Tag: illinois Air National Guard

Illinois National Guard Commander Inducted into Illinois State University College of Business Hall of Fame
February 24, 2023
Maj. Gen. Rich Neely, second from right, the Adjutant General of Illinois and Commander of the Illinois National Guard, joins other 2023 Illinois State University College of Business Hall of Fame inductees in a group photo with Aondover Tarhule, interim ISU president, left, and Ajay Samant, Dean, ISU College of Business, during the induction ceremony Feb. 23 at the ISU campus in Normal.

January 3, 2023
The Illinois National Guard’s 2nd Infantry Regiment enters the gates of Camp Lincoln, Springfield, in the late 1800s. Vendors used to gather at the gate of Camp Lincoln to sell to the thousands of Soldiers that trained at the facility. The Illinois National Guard will celebrate its 300th year in 2023 with communities across the state.

183d Force Support Squadron Assumption Of Command
August 6, 2022
183d Force Support Squadron Assumption Of Command

Belleville Resident to Retire from National Guard after 37-Year Career
June 27, 2022
Maj. Gen. Peter Nezamis is presented with a certificate of retirement by Maj. Gen. Rich Neely, the Adjutant General of Illinois and Commander of the Illinois National Guard, during a retirement ceremony June 17 at the 126th Air Refueling Wing, based at Scott Air Base, Belleville, Illinois.

McDonough Selected as Commander of Illinois Air National Guard
June 1, 2022
U.S. Air Force Col. Daniel McDonough, the commander of the 182nd Airlift Wing, Illinois Air National Guard, was selected to lead the Illinois Air National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Lealan Buehrer)

Resources Available for Guard Members Facing Difficulties
December 28, 2021

Illinois Air National Guard Headquarter Earns Excellence Award
December 9, 2021
A C-130H Hercules aircraft assigned to the 182nd Airlift Wing, Illinois Air National Guard, delivers 250 medical isolation pods to Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago, Ill., April 8, 2020. Two 182nd Airlift Wing C-130 aircraft and aircrews flew the pods cross-country and overnight in a homeland defense mission for use at the McCormick Place COVID-19 alternate care facility. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Jay Grabiec)

183rd Wing Commander Chosen as Director of Logistics for Air Guard
April 5, 2021
Col. Donald "DK" Carpenter was selected as the new Director of Logistics, Engineering, and Force Protection for the Air National Guard. With this selection, Carpenter will be promoted to brigadier general.

Air Force Museum Exhibits Highlights Women's Achievements
March 30, 2021
Illinois Air National Guard Capt. Jennifer Weitekamp poses next to the Women in the Air Force exhibit honoring her accomplishment at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force March 5.

Springfield Resident Retires After More Than 30 years Serving the State of Illinois and the Illinois National Guard
February 25, 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