Vaccine Mission
October 1, 2021

Fordham Promoted to Sergeant Major in Illinois Army National Guard
September 20, 2021
Newly-promoted Illinois Army National Guard Sgt. Maj. Nicholaus Fordham, of Sherman, Illinois, thanks friends and family during his promotion ceremony at the Joint Force Headquarters, Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois, Sept. 16.

Harris Promoted to Master Sergeant
September 20, 2021
Newly promoted Illinois Army National Guard Master Sgt. Matthew Harris, of Petersburg, Illinois, thanks friends and family for their support during his promotion ceremony Sept. 16 at the Illinois State Military Museum in Springfield, Illinois.

Master Sgt. Donald Siltman elects to keep serving - extending his stretch from the 1980s
September 16, 2021
Master Sgt. Donald Siltman thanks his colleagues, family members and friends during a re-enlistment ceremony Aug. 20 at the Illinois State Military Museum at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois.

Three Illinois Army Guard Units Move to Next Level in Army's Supply Excellence Award Competition
September 8, 2021

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