Soldiers from the Florida National Guard's 83rd Troop Command stand at parade rest during the Change of Command Ceremony in Tallahassee, Florida, Dec. 13, 2014. Photo by Sgt. Lindsey Morgan
 //   //  December 18, 2014

83rd Troop Command welcomes new commander

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.

Staff Sgt. Paul Anderson with the Florida Army National Guard's 2-111th Aviation Regiment’s Airfield Operations Battalion stands in front of an Air Traffic Navigation Integration and Coordination System (ATNAVICS) at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla., Dec. 16, 2014. Anderson has been selected as the Army Aviation Association of America’s “Air Traffic Control Technician of the Year” for 2014. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
 //   //  December 18, 2014

Florida National Guard aviation Soldier named ‘Air Traffic Control Technician of the Year’

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.

Archive photo of military units at Camp Blanding.
 //   //  December 3, 2014

Camp Blanding to celebrate 75th anniversary in January

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.
 //   //  December 3, 2014

North Florida interstate signs commemorate lives of two Florida Guardsmen

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.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brittney Adams covers the intake of a 125th Fighter Wing, 159th Fighter Squadron F-15 Eagle after daily operations during exercise Vigilant Shield on 5 Wing Goose Bay, Canada, Oct. 25, 2014. The Vigilant Shield field training exercise is a bi-national NORAD Command exercise which provides realistic training and practice for American and Canadian forces in support of respective national strategy for North America’s defense. NORAD ensures U.S. and Canadian air sovereignty through a network of alert fighters, tankers, airborne early warning aircraft, and ground-based air defense assets cued by interagency and defense surveillance radars. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Troy Anderson / RELEASED)
 //   //  November 2, 2014

Air National Guard participates in a bi-national NORAD exercise

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.