A Florida National Guard Soldier is looking to bring home gold for the Army, as he leads the U.S. Army Men’s Soccer team against other armed forces teams in May.
The Florida Guard held a change of responsibility ceremony May 3 on Patriot Field in front of St. Francis Barracks.
Soldiers from Company B, 53rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, were recognized during an awards ceremony for their selfless service this past weekend.
A deployed Florida Army National Guard air defense unit recently honored an Ormond Beach man who served as a Guardsman more than 50 years ago.
A group of Florida Army National Guard Soldiers left April 9 for a month-long exercise in Louisiana where they will help train some of the U.S. Army’s most elite units. More than 40 combat engineers and heavy equipment operators from the Lake City-based A Company, 53rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, departed by air from Cecil Commerce Center in Jacksonville for the rotation to the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) at Ft. Polk, La.