The Ohio Army National Guard’s finest took part in the 2020 Best Warrior Competition this summer. The Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year were crowned during the event, modified this year to account for health and safety considerations with regard to COVID-19.
Ohio’s first female infantry officer serves on the front lines during COVID-19 pandemic
Meet Second Lt. Colleen O’Callaghan, a platoon leader with the Ohio Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 148th Infantry Regiment. O’Callaghan, the Ohio National Guard’s first female Army infantry officer in its 232-year history, is among many Guard members who volunteered to serve their fellow Ohioans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
TRUST: The currency of leadership
Brig. Gen. James R. Camp, the assistant adjutant general for Air, says the COVID-19 pandemic is providing valuable insight for how well the organization operates in a joint environment:
“When we emerge from this crisis, the lessons learned will be embraced and lasting improvements will be the result. The shared trust, and understanding of our differences gained between the Army and Air will have a lasting impact on our joint response capability.”
A look at some of the Soldiers, Airmen and civilians who make up the Ohio National Guard Family.
THE OHIO NATIONAL GUARD LINEAGE LINK UP featuring
323rd Military Police Company
HOME STATION: Toledo
PARENT UNIT: Troop D, 1st Cavalry Squadron
DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 15 July 1911, Toledo, Ohio
To provide military police support to an assigned area of operations and is employed to execute all MP functions.
V-J Day at 75: The Buckeye Division helps achieve victory in the Pacific
Sept. 2, 1945: Victory over Japan, or V-J Day, marked the formal surrender by Japan to Allied forces, ending World War II. The 37th Infantry “Buckeye” Division was one of eight Ohio National Guard units that fought in the Pacific Theater and aided in the Allies’ ultimate victory.