180th Fighter Wing takes part in Arctic Edge 2022
More than 100 Airmen and eight F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 180th Fighter Wing, deployed to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in early March to take part in Exercise Arctic Edge 2022, a biennial homeland defense exercise designed for U.S. and Canadian armed forces to demonstrate and exercise a joint capability to rapidly deploy and operate in the Arctic.
OHMR member’s nursing skills, quick actions save life
Meet Ohio Military Reserve 1st Lt. Heidi Peterson, a trained nurse who rescued a man from a burning car in November 2021 on the way home from her monthly drill training. She received the Citizen’s Cross from the Mount Vernon Fire Department for her heroism.
Secretary announces revised Army Combat Fitness Test, outlines implementation
The Army recently issued a directive outlining a time-phased implementation of a revised Army Combat Fitness Test as the Army’s general physical fitness test, including new age-and-gender-performance scoring scales. Active Guard Reserve Soldiers are to begin taking the ACFT for record in October, followed by other Reserve and National Guard Soldiers in April 2023.
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
Company C, 237th Support Battalion
HOME STATION: Akron, Ohio
Company C, 237th Support Battalion DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH:
16 April 2006, Akron, Ohio
To provide Echelon II medical care to supported maneuver battalions with organic medical platoons. This company provides both Echelons I and II medical treatment on an area basis to those units without organic medical assets operating in the brigade support area (BSA).
‘Houston, we’ve had a problem’:
Ohio ANG pilot part of famed Apollo 13 spaceflight; later chronicled in movie
On April 11, 1970, Apollo 13 launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida with the mission of landing on the moon. The crew included lunar module pilot Capt. Fred Haise (right), a former fighter pilot with the Ohio Air National Guard’s 164th Tactical Fighter Squadron.