The Florida National Guard’s 83rd Troop Command said farewell to Army Brig. Gen. Michael Calhoun and welcomed new commander Army Col. Paul (Trey) Chauncey III in a ceremony held at Henry W. McMillan Armory in Tallahassee on Dec. 13.
A Florida National Guard Soldier is being recognized by the Army Aviation community for his diligence in making sure helicopters are able to land safely during combat or domestic operations.
In 2015 the premier National Guard training center in Florida – Camp Blanding Joint Training Center – will celebrate three-quarters of a century of military activities at the post.
A busy stretch of Interstate 10 just east of Tallahassee is now a permanent memorial to two Florida National Guard members who lost their lives in a traffic accident last year.
Approximately 115 Air National Guardsmen of the 125th Fighter Wing, Jacksonville, Fla. and the 101st Air Refueling Wing, Bangor, Maine, participated in Exercise VIGILANT SHIELD 2015 at the remote location of 5 Wing Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.