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Florida Department of Military Affairs
Florida Army National Guard
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53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team
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101st Air and Space Operations Group
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Florida National Guard Staged and Ready to Roll in Response to Hurricane Irma
Sep. 8, 2017 - (STARKE, Florida) - Camp Blanding Joint Training Center (Sept. 8, 2017) – Florida Governor Rick Scott has activated approximately 4,000 Florida National Guard (FLNG) Soldiers and Florida Air National Guard personnel in preparation for the impending landfall of Hurricane Irma.
Logistics Lead the Way
Sep. 7, 2017 - (St. AUGUSTINE, Florida) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on Labor Day in anticipation of Hurricane Irma's pending arrival, and while communities began stocking up on food and water, Florida’s Army and Air National Guard were already activating military personnel.
125 MDG joins other forces in Mountain Home, AR, giving much needed health care to locals
June 15, 2017 - (MOUNTAIN HOME, Arkansas) - Local residents with no dental or vision insurance in dire need of medical care. Military members from various branches coming together to meet these peoples’ needs.
125th Fighter Wing firefighters get hands-on training at Naval Air Station Jacksonville
June 2, 2017 - (JACKSONVILLE, Florida) - With temperatures in the mid-80s under Florida’s summer sun, tiny gnats fly around in the muggy air. Add to that the weight and heat of a firefighter’s uniform.
Florida Guard Soldiers return home after deployment
April 29, 2017 - (JACKSONVILLE, Florida) - Soldiers from the Florida National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment, General Support Aviation Battalion enjoyed a reunion with their loved ones at Jacksonville International Airport on April 29, which ended their 11-month deployment.
New training offers a fresh perspective
March 5, 2017 - (STARKE, Florida) - Soldiers from the 256th Area Support Medical Company based at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center were treated to a new style of training available to National Guard units during their drill weekend March 4 and 5, 2017.
Citizen-Soldier to civilian, Army Sgt. Maj. Arena retires after 35 years
March 4, 2017 - (ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida) - The year before British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher would win a landslide victory in the U.K. Parliament and U.S. astronaut Sally Ride becoming the first American woman in space, the United States Army would open its doors to a bright-eyed and optimistic private, ready to soak up any and all knowledge available to her.
Florida Air National Guard Changes Command
Feb. 11, 2017 - (ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida) - Leadership of the Florida Air National Guard (FLANG) changed hands during a Change of Command ceremony on Feb. 10, during which Brig. Gen. James Eifert relinquished command to Brig. Gen. Brian Simpler on the parade field at the Joint Force Headquarters in St. Augustine, Florida.
Florida Guardsmen Fly with Combat Ready F-35s
Jan. 25, 2017 - (ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida) - Airman 1st Class Chris O’Toole was not prepared for just how cold and thin the air at the 388th Fighter Wing on Hill Air Force Base, Utah, would get.
Lightning strikes twice in Florida: Two Air Guard pilots are forging the future of the F-35
Jan. 24, 2017 - (Eglin Air Force Base) - As the skies over Valparaiso, Florida, play host to numerous aircraft from multiple branches of the Department of Defense, pilots from the Florida Air National Guard (FLANG) are training aviators on the Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation fighter.
Patching ceremony paves the way for 254th Transportation to align mission
Jan. 22, 2017 - (WEST PALM BEACH, Florida) - Soldiers of the Florida National Guard’s 254th Transportation Battalion stood in formation outside of their readiness center, each wearing a patch of 164th Air Defense Artillery Brigade.
Florida National Guard lends signal, cyber security strength to Presidential Inauguration
Jan. 20, 2017 - (WASHINGTON) - The Florida National Guard is responsible for several elements of the 58th Presidential Inauguration, and while some missions are high-profile and in the public’s eye, others aren’t.
The Backbone of America’s AOC Changes Command
Jan. 7, 2017 - (ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida) - Col. Michael Valle assumed command of the 101st Air and Space Operations Group during a change-of-command ceremony on Tyndall Air Force Base Jan. 5.
The Florida National Guard Continues to Lead in Hurricane Responses
Jan. 7, 2017 - (ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida) - After successfully responding to several hurricanes over the years, Florida National Guard continue training to ensure the best response for the citizens of the state. Just months after Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew struck the state of Florida, the Florida National Guard Joint Operations Center participated in a hurricane training exercise to evaluate lessons learned from the most recent hurricanes.
221st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company – Mission Ready
Jan. 7, 2017 - (STARKE, Florida) - The 221st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, based in Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, met their monthly military requirements through realistic training exercises, yesterday.
The Backbone of America’s AOC Changes Command
Jan. 7, 2017 - Col. Michael Valle assumed command of the 101st Air and Space Operations Group during a change-of-command ceremony on Tyndall Air Force Base Jan. 5. Valle previously served as the combat operations division chief for the 101st AOG.
Citizens and Soldiers come together as community after the storm
Oct. 9, 2016 - St. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – After Floridians battled one of the harshest storms in recent memory, displaced residents from the northeast coast bedded down onto cots set up in local schools and emergency shelters.
We Work for You
Oct. 9, 2016 - STARKE, Fla. – As the citizens of Florida prepared for the impact of Hurricane Matthew, Soldiers and Airmen of the Florida National Guard prepared to help.
Air Defenders welcome new commander
Sept. 11, 2016 - STARKE, Fla. – Lt. Col. Michael E. Powers, outgoing commander of 1st Battalion (BN), 265 Air Defense Artillery (ADA) Regiment, relinquished command to Lt. Col. Luis F. Garcia, incoming commander of 1-265 ADA BN, during a ceremony at the Camp Blanding Joint Training Center (CBJTC), Fla. Parade Field, Sunday, September 11, 2016.
Camp Blanding hosts Global War on Terror Anniversary Ceremony
Sept. 10, 2016 - STARKE, Fla. – The Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) began when Americans were attacked on U.S. soil, Sept. 11, 2001. The nation commemorates that fateful day annually, and Camp Blanding Joint Training Center (CBJTC) observed the 15th anniversary of the Global War on Terrorism at the Camp Blanding Museum.
Hurricane Hermine activates a specialized team of emergency military and civilian responders to Florida’s West Coast
Sept. 3, 2016 - STEINHATCHEE, Fla. – After Hurricane Hermine trampled through Florida’s west coast late this week, the state launched military and civilian emergency response teams into action with calls to activate coming during Friday’s early morning hours.
Florida Special Operations officer with 35 years of service retires with final jump
Aug. 11, 2016 - TAMPA, Fla. – Army Lt. Col. Kevin Holiday, deputy commander of Special Operations Detachment Central (SOD-C) boarded a C-130 Hercules for the final jump of his military career at MacDill Air Force Base. He was joined by several other SOD-C Soldiers, and special operations members from other branches of military service.
Florida National Guard chaplains train to combat domestic violence
Aug. 3, 2016 - ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Chaplains and enlisted chaplain assistants within the Florida National Guard converged on Camp Blanding Joint Training Center for their annual joint chaplain sustainment training. This year was unique to the previous events, as the centerpiece of the training was a joint effort between the chaplain corps, the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, and the St. Augustine safety shelter, more commonly known as the Betty Griffin House.
Regional, international partners tour Florida Guard facilities
July 15, 2016 - STARKE, Fla. – Central American partner nations visited Camp Blanding Joint Training Center (CBJTC), and other Florida National Guard (FLNG) facilities, in hopes of strengthening their relationship and viewing first-hand the capabilities for training their forces to combat transnational organized crime.
Florida's Air Defense returns to safeguard National Capital Region
June 21, 2016 - SARASOTA, Fla. – Family and friends gathered around a formation of Soldiers as they prepared to bid farewell to their deploying loved ones during an official deployment ceremony hosted by the Governor and the Adjutant General of Florida.
Florida Army National Guard brings expertise to Central America
June 14, 2016 - SOTO CANO, Honduras – The motto of United States Army South (ARSOUTH) is “Juntos Podemos,” which translates to “Together We Can.” For the Florida National Guardsmen of Task Force Caiman, currently deployed to Central America for this year’s Regional Alignment of Forces (RAF) mission for ARSOUTH, these words couldn’t be more fitting.
Pioneer for women in maintenance retires from FL with 42 years of service
June 9, 2016 - STARKE, Fla. – After 42 years of service in the National Guard, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Bonnie Robinson retires during an official ceremony at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center.
146th Expeditionary Signal Battalion bids farewell to one commander and embraces another
June 4, 2016 - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The 146th Signal Battalion, one of the many specialized units that make up the 50th Regional Support Group, had its official change of command ceremony today at the Maxwell C. Snyder armory.
1-111th Aviation Regiment Deploys
June 2, 2016 - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Over 300 soldiers from the 1st Battalion 111th Aviation Regiment gathered at Cecil Field today for their official departure ceremony before deploying to the Middle East and Southwest Asia.
Florida’s 50th Regional Support Group changes commanders
May 14, 2016 - STARKE, Fla. - The Florida Army National Guard’s 50th Regional Support Group bid farewell to brigade commander, Col. Peter Kaye yesterday during the 50th RSG’s change of command ceremony held at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center.
Dedicated Noncommissioned Officer achieving Greatness
April 28, 2016 - ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Sgt. 1st Class Marcos Torres with the 153rd Financial Management Support Unit (FMSU) out of St. Augustine, Florida will be the first to tell you he didn’t earn the title of Non-commissioned Finance Officer of the Year on his own.
Florida Guard door gunners conduct Aerial Gunnery training in Camp Shelby
April 21, 2016 - HATTIESBURG, Miss. - While the remainder of Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment conduct annual training at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, a select group of individuals with a vital set of skills, required training a little more off-site.
Women in Aviation: Florida Guard Soldiers navigate a predominately male career field
April 21, 2016 - HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Bravo Company, of the 1st Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment, has been a predominately male unit for the last several years, and serving among its ranks are not the only things these two Soldiers have in common. Both women have achieved certain firsts in their endeavor to excel in the aviation career field.
Florida National Guard honors 25th Gulf War Anniversary Veterans reunite together in shared experiences
April 3, 2016 - STARKE, Fla. - As 11 a.m. approached, Soldiers and friends embraced excitedly and exchanged boisterous greetings with friends they hadn’t seen in many years, as over 100 people traveling from all over Florida came to honor the 25th anniversary of Operation Desert Storm.
2016 Soldier of the Year Competition: Seven soldiers bring the best the Florida guard has to offer
March 19, 2016 - STARKE, Fla. - The Soldier of the Year is an annual event with two separate categories, noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted, and allows each unit to send who they believe is their best at that time.
‘Hurricane Battalion’ storms through pre-mobilization training
March 7, 2016 - STARKE, Fla. – Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment and Troop A, 1st Squadron, 153d Cavalry Regiment converged to conduct three weeks of pre-mobilization training at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla.
RED HORSE ready to ride
March 5, 2016 - CAMP BLANDING, Fla.- As friends and family look on and Airmen stand at attention, the Florida Air National Guard’s 202nd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer (RED HORSE) squadron held their departure ceremony at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla.
Team building strengthens fight against sexual assault
Feb 26, 2016 - CAMP BLANDING, Fla. – The Florida National Guard is committed to assisting its men and women in the fight to end sexual assault and domestic violence. As a part of this fight, important relationships have been forged between the Betty Griffin House and the FLNG.
mployer support enables success
Feb 11, 2016 - SAINT AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- For many Guardsmen, balancing a civilian job with a military career can be difficult and stressful. If they hold leadership positions in either or both, it can be even worse. Part of the stress can be attributed to the fact that those employees can be afraid of losing opportunities or even their job by pursuing military success and advancement.
Computer Network Defense Team trains to quietly safeguard Florida
Feb 2, 2016 - TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Most Floridians realize the National Guard is a part of their state. They may recognize that these Soldiers and Airmen are there to help in an emergency or, they may see their Guard as the warriors fighting overseas and protecting their inalienable rights.
Florida Guard’s 83rd Troop Command helps facilitate National Guard
Jan 12, 2016 - TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – From Soldiers rappelling from the rooftops, to Airmen demonstrating the capabilities of their mobile operations center, this year’s National Guard Day was not short on excitement.