Tag: illinois Air National Guard

Illinois National Guard Friends Complete Marathon Challenge
March 29, 2024
Illinois Air National Guard Lt. Col. Kira Tierney of Middletown, the commander of the 183rd Force Support Squadron based in Springfield, and retired Illinois Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 4 Rachelle McKay of Hartselle, Alabama have run six marathons, roughly 160 miles.

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.

Top Enlisted Leader Soars Higher
February 6, 2024
U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Ben Reed, a base civil engineer with the 182nd Civil Engineer Squadron, Illinois Air National Guard, poses for a portrait after an interview at the 182nd Airlift Wing, Peoria, Illinois, Feb. 2, 2024.

Illinois National Guard Continued to Achieve in its 300th Year
December 29, 2023

Illinois National Guard Officer Promoted to Brigadier General, Selected as Assistant to General Counsel-Air for National Guard Bureau
June 20, 2023
Brig. Gen. Marty Green

AF hosts humanitarian aid disaster relief training exercise for AOCs, historic first FAA participation
June 12, 2023
photo of a uniformed U.S. Air National Guard Airman sitting at table filled with computers while a civilian is standing talking to her

Illinois Airman Promoted to Major General, Selected to Lead Logistics and Sustainment for F-35 Lightening Program
June 5, 2023
Lt. Gen. Michael Loh, Director of the Air National Guard, talks about how he first met then Col. Donald “DK” Carpenter, during Carpenter’s promotion ceremony June 1, 2023.

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

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