1-174th ADA Soldiers train in Guam during Exercise Forager 21
Soldiers with the 1-174th ADA traveled to Guam and Tinian to train during Forager 21, which tested participants’ ability to conduct strategic deployment and joint operational maneuver of forces into and across the Indo-Pacific Theater.
121st Airman is Ohio Air National Guard Recruiter of Year
Meet Tech. Sgt. Jordan Hopson of the 121st Air Refueling Wing — the Ohio Air National Guard’s Recruiter of the Year — who facilitated 79 enlistments in federal fiscal year 2020, the most in the entire Air National Guard.
Governor Mike DeWine
July 31, 2021
“I’ll be forever grateful to members of the Ohio National Guard for all their work to help fellow Ohioans during the #COVID19 pandemic.”
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
5694th Engineer Detachment
HOME STATION: Mansfield
PARENT UNIT: Company H, 17th Infantry Regiment (Plimpton Guard)
DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 17 July 1884, Plimpton, Ohio
Provides planning, supervision, and coordination for firefighting teams conducting rescue and firefighting operations for aircraft crash incidents, vehicle emergencies, natural cover fires, building/structure fires, and emergency response to hazardous material incidents.
Ohio Air National Guard pilot wins cross-country jet race
“Slow F-84 Jet Wins Dash Across U.S.” was the newspaper headline that announced Lt. Col. James Poston of the 166th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron as the winner of the 1955 Ricks Memorial Trophy race that took place on July 2, 1955. Poston raced the 1,945 miles from Ontario, Calif. to Detroit in 3 hours, 32 minutes at an average speed of 546 miles per hour in a F84E “Thunderjet.”